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The Promise & Perils of Passive Investing

November 20, 2018

Our team of academics presented a broad unbiased view of active investing; including a summary of current research, the role for passive investing, benefits and risks of passive investing, and provide background and discussion on the validity of the common ownership issue.

Speakers and panelists:

  • Susan Christoffersen, Rotman School of Management presentation
  • Pedro Matos, Darden School of Business, University of Virginia presentation
  • Mikhail (Mike) Simutin, Rotman School of Management presentation
  • Alan Green, iShares Capital Markets, BlackRock Canada
  • Alexander Dyck, Director, Capital Markets Institute and Rotman School of Management

View panel discussion


Additional Resources:

Indexing and active fund management: International evidence
Martijn Cremers, Miguel A. Ferreira, Pedro Matos, Laura Starks

On the Economic Consequences of Index-Linked Investing
Jeffrey Wurgler

Anticompetitive Effects of Common Ownership
José Azar University of Navarra, IESE Business School; Martin C. Schmalz University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business; and, Isabel Tecu, Charles River Associates (CRA)