Financial economist to speak


CORVALLIS - One of the pioneers in the application of advanced mathematics and statistical theory to the world of finance will speak Thursday, May 27 at Oregon State University.

Mark Rubinstein, the Paul Stephens Professor of Applied Investment Analysis at the University of California at Berkeley, will speak on "Searching for Risk-Neutral Probabilities" in Bexell Hall, Room 207, at 4 p.m. His lecture is free and open to the public.

Rubinstein was one of the first scholars in the 1980s to develop the use of statistical theory to determine the price of financial derivatives. His OSU presentation is sponsored jointly by the OSU colleges of business, agricultural sciences, science and the Research Office.