Bayesian statistics, Markov Chain Monte Carlo, Risk Management, Copula functions.
Luciana’s research activity is focused on Bayesian Inference using Markov Chain Monte Carlo, Copula functions to model complex multivariate dependencies, multilevel and longitudinal models. These methodologies have been applied to financial time series, risk management, business internationalisation, survey methodology and medical statistics. Luciana has much experience as a trainer and statistical consultant. She is the Secretary of the South West Local Group of the Royal Statistical Society.