Alex is currently an Associate Professor of Economics at the Miami Herbert Business School. He is originally from Mendoza, Argentina, where he graduated from Universidad Nacional de Cuyo with a Licentiate degree in Economics. He then continued his education in the United States where he attended Arizona State University and obtained a Ph.D. in Economics. Prior to joining the University of Miami he worked as an Assistant Professor of Finance at Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México. In México, Alex was a frequent media contributor regarding his research in finance. Additionally, Alex was hired by a number of public and private firms for his specialized knowledge in financial consulting. His current research interests include financial economics, econometrics, and experimental and behavioral economics. Alex has published his research in some of the most prestigious academic journals in Economics and Finance, like for example Econometrica, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of the European Economic Association, and Management Science. He is also a frequent media contributor (e.g., CNN en Español, Bloomberg, Financial Times).