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Fischer Black

Banker , economist

Fischer Black, American investment banker. Member American Finance Association (president 1985).

Background

Black, Fischer was born on January 11, 1938 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Fischer Sheffey and Elizabeth (Zemp) Black.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Harvard College, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy Harvard University, 1964.

Career

Consultant Arthur D. Little, Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1965-1969. Owner Associates in Finance, Belmont, 1969-1971. Professor finance University Chicago, 1971-1975, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1975-1984.

Associate Goldman, Sachs & Company, New York City, since 1984.

Views

Application of general equilibrium theory to realistic models of the pricing of options. Expected returns on stocks. Business cycles; monetary policy.

And international trade and investment.

Membership

Member American Finance Association (president 1985).

Connections

Children: Alethea, Melissa, Ashley, Paige.

father:
Fischer Sheffey Black

mother:
Elizabeth (Zemp) Black

children:
Alethea Black

Melissa Black

Ashley Black

Paige Black