Meir Statman

Meir Statman is the Glenn Klimek Professor of Finance at Santa Clara University. His most recent book, Finance for Normal People: How Investors and Markets Behave, was recognized as an Outstanding Business Reference Source by the American Library Association. Professor Statman’s research has been published in many journals and has been supported by the National Science Foundation, CFA Institute Research Foundation, and the Investment Management Consultants Association (IMCA). He is a member of the advisory boards of several investment journals and is an associate editor of the Journal of Behavioral Finance and the Journal of Investment Management. Professor Statman has received a Batterymarch Fellowship, a William F. Sharpe Best Paper Award, two Bernstein Fabozzi/Jacobs Levy Awards, a Davis Ethics Award, a Moskowitz Prize for best paper on socially responsible investing, a Matthew R. McArthur Industry Pioneer Award, three Baker IMCA Journal Awards, and three Graham and Dodd Awards. He was named one of the 25 most influential people by Investment Advisor. Professor Statman consults with many investment companies and presents his work to academics and professionals in many forums worldwide. He received a BA and an MBA from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a PhD from Columbia University.