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Investor’s Chronicle: Ideas Farm – When a gap is a chasm

A study by Raghavendra Rau, Professor at Cambridge Judge Business School, and PhD Jinhua Wang, is mentioned in this article about fund management’s gender biases. “When male managers performed well, Rau and Wang found in a study of Chinese investors,…

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Ignites Europe: Ukraine war ‘real test’ for ESG managers

Andrei Kirilenko, professor of finance at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on poll suggesting fund managers should be looking to sell their investments in Russian companies. “It really would be quite appropriate for ESG considerations to include the business practices…

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Counterintuitive bias

A new study at Cambridge Judge Business School finds that ‘gender-based attention bias’ toward women mutual fund managers works both ways, lowering fund-flow volatility, and this could boost the current low number of women fund managers. Professor Raghavendra Rau The…

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Investors’ Chronicle: Trapped by our past

According to a study co-authored by Raghavendra Rau, Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School, fund managers “who as children had seen their parents divorce or one of them die took less risk with their…

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Forbes: Wider closed-end fund discounts have historically been a good sign, should you bite?

A research co-authored by Professor Elroy Dimson, Chairman of the Centre for Endowment Asset Management at Cambridge Judge, is featured in Forbes article on closed-end funds. The research summarises the findings from some 70 studies of closed-end funds, and present…

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Portfolio Adviser: Asking fund managers sensitive questions about their childhood

A study co-authored by Raghu Rau, Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School, found that fund managers who experienced the death or divorce of a parent in their childhood go on to take significantly less…

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Investment Europe: ‘Tell me about your childhood’ may become required RFP question

Childhood trauma from a parent’s death or divorce causes mutual fund managers to be more risk averse later in life, finds a new study co-authored by Raghavendra Rau, Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School.…

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Ordeal & risk

Childhood trauma from a parent's death or divorce causes mutual fund managers to be more risk averse later in life, finds a new study co-authored by Professor Raghu Rau of Cambridge Judge Business School. Professor Raghavendra Rau Finance professionals may…

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The Irish Times: A fund manager’s childhood can tell a lot about their attitude to risk

A study co-authored by Raghavendra Rau, Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School, explores how traumatic experiences in childhood can affect the behaviour of professional investors. The study examined the investing activity of more than…

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Institutional Investor: Broken homes produce more cautious fund managers

Traumatic experiences in childhood can affect the behaviour of professional investors, says a study co-authored by Raghavendra Rau, Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School. The study is based on data on more than 500…

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