“A Next-Generation Solution for Funding Retirement”
- Categories: Lectures
- Event posted: Feb. 6, 2013
- Last updated: Feb. 6, 2013
- Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, 1 p.m.
- Dole Institute of Politics, KU campus, Lawrence
- Age limit: Not available
Robert Merton, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology who won the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1997, will give a talk called "A Next-Generation Solution for Funding Retirement: A Case Study in Design and Implementation of Financial Innovation." The lecture will be at 1 p.m. Feb. 15 at the Dole Institute, 2350 Petefish Drive. Merton, a financial economist, won his Nobel Prize for his work on the Black-Scholes-Merton model for pricing options, a method to determine the value of derivative securities. KU alumnus and donor David Booth also will provide comments at the event. Campus TV station KUJH-TV will live-stream the talk, and it can be viewed on the KU School of Business website, business.ku.edu.