Dr. Gabriele Lepori is a Lecturer in Finance within the Business School at the University of Southampton. His research focusses on behavioural asset pricing, and he teaches in the areas of derivatives and behavioural finance.
- Behavioural finance
- Financial markets
- Institutional investors
- Macroeconomic shocks
Dr. Lepori's research agenda focuses on behavioural asset pricing. In particular, he investigates how psychological and sociological forces affect decision making under risk and may sway the behaviour of individual investors and the dynamics of financial markets.
His research findings have been often discussed in the financial press and also on the radio, including The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, Investors Chronicle, and NPR Morning Edition.
Current PhD Students
Dr. Lepori currently teaches at the postgraduate level in the area of behavioural finance and at the undergraduate level in the area of derivatives.
Dr. Lepori holds a PhD in Economics from Michigan State University, USA. He joined Southampton Business School in September 2019. Prior to joining SBS, he was an Assistant Professor of Finance at Copenhagen Business School, in Denmark, and a Lecturer in Finance at Keele University, UK.
During his academic career, he has also taught as a guest lecturer at Uppsala University, in Sweden, and at the University of Nevada – Reno, in the United States.