Master of Science, London School of Economics, 1988. Degree in Economics, University Copenhagen, Denmark, 1991. Doctor of Philosophy, University Cambridge, England, 1992.
Lecturer finance economics University London, 1991-1994. Assistant professor University California, San Diego, 1994-1998, associate professor, 1999—2001, professor, since 2001, Atkinson/Epstein Chair management leadership, since 2007. Fellow Journal Econometrics, since 2009.
Consultant Barclay's Global Investors, 1998, International Monetary Fund, Federal Reserve Board, European Central Bank. Professor finance London School of Economics, 1998-1999.
Member American Finance Association, Neural Networks Capital Markets (organizing committee), Center Economics Policy Research (research fellow), Econometric Society.
Married Solange Maria Ferreli Fortes, February 1, 1992. Children: Henry, Rafaella.