The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business hosted the world’s most dynamic researchers in finance and accounting for the 21st Annual Conference on Financial Economics & Accounting (CFEA), Nov. 12-13, 2010, in College Park, Md. The event was held in conjunction with the 2010 Maryland Finance Symposium. Myron Scholes, winner of the 1997 Nobel Prize for Economics for his Black-Scholes theory and Frank E. Buck Professor of Finance, Emeritus, at Stanford University, gave the keynote address.
Myron Scholes is the Frank E. Buck Professor of Finance Emeritus, Stanford University. He is a co-inventor of the Black-Scholes option pricing model, which provides a fundamental conceptual framework for valuing derivatives and has become the standard for pricing and managing risk. Professor Scholes was awarded the Nobel Prize for his seminal work. He was the President of the American Finance Association in 1990 and has received honorary doctorates from numerous universities.
Michael Greenberger is the Founder and Director of the Center for Health and Homeland Security (CHHS) at the University of Maryland and a professor at the School of Law. Professor Greenberger also teaches a seminar on Futures, Options and Derivatives at the School of Law.