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ERIC Number: EJ623483
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0147-877X
Challenging the Conventional Wisdom on Endowment Risk.
Spitz, William T.
Business Officer, v34 n9 p31-33 Mar 2001
The conventional wisdom suggests that colleges and universities that are highly dependent on endowment income should be risk-averse because a significant decrease in the value of the fund could potentially prove fatal. This article suggests that a conservative strategy may actually be self-defeating to institutions that rely heavily on endowment support. (Author)
National Association of College and University Business Officers. 1110 Vermont Avenue NW Suite 800, Washington, DC 20005. Tel: 800-462-4916; Tel: 202-861-2500; Fax: 202-861-2583; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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