Dr. Oliver G. Spalt is Professor of Behavioral Finance at Tilburg University. His research focuses on the empirical and theoretical analysis of non-standard preferences in the context of financial decision making, with a particular focus on issues of Corporate Governance. His research is regularly presented at top international conferences and leading business schools in the U.S. and in Europe. His work is published in the most prestigious academic journals including the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, and the Review of Financial Studies. Dr. Spalt has received numerous awards including more than ten excellent teacher awards. He is included in the “Top 40 economists in the Netherlands” published by Economisch Statistische Berichten since 2014. His work was featured in media outlets such as the Wall Street Journal.