Assessing Stock Selection in Emerging Markets

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    • Friday November 9, 2007 - Saturday November 10, 2007
      10:00 am - 10:59 am
  • Location: ISyE MAIN, Executive Classroom # 228
  • Phone: (404) 894-2300
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Summary Sentence: Assessing Stock Selection in Emerging Markets

Full Summary: The QCF Seminar Series is hosting John Guerard of McKinley Capital on Friday, November 9, 2007. Guerard's lecture is entitled "Assessing Stock Selection in Emerging Markets".

Title: Assessing Stock Selection in Emerging Markets

Speaker: John Guerard (McKinley Capital)

Abstract: Mr. Guerard will present an updated version of a paper presented in New York in June at the International Symposium on Forecasting (ISF). The paper illustrates the McKinley Capital Management implementation of quantitative techniques to portfolio construction in Emerging Markets and the World universes.

Speaker Bio:
John B. Guerard, Jr., Ph.D., is Director of Quantitative Research at McKinley Capital Management, in Anchorage, Alaska. He earned his AB in Economics from Duke University, MA in Economics from the University of Virginia, MSIM from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Texas, Austin. John taught at the McIntire School of Commerce, the University of Virginia, and Lehigh University. He worked with the DAIS Group at Drexel, Burnham, Lambert, Daiwa Securities Trust Company, Vantage Global Advisors, and served on the Virtual Research team at GlobeFlex Capital. John co-managed a Japanese equity portfolio with Harry Markowitz at Daiwa Securities Trust Company. While serving as Director of Quantitative Research at Vantage Global Advisors (formerly MPT Associates), Mr. Guerard was awarded the first Moskowitz Prize for research in socially responsible investing. Mr. Guerard has published several monographs, including The Handbook of Financial Modeling (Probus, 1989, with H.T. Vaught), Corporate Financial Policy and R&D Management (Wiley, 2006, second edition), and Quantitative Corporate Finance (Springer, 2007, with Eli Schwartz). John serves an Associate Editor of the Journal of Investing and The International Journal of Forecasting. Mr. Guerard has published research in The International Journal of Forecasting, Management Science, the Journal of Forecasting, Journal of Investing, Research in Finance, Research Policy, and the Journal of the Operational Research Society.

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