The Rational Reminder Podcast Episode 15 – Dimensional Advanced Conference 2018

In Episode 15 of the Rational Reminder Podcast we recapped our time at the Dimensional Fund Advisors advanced conference. We recapped the following:

  • Eugene Fama

  • The history of the University of Chicago and Dimensional

  • Connecting economics with academia

  • Behavioral finance is a branch of efficient markets (according to Fama)

  • Crunching data for the first time

  • Starting the first index fund – before Vanguard

  • Volatility lessons

  • Black swans

  • Do you need a tstat of 3 in today’s world?

We referenced this paper https://www.cfapubs.org/doi/pdf/10.2469/faj.v74.n3.6