Recent Advances in Delegated Portfolio Management

Posted On January 3, 2018

April 13, 2018 – April 14, 2018


Georgia State University
Buckhead Campus
12th Floor

detailed directions


A conference sponsored and funded by the Center for the Economic Analysis of Risk (CEAR) and the Department of Finance at Georgia State University

Presented Papers

Presenter Name Presentation Title File SSRN
Linlin Ma Portfolio Manager Compensation in the U.S. Mutual Fund Industry  
Robert Stambaugh Fund Tradeoffs
Ron Kaniel Are Mutual Fund Managers Paid For Investment Skill?
Leonard Kostovetsky How much labor do you need to manage capital?  
Russ Wermers Holding Horizon: A New Measure of Active Investment Management  
Nikolai Roussanov Marketing Mutual Funds  
Michael Sockin Delegated Learning in Asset Management  
Wei Jiang Picking Friends Before Picking (Proxy) Fights: How Mutual Fund Voting Shapes Proxy Contests  


The goal of the conference is to promote research on delegated portfolio management and to provide a forum for interested researchers to discuss and exchange ideas. The conference will feature a selection of the best working papers discussed by leading academics in the profession. The conference program covers theoretical and empirical approaches to better understand the performance, the incentives, and the compensation of mutual funds and other institutional investors.


The organizers of this conference are Zhen Shi of the Department of Finance at Georgia State University and Clemens Sialm, Professor of Finance and Economics, University of Texas at Austin.


The symposium will be held at the Georgia State University Buckhead Center, in Room 1203 on the 12th floor of Tower Place 200, 3348 Peachtree Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30326. Detailed directions will be listed on the program and can be found on the Buckhead Center's page.


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