An evening with John H. Cochrane, AQR Capital Management Distinguished Service Professor of Finance.


Mortons DC
1050 Connecticut Avenue
Washington, District of Columbia

Event Details

Hear John H. Cochrane, AQR Capital Management Distinguished Service Professor of Finance, give an economic perspectives talk and Q/A over heavy appetizers and drinks at Mortons DC  

6:30-7:15pm  Registration, networking and cocktail reception
7:15-8:00pm  Presentation
8:00-8:30pm  Q & A
8:30 -9:00pm Additional networking and conversation



$25, includes appetizers and cocktails.

Speaker Profiles

Professor John Cochrane (Speaker)
AQR Capital Management Distinguished Service Professor of Finance

John H. Cochrane is the AQR Capital Management Distinguished Service Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. His recent finance publications include the book Asset Pricing, and articles on dynamics in stock and bond markets, the volatility of exchange rates, the term structure of interest rates, the returns to venture capital, liquidity premiums in stock prices, the relation between stock prices and business cycles, and option pricing when investors can't perfectly hedge. His monetary economics publications include articles on the relationship between deficits and inflation, the effects of monetary policy, and on the fiscal theory of the price level. He has also written articles on macroeconomics, health insurance, time-series econometrics and other topics. He was a coauthor of The Squam Lake Report. He writes occasional Op-eds, and blogs as "the Grumpy Economist" at

Cochrane is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and past director of its asset pricing program, and an Adjunct Scholar of the CATO institute. He is a past President and Fellow of the American Finance Association, and a Fellow of the Econometric Society. He has been an Editor of the Journal of Political Economy, and associate editor of several journals including the Journal of Monetary Economics, Journal of Business, and Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control. Recent awards include the TIAA-CREF Institute Paul A. Samuelson Award for his book Asset Pricing, the Chookaszian Endowed Risk Management Prize, and the Faculty Excellence Award for MBA teaching.

Cochrane earned a Bachelor's degree in Physics at MIT, and earned his Ph.D. in Economics at the University of California at Berkeley. He was at the Economics Department of the University of Chicago before joining the Booth School in 1994, and visited UCLA Anderson School of Management in 2000-2001.



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