F. Bruner, University Professor, Distinguished Professor of Business
Administration, and Dean Emeritus of the Darden Graduate Business School, February 13, 2020, 12PM, The City Club
Myths and Realities about Financial Crises
financial crisis of 2008 left an enduring impression and a long tail of
consequences. It also generated some urban legends about crises—but
what are the facts? What might the facts imply for investment
professionals? The speaker will present some examples and invite
Bruner is University Professor at the University of Virginia,
Distinguished Professor of Business Administration, and Dean Emeritus of
the Darden Graduate Business School. He has also held visiting
appointments at Harvard and Columbia Universities in the United States,
and at INSEAD in France, and IESE in Spain. He is the author, co-author,
or editor of more than 20 books, and has won several teaching awards.
In 2012, Poets & Quants and CNNMoney/ Fortune named him "Dean of the Year."
a financial economist, Bruner is best known for his research on mergers
and acquisitions, corporate finance and financial crises. His books, Case Studies in Finance(with Kenneth Eades and Michael Schill, now in its eighth edition), Deals from Hell and Applied Mergers and Acquisitions, have helped practitioners and students toward better practice. His book published in 2007, The Panic of 1907: Lessons Learned from the Market’s Perfect Storm,
with Sean D. Carr, attracted attention for its discussion of the
underpinnings of financial crises. Currently, Bruner’s writing and
teaching are in the areas of leadership and financial crises.
has served on the boards of various non-for-profit organizations,
including the Darden School Foundation and two for-profit corporations.
Currently, he serves on the Board of Governors of the CFA Institute and
the boards of the INCAE Foundation and Rare Book School at the
University of Virginia.
He comments on life, business and current events in his blog. He also tweets on his Twitter account. For more information and copies of his papers and essays, visit his website.
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