Rui Albuquerque

Rui Albuquerque

Education & Credentials

  • B.A. (magna cum laude), Economics – Portuguese Catholic University
  • M.A., Economics – University of Rochester
  • Ph.D., Economics – University of Rochester



Rui Albuquerque is Associate Professor of Finance and Dean’s Research Fellow at the Boston University Questrom School of Business and Visiting Professor of Finance at Católica-Lisbon School of Business and Economics in Portugal. 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. Professor Albuquerque has published in the top academic journals including The Review of Economic Studies, Financial Analysts Journal, The Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, The Review of Financial Studies, and the Journal of Economic Theory. His research received the 2008 Smith Breeden Distinguished Paper Prize by the Journal of Finance. His research was also awarded the 2011 Broderick Prize for Excellence in Research Scholarship, the 2011 BSI Gamma Foundation grant, the 2011 KPMG’S Global Valuation Institute Research Grant, 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. Professor Albuquerque’s research has received several best paper awards at conferences. He won the Kaplan Award for the best graduate student of the Department of Economics.

Professor Albuquerque has been associate editor for academic journals. He has consulted for the Centre of Applied Studies of the Portuguese Catholic University, the Bank of Portugal and the World Bank.