The Markowitz Revolution

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Who is credited with pioneering modern portfolio theory?

Harry Markowitz

In which year was Harry Markowitz's paper 'Portfolio Selection' published?


For his work on modern portfolio theory, Harry Markowitz was awarded which prestigious prize?

Nobel Prize

According to Markowitz, what is the key factor in achieving optimal investment results?

Assessing individual tolerance to risk

What did Markowitz propose as the basis for determining the optimal mix of investments?

Assessment of individual tolerance to risk

According to Markowitz, what is the benefit of diversifying investments?

Lower risk

Test your knowledge on the pioneering economist Harry Markowitz and his groundbreaking theory of modern portfolio selection. Learn about his influential paper and the concepts that earned him a Nobel Prize in Economics.

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