The Anderson Student Asset Management (ASAM or the Fund) is an investment fund that aims to:
- Provide a competitive rate of risk-adjusted return to its investors
- Enhance the educational and professional opportunities of MBA students from the UCLA Anderson School of Management through experiential learning
A portion of the long-term profits of the fund will be donated to the UCLA Anderson School of Management for support in student scholarships and for support of research in finance.
Distinguished Professor of Finance; Japan Alumni Chair in International Finance
After graduate studies at Yale University, Mark Grinblatt joined the professoriate at the UCLA Anderson School of Management in 1981. He now holds the Japan Alumni Chair in International Finance and the title of Distinguished Professor.
He is the author of a textbook and about 50 research articles. The research covers a wide range of theoretical and empirical areas, including asset pricing, derivatives, performance evaluation, asymmetric information, security design, event studies, behavioral finance and household finance.
He is a noted teacher, having won several teaching awards, and is the proud thesis chairman of 13 doctoral dissertations. He currently serves as an advisory editor to several journals and as a member of both the executive committee and board of directors of the National Bureau of Economic Research.
Grinblatt serves on the board of the Foundation for the Advancement of Research in Financial Economics. In the past, he has been vice-president, program chairman and president of the Western Finance Association, senior associate dean and director of the UCLA Anderson Ph.D. program and a board member of both the American Finance Association and Citi Swapco Inc.
Ph.D. Economics, 1982, Yale University
M.Phil. 1979, Yale University
M.A. 1978, Yale University
A.B. Mathematics and Economics, 1977, University of Michigan
For inquiries regarding the Anderson Student Asset Management Fellowship, please call Mark Grinblatt, Professor of Finance, at (310) 825-1098.
For inquiries regarding ASAM in general, please contact Naqi Jaffery, President, Class of 2019, at email@example.com.
For inquiries about recruiting of new class, please contact Doug Paulus, Vice President, Internal, Class of 2019, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you would like to be a guest speaker, please contact Frank Mihail, Vice President, External, Class of 2018, at email@example.com.
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