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Ralph Koijen

Ralph S. J. Koijen is the AQR Capital Management Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. His research focuses on finance, insurance, and macroeconomics. He has been an NBER affiliate since 2010.

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Sydney C. Ludvigson is the Julius Silver, Roslyn S. Silver, and Enid Silver Winslow Professor of Economics at New York University. Her research focuses on the interplay between asset markets and macroeconomic activity. She has been an NBER affiliate since 2003.

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The number of bank branches in the United States declined from 99,550 in 2009 to 79,186 in 2022, while total deposits significantly increased. Overall...
This figure is a line graph titled, Institution Size and Composite Portfolio ESG Score. It is subtitled, Institution size determined using calculations of assets under management. The y-axis is labeled, Green minus brown tilt. It ranges from negative 20 to positive 30 percent, increasing in increments of 10.  The x-axis is time and ranges from 2012 to 2020, increasing in increments of 2.  There are three lines on the graph: Large, medium, and small institutions.  Small institutions being at close to positiv
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Financial institutions that mention environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria in their investment policies had $35 trillion in assets under...
2023,  Long-Term Asset Management Keynote, Laura Veldkamp, "Valuing Data as a New Assest Type"
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