Roger G. Ibbotson

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Roger G. Ibbotson
Born (1943-05-27) May 27, 1943 (age 76)
ResidenceHamden, CT, USA
NationalityUnited States
Academic background
Alma materUniversity of Chicago, Graduate School of Business, Ph.D., finance and economics, 1974
Indiana University, Graduate School of Business, M.B.A., finance, 1967
Purdue University, B.S., mathematics, 1965
Academic work

Roger G. Ibbotson (born May 27, 1943 in Chicago, Illinois) is Professor in the Practice Emeritus of Finance at the Yale School of Management. He is also chairman of Zebra Capital Management LLC, an equity investment and hedge fund. He has written extensively on capital market returns, cost of capital, and international investment. He is founder, advisor and former chairman of Ibbotson Associates, now a Morningstar Company. He has written numerous books and articles including Stocks, Bonds, Bills, and Inflation with Rex Sinquefield, which serves as a standard reference for information and capital market returns.

Ibbotson conducts research on a broad range of financial topics, including popularity, liquidity, investment returns, mutual funds, international markets, portfolio management, and valuation. He has recently published Popularity: A Bridge between Classical and Behavioral Finance and Lifetime Financial Advice. He has also co-authored two books with Gary Brinson, Global Investing and Investment Markets. He is a regular contributor and editorial board member to both trade and academic journals.

Ibbotson serves on numerous boards including Dimensional Fund Advisors’ funds. He frequently speaks at universities, conferences, and other forums. He received his bachelor's degree in mathematics from Purdue University, his MBA from Indiana University, and his PhD from the University of Chicago where he taught for more than ten years and served as executive director of the Center for Research in Security Prices.

Academic Appointments[edit]

Professor in Practice Emeritus of Finance, Yale School of Management, 2013 to Present
Professor in Practice of Finance, Yale School of Management, 1984 to 2013
Senior Lecturer in Finance, University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business, 1979 to 1984
Executive Director, Center for Research in Security Prices, University of Chicago, 1979 to 1984
Assistant Professor of Finance, University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business, 1975 to 1979
Lecturer in Finance, University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business, 1971 to 1975

Selected Books[edit]

Stocks, Bonds, Bills, and Inflation (SBBI®) Yearbooks R.G. Ibbotson Morningstar, Inc. (2007-2015); Duff & Phelps, Wiley (2016)
Lifetime Financial Advice: Human Capital, Asset Allocation, and Insurance, R. G. Ibbotson, M. A. Milevsky, P. Chen and K. X. Zhu ISBN 9781943205 Parameter error in {{ISBN}}: Invalid ISBN.
The Equity Risk Premium: Essays and Explorations, W. N. Goetzmann and R. G. Ibbotson Oxford University Press, USA 2006 ISBN 0195148142
Historical US Treasury Yield Curves 1926-1992, T. S. Coleman, L. Fisher and R. G. Ibbotson Ibbotson Associates, Chicago 1994 ISBN 9781882864027

Awards and nominations[edit]

  • Markowitz Award Prize for 2015 Best Article in Journal of Investment Management,
    selected by Nobel Prize Winners Harry M. Markowitz, Robert C. Merton, Myron S. Scholes, and William F. Sharpe
  • Graham and Dodd 2014 Award for Best article in Financial Analysts Journal
  • Financial Analysts Journal, Graham and Dodd Scrolls, 1979, 1982, 1985, 2001, 2004, 2007, 2012, 2013;
  • Best Perspectives Article 2011
  • Whitebox Advisors Best Research Paper 2011 Finalist
  • Investment Advisor, “Thirty for Thirty Most Influential People,” 2010
  • Portable Alpha Board of Governors’ Hall of Fame, 2006
  • Alternative Investment Summit, The Paper of the Year Award, 2006
  • Pensions & Investments, one of 20 people who "literally changed pension funds, institutional investing and/or money management", 2003
  • Journal of Financial Economics, All-Star Paper, 2002
  • AIMR 2001 James R. Vertin Award for research notable for enduring value and relevance to investment practitioners
  • Academy of Alumni Fellows, Indiana University Kelley School of Business, 2001
  • Worth's Magazine “Wall Street’s 25 Smartest Players,” 1999
  • Co-Winner, 1992 Review of Financial Studies Award
  • Investment Education Institute, Distinguished Service Award in the field of Economist, 1986

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