The Ben Graham Centre for Value Investing at the Ivey Business School at Western University held an academic Symposium on May 30, 2014 in London, Ontario.
The mission of the symposium was to encourage and support academic research and study in areas related to value investing. The presenters discussed their work on value investing and related topics, such as market anomalies and value vs. growth investing.
Symposium Organizer and Chair
George Athanassakos, Director, Ben Graham Chair in Value Investing, Ivey Business School
Morning Session: On Market Anomalies
Presenter: Kent Daniel, Columbia University
Topic: Momentum Crashes
Discussant: Christopher Lamoureux, University of Arizona
Presenter: Juhani Linnainmaa, University of Chicago
Topic: Deflating Profitability
Discussant: Mikhail Simutin, University of Toronto
Presenter: Jeff Pontiff, Boston College
Topic: Does Academic Research Destroys Return Predictability?
Discussant: Noah Stoffman, Indiana University
Afternoon Session: On Value Investing
Presenter: Robert Novy-Marx, University of Rochester
Topic: The Quality Dimension of Value Investing
Discussant: Joseph Gerakos, University of Chicago
Presenter: Andrea Frazzini, AQR Capital Management
Topic: Buffett’s Alpha
Discussant: Laurent Barras, McGill University
Presenter: Stephan Siegel, University of Washington
Topic: Value vs. Growth Investing - Why do Different Investors Have Different Styles?
Discussant: Alessandro Previtero, Western University
3rd Symposium Photos
George Athanassakos gives opening remarks
We would like to thank our sponsors Burgundy Asset Management Ltd., The Center for the Advancement of Value Investing Education and Ivey Business School for their generous support in sponsoring the competition.