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Hedge Funds

  • By: Xiaoqing Eleanor Xu
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Hedge funds play a significant and controversial role in the global economy. Hedge funds are private investment pools that are typically organized as limited partnerships. The manager of a hedge fund often serves as the general partner, while investors in a ...

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