Robert Gowen, CFA, is Head of Product Solutions at CFA Institute and oversees a team of Content Directors that contribute daily to the blog. Prior to joining CFA Institute, Mr. Gowen worked in the institutional investment industry for BB&T and Fidelity Investments. He earned a BA in economics from Washington University in St. Louis and an MBA from the Darden School at the University of Virginia.
The NYU professor applies a common-sense, mathematical approach to challenge general “rules of thumb” of valuation while still using accepted methodologies, such as the discounted cash flow model. Read more
Donald MacKenzie gives a sociologist’s perspective on the capital markets and discusses how cultural differences within firms can create valuation discrepancies. Professor MacKenzie also discusses the role of sociology in risk management. Read more