Dr. Roman Kräussl is Associate Professor at the Luxembourg School of Finance. 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 specialized in behavioural finance and the development of mathematical trading models, he was closely involved with the financial industry. Dr. Kräussl also holds a position as adjunct Associate Professor at Goizueta Business School, Emory University, Atlanta, and is research fellow at the CFS and at the Emory Center for Alternative Investments (CAI). His research focuses on Alternative Investments, Behavioral Finance, and Private Equity & Venture Capital. He established the website www.art-finance.com, where he publishes some of his recent work on art as an alternative asset class, and is contributing editor at Art+Auction and author of its monthly Databank column. He has taught numerous MBA courses at the Amsterdam School of Finance and Goizueta Business School, among others.