Il Premio Nobel per l'economia Robert C. Merton a Ca' Foscari

Nuovo appuntamento per il ciclo Premi Nobel in cattedra a Ca’ Foscari, serie di lezioni che in occasione delle celebrazioni dei 150 anni dalla fondazione portano ospiti di eccellenza in cattedra.

Mercoledì 26 settembre sarà la volta di Robert C. Merton, economista statunitense, vincitore del Premio Nobel per l’economia nel 1997.

Al prof. Merton sarà anche conferita dall’ateneo la Ca’ Foscari Honorary Fellowship che lo nomina membro onorario del corpo docente di Ca’ Foscari.

26 Settembre 2018 15:30
Aula Magna Silvio Trentin - Ca' Dolfin Dorsoduro 3859/A

Programma


Saluti istituzionali
Michele Bugliesi, Rettore Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia
Laudatio
Loriana Pelizzon, Docente di Economia Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia
Conferimento della Ca’ Foscari Honorary Fellowship a Robert C. Merton

Lectio Magistralis
Solving Global Challenges Using Financial Science: Past and Future

Conferenza in lingua inglese aperta al pubblico


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Il prof. Merton terrà altri due interventi

Giovedì 27 settembre 2018 - ore 10.30
Aula Magna Guido Cazzavillan
San Giobbe, Cannaregio 873 - Venezia
Address ing the Global Challenge of Funding Retirement: A Cas e Study of Financial Innova tion in the Design and Implementation of a Global Solution
Master student lecture

Venerdì 28 settembre 2018 - ore 11.30
Palazzo Franchetti - Convegno CREDIT 2018
San Marco 2842, Venezia
Observations on the Digital Revolution: Financial Innova tion and FinTech
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L'iniziativa è realizzata in collaborazione con TheBauers e Fondazione di Venezia
 
Robert C. Merton
Robert C. Merton is the School of Management Distinguished Professor of Finance at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the John and Natty McArthur University Professor Emeritus at Harvard University. He was the George Fisher Baker Professor of Business Administration (1988–98) and the John and Natty McArthur University Professor (1998–2010) at Harvard Business School. After receiving a Ph.D. in Economics from MIT in 1970, Merton served on the finance faculty of MIT’s Sloan School of Management until 1988, at which time he was J.C. Penney Professor of Management. He is currently Resident Scientist at Dimensional Holdings, Inc.,where he is the creator of Target Retirement Solution, a global integrated retirement-funding solution system. Merton received the Alfred Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 1997 for a new method to determine the value of derivatives. He is past president of the American Finance Association, a member of the National Academy of Sciences, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Merton is the author of Continuous-Time Finance and a coauthor of Cases in Financial Engineering: Applied Studies of Financial Innovation; The Global Financial System: A Functional Perspective; Finance and Financial Economics. He has also been recognized for translating finance science into practice. Merton received the inaugural Financial Engineer of the Year Award from the International Association for Quantitative Finance (formerly International Association of Financial Engineers), which also elected him a Senior Fellow. He received the 2011 CME Group Melamed-Arditti Innovation Award, and the 2013 WFE Award for Excellence from World Federation of Exchanges. A Distinguished Fellow of the Institute for Quantitative Research in Finance (‘Q Group’) and a Fellow of the Financial Management Association, Merton received the Nicholas Molodovsky Award from the CFA Institute. He is a member of the Halls of Fame of the Fixed Income Analyst Society, Risk, and Derivative Strategy magazines. Merton received Risk’s Lifetime Achievement Award for contributions to the field of risk management and the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Financial Intermediation Research Society. Merton’s research focuses on finance theory, including lifecycle and retirement finance, optimal portfolio selection, capital asset pricing, pricing of derivative securities, credit risk, loan guarantees, financial innovation, the dynamics of institutional change, and improving the methods of measuring and managing macro-financial systemic risk. Merton received a B.S. in Engineering Mathematics from Columbia University, a M.S.in Applied Mathematics from California Institute of Technology, a Ph.D. in Economics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and honorary degrees from sixteen universities.

Progetto Premi Nobel in Cattedra
Alcune fra le personalità che a livello mondiale si sono distinte nei diversi campi dello scibile per le loro ricerche, scoperte e invenzioni, per l'opera letteraria, per l'impegno in favore della pace mondiale, diverranno cafoscarini essi stessi. Saranno docenti presso i corsi di laurea delle loro discipline di merito e che distinguono l’ateneo: economia e letteratura.  Un plusvalore che Ca’ Foscari vuole dare alla propria didattica, un’esperienza formativa unica ed irripetibile per gli studenti, cuore pulsante dell’ateneo.

 
La scuola dei Nobel è composta da:

Wole Soyinka, Premio Nobel per la Letteratura nel 1986
Robert Merton, Premio Nobel per l’Economia nel 1997
Amartya Sen, Premio Nobel per l’Economia nel 1998 
Robert Engle, Premio Nobel per l’Economia nel 2003
Mario Vargas Llosa, Premio Nobel per la Letteratura nel 2010
Thomas Sargent, Premio Nobel per l’Economia nel 2011


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