Tag Archives: investment

Disclosure, Firm Growth, and the JOBS Act

By | July 28, 2021

Financing investment in future growth is an important motivation for firms to go public. Newly public firms fund investments mainly through public equity, and facilitate growth by building new capacity through capital expenditure(capex) and innovation, as well as by acquiring the assets of other firms. There is a longstanding policy debate on whether lowering the disclosure burden on public firms through regulation can facilitate such… Read More »

Green Urban Development: The Impact Investment Strategy of Canadian Pension Funds

By | June 16, 2021

With the global push toward sustainable investment, investors are concerned about whether the cost of investing green will result in lower portfolio returns in the long term. Are there win-win strategies where green investments can generate high returns alongside positive environmental impact? Our new paper, funded by the National Pension Hub at the Global Risk Institute,… Read More »