Zlata Tabachová

CSH PhD Candidate

Zlata Tabachová has been a PhD candidate at the Complexity Science Hub Vienna since December 2021. She did her master studies in mathematical physics at the Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering of the Czech Technical University in Prague, where she researched concepts of information flows in financial markets under the supervision of Petr Jizba. She also obtained a master’s degree in finances and banking at the MGIMO university in Moscow.


During her studies, Zlata spent a year at the Nuclear Physics Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences, working on the radiation hardness assurance and particle collision modelling in cooperation with the ALICE team in CERN. She also gained experience from the real sector while working for the department of transactional modelling in a bank under the KBC group.


Zlata’s research interests are in econophysics and information entropies, especially fat tails, scaling laws, probability distributions and transfer entropies in financial markets. She is also interested in concepts of causality, foundations of probability theory, as well as the banking business and green financial instruments.


At the CSH, Zlata investigates economic shocks spreading along firm level supply networks and the implications for the financial system. Her research is funded by the Central Bank of Austria and is supervised by Stefan Thurner and Peter Klimek.