Academic Institutes

Center for Institutional Investment Management

Director: Bruce Geller, Chair

From the Center’s Website: The Center for Institutional Investment Management (CIIM) was established in 2002 when a proposal developed by the University at Albany Finance Department faculty was declared the winner of a SUNY-wide competition initiated by then-Chancellor Robert King. CIIM’s mission has three main components.  More…

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Yale International Center for Finance

Director: William Goetzmann, william [dot] goetzmann [at] yale [dot] edu

From the Institute’s Website: The International Center For Finance at the Yale School of Management provides active support for research in Financial Economics by its fellows and disseminates their work to the world’s academic and professional communities. More about our goals can be found on our mission page. The Center’s fellowship is comprised of leading scholars in and outside of the Yale School of Management who work on key empirical and theoretical problems in Financial Economics. We also support an active doctoral program with a concentration in Finance at the Yale School of Management. At the MBA level, the Yale SOM Security Analysis Workshop provides current student investment research.  More…

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MIT Laboratory for Financial Engineering

Director: Andrew Lo, alo [at] mit [dot] edu

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Oxford-Man Institute of Quantitative Finance

Research Director: Neil Shepherd, neil [dot] shephard [at] economics.ox.ac.uk

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Edhec Asset Management Research Centre

Director: Noel Amenc, noel [dot] amenc [at] edhec [dot] edu

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The Center for International Securities and Derivatives Markets (CISDM), University of Massachusetts Amherst

Director: Thomas Schneeweis, schneeweis [at] som [dot] umass [dot] edu

From the Institute’s Website: The Center for International Securities and Derivatives Markets (CISDM) seeks to enhance the understanding of the field of alternative investments through research, education, and networking opportunities for our member donors, industry professionals and academics.  The goals of CISDM are to facilitate research in international investment and derivative markets, to promote interactions between the academic and business communities, and to make available educational material on international financial markets to financial and nonfinancial firms.  More…

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BNP Paribas Hedge Fund Centre, London Business School

Director: Narayan Naik, nnaik [at] london [dot] edu

From the Institute’s Website: Key Aims: To undertake research into all aspects of hedge fund investing, including the impact of hedge funds on the asset markets they invest in; To encourage others to conduct research, for example through visiting research fellowships and through invitations to present research at London Business School; To encourage better understanding of hedge funds.  More…

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Alternative Investment Research Centre, Cass Business School

Director: Harry Kat, harry [at] airc [dot] info

From the Institute’s Website: The Alternative Investments Research Centre (AIRC) aims to generate practical answers to practical questions concerning alternative investments and their role in investment portfolios. The AIRC does so by acting as a clearing-house for data and research ideas between the alternative investment industry and academia. With the help of its corporate members, the AIRC builds and maintains databases for the various types of alternative investments and allows its associate researchers to access these data for qualifying research projects.  More…

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