LTI@UniTO call for fellowship
LTI@UniTO, a think tank of the University of Torino (Italy) promoting
independent research on long-term investing and long-term investors
(LTIs), has launched a call for fellowships for a research visit of two
months to the University of Torino in 2020/2021.
Candidates must send their application (CV + research program,
approximately 2 pages) to
firstname.lastname@example.org before midnight, ECT, March 22nd, 2020.
Up to 4 Senior and 4 Junior fellowships are available.
Senior Fellowships are targeted at applicants with a publication history
in top Finance/Econ academic journals. Total remuneration (for the
entire period – gross and including all expenses): € 18000.
Junior Fellowships are targeted at either PhD candidates or scholars
with a PhD in Finance, Economics or a related field. Remuneration (for
the entire period – gross and including all expenses): € 6000.
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The research programs should be related to one of the themes in the
Strategic List below and must be included in the Application.
• Interaction between financial markets and the real economy including
start-up funding, impact finance, infrastructure, SME financing;
• Role of LTIs in traditional financial markets (systemic risk,
stability, pro or countercyclicality, liquidity and impact on
prices...), as well as on private markets;
• Risk and return of private markets (private equity, private debt,
• Asset Management or ALM of LTIs, including past experiences, models,
benchmarking, constraints on expenditures and liabilities;
• Mandates, delegation and effectiveness of monitoring (short term
accountability versus long-term strategies);
• Optimal contracts in delegated portfolio management: what is the
effectiveness of using benchmarking and bonus/target incentive schemes;
• The collective costs of short-horizon investment and their control
• Fintech for LTIs (e.g., robo-advice): opportunities and risks;
• Benefits and costs of financial regulation and macro prudential
policies that matter to LTIs;
• Real estate and real estate funds: risk, return and their role in the
ALM of LTIs;
• LTIs, sustainable finance and Green Financing.
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