With the growth of capital market data services, the development of quantitative analytical techniques, and the widespread acceptance of the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS), performance analysis has emerged as a central component of effective asset management and become a recognized area of specialization for investment professionals. Filled with in-depth insights and expert advice, Investment Performance Measurement brings together the best of CFA Institute's publications to cover such issues as benchmark construction and selection, performance attribution analysis, performance appraisal, and performance presentation. Philip Lawton, PhD, CFA, CIPM, MBA (Charlottesville, VA), heads the Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement (CIPM) program at CFA Institute. Todd A. Jankowski, CFA, MBA (Charlottesville, VA), is Director of Curriculum Development for CFA's CIPM program. Research Foundation of the CFA Institute (Charlottesville, VA) encourages education for investment practitioners worldwide and funds, publishes, and distributes relevant research. The Foundation emphasizes research of practical value to investment professionals, while exploring new and challenging topics that provide a unique perspective in the rapidly evolving profession of investment management.
Philip Lawton, PhD, CFA, CIPM, heads the Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement (CIPM) program at CFA Institute. His previous experience includes serving as vice president at State Street Analytics, where he supported the investment consulting firms that belong to the Independent Consultants Cooperative, and at Citibank, where he headed U.S. performance measurement in Worldwide Securities Services. Lawton is a frequent speaker on institutional investing and performance measurement at industry conferences. Todd Jankowski, CFA, is Director of Curriculum Development for the Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement (CIPM) program at CFA Institute. Prior to joining CFA Institute, he was head of investment research in the Wealth Management division of Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company, where he had earlier held investment management positions in the Retail Advisory and Institutional Private Placement divisions.