Alex R Horenstein

Associate Professor

(305) 284-1627
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2009Ph.D. Economics, Arizona State University
2006M.S. Economics, Arizona State University
2003 Licentiate in Economics, Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, Argentina

Professional Experience

2021 - Associate Professor, Economics, Miami Herbert Business School
2013 - 2021Assistant Professor, Economics, Miami Herbert Business School
2009 - 2013Assistant Professor, Finance, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México

Honors & Acknowledgements

University of Miami Provost's Research Award, 2016
University of Miami Excellence in Teaching Award, 2015
Arizona State University Barchilon Award for outstanding research in PhD program, 2008

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Asset pricing; econometrics; and applied economics


With S. C. Ahn Eigenvalue Ratio Test for the Number of Factors (Econometrica. 2013).

With Karl Guntermann, Federico Nardari and Garreth Thomas Parcel Size and Land Value: A Comparison of Approaches (Journal of Real Estate Research. 2015).

With Daniel Osgood and Avichai Snir Out-of-town Buyers, Mispricing and the Availability Heuristic in a Housing Market (2017).

With Avichai Snir Portfolio Choice in Mexico (Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Finance. 2017).

With Seung C. Ahn and Na Wang Beta Matrix and Common Factors in Stock Returns (Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis. forthcoming).

With Manuel Santos Understanding Growth Patterns in US Health Care Expenditures (Journal of the European Economic Association. forthcoming).