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."
"In the University of Chicago, Economics Department, the work environment is very productive. We have good people - you need that, obviously. It is a very interactive environment; people help one another out a lot. I could not do what I did without the help of my professors at the time and colleagues since then and students since then. It's a very interactive place, where everybody contributes to everybody else. "
Interview by Adam Smith
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
Portion of cash: 1/3
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