Sharpe, William F(orsyth)

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SHARPE, William F(orsyth)

SHARPE, William F(orsyth). American, b. 1934. Genres: Business/Trade/ Industry, Economics. Career: Rand Corp., Santa Monica, CA, economist, 1957-61; University of Washington, Seattle, assistant professor of economics, 1961-63, associate professor, 1963-67, professor, 1967-68; University of California, Irvine, professor, 1968-70; Stanford University, CA, Timken Professor, 1970-89, Timken Professor Emeritus of Finance, 1989-92, professor of finance, 1993-95, Stanco 25 professor of finance, 1995-99, emeritus, 1999-; William F. Sharpe Assocs., Los Altos, CA, president, 1986-92; Financial Engines, Inc., chairman, 1996-. Recipient: Nicholas Molodovsky Award, 1989; Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences, 1990. Publications: The Economics of Computers, 1969; Portfolio Theory and Capital Markets, 1970; Introduction to Managerial Economics, 1973; (with G.J. Alexander and J.V. Bailey) Investments, 1978, 6th ed., 1999; (co-ed.) Financial Economics: Essays in Honor of Paul Cootner, 1982; (with G.J. Alexander and J.V. Bailey) Fundamentals of Investments, 1989, 3rd ed., 2000. Address: Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-5015, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]