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Cambridge Independent: From Hollywood ‘logic’ to ‘highly institutionalised myths’ of the workplace

In the latest instalment in a series, here is the latest summary of Cambridge Judge Business School’s research. It includes: a study on Hollywood studios versus streaming co-authored by Dr Allègre Hadida; a new report on artificial intelligence in financial…

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Divest or engage?

There is 'disquieting' evidence that environmental, social and governance (ESG) metrics differ considerably among rating firms, says new paper led by the Centre for Endowment Asset Management at Cambridge Judge Business School. There is "disquieting" evidence that metrics to inform…

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Bloomberg: Invest in art or stocks? Keynes has an answer (well, sort of)

According to a study at Cambridge Judge Business School, John Maynard Keyes made “extraordinary” returns as a collector of Picasso, Matisse and other modern masters, while highlighting the limitations of art price indexes. The study co-authored by Professor Elroy Dimson…

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The Times: John Maynard Keynes’s art collection yields a stunning return

John Maynard Keynes made “extraordinary” returns as a collector of Picasso, Matisse and other modern masters, while highlighting the limitations of art price indexes, according to a study co-authored by Professor Elroy Dimson and Dr David Chambers. “For the art…

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Art collector Keynes

Study based at Cambridge Judge Business School shows John Maynard Keynes made 'extraordinary' returns as a collector of Picasso, Matisse and other modern masters, while highlighting the limitations of art price indexes. © Reproduced by the kind permission of the…

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Study for 'Sunday Afternoon on La Grand Jatte', by Seurat

Pre-modern derivative trading

A study of actual interwar commodity trades by John Maynard Keynes finds that pricing was as efficient as modern derivative trading using the Nobel Prize-winning BSM model developed a half-century later. One of the most important innovations in modern finance…

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Bloomberg: Carry on like nothing really matters. Until it does

A study that looks at a century of carry trading co-authored by Dr David Chambers, Reader in Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School, is featured in Bloomberg. The study found that “a strategy of borrowing in low-yielding currencies and parking…

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Research honours

The European Investment Forum Prize is awarded by the Centre for Endowment Asset Management (CEAM) at Cambridge Judge Business School and FTSE Russell to Alejandro Lopez-Lira of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and Kate Suslava of Bucknell…

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The ‘carry’ trade

The carry strategy in foreign exchange markets generates positive average returns over the long run, but it can experience losses when there are shifts from fixed to floating currency regimes, finds a new study co-authored by Dr David Chambers of…

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Effective engagement

Investor engagement on environmental, social and governance issues were examined at a conference organised by the Centre for Endowment Asset Management at Cambridge Judge and Principles for Responsible Investing. How can investment practitioners engage on environmental, social and governance (ESG)…

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