2013 Prize Winner

Harry Markowitz

The inaugural Wharton-Jacobs Levy Prize for Quantitative Financial Innovation was awarded to Nobel Laureate Harry Markowitz at the Jacobs Levy Center’s Forum on Quantitative Finance on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 in New York City. Markowitz, Adjunct Professor of Finance, Rady School of Management, University of California, San Diego, was recognized for his groundbreaking innovations in individual retirement planning, including his article, “Individual Versus Institutional Investing,” published in Financial Services Review (1991).

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2013 Prize Selection Committee
  • Bruce Jacobs (Committee Chair)
    Principal and Co-Founder, Jacobs Levy Equity Management
  • Douglas Breeden
    William W. Priest, Jr. Professor of Finance and former Dean, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
  • Richard Ennis
    Founder, Ennis, Knupp & Associates
  • Mark Kritzman
    Founding Partner and CEO, Windham Capital Management
  • Andrew Lo
    Charles E. and Susan T. Harris Professor and Director of the Laboratory for Financial Engineering, MIT Sloan School of Management

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