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Title: What if... the Stock Market Disappears?
Originating Office: IAS
FINA
Speaker: Ljungqvist, Alexander
Issue Date: 4-Dec-2014
Event Date: 4-Dec-2014
Group/Series/Folder: Record Group 8.15 - Institute for Advanced Study
Series 3 - Audio-visual Materials
Location: 8.15:3 EF
Notes: IAS Conference on Entrepreneurship and Finance. Talk no. 1
Title from opening screen.
IAS Conference on Entrepreneurship and Finance, held 4 Dec., 2014, at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Sponsor, HKUST Jockey Club Institute for Advanced Study, and co-sponsor by Center for Asian Financial Markets, Department of Finance, HKUST.
Abstract: The speaker compares the investment behavior and discusses the challenges and risks facing the stock market
Prof Alexander Ljungqvist received his MSc in Economics and Business from Lund University in Sweden and his MA, MPhil, and PhD degrees in Economics from Nuffield College at Oxford University. After teaching for five years at Oxford University's Said Business School and Merton College, where he held the Bankers Trust Fellowship, Prof Ljungqvist joined New York University (NYU) in 2000. He is currently the Ira Rennert Professor of Finance and Entrepreneurship at NYU and the Director of NYU’s Salomon Center.
Apart from the appointments in universities, Prof Ljungqvist is the editor of the Review of Financial Studies, the Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research(NBER) and the Research Fellow of the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). He also serves on the Nasdaq Listing Council and on the World Economic Forum’s Council of Experts overseeing the "Alternative Investments 2020" project.
Prof Ljungqvist is the recipient of various prizes and awards for his teaching and scholarship, including the 2011 Ewing Marion Kauffman Prize Medal for Distinguished Research in Entrepreneurship and the 2009 Teaching Excellence Award from NYU.
Duration: 67 min.
Appears in Series:8.15:3 - Audio-visual Materials
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