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Finance Professor Rossi Earns Crowell Prize

Sep 09, 2017
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Finance professor Alberto Rossi at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith school of Business received the Crowell Prize from PanAgora Asset Management. The Crowell prize recognizes academic research that furthers the field of quantitative management.

Rossi received this recognition for his paper, “The Freedom of Information Act and the Race Toward Information Acquisition.” His research interests include theoretical and empirical asset pricing, portfolio choice and financial econometrics. His recent work concentrates on networks, institutional investors’ performance and the risk-return tradeoff in financial markets.

PanAgora, based in Boston, provides investment solutions spanning most major asset classes and risk ranges.

— Mamayaa Opoku, Smith School communications writer


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