Eugene Fama

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Eugene Fama
Fama in Stockholm, December 2013
Born (1939-02-14) February 14, 1939 (age 85)
InstitutionUniversity of Chicago
FieldFinancial economics, Organizational economics, Macroeconomics
School or
Chicago School of Economics
Alma materTufts University
University of Chicago
Merton Miller
Harry V. Roberts
Cliff Asness, Myron Scholes, Mark Carhart
ContributionsFama–French three-factor model
Efficient-market hypothesis
Awards2005 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.[1][2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. The Prize in Economic Sciences 2013 Archived 2018-06-22 at the Wayback Machine,, retrieved 14 October 2013
  2. 3 US Economists Win Nobel for Work on Asset Prices, abc news, October 14, 2013
  3. "Economist Rankings at IDEAS – Top 10% Authors, as of April 2019". Research Papers in Economics. April 2019. Retrieved May 22, 2019.