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A Day in the Life of an Investment Professional: Teaching Note

IJFE Volume 1 Issue 1:


Author(s): Elroy Dimson

This note relates to the four mini-cases that are presented in A Day in the Life of an Investment Professional. The cases describe security analysis at Fairview Asset Management; equity management at M&G Investments; fixed income at Athena Asset Management; and hedge funds at Regent Capital LP. This document comprises two separate guidance notes. First, we present a framework for instructors using the cases as conventional case-study materials. Second, we provide suggestions for replicating the process of interviewing an investment professional, and give guidelines for how this fieldwork may be organized.

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