Roman Kräussl is a professor at the Luxembourg School of Finance and a visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. He studied economics at the University of Bielefeld and got his PhD in financial economics at the Center for Financial Studies (CFS) at Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main. As head of quantitative research at Cognitrend GmbH, a spin-off from Deutsche Bank specializing in behavioral finance and developing mathematical trading models, he was closely involved with the financial industry. Kräussl also holds a position as a visiting professor at Goizueta Business School, Emory University, Atlanta, and is a fellow at the CFS and a research fellow at the Emory Center for Alternative Investments. His research focuses on alternative investments, including private equity and infrastructure. He publishes his academic research in leading economic journals such as Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and Strategic Management Journal. His work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Forbes' Annual Investment Guide, and on CNBC. He has taught numerous MBA courses at the Amsterdam School of Finance and Goizueta Business School, among others.