Zvi Bodie is the Norman and Adele Barron Professor of Management at Boston University. He holds a PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and has served on the finance faculty at the Harvard Business School and MIT's Sloan School of Management.
Professor Bodie has published widely on pension finance and investment strategy in leading professional journals. He is the co-author, with Rachelle Taqqu of the newly released Risk Less and Prosper: Your Guide to Safer Investing.
Bodie's other books include The Future of Life Cycle Saving and Investing andFoundations of Pension Finance. His textbook, Investments, coauthored by Alex Kane and Alan Marcus is the market leader and is used in the certification programs of the CFA Institute and the Society of Actuaries. His textbook Financial Economics is coauthored by Nobel Prize winning economist, Robert C. Merton. His latest book is Worry Free Investing: A Safe Approach to Achieving Your Lifetime Financial Goals. In 2007 the Retirement Income Industry Association gave him their Lifetime Achievement in Applied Retirement Research Award.
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