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John Maynard Keynes

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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Evidence Investor: Even Keynes couldn’t time the market

Dr David Chambers, Reader in Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School, has been studying in detail the investment performance of the famous economist John Maynard Keynes. In an interview with Evidence Investor, David talks about lessons investors can learn from…

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Seeking Alpha: Keynes’ art

Research co-authored by Dr David Chambers and Professor Elroy Dimson of the Newton Centre for Endowment Asset Management (CEAM) at Cambridge Judge analyses the record of John Maynard Keynes as an art collector. The study found that returns on art…

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The Wall Street Journal: John Maynard Keynes: Courage is the key for investing

A study co-authored by Dr David Chambers, Reader in Finance and Academic Director of the Newton Centre for Endowment Asset Management (CEAM), Cambridge Judge Business School, on the investment strategy of John Maynard Keynes is cited for its lessons in…

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Unconventional investments: what we can learn from Keynes

Why the lauded economist's unconventional views on active management and long term investment could unlock the potential of a modern investment strategy. You have probably heard of John Maynard Keynes. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest economists…

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Unconventional investments

Cambridge News: Keynes and the US universities’ money

An article by Dr David Chambers and Professor Elroy Dimson of the Newton Centre for Endowment Asset Management at Cambridge Judge on how British economist John Maynard Keynes influenced the management of US college endowments was awarded the Graham and…

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Prize-winning Keynes article

Article on how Keynes influenced management of US college endowments, authored by Dr David Chambers and Elroy Dimson of Cambridge Judge, wins award from Financial Analysts Journal. An article by David Chambers and Elroy Dimson of Cambridge Judge Business School…

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