Friday, December 11, 2009

Professor Case's Last Class

Today's Boston Globe (via the news feed) features a great article about the retirement of Wellesley Professor Chip Case. He teaches his last class today.

Case created the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Prices Indices which changed the way we measure the housing market. Suffering from Parkinson's disease, he decided to retire:
“I can remember the names of every kid from 25 years ago,’’ Case said. “All of a sudden I have a class now, and I don’t remember their names.’’
Read the article here.

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