UTEP to Host Nobel Laureate in Economics

May 23, 2014

What: Nobel Prize winner Robert F. Engle will present “What Are the Prospects for Global Financial Stability?”

When: 7:30 to 9 a.m. Friday, May 23. Engle’s presentation will begin at 8 a.m.

Where: El Paso Club on the top floor of the Chase Building, 201 E. Main St.

Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert F. Engle will discuss the prospects for global financial stability during a breakfast meeting hosted by The University of Texas at El Paso. The breakfast is by invitation only. Members of the media are welcome to attend.

About 150 academic leaders from UTEP and institutions in Juárez, members of the area’s economic interest groups, and leading bankers in the Paso del Norte region will attend the event that is part of the College of Business Administration’s Centennial speaker series.

Engle is the Michael Armellino Professor of Finance at the New York University Stern School of Business. He won his Nobel Prize for economic sciences in 2003 for developing methods to enhance the understanding and measurement of banking, financial risk, asset pricing and market behavior. His work also looks at the causes and consequences of financial policy.

The speaker is co-founding president of the Society for Financial Econometrics, a nonprofit group based at New York University.

Engle earned his doctorate in economics and a Master of Science in physics from Cornell University and his Bachelor of Science from Williams College. He taught economics at MIT and the University of California, San Diego before joining New York University in 2000.


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