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Martin Gold

Senior Lecturer, University of Wollongong, Australia

Martin Gold is a senior lecturer at the Sydney Business School, University of Wollongong, having joined academia after a successful career in the investment industry. He is an experienced funds manager and investment analyst who has held senior analytical and managerial positions in financial institutions and investment research firms. Dr Gold coauthored Corporate Governance and Investment Fiduciaries (Thomson Lawbook Co., 2003), and he has also published a number of articles on innovative investment products and the related fiduciary obligations of fund managers and pension fund trustees.

Articles by this Author

  • The Impact of Index Trackers on Shareholders and Stock Volatility
    by Martin Gold
    Stock indexing, where investment portfolios mimic or replicate market indexes, has profound implications for both firms and investors. The practice stems from theoretical research which suggests that markets are informationally efficient. Since security prices generally reflect all public information, there is no point in employing active fund management and paying for investment research if there is no prospect of reliably beating the market....

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