Prof. Estrada holds a B.A. in Economics from the National University of La Plata (Buenos Aires, Argentina), and both an M.S. in Finance and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (USA). His areas of specialization are portfolio management, wealth management, investments, equity markets, emerging markets, and law & economics.
Prof. Estrada held positions at both the Economics Department and the Business Department of the Carlos III University (Madrid, Spain). He is also a regular visiting professor at the Torcuato Di Tella University (Buenos Aires, Argentina), the University of Montevideo (Montevideo, Uruguay), and HANKEN (Helsinki, Finland), and has lectured to executives, graduates, and undergraduates around the world.
Prof. Estrada has done extensive research on many issues in the area of portfolio management and investment strategies, as well as on many issues in the area of risk, both in general and with special focus on downside risk. He has also done extensive research on emerging markets and insider trading. His articles have appeared in numerous journals such as the Journal of Portfolio Management, the Journal of Investing, the Journal of Asset Management, the Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, the Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, and the European Journal of Finance, among others.
Prof. Estrada is the founding editor of the Emerging Markets Review, the leading journal on emerging markets, was editor of the journal between inception in 2000 and the end of 2006, and currently remains an associate editor. He is also in the advisory board of several other academic journals.
Prof. Estrada is the author of Finance in a Nutshell, published by FT Prentice Hall in 2005, originally written in English and subsequently translated into Spanish, Italian, and Chinese; a second edition of this book was published in 2011 and is entitled The FT Guide to Understanding Finance. He is also the author of The Essential Financial Toolkit – Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Finance But Were Afraid To Ask, published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2011.
Prof. Estrada is a partner and financial advisor at Sports Global Consulting Investments, a company that focuses on advising professional athletes to manage their investments; is a member of the CFA Institute’s Speaker Retainer Program; and was a tennis instructor.