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Symposium honors Nobel laureate Robert Merton for his 75th birthday

Pensions & Investments highlighted an MIT symposium celebrating Dimensional Resident Scientist Robert Merton’s 75th birthday and lifetime of work. Family, friends, and colleagues of the Nobel laureate gathered at MIT in early August to honor his work and achievements. Merton (second from left) is pictured with Dimensional Founder David Booth and fellow Nobel laureates Eugene Fama and Myron Scholes.

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David Booth is Founder and Executive Chairman of Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Robert Merton provides consulting services to Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Eugene Fama is a member of the Board of Directors of the general partner of, and provides consulting services to, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Myron Scholes is an Independent Director of the Dimensional US Mutual Fund Board.