Financial Literacy Seminar Series: Alberto Rossi

Alberto Rossi will speak at the third FED/GFLEC Financial Literacy Online Seminar of the fall semester. This seminar is entitled "Who Benefits from Robo-Advertising? Evidence from Machine Learning."

About Our Speaker

Alberto Rossi is the Provost’s Distinguished Associate Professor of Finance at the McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University. He is also the Associate Director of the Center for Financial Markets and Policy at Georgetown and an Academic Fellow of the Luohan Academy. His research interests include FinTech, Household Finance, Machine Learning and Asset Pricing. His recent work studies how robo-advisors can help individuals make better financial decisions and how to predict stock market returns using machine learning algorithms. He has worked extensively in analyzing big data, has collaborated with major brokerage houses, FinTech firms and asset managers around the world.

Professor Rossi’s work has been published in leading academic journals such as the Journal of Finance, the Review of Financial Studies, the Journal of Financial Economics and Management Science.

Before McDonough, he was an associate professor with tenure at the R.H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland. He also worked as an economist at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington, D.C. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, San Diego.

About the Financial Literacy Seminar Series

The FED/GFLEC Financial Literacy Seminar Series is a joint initiative of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center (GFLEC) at the GW School of Business. The seminars are open to the public and bring together academics, practitioners, policy makers, and other experts to present and discuss cutting-edge research on financial literacy.