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Edward I. Altman
Edward I. Altman is the Max L. Heine Professor of Finance at the New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business. Dr. Altman has an international reputation as an expert on corporate bankruptcy and credit risk analysis. He also presents Recent Papers related to important areas in finance.
William J. Baumol
William J. Baumol is a Professor of Economics and is the Director of the C.V. Starr Center for Applied Economics at New York University. A leading economist and noted member of the National Academy of Sciences, Baumol is also author of the book, Superfairness: Applications and Theory, which was named Best Book in Business, Management and Economics by the Association of American Publishers. His vitae is available in pdf format.
Harry DeAngelo holds the Charles E. Cook/Community Bank Chair in Banking in the Finance and Business Economics Department at the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California. He specializes in corporate finance and corporate governance and has written several publications, with many appearing in the Journal of Financial Economics.
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Eugene F. Fama
Eugene F. Fama is the Robert R. McCormick Distinguished Service Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago. He has done extensive research work on "investments, price formation in capital markets, corporate finance, and the economies of the survival of organizational forms."
Irving Fisher was an early American economist. He was a teacher and author of economic teachings, including the Fisher Equation of Exchange. He also developed several other theories of economic thought.
Louis C. Gapenski
Louis C. Gapenski is a Professor in the Department of Health Services Administration at the College of Health Professions, University of Florida. He has published numerous, best-selling textbooks on health care finance, is a regular contributor to the peer reviewed literature, and is the author of a popular self-study program published by the American College of Health Care Executives.
Myron J. Gordon
Myron J. Gordon is a Professor Emeritus of Finance and Director of the East Asian Management Program at the Joseph L. Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. He has published several works in the area of Keynesian economic thought.
Robert S. Hamada
Robert S. Hamada is the Dean and also the Edward Eagle Brown Distinguished Service Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago. He has served as a consultant and an economic and financial analyst and has written several works. His new interests include the interface between finance, corporate strategy and international business.
Roger G. Ibbotson
Roger G. Ibbotson is a Professor in the Practice of Finance at Yale School of Management. He is "an expert on capital market returns, cost of capital, and international investing." He is the founder and chairman of Ibbotson Associates, which provides consulting services, software, data, and financial publishing for financial institutions and investment advisors. He is also the author of the annual Stocks, Bonds, Bills and Inflation Yearbook.
Michael C. Jensen
Michael C. Jensen is the Jesse Isidor Straus Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. He has written over 50 articles in scholarly journals and several other books focusing on finance. He is also the founder of the Journal of Financial Economics.
Edward J. Kane is the James F. Cleary Professor in Finance at Boston College. He has consulted for many companies and governmental organizations. Besides authoring three books, he has published widely in professional journals and currently serves on seven editorial boards.
Burton Malkiel is a professor of Economics at Princeton University. He specializes in investments and is the author of the popular economic reading, Random Walk Down Wall Street.
Harry Markowitz has done extensive research in the valuation and diversification of portfolios investments. In addition, he has received the Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences 1990 "for pioneering work in the theory of financial economics."
Merton H. Miller
He was the recipient of the Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences 1990 "for pioneering work in the theory of financial economics." He also established a theory of relation proving that a relationship exists between the capital asset structure and dividend policy of production firms, and the relation of the capital asset structure and the firms' market value and costs of capital.
Franco Modigliani is a Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He won the Memorial Prize in Economic Science in 1985 "for his pioneering analysis of saving and of financial markets." His hypothesis and the Modigliani-Miller Theorem stated that the value of the firm is independent of its debt-to-equity ratio. He also independently developed a principal model of macroeconomics thought which is the "life cycle" model of consumption whereby he claimed that "people want to have a stable level of consumption throughout their lifetime and therefore, income expectations play a big role in consumption behavior."
Frank K. Reilly
Frank K. Reilly is the Bernard J. Hank Professor of Business Administration at the University of Notre Dame College of Business. He specializes in "analysis of how primary and secondary capital markets work and interact in developed and developing countries". He has written one textbook and has authored other books in the area of finance.
Richard Roll is the Allstate Chair in Finance and Insurance at the Anderson School at the University of California -- Los Angeles. He has achieved the Irving Fisher Prize recognizing his doctoral thesis, The Behavior of Interest Rates: An Application of the Efficient Market Model to U.S. Treasury Bills, "as the best American dissertation in economics". He has also served in an editorial capacity on 11 different journals in finance and economics and has written several works on those subjects.
Myron S. Scholes
Myron S. Scholes has been a significant consultant in finance and economics and recently became a co-founder of a firm called Long-term Capital Management. He has been awarded the Bank of Sweden Prize in Economic Sciences in 1997 in Memory of Alfred Nobel for a new method in determining the value of derivatives.
William F. Sharpe
William F. Sharpe is presently the Timken Professor Emeritus of Finance at Stanford. He was one of the forerunners in developing the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM). He received the Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences 1990 "for pioneering work in the theory of financial economics." He has also been a finance professor at various prestigious universities, as well as the President of the American Finance Association.
James C. Van Horne
James C. Van Horne is the A. P. Giannini Professor of Banking and Finance at Stanford Graduate School of Business. He has written several finance textbooks, as well as authored over 60 journal articles. His principal interest is corporate finance.
J. Fred Weston
J. Fred Weston is a Professor Emeritus of Finance and is currently the Director of the Anderson School's Research Program in Competition and Business Policy at the University of California -- Los Angeles. He has authored numerous works with most specializing in financial theory and corporate policy and mergers.
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