2018 SoFiE Summer School in Chicago on Machine Learning and Finance: the New Empirical Asset Pricing

The Stevanovich Center for Financial Mathematics, the Society for Financial Econometrics and the Becker Friedman Institute for Economics are co-sponsoring the 2018 SoFIE Summer School in Chicago
from Monday, July 23 (noon) to Friday, July 27, 2018 (1:15pm)
at the University of Chicago, 5757 S. University Ave, Chicago (Saieh Hall for Economics, on UC main Campus in Hyde Park)
on “Machine Learning and Finance: The New Empirical Asset Pricing”


  • Bryan T. Kelly, Professor of Finance, Yale School of Management, Yale University
  • Dacheng Xiu, Professor of Econometrics and Statistics, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago

Keynote Speakers:

  • Li Deng, Chief AI Officer at Citadel
  • Cam Harvey, J. Paul Sticht Professor of International Business at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, former president of the American Finance Association and former editor of Journal of Finance.
  • Asaf Manela, Associate Professor of Finance, Washington University in St. Louis Olin Business School
  • Nicholas Polson, Robert Law, Jr. Professor of Econometrics and Statistics, University of Chicago Booth School of Business
  • Allan Timmermann, Atkinson/Epstein Distinguished Professor of Finance, Co-Director, Master of Finance Program, Rady School of Management, University of California San Diego

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