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Stephen Blyth, FAS Faculty



Stephen Blyth became President and Chief Executive Officer of the Harvard Management Company on January 1, 2015. Stephen joined HMC in 2006 as Head of International Fixed Income, and subsequently held roles as Head of Internal Management and Head of Public markets. Dr. Blyth is also Professor of the Practice of Statistics at Harvard University, where he teaches quantitative finance. In 2013 he was awarded the Phi Beta Kappa prize for excellence in teaching. His book, An Introduction to Quantitative Finance, was published by Oxford University Press in 2013. Before joining Harvard, Dr. Blyth was Managing Director and head of the global rates proprietary trading group at Deutsche Bank in London, and Managing Director in the derivative products group at Morgan Stanley in New York. Dr. Blyth earned a PhD in statistics from Harvard University and an MA in mathematics with first class honours from Christ’s College, Cambridge, where he graduated as Third Wrangler. After graduation from Harvard, he was a lecturer in the Department of Mathematics at Imperial College, London.




Investment Decisions and Behavioral Finance

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