Professors Dahlquist and Strömberg recently handed in their respective reports commissioned by the Norwegian Finance Ministry on the management of the government pension fund. Magnus Dahlquist joint with Bernt Arne Odegaard of Stavanger University analyzed the active management style of the fund. They advised sticking with the current set up rather than changing to a passive management style. Read the report “A Review of Norges Bank’s Active Management of the Government Pension Fund Global”.
Per Strömberg and Trond Doskeland of NHH Norwegian School of Economics, advised that the fund should open up to investment in private equity. Read the report “Evaluating Investments in Unlisted Equity for the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global”.