Harry Markowitz facts for kids
|Born||August 24, 1927
|Alma mater||University of Chicago, (PhD)|
|Awards||John von Neumann Theory Prize (1989)
The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel (1990)
Markowitz is a professor of finance at the Rady School of Management at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). He is best known for his pioneering work in Modern Portfolio Theory, studying the effects of asset risk, return, correlation and diversification on probable investment portfolio returns.
Markowitz won the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1990.
Markowitz now lives in Chicago, Illinois as a retired professor.
Images for kids
Harry Markowitz Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.