Our keynote speaker will be Andrei
Shleifer (Harvard University).
Andrei Shleifer is John L. Loeb Professor of Economics at Harvard
University. He holds an undergraduate degree from Harvard and a Ph.D.
from MIT. Before coming to Harvard in 1991, he has taught at Princeton
and the Chicago Business School. Shleifer has worked in the areas of
comparative corporate governance, law and finance, behavioral finance,
as well as institutional economics. He has published seven books,
including The Grabbing Hand (with Robert Vishny), Inefficient Markets:
An Introduction to Behavioral Finance, and A Crisis of Beliefs: Investor
Psychology and Financial Fragility (with Nicola Gennaioli), as well as
over a hundred articles. Shleifer is an Editor of the Quarterly Journal
of Economics, and a fellow of the Econometric Society, the American
Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the American Finance Association. In
1999, Shleifer won the John Bates Clark medal of the American Economic
Association. According to RePEc, Shleifer is the most cited economist
in the world.