Cowles Foundation for
Research in Economics

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Presents

2008
Tjalling C. Koopmans
Memorial Lectures

September 23 – 24

Tuesday, September 23

"Long-Term Components of Risk Prices"
(Associated papers)
Luce Hall Auditorium
4:00 – 5:30 pm


    Reception immediately following
Dinner, location to be determined
 

Wednesday, September 24

"Fragile Beliefs and Pricing"
(Associated papers)
Cowles Luncheon
Common Room, 28 Hillhouse
12:00 – 1:15 pm

Lars P. HansenLARS HANSEN
Homer J. Livingston Distinguished Service
Professor of Economics

Lars Hansen has been published in numerous journals, most recently "Beliefs, Doubts and Learning," "Robust Estimation and Control Without Commitment" with T. J. Sargent, "Consumption Strikes Back?: Measuring Long Run Risk" with J.C. Heaton and N. Li, "Long Term Risk: an Operator Approach" with J. Scheinkman. He co-authored the book Robustness.

He is the recipient of the 2006 Erwin Plein Nemmers Prize in Economics from Northwestern University, a Faculty Award for Excellence in graduate teaching from the University of Chicago, and co-winner of the Frisch Medal from the Econometric Society. He is on the thesis committee for numerous students.

He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a fellow of the Econometric Society, and an NORC Research Associate for the Economics Research Center. Hansen is a former John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellow and Sloan Foundation Fellow. He is also the former director of graduate studies and chairman of the University of Chicago's Department of Economics. He has also taught at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard University, and Stanford University.

Hansen earned a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Utah State University and a PhD in economics from the University of Minnesota.

Lecture 1, Associated papers:

Lecture 2, Associated papers:

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