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Donald Eugene Farrar

capital markets advisor

Donald Eugene Farrar, American capital markets advisor. International Business Machines Corporation fellow, 1957-1958, Ford Foundation fellow, 1967.

Background

Farrar, Donald Eugene was born on December 15, 1931 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Son of Joseph Lester and Ruth Emily (Close) Farrar.

Education

AB magna cum laude, Harvard University, 1954. Master of Arts in Economics, Harvard University, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1961.

Career

Instructor economics University Wisconsin, Madison, 1959—1961, assistant professor, 1961—1962. Economist Institute Naval Studies, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1962—1963. Assistant professor finance Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1963—1966, associate professor, 1966—1968.

Associate professor finance Columbia University, 1968. Director Institution Investor Study, Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, 1969—1971. Senior fellow University Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, 1971.

Senior research associate National Bureau Economic Research, Cambridge, 1972. Professor finance University of California at Los Angeles, 1973—1976, University Utah, Salt Lake City, 1976—1981. Executive vice president Benham Management Corporation, Mountain View, California, 1981—1993.

Capital market consultant Price Waterhouse, since 1992. Board directors Benham Management Corporation. Consultant in field, since 1966.

Lieutenant United States Army, 1955-1956.

Works

book The Investment Decision Under Uncertainty book Readings in financial analysis and investment management book Managerial Economics: Concepts and Principles (Managerial Economics Collection)

Membership

Member Western Finance Association (director 1978-1981, president 1980), Investment Company Institute (research committee 1981-1992, chairman 1983-1989), Harvard Club San Francisco (board directors 1984-1993, president 1990-1992), Harvard Graduate Society Council (chairman 1992-1994), University Club (San Francisco 1992-1993).

Connections

Married Joan Fowler Drew, July 29, 1974. Children: Donald E., John M., Peter H., Cordelia G.;stepchildren: Terri J., Walter M., Jason J.W.

father:
Joseph Lester Farrar

mother:
Ruth Emily (Close) Farrar

spouse:
Joan Fowler Drew

children:
Donald E. Farrar

John M. Farrar

Peter H. Farrar

Cordelia G.;stepchildren: Terri J. Farrar

Walter M. Farrar

Jason J.W Farrar