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Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance (CERF)

 

David Chambers

Title of research: Endowment Investing: Investment Strategy and Performance

US University endowments are the ultimate long horizon investors with a unique focus on maintaining intergenerational equity. Endowment investing has been critical in establishing the template that many institutional and individual investors have followed but still remains an under-researched area. This study documents the evolution of US university endowments and their investment strategy from 1900 up to the present.

Research Update - Report April 2016

Research Update - Report September 2015

Research Update - Report April 2015

Presentation at the at the Endowment Asset Management Conference in August 2014 in Switzerland

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