Alberto G. Rossi

Georgetown University

Associate Professor of Finance

McDonough School of Business

Georgetown University

Washington, DC 20057

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

25

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Scholarly Papers (25)

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Citation 12

The Promises and Pitfalls of Robo-Advising

8th Miami Behavioral Finance Conference 2017
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Feb 2018
Boston College, The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School and Georgetown University
Downloads 1,649 (14,889)
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FinTech, Portfolio Choice, Behavioral Finance, Individual Investors, Financial Literacy, Technology Adoption.

The Promises and Pitfalls of Robo-Advising

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6907
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2018
Boston College, The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School and Georgetown University
Downloads 257 (164,537)
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FinTech, portfolio choice, behavioral finance, individual investors, financial literacy, technology adoption

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Citation 3

Robo-Advising

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 Mar 2020
Francesco D'Acunto and Alberto G. Rossi
Boston College and Georgetown University
Downloads 612 (60,856)
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Robo-advisors, algorithmic aversion, machine learning, artificial intelligence, hybrid robo-advice, holistic advice, conflicts of interest, fiduciaries, preferences, beliefs

Robo-Advising

CESifo Working Paper No. 8225
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2020
Francesco D'Acunto and Alberto G. Rossi
Boston College and Georgetown University
Downloads 447 (89,774)

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FinTech, behavioral economics, algorithmic advice, A1, financial regulation, financial literacy

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Understanding the Sources of Risk Underlying the Cross-Section of Commodity Returns

Forthcoming, Management Science
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 04 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2017
Gurdip Bakshi, Gurdip Bakshi, Xiaohui Gao and Alberto G. Rossi
Temple University - Fox School of Business and ManagementFox School of Business, Fox School of Business, Temple University and Georgetown University
Downloads 966 (33,356)
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Commodity asset pricing models, carry, momentum, innovations in equity volatility, speculative activity

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Who Benefits from Robo-advising? Evidence from Machine Learning

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 03 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2021
Alberto G. Rossi and Stephen P. Utkus
Georgetown University and University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 890 (37,588)
Citation 12

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FinTech, Portfolio Choice, Behavioral Finance, Individual Investors, Financial Literacy, Technology Adoption, Machine Learning

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The Needs and Wants in Financial Advice: Human versus Robo-advising

Number of pages: 76 Posted: 08 Jan 2021
Alberto G. Rossi and Stephen P. Utkus
Georgetown University and University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 658 (56,359)
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Robo-advising; Financial Advice; Emotional Value of Advice

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Regressive Mortgage Credit Redistribution in the Post-crisis Era

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 2833961
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 04 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2017
Francesco D'Acunto and Alberto G. Rossi
Boston College and Georgetown University
Downloads 626 (59,841)
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Mortgage Market, Financial Crisis, Dodd-Frank, Income Inequality

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Selecting Mutual Funds from the Stocks They Hold: A Machine Learning Approach

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 03 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2021
Bin Li and Alberto G. Rossi
Wuhan University and Georgetown University
Downloads 613 (61,592)
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Mutual Funds, Machine Learning, Firm Characteristics, FinTech

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New Frontiers of Robo-Advising: Consumption, Saving, Debt Management, and Taxes

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Feb 2021
Francesco D'Acunto and Alberto G. Rossi
Boston College and Georgetown University
Downloads 578 (66,188)
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Algorithmic Advice, FinTech, Income Aggregators, Peer-to-Peer Lending, Financial Apps, Financial Regulation, Machine Learning Applications to Finance, TechFin, Disclosure, Credit Cards, Financial Regulation, Financial Literacy, Household Finance, Personal Finance, Trust, Financial Advisors, Peer

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How Costly are Cultural Biases? Evidence from FinTech

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 08 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2021
Francesco D'Acunto, Pulak Ghosh, Rajiv Jain and Alberto G. Rossi
Boston College, Indian Institute of Management (IIMB), Bangalore, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Georgetown University
Downloads 560 (68,892)
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Taste-based Discrimination, Statistical Discrimination, Cultural Finance, Robo-Advising, Lending, Disintermediation, Cultural Economics

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The Freedom of Information Act and the Race Towards Information Acquisition

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 2517075, Finance Down Under 2015 Building on the Best from the Cellars of Finance Paper
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 01 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2015
Antonio Gargano, Alberto G. Rossi and Russ Wermers
University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business, Georgetown University and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 552 (70,139)
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Institutional Investors, Hedge Funds, Freedom of Information Act

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Goal Setting and Saving in the FinTech Era

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 13 May 2020 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2022
Antonio Gargano and Alberto G. Rossi
University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business and Georgetown University
Downloads 530 (73,814)
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Goal Setting, Financial Technology, Saving Behavior

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Does It Pay to Pay Attention?

Number of pages: 82 Posted: 01 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2021
Antonio Gargano and Alberto G. Rossi
University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business and Georgetown University
Downloads 484 (82,427)
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investor attention, brokerage account, attention allocation

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An Inside Look into Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 08 Jan 2021
Qing Chan, Wenzhi Ding, Chen Lin and Alberto G. Rossi
The University of Hong Kong, The University of Hong Kong - HKU Business School, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and Georgetown University
Downloads 453 (89,178)
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FinTech, Cryptocurrencies, Crypto Exchange, Individual Investors

Crowdsourcing Financial Information to Change Spending Behavior

CESifo Working Paper No. 7533
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 08 Mar 2019
Francesco D'Acunto, Alberto G. Rossi and Michael Weber
Boston College, Georgetown University and University of Chicago - Finance
Downloads 261 (161,982)

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FinTech, learning, beliefs and expectations, peer pressure, financial decision-making, saving, consumer finance

Peer Effects in Consumption: The Role of Information

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 19-09
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 22 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 12 May 2022
Francesco D'Acunto, Alberto G. Rossi and Michael Weber
Boston College, Georgetown University and University of Chicago - Finance
Downloads 19 (724,873)
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Social Learning, Beliefs and Expectations, FinTech, Robo-advising, Social Finance, Information Economics, Household Finance

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Network Centrality and Delegated Investment Performance

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 12/2015-065
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 07 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2016
Georgetown University, City, University of London, UCSD, University of Bristol and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 246 (172,301)
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Networks, Investment Management, Performance

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A Spanning Series Approach to Options

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 2416989
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 28 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2015
Steven L. Heston and Alberto G. Rossi
University of Maryland - Department of Finance and Georgetown University
Downloads 216 (195,034)
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stochastic volatility, orthogonal polynomials, options

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Rise of the 'Quants' in Financial Services: Regulation and Crowding Out of Routine Jobs

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2020
Christos Makridis and Alberto G. Rossi
Stanford University and Georgetown University
Downloads 173 (237,528)

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fintech, financial services, STEM workers, regulation, STEM

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FinTech and Robo-Advising: The Transformation Role of AI in Personal Finance

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 May 2022
Francesco D'Acunto and Alberto G. Rossi
Boston College and Georgetown University
Downloads 159 (255,068)

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Consumer Finance, Household Economics, Beliefs, Investment, Debt Management, Taxes, Volatility, Wealth Accumulation, Wealth Inequality.

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Political Partisanship and the Transmission of Fiscal Policy

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 05 May 2021
Francesco D'Acunto, Pulak Ghosh and Alberto G. Rossi
Boston College, Indian Institute of Management (IIMB), Bangalore and Georgetown University
Downloads 65 (460,114)

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Heterogeneous Beliefs, Government Spending, Loans, Political Beliefs, Fiscal Policy, Government Programs, Small Businesses, Media Economics, Information Economics.

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What's in Investors' Information Set?

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 29 Apr 2022 Last Revised: 26 May 2022
Hagit Levy, Alberto G. Rossi, Ron Shalev and Emanuel Zur
City University of New York (CUNY) - Stan Ross Department of Accountancy, Georgetown University, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 64 (463,692)

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Attention, Seeking Alpha, News

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Rise of the “Quants” in Financial Services: Regulation and Crowding Out of Routine Jobs

Mercatus Working Paper Series
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 14 Oct 2020
Christos Makridis and Alberto G. Rossi
Stanford University and Georgetown University
Downloads 60 (478,713)

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fintech, financial services, STEM workers, regulation, STEM

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Ditching the Middle Class with Financial Regulation

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 26 Oct 2017
Francesco D'Acunto and Alberto G. Rossi
Boston College and Georgetown University
Downloads 41 (561,986)
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Decentralized Investment Management: Evidence from the Pension Fund Industry

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 22 Jun 2020
City, University of London, Georgetown University, UCSD, University of Bristol and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 25 (675,993)
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Ditching the Middle Class with Consumer Protection Regulation

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 01 Oct 2016
Francesco D'Acunto and Alberto G. Rossi
Boston College and Georgetown University
Downloads 18 (709,531)

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Mortgage Market, Financial Crisis, Dodd-Frank, Household Finance, Banking

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How Costly are Cultural Biases?

LawFin Working Paper No. 34
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 27 Jun 2022
Francesco D'Acunto, Pulak Ghosh, Rajiv Jain and Alberto G. Rossi
Boston College, Indian Institute of Management (IIMB), Bangalore, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Georgetown University
Downloads 2 (861,220)

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Trust, Social Capital, Discrimination, Cultural Norms, Robo-Advising, Biased Beliefs, Inter-ethnic Conflict, Social Conditioning, Religion, Caste

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 7
1.

Who Benefits from Robo-Advising? Evidence from Machine Learning

Number of pages: 72 Posted: 01 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2021
Alberto G. Rossi and Stephen P. Utkus
Georgetown University and University of Pennsylvania
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Machine Learning, Robo-Advising