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Video Series: Financial Thought

The following series is designed to complement finance course work in both the classroom and in the field. Please use the videos and help continue the legacy and background that our financial experts have contributed.

The American Finance Association (AFA) provided support for a video series of lectures on preserving the knowledge and contributions of finance's academic leaders.These lectures were hosted by The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business, Professor Emeritus and AFA Historian, Dr. Stephen Buser.

The following series is designed to complement finance course work in both the classroom and in the field. Please use the videos and help continue the legacy and background that our financial experts have contributed.

 

 

Academic Series

Mehring

The Story of Fischer Black

Professor Perry Mehrling discusses Fischer Black and his impact on the financial community and Black's theories over time.

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Myers

Theory of Corporate Finance in the 1970's

Professor Stewart Myers discusses corporate finance and the foundations that we now take for granted today.

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O'Hara

The History of Market Micro-structure Theory

Professor Mara O'Hara adds to the AFA history project by conveying impact created by those that have worked on the micro-structure field.

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Rubinstein

Cite Unto Others As You Would Have Them Cite Unto You

Professor Mark Rubinstein discusses how the research of industry thought-leaders influences future research.

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Rubinstein

Differences in Finance Over the Last Few Decades

Professor Mark Rubinstein discusses how his experience and research has been influenced by industry leaders.

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Jensen

A New Model of Integrity

Professor Michael Jensen discusses "A New Model of Integrity: An Actionable Pathway to Trust, Productivity, and Value Creation."

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Kane

Theory and Practice of Financial Crisis Management

Professor Edward Kane adds to the AFA project by discussing the Great Depression and the recession of 2008-2009.

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Poitras

The Early History of Financial Economics

Professor Geoffrey Poitras discusses financial economics during the years 1478-1776 and relates history to present day.

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Wruck

Theory of Agency

Professor Karen Wruck discusses the application of agency theory to problems in finance.

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Goettzman

The Origins of Value: Finance East and West

Professor William N. Goetzmann discusses the history of finance and his work on the development of finance.

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Miranti

Finance Technology and Organization

Paul Miranti and Phil Bradford have a conversation about automating odd-lot trading at the NYSE during 1958-1976.

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Myers

Contributions to Financial Economics

Professor Stewart C. Myers discusses Franco Modigliani's contributions to financial economics.

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Brandl

Financial Thought During the Interwar Period

Professor Michael Brandl discusses the financial research and how managers were influenced in history.

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Jensen

Innovation: an Ontological Approach

Michael C. Jensen overviews an approach and research to explain leadership qualities and courses.

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Dimand

Louis Bachelier and the Randomness of Asset Prices

Dr. Robert Dimand presents the research and life of Louis Bachelier and how influential he was to finance.

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Kavish

AFA Overview and Insights

As the first historian in AFA, Robert Kavish gives an overview of the association and shares his observations in the field of finance.

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Murton

Options Pricing Models
(Part 1)

Nobelauriate Robert Merton shares his insights into the application of option pricing models in the history of finance.

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Murton

Options Pricing Models
(Part 2)

Nobelauriate Robert Merton continues his discussion about the history of options pricing models in finance.

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Henry

Economic Reform

Peter Blair Henry dicusses economic reform and how finance has and continues to play a critical role in the influence of the economy.

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Fama

Efficient Market Hypothesis

Eugene Fama outlines a brief history of the efficient market hypothesis and explains the research that was done during that time.

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McConnell

Evolution of the Market for Mortgage Backed Securities

John J. McConnell explains the origins of mortgage backed securities and how the market became what it is today based on history.

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Ritter

On the Origins and Progress of Research on the IPO Market

Jay R. Ritter

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Fisher

Benoit Mandelbrot and His Contributions to Finance: A Tribute

Professor Adlai Fisher

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Lo

Hedge Funds: The Galapagos Islands of Finance

Andrew W. Lo

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Sanders

The Housing Bubble and Aftermath (Part 1)

Anthony B. Sanders

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Sanders

The Housing Bubble and Aftermath (Part 2)

Anthony B. Sanders

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Schultz

The Rise and Fall of the NASDAQ: Restriction Against Odd-Eights Price Quotes

Professor Paul Schultz

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Dimand

Irving Fisher as Financial Economist

Robert W. Dimand

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Mahan

Haim Levy

The Capital Asset Pricing Model
in the 21st Century (Part 1)

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Mahan

Haim Levy

The Capital Asset Pricing Model
in the 21st Century (Part 2)

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 Leading Practitioner Series

Cohen

Private Equity

Peter Cohen and Jeffrey Solomon have a discussion of their lives and careers in finance and private equity.

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Oelschlager

Investments and Pension Fund Management

Professor Stephen Buser has a conversation with James Oelschlager and uncovers insights into investment management.

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Copeland

Journey from Sports Trainer to Investment Banker

Fisher MBA alumnus Jack Copeland presents topics related to bankruptcy and how it impacts the economy and people's lives.

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Copeland

A Career in Financial Consulting

Elizabeth Ziegler talks about how she got involved in the industry of finance and gives advice to be successful.

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Steginsky

From High Street to Wall Street

Ohio State alumnus Andrew Steginsky explains the lessons he's learned on his was way to financial industry success from Columbus, Ohio.

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Tattersal

History of Investment Thought

Robert Tattersall presents an abridged version of how the financial industry has been impacted by the thought leaders over the last few decades.

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Dillam

Influence and Decisions

Ohio State Alumnus Ric Dillon talks about his career in finance and what it took for him to build businesses and trust in the industry.

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Green

How to Grow a Firm in a Recession

Ohio State Alumnus Thomas R. Green, CEO of Lancaster Pollard, discusses how he was able to grow his financial services business in a rough economy.

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Tunney

Building a Culture of Success

Greg A. Tunney, President and CEO of RG Barry Corporation, explains how his company builds employee loyalty and encourages engagement throughout.

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Webb

Career Path - A Winding Journey

Charles Webb explains how he has become an accountant and an entrepreneur. Charles shares his insights into how he became successful.

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Motta

The Importance of Attitude

August Cenname and Peter Motta have a conversation about the importance of attitude and how it plays a role in the market and on the job.

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Friedman Leonard

Rod Friedman and Michael Leonard

FPL Financial Strategies, LLC

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Iannarino Schoger

Dianne Iannarino and John Schoger

Voyager Institutional Services, LLC

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Mahan

Jeff and Joe Mahan

Mahan Construction Company

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Mahan

Alvin Rodack

Associate Treasurer,
The Ohio State University

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