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Professor Rui Albuquerque

Associate Professor of Finance and Economics
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Rui Albuquerque, Associate Professor of Finance and Economics, Boston University
ECGI Research Associate (2009) :

Rui Albuquerque is Associate Professor of Finance and Economics at the School of Management of Boston University. His research focus is on International Finance, Capital Markets and Governance.

Previously, Dr Albuquerque was at the Simon School of Business at the University of Rochester. He has also taught at the Portuguese Catholic University.

Dr Albuquerque has consulted for the Centre of Applied Studies of the Portuguese Catholic Univerity, the Bank of Portugal and the World Bank.

He was distinguished in 2003 by the European Central Bank with the Lamfalussy Fellowship. Dr Albuquerque holds a B.A. (magna cum laude) in Economics from the Portuguese Catholic University, and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Economics from the University of Rochester where he won the Kaplan Award for the best graduate student of the Department of Economics

Research Interests
Capital market imperfections
Corporate governance
International finance and economics

ECGI Working Papers (Click title for more details)
International Corporate Governance Spillovers: Evidence from Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions ECGI Finance Working Paper 390/2014 January 2014
Corporate Social Responsibility and Firm Risk: Theory and Empirical Evidence ECGI Finance Working Paper 359/2013 June 2013 Winner of the 2014 Standard Life Investments Finance Prize (Best paper in the Finance Working Paper series)
The Value of Control and the Costs of Illiquidity ECGI Finance Working Paper 337/2012 September 2011 (revised May 2013)
CEO Power, Compensation, and Governance ECGI Finance Working Paper 324/2012 January 2012
Quantifying private benefits of control from a structural model of block trades ECGI Finance Working Paper 202/2008 July 2009 A previous version of the paper circulated under the title “Determinants of the Block Premium and of Private Benefits of Control”.
Agency Conflicts, Investment, and Asset Pricing ECGI Finance Working Paper 167/2007 May 2007 Winner of the 2008 Standard Life Investments Finance Prize (Best paper in the Finance Working Paper series)

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