|Alma mater||University of Chicago, (PhD)|
|Awards||John von Neumann Theory Prize (1989)|
The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel (1990)
Markowitz is a professor of finance at the Rady School of Management at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). He is best known for his pioneering work in Modern Portfolio Theory, studying the effects of asset risk, return, correlation and diversification on probable investment portfolio returns.
Markowitz won the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1990.
Markowitz now lives in Chicago, Illinois as a retired professor.
- Harry M. Markowitz – Autobiography, The Nobel Prizes 1990, Editor Tore Frängsmyr, [Nobel Foundation], Stockholm, 1991
- An Hour with Harry Markowitz: Interviewed by Mark Hebner
- The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, 1990
- Autobiography, The Nobel Prizes 1990, Editor Tore Frängsmyr, [Nobel Foundation], Stockholm, 1991
- Banquet Speech, December 10, 1990
- Nobel Prize Lecture: Foundations of Portfolio Theory, December 7, 1990 ( PDF format)