Rui Albuquerque is 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, the Journal of Economic Theory, the Journal of Monetary Economics and the Journal of International Economics. His research received the 2008 Smith Breeden Distinguished Paper Prize by the Journal of Finance, the 2008 and 2013 Finance Prize by the ECGI, as well as 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.