Raised in Mendoza, Argentina, Alex Horenstein graduated from Universidad Nacional de Cuyo with a Licentiate degree in Economics. He continued his education in the United States, where he attended Arizona State University and obtained a Ph.D. in Economics. Among other outlets, he has been published in Econometrica, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and Journal of the European Economic Association. Horenstein is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Miami. His current research interests include empirical asset pricing and financial econometric, with a special emphasis on real world applications.