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Latest News

December 05, 2019
David Booth Essay Featured in Worth

Worth recently shared an essay by Dimensional Founder and Executive Chairman David Booth on how investors can have a rewarding experience by changing the way they think about investing.

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December 02, 2019
Dimensional announces hiring of Lisa Dallmer as COO

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP has named Lisa Dallmer its new Chief Operating Officer. Dallmer brings to the role two decades of senior leadership experience in global financial operations with organizations including BlackRock and the New York Stock Exchange.

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September 12, 2019
Symposium honors Nobel laureate Robert Merton for his 75th birthday

Pensions & Investments highlighted an MIT symposium celebrating Dimensional Resident Scientist Robert Merton’s 75th birthday and lifetime of work.

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July 29, 2019
Dimensional Creates Investment Solutions Group, Announces Key Leadership Appointments

Dimensional, a global leader in asset management, is creating an Investment Solutions Group within its Investment Team and promoting its Co-Heads of Research. Marlena Lee will serve as Head of Investment Solutions. Savina Rizova will become the sole Head of Research.

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June 23, 2019
Robert Merton and the effect of time on portfolio choice

The Economist sat down with Robert Merton, Nobel laureate in economic sciences and Dimensional’s Resident Scientist, to discuss the mathematics of time and its impact on real-life investing.

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April 01, 2019
Gerard O'Reilly Featured in the Financial Times

The Financial Times recently sat down with Dimensional Co-CEO and Chief Investment Officer Gerard O’Reilly. The interview covers O’Reilly’s path to Dimensional, his leadership alongside Co-CEO Dave Butler, and the firm’s research-based culture and approach to investing.

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May 08, 2019
Dimensional expands presence in Charlotte

During a grand opening celebration with local officials, Dimensional opens its new East Coast headquarters in Charlotte.

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April 10, 2019
Dimensional welcomes new independent directors to boards of US mutual funds

Darrell Duffie of Stanford and Ingrid M. Werner of Ohio State have been appointed to serve as independent directors of Dimensional’s US mutual funds. They join a long list of leading academics who have helped provide oversight of the funds on behalf of investors.

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December 14, 2018
Gerard O’Reilly delivers commencement address at UCLA

Dimensional Co-CEO and Chief Investment Officer Gerard O'Reilly delivered the commencement address to Master of Financial Engineering (MFE) graduates at the UCLA Anderson School of Management. He shared his observations on education, financial models, and the skills that are critical to real-world success.

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November 08, 2018
University of Chicago honors Dimensional Founder David Booth

The Board of Trustees of the University of Chicago has bestowed the school’s highest honor on one of its former students and leading philanthropists. David Booth, Founder and Executive Chairman of Dimensional Fund Advisors, was presented the University of Chicago Medal during a ceremony yesterday at the school.

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“We think indexing is too mechanical,” co-founder David Booth said in a recent interview. “A little bit of judgment can make a difference.”

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October 20, 2016

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