Alberto G. Rossi

Georgetown University

Professor of Finance

McDonough School of Business

Georgetown University

Washington, DC 20057

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (30)

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Citation 69

The Promises and Pitfalls of Robo-Advising

8th Miami Behavioral Finance Conference 2017
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Feb 2018
Georgetown University, The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School and Georgetown University
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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
Georgetown University, The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School and Georgetown University
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FinTech, portfolio choice, behavioral finance, individual investors, financial literacy, technology adoption

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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 1,768 (17,727)
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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
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Robo-advising; Financial Advice; Emotional Value of Advice

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Citation 5

Robo-Advising

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 Mar 2020
Francesco D'Acunto and Alberto G. Rossi
Georgetown University and Georgetown University
Downloads 947 (43,774)
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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
Georgetown University and Georgetown University
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FinTech, behavioral economics, algorithmic advice, A1, financial regulation, financial literacy

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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 1,273 (29,159)
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Mutual Funds, Machine Learning, Firm Characteristics, FinTech

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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 1,229 (30,649)
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Commodity asset pricing models, carry, momentum, innovations in equity volatility, speculative activity

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How Costly are Cultural Biases? Evidence from FinTech

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 08 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2023
Francesco D'Acunto, Pulak Ghosh and Alberto G. Rossi
Georgetown University, Indian Institute of Management (IIMB), Bangalore and Georgetown University
Downloads 1,036 (39,115)
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Taste-based Discrimination, Statistical Discrimination, Cultural Finance, Robo-Advising, Lending, Disintermediation, Cultural Economics

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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
Georgetown University and Georgetown University
Downloads 1,010 (40,567)
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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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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 886 (48,713)
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Goal Setting, Financial Technology, Saving Behavior

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IT Meets Finance: Financial Decision Making in the Digital Era

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 May 2022 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2022
Francesco D'Acunto and Alberto G. Rossi
Georgetown University and Georgetown University
Downloads 865 (50,365)
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Consumer Finance, Household Economics, Beliefs, Investment, Debt Management, Taxes, Volatility, Wealth Accumulation, Wealth Inequality

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
Georgetown University, Georgetown University and University of Chicago - Finance
Downloads 508 (98,748)
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FinTech, learning, beliefs and expectations, peer pressure, financial decision-making, saving, consumer finance

Crowdsourcing Peer Information to Change Spending Behavior

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 19-09, Fama-Miller Working Paper
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 22 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2023
Francesco D'Acunto, Alberto G. Rossi and Michael Weber
Georgetown University, Georgetown University and University of Chicago - Finance
Downloads 356 (149,594)
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Social Finance, Visibility Bias, Conspicuous Consumption, Robo-advising, FinTech, Information Economics, Household Finance.

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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
Georgetown University and Georgetown University
Downloads 695 (67,414)
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Mortgage Market, Financial Crisis, Dodd-Frank, Income Inequality

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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, Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and Georgetown University
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FinTech, Cryptocurrencies, Crypto Exchange, Individual Investors

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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 632 (76,017)
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Institutional Investors, Hedge Funds, Freedom of Information Act

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Algorithm Aversion: Theory and Evidence from Robo-Advice

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 24 Dec 2022 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2023
Vanguard, Imperial College London, Georgetown University, University of Pennsylvania and Imperial College London
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FinTech, Portfolio Choice, Behavioral Finance, Individual Investors, Technology Adoption, Structural Estimation, Algorithmic Aversion, Roboadvising

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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 560 (88,528)
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investor attention, brokerage account, attention allocation

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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 - Department of Finance and Accounting and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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Networks, Investment Management, Performance

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What's in Investors' Information Set?

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 29 Apr 2022 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2023
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
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Attention, Seeking Alpha, News

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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 262 (207,808)
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stochastic volatility, orthogonal polynomials, options

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Robo-Advice: Transforming Households into Rational Economic Agents

Forthcoming, Annual Review of Financial Economics (2023)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 May 2023
Francesco D'Acunto and Alberto G. Rossi
Georgetown University and Georgetown University
Downloads 225 (241,055)

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FinTech, Household Finance, Behavioral Finance, Consumption, Debt, Investments

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How Costly are Cultural Biases? Evidence from FinTech

LawFin Working Paper No. 34
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 27 Jun 2022 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2023
Francesco D'Acunto, Pulak Ghosh and Alberto G. Rossi
Georgetown University, Indian Institute of Management (IIMB), Bangalore and Georgetown University
Downloads 200 (268,811)
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Trust, Social Capital, Discrimination, Cultural Norms, Robo-Advising, Biased Beliefs, Inter-ethnic Conflict, Social Conditioning, Religion, Caste

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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
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fintech, financial services, STEM workers, regulation, STEM

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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
Georgetown University, Indian Institute of Management (IIMB), Bangalore and Georgetown University
Downloads 122 (404,965)
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Heterogeneous Beliefs, Government Spending, Loans, Political Beliefs, Fiscal Policy, Government Programs, Small Businesses, Media Economics, Information Economics.

Improving Household Debt Management with Robo-Advice

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 01 Nov 2022
Financial Conduct Authority, Financial Conduct Authority, Georgetown University, Boston College - Department of Finance, Georgetown University and Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)
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FinTech, Debt Management, Behavioral Finance, Financial Literacy, Technology Adoption.

Improving Household Debt Management with Robo-Advice

NBER Working Paper No. w30616
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 Nov 2022 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2023
Financial Conduct Authority, Financial Conduct Authority, Georgetown University, Boston College - Department of Finance, Georgetown University and Financial Conduct Authority
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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
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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
Georgetown University and Georgetown University
Downloads 73 (567,021)
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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 - Department of Finance and Accounting and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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Taming Behavioral Biases in Consumer Decision-Making: The Role of Robo-Advisors

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Dec 2023
Francesco D'Acunto and Alberto G. Rossi
Georgetown University and Georgetown University
Downloads 50 (682,625)

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FinTech, Household Finance, Behavioral Economics, Behavioral Finance, Consumption, Debt, Investments, Portfolio Allocation, insurance, Artificial Intelligence

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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
Georgetown University and Georgetown University
Downloads 39 (753,873)

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

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Robo-Advice: Transforming Households into Rational Economic Agents

Annual Review of Financial Economics, Vol. 15, pp. 543-563, 2023
Posted: 07 Nov 2023
Francesco D'Acunto and Alberto G. Rossi
Georgetown University and Georgetown University

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Other Papers (2)

Total Downloads: 19
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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

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Fighting Climate Change with FinTech

Posted: 11 Jan 2024
Antonio Gargano and Alberto G. Rossi
University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business and Georgetown University

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FinTech, Climate Change, Household Finance, Sustainable Behavior