Having the right investment beliefs and putting them into practice is key to delivering the right results. Decision makers in the investment industry should worry less about the stocks and products they pick for their clients and more about getting the big picture right; developing investment beliefs are instrumental in making the right choices.
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About the Author
KEES KOEDIJK is Professor of Financial Management and Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration at Tilburg University, the Netherlands. He has won several awards for his research on sustainable development. He has published extensively on finance, European integration, and monetary policy.
ALFRED SLAGER is Chief Investment Officer at Stork Pension Fund, and affiliated to Tilburg University. His expertise includes international financial services, with a particular interest to asset management, pension fund and banking strategies. He publishes regularly on pension and investment management subjects.
Table of Contents
Introduction PART I: INVESTMENT BELIEFS: THE FUNDAMENTALS Think Twice about Your Investment Philosophy Uncovering Beliefs Why Pension Investors and Asset Managers Differ PART II: EXPLORING BELIEFS Inefficiencies Risk Premiums Diversification Investment Horizon The Investment Process: Impact and Focus Decisions Risk Management Investment Style Costs Organization Sustainability PART III: EMBEDDING BELIEFS How to Hit the Ground Running
(Re)engineering Your Own Beliefs References