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Eugene Fama
Eugene Fama at Nobel Prize, 2013.jpg
Fama in Stockholm, December 2013
Born (1939-02-14) February 14, 1939 (age 82)
InstitutionUniversity of Chicago
FieldFinancial economics, Organizational economics, Macroeconomics
School or
Chicago School of Economics
Alma materTufts University
University of Chicago
Cliff Asness, Myron Scholes, Mark Carhart
ContributionsFama–French three-factor model
Efficient-market hypothesis
Awards2005 Deutsche Bank Prize in Financial Economics
2008 Morgan Stanley-American Finance Association Award
Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics (2013)
Information at IDEAS / RePEc
This person won a Nobel Prize
Eugene Francis "Gene" Fama (/ˈfɑːmə/; born February 14, 1939) is an American economist. He is best known for his empirical work on portfolio theory, asset pricing, and the efficient-market hypothesis.

He is Robert R. McCormick Distinguished Service Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

In 2013, he shared the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences jointly with Robert J. Shiller and Lars Peter Hansen.[1][2][3]