Annual Hedge Fund Research Conference

Academic sessions will cover the latest researches on hedge funds and private equity 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: institutional investors’ risks and performance; transparency (reporting) and due diligence; financial intermediation activity; hedge fund and broad macroeconomic issues such as systemic risk and contagion; institutional investors’ incentives and activism; portfolio liquidation and liquidity; financial regulation; private equity funds; ETFs; etc.


  • Serge Darolles, Université Paris Dauphine-PSL
  • Tamara Nefedova, Université Paris Dauphine-PSL

Scientific Committee

  • Vikas Agarwal, Georgia State University
  • Charles Cao, Penn State University
  • Serge Darolles, Université Paris Dauphine-PSL
  • Zoran Filipovic, Université Paris Dauphine-PSL
  • René Garcia, University of Montreal and Toulouse School of Economics
  • Christian Gourieroux, University of Toronto and Toulouse School of Economics
  • Paul Karehnke, ESCP Europe
  • Hugues Langlois, HEC Paris
  • Christian Lundblad, UNC Chapel Hill
  • Tamara Nefedova, Université Paris Dauphine-PSL
  • Andrew Patton, Duke University
  • Sugata Ray, University of Alabama
  • Adam Reed, UNC Chapel Hill
  • Ronnie Sadka, Boston College
  • Daniel Schmidt, HEC Paris
  • Melvyn Teo, Singapore Management University

Conference Venue

Université Paris-Dauphine
Place du Maréchal de Lattre de Tassigny  
75775 Paris 16