Ten Years After – Reflections on the Global Financial Crisis

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with Luis Garcia-Feijóo Welcoming Remarks by Andrew W. Lo: It is a pleasure and an honor for me to welcome you to this companion volume to the 2008 Financial Crisis: A Ten-Year Review, a conference that took place on 8–9 November 2018 at the NYU Stern School of Business in New York City. All of the key stakeholders related to …

The Advantage of Generalists over Specialists

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A well-schooled generalist will outshine a specialist at a cocktail party, with an ability to thoughtfully contribute to conversations on any topic. But does that skill translate to better problem solving in all disciplines? That was the question David Epstein set out to answer in Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World. And, as advisors, we should be particularly …

Conference Roundup: “You must have a very successful dentist”: A Conversation with CIOs Linda Strumpf and Roz Hewsenian

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On May 2, 2019 Linda Strumpf, who was chief investment officer of the Ford Foundation for 17 years as well as CIO of the Helmsley Trust after that, was interviewed by Roz Hewsenian, the current CIO of the Helmsley Trust, in a lunchtime “fireside chat” at the Foundation Financial Officers Group’s semiannual meeting, which took place in Philadelphia. Linda was …