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MarketWatch: Opinion: Ivy League colleges shun Warren Buffett’s advice

A study co-authored by Dr David Chambers, Professor Elroy Dimson and PhD Charikleia Kaffe at Cambridge Judge Business School, featured in MarketWatch article. The study looked at “America’s top 12 long-term university endowments, including all the Ivy Leagues plus a…

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Forbes : Making ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) investing effective

A review on “sin” stocks co-authored by Professor Elroy Dimson of Cambridge Judge Business School featured in the article. The best-performing stocks since 1900 have been tobacco in the United States and alcohol in the United Kingdom it says. The…

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The Economist: Lessons from the endowment model

A study on America's large endowment funds co-authored by Elroy Dimson, David Chambers and Charikleia Kaffe at Cambridge Judge Business School, featured in The Economist. The study examined the behaviour of US endowments in 12 major universities: “They have been…

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Bloomberg: Endowments’ hedge fund bet has long-term advantage

A new paper in Financial Analysts Journal by Elroy Dimson, David Chambers and Charikleia Kaffe from Cambridge Judge Business School analyses the historical investment record of 12 major US universities. (subs) Read the full article [bloomberg.com]…

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Forbes: Inside the big threat to sustainable investing

A study by Dr Oğuzhan Karakaş and Professor Elroy Dimson on corporate social responsibility engagements is featured in Forbes. The study entitled "Active Ownership" analyses “an extensive proprietary database of corporate social responsibility engagements with U.S. public companies from 1999–2009.”…

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The Wall Street Journal: What the history of very low interest rates can tell investors

Professor Elroy Dimson, Chairman of the Centre for Endowment Asset Management at Cambridge Judge Business School comments on relationship between real rates and equity returns in the Wall Street Journal article. (subs) Read the full article [wsj.com]…

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The Telegraph: How to invest like… John Maynard Keynes

A study on John Maynard Keynes's investments co-authored by Dr David Chambers and Professor Elroy Dimson at Cambridge Judge Business School is featured in The Telegraph. In the study the academics have acknowledged J.M. Keynes's idiosyncratic style. "Stories of share…

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MarketWatch: Opinion: Bulls just won’t believe what interest rates are saying about U.S. stock and bond returns for the next 5 years

Professor Elroy Dimson, Chairman of the Centre for Endowment Asset Management at Cambridge Judge Business School, was talking about low real investment returns in a recent CFA Institute webinar. This is based on historical data of stock and bond returns…

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Low returns

The next generation will face real investment returns of only two per cent based on historical data, says Professor Elroy Dimson. The "Generation Z" born between the mid-1990s and early 2010s will likely face a future of very low annualised…

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The Economist: What is the link between inflation and equity returns?

A report co-authored by Professor Elroy Dimson, Chairman of the Centre for Endowment Asset Management at Cambridge Judge Business School, is quoted in the article on equity returns. According to the Credit Suisse Global Investment Returns Yearbook “global equities have…

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