Written on 24 February 2015.
The award was established in 1996 to honour James R. Vertin, CFA, for his outstanding leadership in promoting excellence and relevancy in research and education. It is presented periodically to recognize individuals who have produced a body of research notable for its relevance and enduring value to investment professionals. Frank Fabozzi joins a distinguished group of prior recipients of the award, including Nobel prize recipients William Sharpe and Robert Schiller, and highly regarded investment professionals Roger Ibbotson and Andrew Lo. More information here.
Frank J. Fabozzi is Professor of Finance at EDHEC Business School and a member of the EDHEC-Risk Institute. He is responsible for doctoral dissertations in finance and coordinates and lectures in the Yale School of Management-EDHEC Risk Institute Certificate in Risk and Investment Management. He is a visiting fellow at Princeton University’s Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering.
Prior to joining EDHEC, Frank held various professorial positions in finance at Yale University’s School of Management from 1993 to 2011 and from 1986 to 1992 was a visiting professor of finance at MIT’s Sloan School of Management. In 2002, he was inducted into the Fixed Income Analysts Society’s Hall of Fame and is the 2007 recipient of the CFA Institute’s C. Stewart Sheppard Award. In addition to his position as editor of The Journal of Portfolio Management, Frank is an associate editor or advisory board member of The Journal of Fixed Income, The Journal of Structured Finance, Quantitative Methods, Journal of Asset Management, Review of Futures Markets Journal of Mathematical Finance, and Theoretical Economic Letters.
The CFA Institute Research Foundation will celebrate its 50th anniversary celebration with an event to be held in New York in October 2015. Frank Fabozzi will join a number of esteemed figures in the academic and investment industry who will speak at the event.