William Silber

William Silber

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1942 - present

William L. Silber is the Marcus Nadler Professor of Finance and Economics and Director, Glucksman Institute for Research in Securities Markets, at the Stern School of Business, New York University. He has consulted for various government agencies, including the Federal Reserve Board, the U.S. Senate Committee on the Budget, the House Committee on Banking and Financial Services, and the President's Commission on Financial Structure and Regulation. He holds an M.A. and Ph.D. from Princeton University and is a graduate of Yeshiva College. His most notable contributions have been in economic history, where he has shown the importance of analyzing institutional detail before applying statistical techniques to historical data.

Professor of the Year - NYU's Stern School of Business, 1990, 1997, 2018

Excellence in Teaching Award -  NYU's Stern School of Business, 1980

NYU's Distinguished Teaching Medal, 1999