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Awards - November 30, 2015

Frank J. Fabozzi presented with James R. Vertin Award from CFA Institute Research Foundation at ceremony in New York

On 26 October, 2015 on the occasion of the CFA Institute Research Foundation’s 50th Anniversary Forum on the theme of "The Future of Investment Research" in New York, Frank J. Fabozzi was presented with the 2015 James R. Vertin Award for his lifetime contribution to investment research, the highest honour bestowed by the CFA Institute Research Foundation.

The award was established in 1996 to honour James R. Vertin, CFA, for his outstanding leadership in promoting excellence and relevancy in research and education. It is presented periodically to recognise individuals who have produced a body of research notable for its relevance and enduring value to investment professionals. Frank Fabozzi joins a distinguished group of prior recipients of the award, including Nobel prize recipients William Sharpe and Robert Schiller, and highly regarded investment professionals Roger Ibbotson and Andrew Lo.

Frank J. Fabozzi is Professor of Finance at EDHEC Business School and a member of the EDHEC-Risk Institute. He is responsible for doctoral dissertations in finance and coordinates and lectures in the Yale School of Management-EDHEC Risk Institute Certificate in Risk and Investment Management. He is a visiting fellow at Princeton University’s Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering. Frank J. Fabozzi’s research focuses on structured products and the measurement, modelling, and management of risk. His work has appeared in leading journals, including the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and Operations Research. In addition to his position as editor of The Journal of Portfolio Management, Frank is an associate editor or advisory board member of The Journal of Fixed Income, The Journal of Structured Finance, Quantitative Methods, Journal of Asset Management, Review of Futures Markets, Journal of Mathematical Finance, and Theoretical Economic Letters. He has edited and/or authored over one hundred books and is the eponymous manager of an authoritative series of finance books for practitioners and academics.

Prior to joining EDHEC, Frank J. Fabozzi held various professorial positions in finance at Yale University’s School of Management from 1993 to 2011 and from 1986 to 1992 was a visiting professor of finance at MIT’s Sloan School of Management. In 2002, he was inducted into the Fixed Income Analysts Society’s Hall of Fame and is the 2007 recipient of the CFA Institute’s C. Stewart Sheppard Award.

The CFA Institute Research Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation that sponsors independent research for investors and investment professionals around the world.