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ERIC Number: EJ601747
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0147-877X
The Discipline of Asset Allocation.
Petzel, Todd E.
Business Officer, v33 n8 p46-48 Feb 2000
Discussion of asset allocation for college/university endowment funds focuses on three levels of risk: (1) the absolute risk of the portfolio (usually leading to asset diversification); (2) the benchmark risk (usually comparison with peer institutions; and (3) personal career risk (which may incline managers toward maximizing short-term returns, which could be contrary to the fund's long-term best interests). (DB)
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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