Academic sessions will cover the latest researches on hedge funds, but also, more broadly, researches that seek to improve the understanding of the roles of different market intermediaries and the effect of their behaviour on asset prices. 

Topics include: Hedge fund risks and performance; transparency (reporting) and due diligence; hedge fund activity and broad macroeconomic issues such as systemic risk and contagion; hedge fund activism; portfolio liquidation and liquidity; financial regulation; etc.

Organizers: Serge Darolles (Université Paris-Dauphine and CREST), René Garcia (Edhec Business School), Christian Gouriéroux (CREST and University of Toronto)

Scientific Committee: Vikas Agarwal (Georgia State University), Charles Cao (Penn State University), Serge Darolles (Université Paris-Dauphine and CREST),René Garcia (Edhec Business School), Christian Gourieroux (CREST and University of Toronto), Andrew Patton (Duke University), Ronnie Sadka (Boston College)

The preliminary program and the registration link are available on the conference website:







  • Université Paris Dauphine


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