Raised in Mendoza, Argentina, Alex graduated from Universidad Nacional de Cuyo with a Licentiate degree in Economics. Then, Alex continued his education in the United States where he attended Arizona State University and obtained a Ph.D. in Economics. Thereafter, Alex worked as an Assistant Professor of Finance at Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México from 2009-2013. In Mexico, 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. Among other outlets, Alex has published in Econometrica, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and Journal of the European Economic Association. Presently, Alex is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Miami. His current research interests include empirical asset pricing and financial econometric, with a special emphasis on real world applications. He is now a frequent contributor at CNN Dinero (program broadcasted by CNN en Español). Additionally, Alex and his coauthor Konrad Grabiszewski have developed a new method for experimental economics, mobile experiments. Their first experiment, Blues and Reds, is an example on how to apply mobile experiments in the area of experimental game theory.