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Nordhaus calls for carbon tax

International negotiations like the Paris Agreement no longer work. The world needs a new framework supporting a carbon tax with both carrots and sticks to encourage participation, says William Nordhaus, Sterling Professor of Economics, Yale University and 2018 Nobel Prize winner in Economics.
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Why consultants can’t pick winners

A research paper that concludes that the funds recommended to institutional investors by investment consultant do not add value, has won the Commonfund Prize, awarded for original research relevant to endowment and foundation asset management. The paper, by academics at Saïd Business School, Oxford University and University of Connecticut School of Business, found that there […]
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Innovation to align investors with the social good

The CFA Institute’s president John Rogers, believes there is evidence of innovation in investment products that meet the needs of asset owners in a more sustainable, longer-term way, and points to the work of professors and advisors to the CFA , Andrew Lo of MIT and Robert Shiller of Yale.   One of the main […]
Research

Property derivatives for managing European real estate risk

This paper, “Property Derivatives for Managing European Real-Estate Risk,” co-authored by Frank Fabozzi from the Yale School of Management,  Robert J. Shiller from Yale, and  Radu Tunaru from the Cass Business School was recently awarded the European Financial Management Best Paper Award.