Symmetry and Order in the Portfolio Allocation Problem
AbstractThis research studies the role of multivariate distribution structure on random asset returns in determining the optimal allocation vector for an expected utility maximizing agent. By carefully disturbing symmetry in the distribution of the, possibly covarying, returns, we ascertain the ordinal structure of the allocation vector. Rank order of allocations is also established when a permutation symmetric vector is mapped into the returns vector through location and scale shifts. The results are extended to pertain for partitions of the state space.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Iowa State University, Department of Economics in its series Staff General Research Papers with number 5106.
Date of creation: 01 Jun 2002
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Publication status: Published in Economic Theory, June 2002, vol. 19 no. 4, pp. 747-772
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- Harvey E. Lapan & David A. Hennessy, 2002. "Symmetry and order in the portfolio allocation problem," Economic Theory, Springer, vol. 19(4), pages 747-772.
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- C61 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling - - - Optimization Techniques; Programming Models; Dynamic Analysis
- G1 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets
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