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Jean-martin Aussant

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Articles by Jean-martin Aussant

    The Erosion of The Real Estate Home Bias - November 2014

    Report | Nov 24, 2014 | Peter Shepard , Peter Hobbs , Jean-martin Aussant , Yang Liu

    The home bias of real estate investing is starting to change. The world’s largest Sovereign Wealth and Pension Funds are leading the change with explicit global real estate investment mandates seeking to exploit the richer global opportunity set and its diversification benefits. In this Research Insight, we use the Barra Private Real Estate Model (PRE2) to examine the drivers of risk and return in the international real estate markets, and find that fragmentation of the global markets has led...