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Harry Markowitz

DefinitionHarry Max Markowitz is an American economist, and a recipient of the 1989 John von Neumann Theory Prize and the 1990 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. Harry Markowitz Who

Oliver E. Williamson

DefinitionOliver Eaton Williamson is an American economist, a professor at the University of California, Berkeley, and recipient of the 2009 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, which

Sharpe Ratio

DefinitionIn finance, the Sharpe ratio is a way to examine the performance of an investment by adjusting for its risk. The ratio measures the excess return per unit of deviation in an invest

Fama And French Three Factor Model

Fama And French Three Factor Model What is the 'Fama And French Three Factor Model' The Fama and French Three Factor Model is an asset pricing model that expands on the capital asset prici

Wassily Leontief

DefinitionWassily Wassilyevich Leontief, was a Russian-American economist known for his research on input-output analysis and how changes in one economic sector may affect other sectors. Leo

Generalized AutoRegressive Conditional Heteroskedasticity (GARCH) Process

Generalized AutoRegressive Conditional Heteroskedasticity (GARCH) Process What is the 'Generalized AutoRegressive Conditional Heteroskedasticity (GARCH) Process ' The generalized autoregr

Gather In The Stops

Gather In The Stops What is 'Gather In The Stops' A trading strategy of driving down a stock's price by selling large amounts of stock in order to trigger preset stop-loss orders, which in

George A. Akerlof

DefinitionGeorge Arthur Akerlof is an American economist who is a University Professor at the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University and Koshland Professor of Economics Eme

Gary S. Becker

DefinitionGary Stanley Becker was an American economist and empiricist. He was a professor of economics and sociology at the University of Chicago. Described as "the most important social sc

Daniel L. McFadden

DefinitionDaniel Little McFadden is an American econometrician who shared the 2000 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences with James Heckman. McFadden's share of the prize was "for his de
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