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2020

Fichtner, J; Heemskerk, E M; Petry, J

Index funds might sound boring. But who decides which countries and companies to include? Online

The Washington Post 2020.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: capital flows, index funds, index providers, passive asset management, private authority, stock market indices

2019

Petry, J; Fichtner, J; Heemskerk, E M

Steering capital: the growing private authority of index providers in the age of passive asset management Journal Article

Review of International Political Economy, 2019.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: capital flows, index funds, index providers, passive asset management, private authority, stock market indices

2018

Fichtner, J; Heemskerk, E M

The New Permanent Universal Owners: Index Funds, (Im)patient Capital, and the Claim of Long-termism Journal Article

SSRN, pp. 1-30, 2018.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: asset managers, corporate governance, corporate ownership, index funds, shorttermism, varieties of capitalism

Heemskerk, E M; Leaver, A

If this is capitalism, where are the price signals?: The glacial effects of passive investment Online

SPERI, (Ed.): 2018.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: financial flows, index funds, passive investing