José Albuquerque de Sousa is a PhD Candidate at Rotterdam School of Management, Department of Finance. He is working on the PhD project "Nascent Markets: understanding the success and failure of new stock markets" under the supervison of Prof. Mathijs van Dijk (RSM) and Prof. Peter van Bergeijk (ISS). His main areas of interest are: financial markets, institutional investors, and the role of finance in promoting development. José is currently in a research visit to the Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley. He will be on the job market this year with the paper "Do index funds' family ties benefit the firms they own".