The Use of Downside Risk Measures in Portfolio Construction and Evaluation
AbstractOne of the challenges of using downside risk measures as an alternative constructor of portfolios and diagnostic devise is in their computational intensity. This paper outlines how to use downside risk measures to construct efficient portfolios and to evaluate portfolio performance in light of investor loss aversion
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Date of creation: 11 Nov 2005
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downside risk; portfolios; performance measure;
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- G11 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Portfolio Choice; Investment Decisions
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- NEP-ALL-2005-11-19 (All new papers)
- NEP-FIN-2005-11-19 (Finance)
- NEP-RMG-2005-11-19 (Risk Management)
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