Myron J. Gordon
|Born||October 15, 1920|
|Died||July 5, 2010
Summit, New Jersey
|Institution||Emeritus, University of Toronto|
|Alma mater||Wisconsin-Madison (B.A. 1941)
Harvard (Ph.D. 1947)
|Influences||John Maynard Keynes|
|Awards||Ford Foundation Faculty Fellow (1963)
Connaught Faculty Fellow (1982)
President, American Finance Association (1975)
Fellow, Royal Society of Canada (1993)
Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree, McMaster University (1993)
Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree, University of Toronto (2005)
Myron J. Gordon (October 15, 1920 – July 5, 2010) was an American economist. He was Professor Emeritus of Finance at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. In 1956, Gordon along with Eli Shapiro, published a method for valuing a stock or business, now known as Gordon growth model.
Gordon held a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin–Madison (1941), a M.A. from Harvard University (1947), and a Ph.D. from Harvard (1952). He was an assistant professor at Carnegie Mellon University (1947–1952), then an associate professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1952–1962) and a professor at the University of Rochester (1962–1970) prior to joining the University of Toronto in 1970.
Gordon served as President of the American Finance Association in 1975–1976. He was named a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 1993, and received an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree at McMaster University in 1993, and another at the University of Toronto in 2005. He died at the age of 89 at his home in Summit, New Jersey.
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