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ECON 184

Institutional Investment Management: Theory and Practice

  • Not Offered

4 units

Letter (ABCD/NP)

This course provides an introduction to the theory and practice of institutional investment management including asset allocation and manager selection across public and private equity, absolute return, real assets, and fixed income. The course is taught by the CIO of Stanford's endowment and takes the perspective of an institution with a long-term investment horizon like Stanford. We introduce and apply a framework for assessing investment strategies and investment firms. Students put theory into practice by meeting with leading investors from various asset classes. Enrollment capped at 20. To apply please send a statement of interest and an unofficial transcript to [email protected] by December 20, 2019. Prerequisites: Econ 50 and Econ 102A, may be taken concurrently.

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