Asian and US schools launch first degree course for central bankersOctober 7 2019 | General News
Pioneering master's program aims to tackle challenges of global economy. (Click arrow for related video links)
Robert C. Merton and the Science of FinanceDecember 2019 | Biographical, Interviews
Starting with his 1970 doctoral dissertation and continuing to today, Robert C. Merton has revolutionized the theory and practice of finance. In 1997, Merton shared a Nobel Prize in Economics “for a new method to determine the value of derivatives.” His contributions to the science of finance, however, go far beyond that. In this article Dr. Zvi Bodie describes Merton's main contributions.
Another Nobel Laureate in Economics Who Is Focused on 401(k) Plans – Part 3 of 3January 30 2018 | General News
Plan Sponsor Council of America. By Jack Towarnicky.
An abridged, illustrated history of volatilityMarch 1 2018 | General News
For Alphaville, The Financial Times. By Robin Wigglesworth
Jimmy Wales on his founding of WikipediaFebruary 26 2018 | General News
An 2018 Interview on NPR with Jimmy Wales, including Wale's first personally written entry on the life and work of Robert C. Merton.
MIT GCFP 5th Annual ConferenceNovember 10 2018 | General News
“2008 Financial Crisis: A Ten-Year Review” was a major event marking the anniversary of the 2008 global financial crisis. In conjunction with Annual Review of Financial Economics and New York University, the 5th Annual GCFP Conference was a two-day invitation-only event. Presenters including Ben Bernanke, Douglas Diamond, Robert Engle, Tim Geithner, Mervyn King, Deborah Lucas, and Jean-Claude Trichet provided personal accounts of the events and what they taught us. The conference, which took place in New York City on November 8-9, 2018, was the singular event marking the 10th anniversary of the 2008 financial crisis.