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AFL - QF & Fintech research seminar with Alok Kumar

Part of the Bath AFL - QF & Fintech Research Seminar Series.

Important information - this event has been postponed. A new date has not yet been announced

  • 15 Nov 2021, 4.00pm to 15 Nov 2021, 5.00pm GMT
  • This is an online event.
  • This event is free

Alok Kumar will present the paper Aggregating Artificially Intelligent Earnings.


Alok Kumar is the Gabelli Asset Management Professor of Finance at University of Miami Herbert Business School. He is also WBS Distinguished Research Environment Professor (part-time) at the Warwick Business School in the U.K. and Professorial Research Fellow (part-time) at Deakin University in Australia. Professor Kumar received his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology at Kharagpur and a PhD in Economics from Cornell University.

Professor Kumar's research interests lie at the intersection of finance and psychology. He is an expert in the area of Behavioral Finance, and his work has appeared in top journals such as Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Accounting Research, Management Science, Games and Economic Behavior, and Review of Economics and Statistics. His research has also been covered in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Montreal Gazette, Forbes, and SmartMoney. Professor Kumar has served as a consultant for several firms, including the Commonfund, Postnieks Capital Management, Validea, and Bluecrest Capital.

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