Jón Daníelsson is director of the ESRC funded Systemic Risk Centre at the School of Economics

Jón received his PhD in economics from Duke University, where his dissertation focussed on stochastic volatility.

His current research interests include systemic risk, financial risk forecasting and financial regulations.

Jón has written three books, The Illusion of Control, Financial Risk Forecasting and Global Financial Systems: Stability and Risk and published a number of articles in leading academic journals.

He has done a few podcasts on The Illusion of Control, latest with Vox talks, and did a book event with SUERF, the Youtube recording is below.