Wednesday, February 11, 2015


Duration of Poor Performance, Fund Flows and Risk–Shifting by Hedge Fund Managers

By Ying Li, Asst. Professor of Business, Univ. of Washington Bothell; A. Steven Holland, Professor of Business, Univ. of Washington Bothell; and Hossein B. Kazemi, Professor of Finance, Univ. of Massachusetts Amherst

In their paper, the authors show that time-varying performance– and flow–related conditions influence hedge funds’ risk-shifting behavior. They also demonstrate that hedge fund managers adjust their risk-taking in a way that is consistent with their fund characteristics.

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