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Endowment Asset Management: Investment Strategies in Oxford and Cambridge

Shanta Acharya and Elroy Dimson


There is a profound linkage between the quality of a university and its financial resources. The universities of Oxford and Cambridge rank among the world's finest educational institutions, and are able to draw on invested assets that are large by any standards. This book explores how the colleges that comprise these two universities make their investment decisions. Oxford and Cambridge are collegiate institutions, each consisting of a federal university and over thirty constituent colleges. While the colleges may have ostensibly similar missions, they are governed independently. Since they in ... More

Keywords: Oxford University, Cambridge University, education, asset allocation, collegiate institutions, colleges, investment philosophy, asset management, endowment funds

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780199210916
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2007 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210916.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Shanta Acharya, author
London Business School

Elroy Dimson, author
London Business School
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