Philip Valta

Philip Valta obtained his PhD in Finance from the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and the Swiss Finance Institute. His research interests are mainly in empirical corporate finance, with a focus on how product markets and institutions relate to corporate decisions.

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Securing Investment Returns in the Long Run (Coursera)

In this course, you will learn about the famous dichotomy between active and passive investing, how to appropriately measure and analyze investment performance and what the future trends in the investment management industry are. You will first learn about absolute and relative performance, risk-adjusted returns and how to decompose [...]

Meeting Investors' Goals (Coursera)

In this course, you will dive into the concepts of rationality and irrationality and understand how they impact our investment decisions and what the consequences can be at the market level. You will first explore the different biases that we, as humans, are subjected to when facing investment decisions [...]