9th Annual Hedge Fund and Private Equity Research Conference

This academic meeting will take place in Paris during January 19-20, 2017. Academic sessions will cover the latest researches on asset management. We welcome submissions on hedge funds, mutual funds and private equity funds, but also, more broadly, papers that seek to improve the understanding of the roles of different market intermediaries and the effect of their behaviour on asset prices.

Topics included: Potential topics include, but are not limited to: Hedge fund risks and performance; transparency (reporting) and due diligence; hedge fund activity and broad macroeconomic issues such as systemic risk and contagion; hedge fund activism; portfolio liquidation and liquidity; financial regulation; etc.




  • Serge Darolles (Université Paris-Dauphine and CREST)
  • René Garcia (Université de Montréal and TSE)
  • Christian Gouriéroux (CREST and University of Toronto)

Scientific Committee

  • Vikas Agarwal (Georgia State University)
  • Charles Cao (Penn State University)
  • Serge Darolles (Université Paris-Dauphine and CREST)
  • René Garcia (Edhec Business School)
  • Christian Gourieroux (CREST and University of Toronto)
  • Andrew Patton (Duke University)
  • Ronnie Sadka (Boston College)
  • Melvyn Teo (Singapore Management University)