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Event Registration - Distinguished Lecture Series: Who Owns and Trades Bitcoin: Evidence from the Blockchain

Thursday, May 13, 2021
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Distinguished Lecture Series: Who Owns and Trades Bitcoin: Evidence from the Blockchain


CFA Society Boston and New Frontier Institute are proud to present a Distinguished Lecture Series of highly topical presentations by widely acknowledged authorities on issues of particular interest to asset management practitioners. The Series consists of four monthly lectures beginning in February and ending in May 2021. The presentations include an analysis of the pension fund management crisis, the surprising long-term performance of equities, defining ESG for asset management, and the latest research in cryptocurrencies.   

Speaker Bio

Antoinette Schoar is the Stewart C. Myers-Horn Family Professor of Finance at the MIT Sloan School of Management. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago and an undergraduate degree from the University of Cologne, Germany. She is the co-chair of the NBER Corporate Finance group. Her research interests span from entrepreneurship and financing of small businesses in emerging markets to household finance and intermediation in retail financial markets. She received several awards, including the Brattle Prize for best paper in the Journal of Finance and the Kauffman Prize Medal for Distinguished Research in Entrepreneurship in 2009. She has published numerous research papers in The Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, and others. Her work has been featured in The Economist, the Financial Times, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal. She is also the co-founder of ideas42, a non-profit organization that uses insights from behavioral economics and psychology to solve social problems. 


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Non Members | Complimentary

Professional Learning Credits
CFA Boston has determined that this event qualifies for 1 PL credit hour under the guidelines of CFA Institute's Professional Learning Program.  If you are a CFA Institute member and a CFA Society Boston member, PL credit for your participation in this event will be automatically recorded in your PL tracking tool. Otherwise, you may upload 1 PL credit to your CFA Institute account in the PL tracking tool. 

Members can register by logging into their Boston specific account. Non-members and CFA Society Global members must create an account, or log into their Boston specific account, to register for this program. Zoom details will be sent following registration. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please ensure you have completed the entire checkout process. 

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