PROMOTING EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH AND EDUCATION
The Institute for Global Asset and Risk Management (INGARM) is a non-profit, 501 (c)(3), research and education foundation focused on facilitating the exchange of information and research between and among governments, academics and the investment management community. The Institute provides an open platform to discuss, analyze and understand the regulatory framework and economic factors that affect the source of return and use of both alternative and traditional investments, including derivatives, hedge funds, managed futures, private equity, real estate, commodities, mutual funds and other public investment vehicles. The Institute also disseminates its research to its constituent community and to the public through its print publications, website, meetings, seminars, conferences, and online continuing education curriculum and certificate courses.
In addition, the Institute provides ongoing education and research support to the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Association. The CAIA Association is an independent, not-for-profit global organization committed to education and professionalism in the field of alternative investments, and is the sponsoring body for the CAIA designation.
The Institute also supports independent, peer-reviewed research. Its Directors and Research Associates are on the editorial board of The Journal of Alternative Investments, the leading journal for academic and practitioner research in alternative investments.
See articles posted in February 2015 under Publications/Articles
Performance Analysis of Options-Based Equity Mutual Funds, Closed-End Funds, Exchange-Traded Funds and Highlights of “Performance Analysis of Options-Based Equity Mutual Funds, Closed-End Funds, Exchange-Traded Funds”
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