Silber, William

 

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William L. Silber is the Marcus Nadler Professor of Finance and Economics at the Stern School of Business, New York University. He was voted Professor of the Year by MBA students in 1990, 1997, and 2018, and was awarded NYU’s Distinguished Teaching Medal in 1999. In the past he managed an investment portfolio for Odyssey Partners, was a Senior Vice President, Trading Strategy, at Lehman Brothers, was a Senior Economist with the President’s Council of Economic Advisors, and was a member of the Economic Advisory Panel of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. He holds an M.A. (1965) and Ph.D. (1966) from Princeton University and is a graduate of Yeshiva College (1963). He has written eight books, including a biography of former Federal Reserve Chairman, Paul A. Volcker, entitled VOLCKER: The Triumph of Persistence (Bloomsbury, 2012). The biography was named the China Business News 2013 Financial Book of the Year, was a finalist in the Goldman Sachs and Financial Times 2012 Business Book of the Year Award, was named “One of the Best Business Books of 2012” by Bloomberg Businessweek, and was listed as “One of 2012’s Great Leadership Books” by the Washington Post.

 


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On his book The Story of Silver: How the White Metal Shaped America and the Modern World
(Our Cover Feature of May 08, 2019)