Semi-retired old f......t who is still learning how not to get burned in the market. Very small retirement portfolio, which is making me progressively more cautious. Living in central California, but, if my health declines further and I am forced to surrender my part time position, considering moving back to my Texas home state to a small, inexpensive town near the DFW area, where my better half and I can exist on my SSA and her modest job....
John A. Haslem is Professor Emeritus of Finance in the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. He served as founding academic affairs dean and founding chair of the finance department. He received the Panhellenic Association's "Outstanding Teacher Award" for his first of a kind mutual funds course.
Haslem studied at Duke University, Harvard University, and the University of North Carolina, and also taught at the University of North Carolina and on the faculty of the University of Wisconsin.
His research has appeared in the Journal of Finance, Journal of Business, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Financial Analysts Journal, Financial Services Review, Journal of Indexes, and Journal of Investing, among numerous others.
He has contributed 60 articles and working papers to mutual funds research, and six books in financial institutions, including Mutual Funds: Risk and Performance Analysis for Decision Making (Blackwell, 2003) and Mutual Funds: Portfolio Structures, Analysis, Management, and Stewardship (Wiley, 2010). He serves on several editorial boards, including the Journal of Index Investing, and on the Academic Advisory Board of the Index Business Association and the Board of Judges of The William F. Sharpe Indexing Achievement Awards.
Haslem served as personal financial consultant to the Director of Supersonic Transport, U.S. Department of Transportation; consultant and expert witness to two divisions of the U.S. Department of Justice (including the Supreme Court case, U.S. v. State of Louisiana); and financial consultant to the Goddard Space Flight Center of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
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