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Eugene F. Fama Ph.D., MBA

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economics Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2013
Nobel co-recipients Lars Peter Hansen, Robert J. Shiller

Economist. Empirical analysis of asset prices. Influenced development of index funds. Father of modern finance. Idea is 'how do you measure risk?' Windsurfing, golf, opera.

In University of Chicago - Economics. Environment so productive. "We have good people, you need that; very interactive environment; people help one another out a lot. I couldn't do what I did without the help of my professors, colleagues and students. Everybody contributes to everybody else."

Publications - first in chronological order, then by category.

Academic Working Papers

Publications - Chronological Order

  1. "Mandelbrot and the Stable Paretian Hypothesis," Journal of Business (October 1963); reprinted in Paul Cootner (ed.), The Random Character of Stock Prices (MIT Press, 1964).
  2. "The Behavior of Stock Market Prices," Journal of Business (January 1965).
  3. "Portfolio Analysis in a Stable Paretian Market," Management Science (January 1965).
  4. "Tomorrow on the New York Stock Exchange," Journal of Business (July 1965).
  5. "Random Walks in Stock Market Prices," paper number 16 in the series of Selected Papers of the Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago, reprinted in the Financial Analysts Journal (September-October 1965), The Analysts Journal, London (1966), The Institutional Investor, 1968.
  6. "Filter Rules and Stock Market Trading Profits" (with Marshall Blume), Journal of Business, Supplement (January 1966).
  7. "Solutions for Cash Balance and Simple Dynamic Portfolio Problems" (with Gary Eppen), Journal of Business (January 1968).
  8. "Some Properties of Symmetric Stable Distributions" (with Richard Roll), Journal of the American Statistical Association (September 1968).
  9. "Risk, Return, and General Equilibrium: Some Clarifying Comments," Journal of Finance (March 1968).
  10. "Dividend Policy of Individual Firms: An Empirical Analysis" (with Harvey Babiak), Journal of the American Statistical Association (December 1968).
  11. "Risk and the Evaluation of Pension Fund Portfolio Performance," Bank Administration Institute, Park Ridge, Illinois, 1968.
  12. "The Adjustment of Stock Prices to New Information" (with L. Fisher, M. Jensen, and R. Roll), International Economic Review (February 1969).
  13. "Cash Balance and Simple Dynamic Portfolio Problems with Proportional Costs" (with Gary Eppen), International Economic Review (June 1969).
  14. "Multi-Period Consumption-Investment Decisions," American Economic Review (March 1970).
  15. "Efficient Capital Markets: A Review of Theory and Empirical Work," Journal of Finance (May 1970).
  16. "Three Asset Cash Balance and Dynamic Portfolio Problems" (with Gary Eppen), Management Science (January 1971).
  17. "Risk, Return and Equilibrium," Journal of Political Economy (January-February 1971).
  18. "Parameter Estimates for Symmetric Stable Distributions" (with Richard Roll, Journal of the American Statistical Association (June 1971).
  19. "Information and Capital Markets" (with Arthur Laffer), Journal of Business (July 1971).
  20. The Theory of Finance (with Merton Miller). (Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1972).
  21. "Ordinal and Measurable Utility." In Studies in the Theory of Capital Markets, edited by Michael Jensen. New York: Praeger, 1972.
  22. "Components of Investment Performance," Journal of Finance (June 1972).
  23. "The Number of Firms and Competition" (with Arthur Laffer), American Economic Review (September 1972).
  24. "Perfect Competition and Optimal Production Decisions under Uncertainty," Bell Journal of Economics and Management Science (Autumn 1972).
  25. "Risk, Return, and Equilibrium: Empirical Tests" (with J. MacBeth), Journal of Political Economy (May-June 1973).
  26. "A Note on the Market Model and the Two-Parameter Model," Journal of Finance (December 1973).
  27. "Tests of the Multiperiod Two-Parameter Model" (with J. MacBeth), Journal of Financial Economics (March 1974).
  28. "Long-Term Growth in a Short-Term Market" (with J. MacBeth), Journal of Finance (June 1974).
  29. "The Empirical Relationships between the Dividend and Investment Decisions of Firms," American Economic Review (June 1974).
  30. "Short-Term Interest Rates as Predictors of Inflation," American Economic Review (June 1975).
  31. Foundations of Finance (New York: Basic Books, 1976).
  32. "Inflation Uncertainty and Expected Returns on Treasury Bills," Journal of Political Economy (June 1976).
  33. "Forward Rates as Predictors of Future Spot Rates," Journal of Financial Economics (October 1976).
  34. "Human Capital and Capital Market Equilibrium" (with G. William Schwert), Journal of Financial Economics (January 1977).
  35. "Interest Rates and Inflation: The Message in the Entrails," American Economic Review (June 1977).
  36. "Risk-Adjusted Discount Rates and Capital Budgeting under Uncertainty," Journal of Financial Economics (August 1977).
  37. "Asset Returns and Inflation" (with G. William Schwert), Journal of Financial Economics (November 1977).
  38. "The Effects of a Firm's Investment and Financing Decisions on the Welfare of Its Securityholders," American Economic Review (June 1978).
  39. "Inflation, Interest and Relative Prices" (with G. William Schwert), Journal of Business (April 1979).
  40. "Money, Bonds and Foreign Exchange" (with André Farber), American Economic Review (September 1979)
  41. "Banking in the Theory of Finance," Journal of Monetary Economics 6 (January 1980), 39-57.
  42. "Agency Problems and the Theory of the Firm," Journal of Political Economy (April 1980).
  43. "Stock Returns, Real Activity, Inflation and Money," American Economic Review (September 1981).
  44. "Inflation, Output and Money," Journal of Business (April 1982).
  45. "Inflation, Real Returns and Capital Investment" (with Michael Gibbons), Journal of Monetary Economics (May 1982)
  46. "Separation of Ownership and Control" (with Michael Jensen), Journal of Law and Economics (June 1983).
  47. "Agency Problems and Residual Claims" (with Michael Jensen), Journal of Law and Economics (June 1983).
  48. "Financial Intermediation and Price Level Control," Journal of Monetary Economics (July 1983).
  49. "A Comparison of Inflation Forecasts" (with Michael Gibbons), Journal of Monetary Economics (May 1984).
  50. "The Information in the Term Structure," Journal of Financial Economics, (December 1984).
  51. "Forward and Spot Exchange Rates," Journal of Monetary Economics, (November 1984).
  52. "Term Premiums in Bond Returns," Journal of Financial Economics, (December 1984).
  53. "What's Different About Banks?," Journal of Monetary Economics, 15 (January 1985)., 29-39.
  54. "Organizational Forms and Investment Decisions" (with Michael Jensen), Journal of Financial Economics, (March 1985).
  55. "Term Premiums and Default Premiums in Money Markets," Journal of Financial Economics, (September 1986).
  56. "Commodity Futures Prices: Evidence on Forecast Power and Premiums," (with Kenneth R. French), Journal of Business, (January 1987).
  57. "The Information in Long-Maturity Forward Rates," (with Robert R. Bliss), American Economic Review, (September 1987).
  58. "Permanent and Temporary Components of Stock Prices," (with Kenneth R. French), Journal of Political Economy, (April 1988).
  59. "Dividend Yields and Expected Stock Returns," (with Kenneth R. French), Journal of Financial Economics, 22 (October 1988), 3-25.
  60. "Business Cycles and the Behavior of Metals Prices," (with Kenneth R. French), Journal of Finance, (December 1988).
  61. "Perspectives on October 1987, or, What Did we learn from the Crash?" in Black Monday and the Future of Financial Markets, edited by R.W. Kamphuis, Jr., R.C. Kormendi, and J.W.H. Watson (Homewood: Dow-Jones-Irwin, Inc.), 1989.
  62. "Business Conditions and Expected Returns on Stocks and Bonds," (with Kenneth R. French), Journal of Financial Economics, 25 (November 1989), 23-49.
  63. "Contract Costs and Financing Decisions," Journal of Business, 63 (January 1990), S71-S91.
  64. "Term Structure Forecasts of Interest Rates, Inflation, and Real Returns," Journal of Monetary Economics, 25 (January 1990), 59-76.
  65. "Stock Returns, Expected Returns, and Real Activity," Journal of Finance, 45 (September 1990), 1089-1109.
  66. "Time, Salary, and Incentive Payoffs in Labor Contracts," Journal of Labor Economics, 9 (January 1991), 25-44.
  67. "Efficient Markets: II," Fiftieth Anniversary Invited Paper, Journal of Finance, 46 (December 1991), 1575-1617.
  68. "The Cross-Section of Expected Stock Returns," (with Kenneth R. French), Journal of Finance, 47 (June 1992), 427-465. Winner of the Smith Breeden Prize for the best paper in the Journal during 1992.
  69. "Diversification Returns and Asset Contributions," (with David G. Booth), Financial Analysts Journal, (May/June 1992), 26-32.
  70. "Transitory Variation in Investment and GNP," Journal of Monetary Economics, 30 (December 1992), 467-480.
  71. "Differences in the Risks and Returns of NYSE and NASD Stocks," (with Kenneth R. French, David G. Booth, and Rex Sinquefield), Financial Analysts Journal, (January/February 1993).
  72. "Common Risk Factors in the Returns on Stocks and Bonds," (with Kenneth R. French), Journal of Financial Economics, 33 (February 1993), 3-56.
  73. "Size and Book-to-Market Factors in Earnings and Returns," (with Kenneth R. French), Journal of Finance, 50 (March 1995), 131-156 .
  74. "Multifactor Explanations of Asset Pricing Anomalies," (with Kenneth R. French), Journal of Finance, 51 (March 1996), 55-84.
  75. "Discounting under Uncertainty," Journal of Business, 69 (October 1996), 415-428.
  76. "The CAPM Is Wanted, Dead or Alive," (with Kenneth R. French), Journal of Finance, 51 (December 1996), 1947-1958.
  77. "Multifactor Portfolio Efficiency and Multifactor Asset Pricing," Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 31 (December 1996), 441-465.
  78. "Industry Costs of Equity," (with Kenneth R. French), Journal of Financial Economics, 43 (February 1997), 153-193.
  79. "Determining the Number of Priced State Variables in the ICAPM," Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 33 (June 1998), 217-231.
  80. "Taxes, Financing Decisions, and Firm Value," (with Kenneth R. French), Journal of Finance, 53 (June 1998), 819-843.
  81. "Market Efficiency, Long-Term Returns, and Behavioral Finance," Journal of Financial Economics, 49 (September 1998), 283-306. Winner of the Fama-DFA Prize for the best asset pricing paper in the journal during 1998.
  82. "Value versus Growth: The International Evidence," (with Kenneth R. French), Journal of Finance, 53 (December 1998), 1975-1999.
  83. "The Corporate Cost of Capital and the Return on Corporate Investment," (with Kenneth R. French), Journal of Finance, 54 (December 1999), 1939-1967.
  84. "Characteristics, Covariances, and Average Returns: 1929-1997," (with James L. Davis and Kenneth R. French), Journal of Finance, 55 (February 2000), 389-406.
  85. "Forecasting Profitability and Earnings," (with Kenneth R. French), Journal of Business, 72 (April 2000), 161-175.
  86. "Disappearing Dividends: Changing Firm Characteristics or Lower Propensity to Pay," (with Kenneth R. French), Journal of Financial Economics, 60 (April 2001), 3-43. Jensen Prize (second place) for the best 2001 paper in corporate finance and organizations.
  87. Testing Tradeoff and Pecking Order Predictions about Dividends and Debt," (with Kenneth R. French), Review of Financial Studies, 15 (Spring 2002), 1-33.
  88. "The Equity Premium," (with Kenneth R. French), Journal of Finance, 57 (April 2002), 637-659.
  89. "New Lists: Fundamentals and Survival Rates," (with Kenneth R. French), Journal of Financial Economics, 72 (August 2004), 229-269.
  90. "The Capital Asset Pricing Model: Theory and Evidence," (with Kenneth R. French), Journal of Economic Perspectives, 18 (Summer 2004), 25-46.
  91. "Financing Decisions: Who Issues Stock?," (with Kenneth R. French), Journal of Financial Economics, 76 (June 2005), 549-582.
  92. "The Behavior of Interest Rates," Review of Financial Studies, 19 (Summer 2006), 359-379.
  93. "The Value Premium and the CAPM," (with Kenneth R. French), Journal of Finance, 61 (October 2006), 2163-2185.
  94. "Profitability, Investment, and Average Returns," (with Kenneth R. French), Journal of Financial Economics, 82 (December 2006), 491-518.
  95. "Disagreement, Tastes, and Asset Pricing," (with Kenneth R. French), Journal of Financial Economics, 83 (March 2007), 667-689.
  96. "Migration," (with Kenneth R. French), Financial Analysts Journal, 63, number 3 (May/June 2007), 48-58. Awarded a Graham and Dodd Scroll by the editorial board of the journal.
  97. "The Anatomy of Value and Growth Stock Returns," (with Kenneth R. French), Financial Analysts Journal, 63, number 3 (November 2007), 44-54. Awarded a Graham and Dodd Scroll by the editorial board of the journal.
  98. "Dissecting Anomalies," (with Kenneth R. French), Journal of Finance, 63 (August 2008), 1653-1678.
  99. "Average Returns, B/M, and Share Issues," (with Kenneth R. French) Journal of Finance, 63 (December 2008), 2971-2995.
  100. "Luck versus Skill in the Cross-Section of Mutual Fund Returns," (with Kenneth R. French) Journal of Finance, 65 (October 2010), 1915-1947.
  101. "My Life in Finance," Annual Review of Financial Economics, 3 (December 2011), 1-15.
  102. "Capital Structure Choices," (with Kenneth R. French) Critical Finance Review, 1 (2012), 59-101.
  103. "Size, Value, and Momentum in International Stock Returns," (with Kenneth R. French) Journal of Financial Economics, 105 (September 2012), 457-472.
  104. "An Experienced View on Markets and Investing," (with Robert Litterman) Financial Analysts Journal, 68 (November December 2012), 15-19.
  105. "Does the Fed Control Interest Rates?" Review of Asset Pricing Studies, 2013 3: 180-199.
  106. "Was There Ever a Lending Channel?" European Financial Management, (2013) 19 5: 837-851.

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Name: Eugene F. Fama
Birth: 14 February 1939 Boston, MA, USA
Institution:: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
Award: "for their empirical analysis of asset prices"
Subject: Financial Economics
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