University | 8:50 pm | September 22, 2013 | By Sophie Gould

Endowment may have reached $21 billion

A recruitment email from the Yale Investments Office suggests the value of Yale’s endowment rose a couple billion dollars in the latest fiscal year. While the University has yet to release its endowment return for the 2013 fiscal year — a figure generally announced around the end of September — a Sunday email from a »

University | 6:04 pm | March 12, 2013 | By Sophie Gould

Yale investment model compared to Norway’s

The Yale model of investing, pioneered by Chief Investment Officer David Swensen over the past two decades, doesn’t make sense for Norway’s “Government Pension Fund Global,” according to a Wall Street Journal article published last week. The Norwegian fund is more than 35 times the size of the Yale endowment, so a strategy like Swensen’s »