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How do climate risks affect trading behaviour?

How do climate risks affect trading behaviour?

by Andreas Charisiadis, Research Assistant, Cambridge Centre for Finance and Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance Mitigating climate change has become one of the defining challenges of our time. Indeed, there is global concern about the potentially disastrous long-term consequences…

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Business Weekly: Cambridge Judge Business School finds hope for change in gender bias study

A study co-authored by Professor Raghavendra Rau and PhD student Jinhua Wang 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…

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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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LexBlog: Do investors pay less attention to women fund managers?

Raghavendra Rau, Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses his latest study looking into women fund managers. The study documents “a different and previously unstudied type of gender bias in investor behavior, which we…

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Toeing the line

Conformity with environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices can carry negative reputation 'spillovers' when peers are publicly criticised, says paper at Cambridge Judge recognised for two Academy of Management awards. Companies seek the "safety of conformity" in an environment of…

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Demand for information

by Dr Shiqi Chen, Research Associate, Cambridge Centre for Finance and Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance Shiqi Chen We are entering into an era of Big Data, in which the demand and supply of data and information are growing…

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Opposing views

The likelihood of activist hedge funds targeting and making money is higher when large short sellers also target the same company, finds a new study co-authored by Dr Pedro Saffi of Cambridge Judge Business School. Dr Pedro Saffi Activist hedge…

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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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Co-ordinated engagements

A research paper co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School on how investors can influence companies on environmental and social issues is named best paper in the annual Brandes Institute Prize. Professor Elroy Dimson A study authored by three people with…

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Responsible Investor: Why accounting really matters for climate change, and what you need to know about it

David Pitt-Watson, Research Fellow at Cambridge Judge Business School, writes about a new accounting approach which is compatible with climate sustainability. “Investors have been clear that they want the companies they own to commit to a business model which is…

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