Dr. Roman Kräussl (RK) leads the research aiming to understand market crises and critical transitions at the LSF. A major research interests of RK’s has been to understand market crises and CTs. RK has a long history in stock market analysis. More recently, RK’s research focuses on alternative investments and asset classes such as art. He provides indexes that track the market performance of art and individual artists to help investors evaluate and optimise different portfolio allocations. In addition, he concentrates on behavioural finance and the development of mathematical trading models.