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Performance measurement of hedge funds managers

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  • Cristian TIU

    () (Jacobs Management Center, University at Buffalo, Buffalo NY, USA)

  • Cosmin DOBRIN
  • Ion POPA
  • Constantin Bagu

Abstract

This article summarizes criteria used to identify investment talent in (especially hedge fund) managers and stresses the importance of identifying criteria that are not primarily soft but whose validity can be back tested.

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  • Cristian TIU & Cosmin DOBRIN & Ion POPA & Constantin Bagu, 2008. "Performance measurement of hedge funds managers," Economia. Seria Management, Faculty of Management, Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania, vol. 11(2), pages 38-48, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:rom:econmn:v:11:y:2008:i:2:p:38-48
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    1. Jonathan B. Berk & Richard C. Green, 2004. "Mutual Fund Flows and Performance in Rational Markets," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 112(6), pages 1269-1295, December.
    2. Andrew Ang & Robert J. Hodrick & Yuhang Xing & Xiaoyan Zhang, 2006. "The Cross-Section of Volatility and Expected Returns," Journal of Finance, American Finance Association, vol. 61(1), pages 259-299, February.
    3. Brown, Stephen J, et al, 1992. "Survivorship Bias in Performance Studies," Review of Financial Studies, Society for Financial Studies, vol. 5(4), pages 553-580.
    4. Almazan, Andres & Brown, Keith C. & Carlson, Murray & Chapman, David A., 2004. "Why constrain your mutual fund manager?," Journal of Financial Economics, Elsevier, vol. 73(2), pages 289-321, August.
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    Keywords

    Performance; Determinants of performance; Hedge funds;

    JEL classification:

    • J24 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity
    • G11 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Portfolio Choice; Investment Decisions
    • G24 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Investment Banking; Venture Capital; Brokerage

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