Oct. 21st: W. Goetzmann and E. Boussard conference about Hedge Funds

The Role of Hedge Funds in Security Price Formation Process


What do we know about the role of hedge funds in capital markets ?
Do they bring the economy closer to an efficient allocation of resources, and asset prices reflective of fundamentals? Under what circumstances, if any, do they dampen or amplify the consequences of economic shocks?
October 21st, 2011, 9h00 – 11h00
Institut Louis Bachelier, Salle de séminaire
Palais Brongniart, 28 Place de la Bourse
75002 PARIS


presented by
William Goetzmann
Director International Center for Finance at the Yale School of Management
and E. J. Beinecke Professor of Finance and Management Studies
Yale School of Management

discussion to be introduced by
Emmanuel Boussard
CEO, Boussard & Gavaudan