Dimensional Fund Advisors
Eugene F. Fama Jr. adapts academic research to the real world of investing. His presentations make complex ideas not only understandable, but useful and fun. He works equally with advisors and institutional plans.
Gene has spent more than fifteen years cultivating, refining, and discussing Dimensional's efficient markets investment philosophy. He has been instrumental in shaping the firm's communications, both in print and on the internet. A key contact for many of Dimensional's large US institutional clients, Gene travels frequently, helping advisors and investment plans implement concepts of multifactor investing.
Gene writes extensively. From articles published in journals to working papers and the monthly Factors in Practice column on Dimensional's password-protected website, his writing helps clarify detailed ideas like asset pricing and diversification, and explains why these principles are so important for investment plans. He holds a BA in economics from the University of Chicago.