Rui Albuquerque is Professor of Finance at the Boston College Carroll School of Management. He is a Research Fellow at the Center for Economic and Policy Research in London, UK, and a Research Associate of the European Corporate Governance Institute, ECGI. His research focus is on international finance, capital markets and governance. His research has appeared in top academic journals and has received several awards including the 2008 Smith Breeden Distinguished Paper Prize by the Journal of Finance, and the 2008 and 2013 Finance Prize by the ECGI. 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 an associate editor to the Journal of Banking and Finance, the Journal of Corporate Finance, and the Portuguese Economic Journal. He runs a blog on research about the Portuguese economy.