This paper by New York University’s Jonas Prager outlines the major changes in the financial structure as well as the focal events that characterised the 2007-2008 global financial crisis and considers the evidence for the crucial role played by misaligned incentives.
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Three finance professors from Stanford University presented their latest papers on active management, private equity and financial regulation, which were debated and work-shopped by US institutional investors in a one-day investment think tank. Chief investment officers from US public and corporate pension funds, endowments and foundations convened at Menlo Park, the home of Stanford University, […]
STAFF WRITERFebruary 5, 2014
There is no way to predict whether the price of stocks and bonds will go up or down over the next few days or weeks. However, it is quite possible to foresee the broad course of the prices of these assets over longer time periods, such as the next three-to-five years. These findings, which may […]
STAFF WRITEROctober 30, 2013
Oleg Ruban at MSCI finds that the stories behind yield rises in Japanese government bonds matter greatly. They influence the correlation between Japanese equities and government bonds, which is crucial in determining the size and direction of the impact of these scenarios on representative portfolios in different geographical segments and asset classes. Why does this […]
STAFF WRITEROctober 18, 2013