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Green Finance Summit To Tackle Sustainability Questions

Feb. 1, 2024

The Burridge Center for Finance's annual conference is going green. At the Green Finance Summit, happening March 14 at Folsom Field's Byron R. White Stadium Club, speakers will delve into the complexities of navigating sustainability.

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Burridge Center Hosts Funders & Founders Event

Sept. 26, 2023

The Burridge Center for Finance is partnering with several other Leeds organizations to bring a panel of Funders & Founders to the Byron White Club at Folsom Field on Wednesday, Nov. 15! Don’t miss this educational panel and chance to network with industry leaders.

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Burridge Center Welcomes New Board Members

Aug. 29, 2023

The Burridge Center for Finance recently added five accomplished industry professionals to its advisory board, including the first international member. Incoming members will advise on global and CFA initiatives as well as the annual Burridge Center Conference.

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Model Behavior: How a Financial Theorist’s Insights Help Explain Activity in Markets

April 6, 2023

Brian Waters had students playing games to understand strategy and decision-making during the annual Pardo Memorial Finance Lecture Series.

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Silicon Valley Bank’s Collapse ‘Eerily Reminiscent’ of 2008 Crisis, Leeds Experts Say

March 13, 2023

Why didn’t we learn from this movie the last time we saw it? And what do we do to prevent this from becoming a trilogy?

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Burridge Center Celebrates 25 Years of Student Impact

Sept. 13, 2022

Years of rich connections and experiences at Burridge have altered countless student futures. Burridge Center for Finance Program Director Matt Fleming, Associate Dean for Business & Government Relations Rich Wobbekind, Dick Burridge Jr., and Burridge Center Exectuive Director Sheila Duffy were among those who celebrated the center's 25th anniversary at...

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Lecture Series Honors Alumnus Who Was ‘A Presence—Not Just in Size, But in Terms of His Voice’

March 31, 2022

Leeds professor delivers inaugural talk in Steven Lindstrom Pardo Memorial Finance Lecture Series. Leeds professor Shaun Davies opened his talk by explaining the daunting research and publication process, as well as the value new research offers to a classroom. He also shared stories of his friendship with Steve Pardo, his...

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In Search for New Executive Director, Burridge Center Finds a Leader—and Mentor

Jan. 12, 2022

Sheila Duffy brings history from Wall Street, nonprofits to Leeds. 'The industry is breaking old models, so we need to make sure we're teaching our students to be creative,' says Sheila Duffy, the newly appointed executive director of the Burridge Center at Leeds. In selecting Sheila Duffy as its new...

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The Financial Dangers Lurking in Echo Chambers

Nov. 15, 2021

Confirmation bias on social media is nothing new in politics and news. New research shows it's a challenge in investing, too. As ongoing revelations about Facebook’s algorithm are showing, social media’s ability to shape our attitudes by steering users into echo chambers is raising questions about our national discourse and...

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For Investors Who Miss Their Retirement Targets, Fees in TDFs May Be to Blame

Oct. 8, 2021

Leeds research finds target-date fund sponsors overcharged investors by $30 billion from 2008 to 2019. If, in 2006, you had put $1 million into one of the nation’s largest target-date funds, that investment today would be worth about $2.2 million. Not a bad return, right? But TDFs have substantial fees...