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Eugene Fama
Eugene Fama at Nobel Prize, 2013.jpg
Fama in Stockholm, December 2013
Born February 14, 1939 (1939-02-14) (age 81)
Nationality American
Institution University of Chicago
Field Financial economics, Organizational economics, Macroeconomics
School or
tradition
Chicago School of Economics
Alma mater Tufts University
University of Chicago
Doctoral
advisor
Merton Miller
Harry V. Roberts
Doctoral
students
Cliff Asness, Myron Scholes, Mark Carhart
Contributions Fama–French three-factor model
Efficient-market hypothesis
Awards 2005 Deutsche Bank Prize in Financial Economics
2008 Morgan Stanley-American Finance Association Award
Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics (2013)
Information at IDEAS / RePEc

Eugene Francis "Gene" Fama (/ˈfɑːmə/; born February 14, 1939) is an American economist. He is best known for his empirical work on portfolio theory, asset pricing, and the efficient-market hypothesis.

He is Robert R. McCormick Distinguished Service Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

In 2013, he shared the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences jointly with Robert J. Shiller and Lars Peter Hansen.

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