Harry M. Markowitz Papers 1963, 1965, 1967

Creator
Markowitz, H. (Harry), 1927-
Size
0.5 linear feet
Location

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Call number
MC 00408

This collection contains three simulation programming language books published in 1963, 1965, and 1967. These books are autographed by Harry M. Markowitz.

Harry Max Markowitz was born on August 24, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois. He received his bachelor’s degree and Ph.D.(1955) in economics from the University of Chicago with a thesis on the portfolio theory. Markowitz joined the RAND Corporation in 1952.

Biographical/historical note

Harry Max Markowitz was born on August 24, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois. He received his bachelor’s degree and Ph.D.(1955) in economics from the University of Chicago with a thesis on the portfolio theory. Markowitz joined the RAND Corporation in 1952.

He is best known for his pioneering work in Modern Portfolio Theory, studying the effects of asset risk, return, correlation and diversification on probable investment portfolio returns. He also co-founded a computer software company, CACI, after having developed the programming language SIMSCRIPT.

Dr. Markowitz is the 1989 recipient of the John von Neumann Theory Prize by the Operations Research Society of America and The Institute of Management Sciences. He also received the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel (1990).

Scope/content

This collection contains three simulation programming language books published in 1963, 1965, and 1967. These books are autographed by Harry M. Markowitz.

Physical description

1 archival box

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically by year.

Use of these materials

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The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Harry M. Markowitz Papers, MC 00408, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Gift of Harry M. Markowitz, 2011 (Accession no. 2011.0096)

Processing information

Processed by Judy Allen Dodson, 2011 June; Finding aid created by Judy Allen Dodson, 2011 June

Simscript: A Simulation Programming Language 1963
Box 1, Folder 1
Programming By Questionnaire 1965
Box 1, Folder 2
Programming By Questionnaire: The Job Shop Simulation Program Generator 1967
Box 1, Folder 3

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Harry M. Markowitz Papers, MC 00408, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.