It is delighted for the 3rd ACBES to welcome distinguished Keynote Speakers:

Prof. Bart Lambrecht

Judge Business School, University of Cambridge (United Kingdom)

Director of the Cambridge Centre for Finance (CCFin)

Director of the Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance (CERF)

Former Editor of the Journal of Corporate Finance

Associate Editor of the Journal of Banking and Finance

Member of the editorial board of the Journal of Business Finance & Accounting

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He is full professor at Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge. Professor Lambrecht is a Research Fellow of the CEPR. He is an Editor of the Journal of Corporate Finance, an Associate Editor of the Journal of Banking and Finance, and a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Business Finance & Accounting. He is also a member of the Cambridge Finance Management Board, of the advisory board of the Cambridge INET Institute, and of the Cambridge Corporate Governance Network.

NOMIS Professor for Decision and Neuroeconomic Theory at the University of Zurich (Switzerland)

Editor in Chief of the Journal of Economic Psychology (ABDC: A)

PROF. CARLOS ALÓS-FERRER

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He is a professor of decision and neuroeconomic theory at the University of Zurich and is currently the Editor in Chief of the Journal of Economic Psychology (ABDC: A). Alós-Ferrer has worked extensively in game theory, bounded rationality, social choice, and behavioral economics. From 2012 to 2018, he was speaker of the interdisciplinary research unit “Psychoeconomics”, which used methods from psychology, economics, and neuroscience to study human decision making, and was funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG). Since January 2019, he has been the Editor in Chief of the Journal of Economic Psychology. His research interests are neuroeconomics, decision theory, game theory, evolution and learning in games and markets.

PROF. LES OXLEY

Professor of Economics, The University of Waikato (New Zealand)

Co-Director of Responsible and Sustainable Management Unit – New Zealand Institute for Business Research

Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Economic Surveys

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Les Oxley is Professor of Economics at the University of Waikato’s Management School; Adjunct Professor at Curtin University, Affiliate at Motu, Research Associate at the Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis (CAMA); And Research Affiliate at the Centre for Economic History (CEH), ANU. He is an Elected Fellow (since 2006) of the Royal Society of New Zealand (FRSNZ). His research interests include Circular Economy and Sustainable Economic Development; Economic Wellbeing; Time Series Econometrics; Financial Econometrics (especially as it relates to cryptocurrencies); cliometrics; economic history; the economics of innovation; energy economics. He was chair of the Business and Economics Panel of the 2018 Performance-Based Research Funded (PBRF) New Zealand research assessment exercise. He is Co-Editor-in-Chief and joint founding editor of the Journal of Economic Surveys. He has received 7 Marsden funded grants and published on a wide range of topics. He is currently engaged in research on Circular Economy and Sustainable Economic Development; the effects of COVID-19 on financial markets; the effects of colonisation on the wellbeing of all New Zealanders.

University of Agder (Norway)

Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Emerging Markets

PROF. ILAN ALON

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Ilan Alon is Professor of Strategy and International Marketing at the School of Business and Law at the University of Agder. He holds a Ph.D. from Kent State University (USA).

Alon is a researcher in the field of international business with a focus on internationalization, modes of entry, political risk, cultural intelligence and emerging markets. His publications have appeared in journals, such as Harvard Business Review, Management International Review, International Business Review, Journal of International Marketing, and International Marketing Review. His books are published by Palgrave, Routledge, McGraw-Hill and others.

He is also Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Emerging Markets and the European Journal of International Management (SSCI ranked).

Previously, Alon has held research positions at Harvard University (USA), Georgetown University (USA) and Copenhagen Business School (Denmark).

Alon has worked with government bodies, non-profit organizations, multinational companies and international associations on various projects, ranging from capacity development at the macro level to international business development at the firm or project level. Clients include USAID, illy, Darden, Disney, and others.

Alon is a frequent speaker or writer on various international networks including National Public Radio (USA), Voice of America (USA), RTV (Russia), the Financial Times (UK), and Dagens Næringsliv (Norway).