Burton G. Malkiel, the Chemical Bank Chairmans
Professor of Economics at Princeton University ,
is the author of the widely read investment book,
A Random Walk Down Wall Street. The revised 9th
edition paperback of the book was published in 2007.
Dr. Malkiel has long held professorships in economics
at Princeton , where he was also chairman of the
Economics Department. He was dean of the Yale School
of Management and William S. Beinecke Professor
of Management Studies there from 1981 to 1987.
He is a past appointee to the Presidents Council
of Economic Advisors. In addition, he currently
serves or has served on the boards of several financial
corporations including Prudential Financial and
the Vanguard Group and nonfinancial corporations
such as Genmab and Theravance. He has also served
on several investment management boards including
the Investment Committee for the American Philosophical
Association. He is a past president of the American
Finance Association and is a member of the American
He is also the author or co-editor of eight other
books, the most recent of which are The Random Walk
Guide to Investing: 10 Rules for Financial Success
and Global Bargain Hunting: An Investors Guide
to Profits in Emerging Markets, with J. P. Mei and
From Wall Street to the Great Wall, with others.
He holds a B.A. and MBA degree from Harvard and
a Ph.D. degree from Princeton Universities and began
his career in the investment banking department
of Smith Barney & Co.
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