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Ben Graham Centre's 5th Symposium On Intelligent Investing

June 20, 2016

London, Ontario

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The Ben Graham Centre for Value Investing at the Ivey Business School at Western University held an academic Symposium on May 20, 2016 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.



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Symposium Organizer and Chair

George Athanassakos, Director, Ben Graham Chair in Value Investing, Ivey Business School

Morning Session: On Market Anomalies

Presenter: Justin Birru, Ohio State University
Topic: Nominal Price Premium
Discussant: Hao Jiang, Michigan State University

Presenter: Robert Stambaugh, Wharton, University of Pennsylvania
Topic: Mispricing Factors
Discussant: Chen Xue, University of Cincinnati

Presenter: David McLean, DePaul University
Topic: Anomalies and News
Discussant: Fabio Moneta, Queens University

Afternoon Session: On Value Investing

Presenter: Ilia Dichev, Emory University
Topic: On the Conceptual Foundations of Financial Reporting
Discussant: Stephen Penman, Columbia University

Presenter: Partha Mohanram, University of Toronto
Topic: Fundamental Analysis: Combining the Search for Quality with the Search for Value
Discussant: Theodore Sougiannis, University of Illinois, Urbana- Champaign

Presenter: Ravi Jagannathan, Northwestern University
Topic: Tail Risk in Momentum Strategy Returns
Discussant: Lu Zhang, Ohio State University

5th Symposium Photos


We would like to thank our sponsors Burgundy Asset Management Ltd.The Center for the Advancement of Value Investing EducationIvey Business School and Sionna Investment Managersfor their generous support in sponsoring the competition.

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