Gene Fama’s comments

Gene Fama’s comments Rev Quant Finan Acc (2010) 35:125–126 DOI 10.1007/s11156-009-0159-2 BRIEF COMMUNI CATION Eugene F. Fama Published online: 9 February 2010 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010 A memorial was held for Larry Fisher on October 17, 2008. It was attended by Larry’s family, colleagues, friends, and students from around the country. Papers were presented (of course) and memories shared. Professor Eugene Fama, of the University of Chicago could not attend, but recorded some thoughts that were played at the memorial. Below is a transcript of his comments. Hi, I am Gene Fama and I have been asked to say a few words about Larry Fisher. Larry was a teacher of mine—he was on my thesis committee in the early 1960s and I attended a finance workshop which he ran at that time. Then, after I graduated, he was a colleague and a good friend until he left in 1978. Larry, of course, as all of you know, had a great research record but—what I would like to emphasize more is the contribution he made to research that nobody acknowledges very much and that was in his role in putting together the CRSP tapes. It amazes me to this day…. I am Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting Springer Journals

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