Zvi Bodie is the Norman and Adele Barron Professor of Management at Boston University. He holds a PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and has served on the finance faculty at the Harvard Business School and MIT's Sloan School of Management. His textbook, Investments, coauthored by Alex Kane and Alan Marcus is the market leader and is used in the certification programs of the CFA Institute and the Society of Actuaries. In 2007 the Retirement Income Industry Association gave him their Lifetime Achievement Award for applied research.
Ph D, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Economics, 1975.
MA, Hebrew University, Economics, 1970.
BA, Brooklyn College, Philosophy, 1965.
Interviews and blog postings.
I served on a committee headed by Martin Howard to review and simplify BU's retirement plan.
I gave a lecture on pension reform in the United States and in Canada.
Participated in discussion of views on pension reform.
Expert on asset-liability matching, U.S. Government Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, Washington, DC. (July 24, 2013 - July 24, ).
PBGC investment policy and asset-liabilty matching.
Innovations in pension policy and the role of inflation protected bonds.
Served as expert advisor to the team producing a documentary, "Retirement Gamble" for PBS Frontline.
Documentary film on pension policy and risk management.
Lectures on Best Practices in Defined Contribution Pension Plans
Markowitz Special Distinction Award, Journal of Investment Management, Research. (March 20, 2013).
For article, "Lifecycle Consumption-Investment Policies and Pension Plans: A Dynamic Analysis"