Executive MBA Special Lecture with Professor Alex Imas

Tuesday, April 9, 2024 at 8:00 AM until 9:00 AMCentral Daylight Time UTC -05:00

Join us for a virtual Executive MBA special lecture with Chicago Booth’s Alex Imas, professor of Behavioral Science and Economics and Vasilou Faculty Scholar, as he examines the heuristics and biases amongst experts, focusing specifically on financial professionals. 

This session will not only be an excellent opportunity to hear some of Professor Imas' latest research insights, but also a chance to experience Chicago Booth's unique approach to business education.

Alex ImasAbout the featured faculty speaker:

Alex Imas is an Associate Professor of Behavioral Science and Economics and a Vasilou Faculty Scholar at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, where he has taught Negotiations and Behavioral Economics. 

Imas’ research spans a variety of topics across economics and psychology. He has explored the role of systemic factors and incorrect beliefs in discrimination, the prevalence of behavioral biases amongst expert and non-expert investors, and how to better motivate performance by incorporating psychology into incentives. His research has been published in the American Economic Review, Journal of Finance, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Quarterly Journal of Economics, and Management Science, among others.

Alex Imas is the recipient of the 2023 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship, the Review of Financial Studies Rising Scholar Award, the New Investigator Award from the Behavioral Science and Policy Association, the Hillel Einhorn New Investigator Award from the Society of Judgment and Decision Making, the Distinguished CESifo Affiliate Award, and the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. He is an Associate Editor at the Journal of the European Economic Association.

He did his PhD in economics at the University of California, San Diego and earned a BA from Northwestern University. Prior to graduate school, Imas helped found a startup and co-authored several patents as part of its intellectual property strategy.

Read more of his work in the Chicago Booth Review.

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