Published by: Investment Advisor Association
This research brief summarizes and tabulates the studies that examine the connection between diversity and investment performance.
These studies look at investments made by:
Women or firms owned by women
Minorities or firms owned by minorities
Diverse teams that include women or minorities
They seek to answer the following questions:
Do these investments outperform or underperform?
Are these investments more or less risky?
Do these investments rely on a different investment approach?
Does diversity on teams affect investment returns, risk, or portfolio construction?