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In Pursuit of the Perfect Portfolio

2017 | Interviews
These videos accompany the forthcoming book, “In Pursuit of the Perfect Portfolio” by Stephen Foerster (Ivey Business School at Western University) and Andrew W. Lo (MIT), 2017. Follow "Watch Video" link to see the full version. See below for the short edit.

University of San Francisco, Silk Speaker Series

February 2017 | Speeches and Seminars
The University of San Francisco School of Management 2017 Silk Speaker Series includes key thought leaders on global affairs, the economy, and business. The Silk Speaker Series is designed to provide learning opportunities and discussions for USF’s students, alumni, faculty, and friends of the university. Can financial innovation change our future? The next big financial test facing the U.S. economy is fixing our broken retirement system, says Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Merton.

S. Donald Sussman Award Lecture: Part 1

March 16 2017 | Speeches and Seminars
The first installment of his S. Donald Sussman Award Lectures, Robert C. Merton presented “Observations on the Role of Finance Science and Financial Innovation in Global Economic Growth and Development” at the Samberg Conference Center.

S. Donald Sussman Award Lecture: Part 2

October 2 2017 | Speeches and Seminars
The second installment of his S. Donald Sussman Award Lectures, Robert C. Merton presented “Meeting the Global Challenge of Funding Retirement: A Case Study of Financial Innovation in the Design and Implementation of a Solution” at MIT. Part Two of the Series: Observations on the Role of Finance Science and Financial Innovation in Global Economic Growth and Development

Prof. Robert C. Merton at The Geneva Association’s 43rd Annual General Assembly

June 10 2016 | Speeches and Seminars
Professor Robert C. Merton, Nobel Prize Winning Economist talks about the role of financial innovation in escaping the current low-growth environment at The Geneva Association's 43rd annual General Assembly. Professor Merton is the School of Management Distinguished Professor of Finance at the MIT Sloan School of Management and University Professor Emeritus at Harvard University. He is also the Resident Scientist at Dimensional Holdings Inc. ‘Financial Stability and Innovation’, Geneva Association Meeting, Rome, Italy, June 2016

Innovat:invest 2016 – Keynote: Robert C. Merton

May 27 2016 | Speeches and Seminars
Where ideas meet experts Keynote speaker: Robert C. Merton, Nobel laureate in Economic Sciences 1997 and professor at the MIT