Oleg Bondarenko is a Professor of Finance at University of Illinois at Chicago. He received a MS degree from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology and PhD from the California Institute of Technology.His primary research interests include option pricing, financial econometrics, market microstructure, hedge funds, and rationality of asset pricing. His research has appeared in top Finance and Economics journal and has been featured in Morningstar, Economist, and other media outlets. He has presented his work at major international conferences and to regulating agencies, such as Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
Professor Bondarenko has consulted with several investment firms and currently serves on the Product Development Committee of Chicago Board Options Exchange (Cboe). His research has been supported by Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Cboe, Institute of Structured Finance and Derivatives, among others.