Andrew Lo

Charles E. and Susan T. Harris Professor, MIT Sloan School of Management; Director of the Laboratory for Financial Engineering and Principal investigator at the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab, MIT

Andrew W. Lo is the Charles E. and Susan T. Harris Professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management, the Director of MIT’s Laboratory for Financial Engineering, and a Principal Investigator at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab. He received a B.A. in economics from Yale University in 1980, and an A.M. and Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University in 1984. He has published extensively in academic journals (see http://web.mit.edu/alo/www/) and his most recent book is Hedge Funds: An Analytic Perspective.

His awards include Sloan and Guggenheim Fellowships, the Paul A. Samuelson Award, the Harry M. Markowitz Award, the CFA Institute’s James R. Vertin Award, and election to Academia Sinica, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Econometric Society, and Time magazine’s 2012 list of the “100 most influential people in the world.” He has also received teaching awards from the University of Pennsylvania and MIT. His most recent research focuses on systemic risk, evolutionary models of investor behavior, and applying financial engineering to accelerate biomedical innovation.

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Events

  • 17 - 18 August 2019 / Peking University, Beijing / Chinese University of Hong Kong – Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, BREAD, NBER and CEPR
  • 19 - 20 August 2019 / Vienna, Palais Coburg / WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK)
  • 29 - 30 August 2019 / Galatina, Italy /
  • 4 - 5 September 2019 / Roma Eventi, Congress Center, Pontificia Università Gregoriana Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy / European Center of Sustainable Development , CIT University
  • 9 - 14 September 2019 / Guildford, Surrey, UK / The University of Surrey