2017 Academic Paper Competition

The Journal of Investment Consulting announces an academic paper competition on topics that examine recent research relevant to investment consulting and private wealth management. The competition is open to academics and doctoral students. Papers should provide the development of theory and applied research on the chosen topic.

Topic examples include: alternative investments, asset allocation, currency management, modeling tail risk, investment due diligence, manager search and selection, monolithic and flash trading, performance measurement, portfolio construction, regime-switching models, risk management, retirement planning, small-cap investing, stress-testing investment portfolios, wealth management, and other relevant topics for investment professionals.

IMCA will present a cash award of $5,000 to the winner of the competition. The Journal of Investment Consulting editorial advisory board will select the winner based on quality and relevancy of the research to investment management consultants and investment advisors. The Journal of Investment Consulting will publish the paper.

Paper submission deadline: July 31, 2017

Please submit two versions of the paper (one with cover page identifying authors and one without cover page) via e-mail in either PDF or Word format to: 
Debbie Nochlin, Managing Editor, Journal of Investment Consulting

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