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The Centre for Endowment Asset Management (CEAM) is a research and education centre based within Cambridge Judge Business School. CEAM has an active role globally in furthering high-quality research into long-horizon investing. Combined with its teaching and information exchange, CEAM is establishing a platform to engage with institutions – like charities, foundations, educational endowments, and sovereign funds – who face a long-term investment focus. This work is impacting knowledge development, education and understanding about how best to confront the unique set of investment challenges faced by these institutions and enabling more focused and disciplined investment choices in the future.

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2021 European Investment Forum Research Prize

With the support of FTSE Russell, CEAM is awarding a prize for high-quality and innovative investment-related research being undertaken by junior scholars globally.

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Closing date: 10 July 2021

Investing over the long-term

This area explores traditional investment themes like asset allocation, governance, risk and return, but with a research focus on how these relate to investors with a long investment horizon.

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Alternative assets over the long term

This area explores the long-term performance and behaviour of alternative asset classes like real estate and commodities as well as collectable assets like art, wine and coins.

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Financial history

This covers 18th century ‘structured finance’ and currency speculation in the Middle Ages, to stock market performance in the 20th and 21st centuries as well as an overview of Economist and investor John Maynard Keynes.

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Responsible investing

Our academic research in this area develops understanding and knowledge of how ESG factors influence investment decision-making, portfolio construction and company performance.

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News & insight

The Wall Street Journal: If inflation is coming, here is what to do about it

A report on long-term investments co-authored by Professor Elroy Dimson, Chairman of the Centre for Endowment Asset Management (CEAM), is cited in…

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Financial Times: Lessons in investing from John Maynard Keynes

A study on John Maynard Keynes as stock market investor co-authored by Professor Elroy Dimson, Dr David Chambers and Justin Foo is…

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El Economista: Generation Z will earn a third less on their investments in stocks and bonds

People born from 1995 to 2010 (Generation Z) are expected to earn a third less than previous generations through their investments in…

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