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Document Details


Title: Harry Markowitz
Local code: OH 333
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Charles Babbage Institute
Collection: Charles Babbage Institute Oral History Program
Description: Harry M. Markowitz discusses his development of portfolio theory, (for which he received a Nobel Prize in Economics), “Sparse Matrices,” and his work at the RAND Coporation, GE, CACI, and IBM on simulation software development, modeling, and operations research.
Extent: 35 pages
URL: http://www.cbi.umn.edu/oh/pdf.phtml?id=297
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 2002 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Markowitz, Harry, 1927-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1927
Speaker occupation: Economist
Age at speaking: 75
Document location: San Diego, CA
Document date: 18-Mar-2002
Interviewer: Yost, Jeffrey R.
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Computer software; Electric engineering; Engineering; Finance; Information technology; North America; Oral history; Software engineering; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA); Portfolio theory
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0024000-25543