The Paul Woolley Centre for the Study of Capital Market Dysfunctionality will hold a half-day workshop for super fund executives, managers and academics at the University of Technology Sydney on May 12.

The Centre, which has three affiliated universities – London School of Economics, University of Toulouse and UTS – studies a wide range of issues affecting institutional investors.

Topics for the upcoming workshop include:

. Performance implication of active management of institutional mutual funds.

. Private equity: strategies for improving performance.

. The impact of uncertainty on investor behaviour.

. Financial competence, risk presentation and retirement portfolio preferences.

. Economic rent in Australian superannuation: definition, measurement and implications.

. Buttoning-up superannuation.

Attendance is by invitation and numbers are limited, however, interested parties can contact Yvonne Gray at UTS:

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