International Asset Allocation with Time-Varying Investment Opportunities
AbstractThis paper analyzes the international equity holdings of a large panel of U.K. pension funds. We model portfolio weights as a function of time-varying conditional moments and find that a substantial part of the evolution in portfolio weights is explained by time-varying conditional expected returns, volatilities, and covariances with domestic equity returns. Estimates of returns from international market timing suggest a net loss of 0.2% per annum for the average fund.
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Volume (Year): 78 (2005)
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- Blake, David & Timmermann, Allan G, 2002. "International Asset Allocation with Time-Varying Investment Opportunities," CEPR Discussion Papers 3464, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
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