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Why the old rules for retirement savings don’t work anymore

November 30 2018 | Interviews
Times have changed and so have the rules for retirement. Get practical tips from Robert Merton.

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

S. Donald Sussman Award Lecture: Part 3

December 11 2017 | Speeches and Seminars
The last installment of his S. Donald Sussman Award Lectures, Robert C. Merton presented “Principle in the Production of Financial Solutions: A Potpourri of Private- and Public-Sector Applications to Financial Innovation in the Future” at the Samberg Conference Center.