Eugene F. Fama


Nobel Prize Talks: Eugene F. Fama

Released 2014-01-23

Eugene Fama, 2013 Laureate in Economic Sciences, was the first in his family to go to college. The initial plan was to be a teacher in Romance languages and a sports coach. But then he went to a lecture in Economics and everything changed. Today he is considered to be the father of modern Finance. In this conversation he talks about the exceptionally creative climate at the University of Chicago, and why he finds it beneficial to work weekends.

Interview, December 2013

Interview with 2013 Laureate in Economic Sciences Eugene F. Fama, 6 December 2013.

Transcript of the interview

Eugene F. Fama explains his work to young students.

Eugene F. Fama on learning he had been awarded the Prize.

Eugene F. Fama on what brought him to economic sciences.

Eugene F. Fama on breakthroughs in his research.

Eugene F. Fama on role models and influences.

Eugene F. Fama on economic sciences.

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Nobel Minds 2013

The 2013 Nobel Laureates met at the Grünewald Hall in the Stockholm Concert Hall in Stockholm on 11 December 2013 for the traditional round-table discussion and TV program ‘Nobel Minds’. The Nobel Laureates discussed the discoveries for which they’ve been honored, how these can be applied in a practical way, and the role of science in today’s society. The discussion was hosted by Zeinab Badawi of the BBC.

Interview, October 2013

Telephone interview with Eugene F. Fama recorded immediately following the announcement of the 2013 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, 14 October 2013. The interviewer is’s Adam Smith.

Transcript of the telephone interview with Eugene F. Fama

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