A Conversation with David Booth and Eugene F. Fama

A Conversation with David Booth and Eugene F. Fama

Friday, May 12, 2023 | 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Note: This program will be held in person in Chicago and broadcast live via Zoom to the MoAF audience. 

Join us, in partnership with the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, for a conversation between Dimensional Fund Advisors Chairman David Booth and Nobel Laureate Eugene Fama. The discussion will be moderated by CNBC Senior Markets Correspondent Bob Pisani.

About the Speakers
David Booth is chairman of Dimensional Fund Advisors, a firm he founded in 1981. He has won numerous awards for his accomplishments in applying financial theory and research to the practical world of asset management, particularly for his pioneering work in indexing and small capitalization investing. He serves as a lifetime member of the University of Chicago Booth School’s business advisory council and on the university’s Board of Trustees. In addition to his MBA from the University of Chicago, Booth has an MS and a BA from the University of Kansas.

Eugene Fama, 2013 Nobel laureate in Economic sciences, is widely recognized as the "father of modern finance." His research is well known in both the academic and investment communities. He is strongly identified with research on markets, particularly the efficient markets hypothesis. He focuses much of his research on the relation between risk and expected return and its implications for portfolio management. His work has transformed the way finance is viewed and conducted. Fama is a prolific author, having written two books and published more than 100 articles in academic journals. He is among the most cited researchers in economics.

Bob Pisani (moderator) is Senior Markets Correspondent for CNBC. A CNBC reporter since 1990, Pisani has covered Wall Street and the stock market for nearly 20 years. He covered the real estate market for CNBC from 1990-1995, then moved on to cover corporate management issues before becoming Stocks Correspondent in 1997. In addition to covering the global stock market, he also covers initial public offerings (IPOs), exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and financial market structure for CNBC.

This event is FREE, but registration is required. Registered guests will receive the link prior to the program. Register here.

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