GMU Student Managed Investment Fund
The George Mason Student Managed Investment Fund is a fund that is managed by a select group of Finance majors at George Mason University. Students are in charge of monitoring the current portfolio and make all alteration decisions to the portfolio amongst themselves through a voting procedure outlined in the bylaws of the fund. The fund offers students a hands-on approach to market research, equity valuation and risk analysis.
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Student Research Projects
As a Finance student as Mason you also have the opportunity to participate in student-led research with professors in the area. Past research has been published by the Wall Street Journal, CFA Institute, MarketWatch, and ETF Trends among other journals. For a full list of past student lead research projects into financial markets please see the link above.
FNAN 2021 Graduates' Work:
Michael Braaten & Mike Brynda WSJ: Are Tax-Efficient Funds Worth it?
Mohanad Aldayel & Ethan Ioannou CFA Institute: Where to Allocate Fixed Income
Aidan Eccles & Lindsey Coffey CFA: Peak Diversification - How Many Stocks Diversify a Portfolio?
Daniel Arguedas-Cornejo & Emily Baucom WSJ: Convertible Debt Funds - Are They Worth It?
Chaitanaya M. Vij CFA Institute: Is this Tech 'Bubble' the same as the Dot-Com Bubble?
Hoai Nguyen & Abdallahi Ely Telmoudy CFA Institute: SPACs - An Uncorrelated Asset Class?
Stephanie Fincher & Eric Dzik WSJ: Should Investors Buy a Stock After It Splits?
Chaitanaya M. Vij CFA Institute: Stocks Turned Upside Down? The COVID-19 Beta Effect
FNAN 2020 Graduates' Work:
Ano Glonti & Shaista Khodabux CFA Institute: Trading at All Hours: The Portfolio Implications
Ano Glonti & Brian Peirce CFA Institute: How Long Does a Competitive Advantage Last?
Sufia Abdul-Rauf & Oriela Poga ETF Trends: Can ETFs Persist in the ESG Space?
Morgan Rink & Maximilian Simkins CFA: Should Fundamental Investors Give Up on Value Stocks?
Attila Kiss ETF Trends: What can Risk Parity do for you?