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Professor Rui Albuquerque

Associate Professor of Finance
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Rui Albuquerque, Associate Professor of Finance, Boston College, Carroll School of Management
ECGI Research Associate (2009) :

Rui Albuquerque is Associate Professor of Finance at Boston College, Carroll School of Management. Professor Albuquerque has teaching and research interests in Capital Markets, International Finance and Governance. His research has been published in top academic journals such as the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Review of Financial Studies, the Review of Economic Studies, and the Journal of Economic Theory. His research received the 2008 Smith Breeden Distinguished Paper Prize by the Journal of Finance, the 2008 and 2013 Finance Prize by the ECGI and several other awards. He was distinguished in 2003 by the European Central Bank with the Lamfalussy Fellowship. He has been invited to be the keynote speaker at several academic conferences. He is currently an associate editor to the Journal of Banking and Finance and the Portuguese Economic Journal. He has held teaching positions at Boston University, the University of Rochester, and the Portuguese Catholic University. He has consulted for the Centre of Applied Studies of the Portuguese Catholic University, the Bank of Portugal and the World Bank.

Research Interests
Capital market imperfections
Corporate governance
International finance and economics

ECGI Working Papers (Click title for more details)
Relative Performance, Banker Compensation, and Systemic Risk ECGI Finance Working Paper 490/2016 May 2017
Public Pension Funds and Corporate Political Activism ECGI Finance Working Paper 470/2016 September 2017
International Corporate Governance Spillovers: Evidence from Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions ECGI Finance Working Paper 390/2014 August 2017
Corporate Social Responsibility and Firm Risk: Theory and Empirical Evidence ECGI Finance Working Paper 359/2013 June 2017 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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