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  • Purdue Online

    Interdisciplinary master's degree features financial problem solving through machine learning

    Thursday, June 3, 2021

    Purdue University is offering a new all-online master’s degree in data science in finance with a concentrated curriculum focus on machine learning to solve modern financial problems.

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    Purdue team earns second straight win in annual research competition

    Friday, February 26, 2021

    For the second year in a row, a team of students from Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management and College of Engineering took a step toward national and global recognition with a victory in Indiana’s 2021 CFA Institute Research Challenge.

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    There's an Ugly Side to Investment Beauty Contests

    Friday, October 23, 2020

    A new paper from the Swiss Finance Institute by Amit Goyal of the University of Lausanne, Sunil Wahal of Arizona State University and M. Deniz Yavuz of Purdue University, called Choosing Investment Managers, looks at how the outcome of these beauty contests is affected by prior personal connections.

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    Opinion: Pension fund parasites exposed

    Monday, August 31, 2020

    Investment managers hired by pension funds, endowments, foundations, and sovereign-wealth funds are actually likely to perform worse than their competitors by nearly a full percentage point a year over the next three years, according to a new study conducted by Amit Goyal of the University of Lausanne, Sunil Wahal of Arizona State University and M. Deniz Yavuz of Purdue University.

    Full article: Opinion: Pension fund parasites exposed

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    Krannert professor studies household financial decisions with the help of ITaP data analysis system

    Wednesday, March 4, 2020

    Whether your house has recently gained or lost value could predict how likely you are to vote in the next election. That’s the conclusion of recent research from Ben McCartney, an assistant professor of finance who studies household finance and real estate. McCartney used Data Workbench, ITaP Research Computing’s interactive data analysis resource, for this study.

    Full article: Krannert professor studies household financial decisions with the help of ITaP data analysis system

  • Krannert team advances to New York global competition

    Monday, February 10, 2020

    A team of students from Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management took a step toward national and global recognition with a recent victory in Indiana’s 2020 CFA Institute Research Challenge. The annual global equity research competition provides university students with hands-on mentoring and intensive training in financial analysis, giving them real-world experience as they assume the role of research analysts. They are judged by industry professionals on their ability to value a stock, write a research report, and present their recommendations.

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  • 2019 Krannert School of Management Fall Masters Graduation Banquet

    Thursday, December 5, 2019

    The 2019 Krannert School of Management Fall Masters Graduation Banquet took place on Thursday, December 5th, 2019 in the Purdue Memorial Union. This event is held to recognize Fall Graduates from Krannert's Specialized Masters programs

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  • Thanksgiving Dinner

    Krannert Graduate Student Association (KGSA) Hosted a Thanksgiving Dinner for Krannert Family

    Monday, November 25, 2019

    On November 25, Krannert Graduate Student Association (KGSA) hosted a Thanksgiving dinner that combined family, food and fun in Rawls Hall at 6:00pm. They placed all the different Thanksgiving dishes on tables in a buffet style in the 3rd floor commons area. Most of the dishes were catered, however, one of the Student Services staff members, Judy Rife, also prepared the green beans and corn for the students. KGSA also encouraged the students to bring desserts, and students brought ice cream, brownies, pies, cookies, and even an Indian dessert to share.

    Full article: Krannert Graduate Student Association (KGSA) Hosted a Thanksgiving Dinner for Krannert Family

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    Krannert Graduate Student Association held a Winter Formal Event for Graduate Students

    Friday, November 22, 2019

    Krannert Graduate Student Association held a Winter Formal event for Graduate Students in The Colombia in Lafayette on November 22nd. It was exceptionally attended, with over 190 students registered in total.

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