Fall 2013 EMBA Course

B7377-100: Value Investing

Global Elective Block Week 7, EMBA Global Elective in NY, Dec 16 - 20

Instructor: Tano Santos

Prerequisite(s): B7306


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This course is designed to develop the approach to investments and security analysis pioneered by Benjamin Graham and David Dodd. The course details the comprehensive statistical evidence in favor of such an approach and the types of investments that are likely to be fruitful targets of a value approach. The course focuses on an approach to determining intrinsic values in practice that has the advantage of segregating valuation information by reliability level and using only the most reliable information as a basis for investment decisions in order to obtain a "margin of safety." The course consists of lectures and visiting speakers who are successful practicing value investors.


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Tano Santos

David L. and Elsie M. Dodd Professor of Finance Professor Santos' research focuses on two distinct areas. A first interest is the field of asset pricing with a particular emphasis on theoretical and empirical models that can account for the predictability of returns, both in the time series and the cross section. A second interest of Professor Santos is applied economic theory, specifically, the economics of financial innovations as well as theory of organizations...

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