Date added: February 15, 2017 Ever since the first index fund was launched in 1976, the active management versus passive management debate has persisted, as passive solutions have continued to attract more investors. Resource Type: ResearchAudience: Executive StaffTopic: InvestmentsMembers: Sign in to view members-only content on this page. Register a new account E-mail * Enter your e-mail address. Password * Enter the password that accompanies your e-mail. Forgot Password?