Karl Borch Lecture 2008
The Karl Borch Lecture is an annual lecture held by world-class scholars on a current research topic.
The Karl Borch Lecture Series was established in 2002 by the Department, in honor of Borch.
The lecture is on a current research topic and given by distinguished scholars, whose research capture the pioneering spirit of Karl Borch, but not necessarily his fields of research in a narrow sense.
The Karl Borch Lecture is sponsored by the Institute for Research in Economics and Business Administration (SNF).
Karl Borch Lecture 2008
The 7th Karl Borch Lecture was given by Professor Mark Rubinstein, University of California, Berkeley, on the topic
Great Moments in Financial Economics: The Hidden History
The lecture was held at NHH on Friday September 5 2008 (12.15-13.45 in Karl Borch's Aud.).
Please see the press release (in Norwegian) for further details.
Professor Rubinstein also gave an additional lecture, in the Department's Seminar Series, on Monday September 8 2008, entitled Rational Markets: Yes or No? The Affirmative Case.
|Karl Borch Lectures 2002-2016|
|Thursday 06.10.2016, 12.15-13.45, Karl Borch's Aud.||
Andrew W. Lo, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
|Thursday 03.09.2015, 12.15-13.45, Agnar Sandmo's Aud.||
Lasse Heje Pedersen, Copenhagen Business School
|Friday 24.05.2013, 12.15-13.45, Karl Borch's Aud.||
David M. Kreps, Stanford University
|Thursday 31.05.2012, 12.15-13.45, Karl Borch's Aud.||
Eduardo Schwartz, University of California, Los Angeles
|Tuesday 23.08.2011, 13.10-14.20, Dag Coward's Aud.||
John Y. Campbell, Harvard University
|Friday 07.05.2010, 12.15-13.45, Karl Borch's Aud.||
Christian Gollier, Toulouse 1 Capitole University
|Monday 08.06.2009, 12.15-13.45, Karl Borch's Aud.||
Jacques Drèze, Université catholique de Louvain
|Friday 05.09.2008, 12.15-13.45, Karl Borch's Aud.||
Mark Rubinstein, University of California, Berkeley
|Friday 08.06.2007, 12.15-13.45, Aud. E||
Hayne Leland, University of California, Berkeley
|Friday 12.05.2006, 12.15-13.45, Aud. C||
Stephen A. Ross, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
|Friday 23.09.2005, 12.15-13.45, Karl Borch's Aud.||
Michael Brennan, University of California, Los Angeles
|Friday 29.10.2004, 12.15-13.45, Finn E. Kydland's Aud.||
Robert Wilson, Stanford University
|Thursday 15.05.2003, 12.15-13.45, Aud. E||
Oliver Hart, Harvard University
|Friday 03.05.2002, 13.15-14.45, Aud. E||
Bengt Holmström, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Karl H. Borch was a professor at NHH between 1963 and 1986, and is considered one of the founders of economics of uncertainty, counting 150 scientific articles in journals and conference proceedings, and three books.
Mark Rubinstein is a Professor Emeritus of Finance at the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley.
Professor Rubinstein is renowned for his work on the binomial options pricing model (also known as the Cox-Ross-Rubinstein model), as well as his early work on asset pricing in the 1970s.
His publications include the books Options Markets and Rubinstein on Derivatives, as well as more than 50 publications in leading finance and economic journals.
He has been an associate editor of several journals in these areas. In 1993, he served as President of the American Finance Association.
Many of Rubinstein's papers are frequently reprinted in survey publications, and he has won numerous prizes and awards for his research and writing on derivatives, including International Financial Engineer of the Year for 1995.
His current research concerns the history of the financial theory of investments, which was published in his book A History of the Theory of Investments (Wiley 2006).