Case | HBS Case Collection | April 1996 (Revised October 1999)

Risk of Stocks in the Long Run, The: The Barnstable College Endowment

by Andre F. Perold

Abstract

The manager of the Barnstable College Endowment is evaluating proposals to increase the endowment's exposure to stocks based on an analysis that shows stocks to be much safer over long holding periods.

Citation:

Perold, Andre F. "Risk of Stocks in the Long Run, The: The Barnstable College Endowment." Harvard Business School Case 296-073, April 1996. (Revised October 1999.)