Alumni

Random Walk: The Square Mile

The University of Chicago Alumi Club of UK

Chicago Booth Alumni Club of the United Kingdom

June 29, 2012: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

We have oft heard that stock prices follow a random walk. In case not, see below -http://www.chicagobooth.edu/faculty/selectedpapers/sp16.pdf

We'd like to relive this debate differently. Throw in some liberal arts majors, a Friday evening, chaperoning by a trained historian, and more than 2,000 years of history and you've got yourself an experience to remember - a Random Walk through London's famous square mile.

A tour around the historic city, culminating in a historical pub, where you can appreciate camaraderie, both historic and new-found.

Selected highlights of the walk include -

- The Roman remains and the early history of London
- The Bank of England
- London's first coffee house
- The Royal Exchange
- Lloyds of London
- Coat of arms of the City
- London and trading
- Guildhall
- The Livery Halls
- Leadenhall Market
- Mansion House

Walk begins: The University of Chicago Booth School of Business (Reception)
Directions: http://www.chicagobooth.edu/visit/london/londondirections.pdf

Time: 1800 hours
Date: Friday, 29 June 2012
Duration: 90 minutes
Walk ends: Counting House Pub
Guide: London Walks (www.walks.com)
Tubes: Moorgate/Liverpool Street

So come out, and get to know more about the City behind the City. And hypotheses can take a hike (no pun intended).

Where

City of London
Meet at Chicago Booth Campus, Woolgate Exchange, 25 Basinghall Street
London, United Kingdom

Driving Directions:

Walk begins: The University of Chicago Booth School of Business (Basinghall Street Reception)
Directions: http://www.chicagobooth.edu/visit/london/londondirections.pdf

Cost

No Charge

Registration

Register Online

Deadline: 6/29/2012

Questions

Vidur Gupta, MBA '10 

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