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1.

Non-Life Insurance: Mathematics & Statistics

Number of pages: 295 Posted: 03 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2017
Working Paper Series
RiskLab, ETH Zurich
Downloads 6,394
2.

Bank CEO Incentives and the Credit Crisis

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming, Charles A Dice Center Working Paper No. 2009-13, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2009-03-13, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 09-27, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 256/2009
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 28 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2010
Working Paper Series
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance

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Downloads 5,696
3.

Momentum Crashes

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 13-61, Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 14-6, Fama-Miller Working Paper
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 24 Dec 2013
Working Paper Series
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and Yale University, Yale SOM

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Downloads 5,632
4.

False Discoveries in Mutual Fund Performance: Measuring Luck in Estimated Alphas

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 08-18, Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 06-043
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 05 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2011
Accepted Paper Series
McGill University - Desautels Faculty of Management, University of Geneva GSEM and GFRI and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 5,475
5.

Hedge Fund Diversification: How Much is Enough?

FAME Research Working Paper No. 52
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 31 Aug 2002
Working Paper Series
Kedge Capital Fund Management and Thunderbird, American Graduate School of International Management
Downloads 4,334
6.

Assessing Market Risk for Hedge Funds and Hedge Funds Portfolios

EFA 2001 Barcelona Meetings; EFMA 2001 Lugano Meetings; FAME Research Paper No 24
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 30 Apr 2001
Working Paper Series
Kedge Capital Fund Management
Downloads 3,851
7.

An Econometric Analysis of Emission Trading Allowances

Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 32, No. 10, 2008, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 06-26
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 26 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2009
Accepted Paper Series
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance
Downloads 3,330
8.

Do ETFs Increase Volatility?

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2011-03-20, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 11-66, AFA 2013 San Diego Meetings Paper, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2011-20
Number of pages: 145 Posted: 02 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, USI Lugano and Villanova University - Department of Finance

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Downloads 3,182
9.

On the Timing and Pricing of Dividends

CRSP Working Paper, Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 10-30, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 11-13
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance

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Downloads 3,063
10.

The Determinants of Mutual Fund Performance: A Cross-Country Study

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 31
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 26 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2011
Working Paper Series
Nova School of Business and Economics, Faculty of Finance, Cass Business School, City University, London, Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE - IUL) and ESSEC
Downloads 2,938
11.

A GARCH Option Pricing Model with Filtered Historical Simulation

Review of Financial Studies, 2008
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 15 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2008
Working Paper Series
Swiss Finance Institute at the University of Lugano, New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics and University of Lugano - Institute of Finance

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Downloads 2,882
12.

Shadow Insurance

Econometrica, Vol. 84, No. 3, 2016, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 14-64
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 06 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 19 May 2016
Accepted Paper Series
New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance and Princeton University - Department of Economics

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Downloads 2,865
13.

Can We Use Volatility to Diagnose Financial Bubbles? Lessons from 40 Historical Bubbles

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 17-27
Number of pages: 127 Posted: 24 Jul 2017
Working Paper Series
ETH Zürich - Department of Management, Technology, and Economics (D-MTEC), ETH Zürich and ETH Zurich
Downloads 2,696
14.

Corporate Finance in Europe: A Survey

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 121/2006, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 06-17
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Apr 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Lugano - Faculty of Economics and University of Mannheim Business School
Downloads 2,652
15.

The Acceleration Effect and Gamma Factor in Asset Pricing

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 15-30
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Aug 2015
Working Paper Series
ETH Zurich, Independent and ETH Zürich - Department of Management, Technology, and Economics (D-MTEC)
Downloads 2,639
16.

Betting Against Beta

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 12-17
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 03 May 2012
Working Paper Series
AQR Capital Management, LLC and AQR Capital Management, LLC

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Downloads 2,469
17.

Stock Returns in Mergers and Acquisitions

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 06-1, EFA 2006 Zurich Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 03 Mar 2006
Working Paper Series
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Boston University - Department of Finance & Economics
Downloads 2,412
18.

Private Equity Performance and Liquidity Risk

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 09-43
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 04 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2012
Accepted Paper Series
USI Lugano, University of Lugano and University of Oxford - Said Business School

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Downloads 2,344
19.

Risk Adjusted Time Series Momentum

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 14-71
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 23 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 06 Jan 2015
Working Paper Series
Quantica Capital, Quantica Capital and Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
Downloads 2,274
20.

Hedge Fund Stock Trading in the Financial Crisis of 2007-2009

AFA 2011 Denver Meetings Paper, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2010-2, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2010-03-002, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 11-08
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 09 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2011
Working Paper Series
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, USI Lugano and Villanova University - Department of Finance
Downloads 2,131
21.

Do Hedge Funds Manipulate Stock Prices?

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2011-005, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2011-03-005, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 11-53, AFA 2013 San Diego Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 17 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, USI Lugano, Toulouse School of Economics and Villanova University - Department of Finance
Downloads 2,086
22.

The Endogenous Price Dynamics of Emission Allowances and an Application to CO2 Option Pricing

Applied Mathematical Finance, Vol. 19, No. 5, 2012, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 08-02, EFA 2008 Athens Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Zurich - Swiss Banking Institute (ISB) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment
Downloads 2,081
23.

Exploring for the Determinants of Credit Risk in Credit Default Swap Transaction Data: Is Fixed-Income Markets' Information Sufficient to Evaluate Credit Risk?

FAME Research Paper No. 65
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 05 Apr 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Lausanne - School of Economics and Business Administration (HEC-Lausanne), University of Lausanne - School of Economics and Business Administration (HEC-Lausanne), University of Lausanne - School of Economics and Business Administration (HEC-Lausanne) and JP Morgan
Downloads 2,078
24.

Beta-Arbitrage Strategies: When Do They Work, and Why?

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 11-64
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 09 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Geneva, Pictet Asset Management SA, Ersel Asset Management SGR s.p.a. and Pictet Asset Management
Downloads 2,012
25.

Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)

Annual Review of Financial Economics, Volume 9, 2017, Forthcoming, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2016-22, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2016-03-022, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 16-64
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, USI Lugano and Villanova University - Department of Finance

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Downloads 1,996
26.

Financial Bubbles, Real Estate Bubbles, Derivative Bubbles, and the Financial and Economic Crisis

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 09-15
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 12 Jun 2009
Working Paper Series
ETH Zürich - Department of Management, Technology, and Economics (D-MTEC) and ETH Zurich

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Downloads 1,868
27.

Crashes and High Frequency Trading

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 11-63
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 24 Dec 2011
Working Paper Series
ETH Zürich - Department of Management, Technology, and Economics (D-MTEC) and ETH Zurich
Downloads 1,854
28.

Detecting Abnormal Trading Activities in Option Markets

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 11-42
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Zurich - Swiss Banking Institute (ISB), University of Zurich - Swiss Banking Institute (ISB) and University of Lugano - Institute of Finance
Downloads 1,830
29.

Data Analytics for Non-Life Insurance Pricing

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 16-68
Number of pages: 228 Posted: 17 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2017
Working Paper Series
RiskLab, ETH Zurich and AXA-Winterthur
Downloads 1,829
30.

House Prices, Real Estate Returns, and the Business Cycle

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 06-37
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Jan 2007
Working Paper Series
European Central Bank (ECB) - Directorate General Research
Downloads 1,722
31.

On the Construction of Common Size, Value and Momentum Factors in International Stock Markets: A Guide with Applications

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 10-58
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 12 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance, ETH Zürich, Bank for International Settlements (BIS) - Monetary and Economic Department, University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance and University of Kassel
Downloads 1,695
32.

Short Selling Regulation after the Financial Crisis - First Principles Revisited

International Journal of Disclosure and Regulation, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 108-135 , Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 09-28
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 27 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Zurich - Rechtswissenschaftliches Institut (School of Law), University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance and University of Zurich - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,672
33.

Forecasting Financial Time Series: Normal GARCH with Outliers or Heavy Tailed Distribution Assumptions?

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 11-45
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 10 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Munich and University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance
Downloads 1,633
34.

Do Independent Director Departures Predict Future Bad Events?

Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2010-03-007, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2010-7, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 10-17, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 281/2010
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 12 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2015
Working Paper Series
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Nanyang Technological University - Division of Banking & Finance and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance

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Downloads 1,623
35.

Competition, Cash Holdings, and Financing Decisions

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 13-72
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2014
Working Paper Series
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, University of Lausanne and Federal Reserve Board
Downloads 1,615
36.

The Illusion of the Perpetual Money Machine

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 12-40
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Dec 2012
Working Paper Series
ETH Zürich and ETH Zürich - Department of Management, Technology, and Economics (D-MTEC)
Downloads 1,595
37.

Systemic Risk and Central Clearing Counterparty Design

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 13-34
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 09 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2017
Working Paper Series
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Cornell University
Downloads 1,584
38.

Technical Trading Revisited: False Discoveries, Persistence Tests, and Transaction Costs

EFA 2008 Athens Meetings Paper, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 08-05
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 19 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Geneva - Geneva Finance Research Institute (GFRI) and University of Geneva GSEM and GFRI
Downloads 1,575
39.

The Capital Structure of Swiss Companies: An Empirical Analysis Using Dynamic Panel Data

FAME Research Paper No. 68
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 May 2003
Working Paper Series
Rentes Genevoises, University of Geneva - Geneva Finance Research Institute (GFRI), University of Geneva - Geneva School of Economics and Management (GSEM) and University of Geneva - Hautes Études Commerciales (HEC-Genève)

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40.

The Term Structure of Interbank Risk

Journal of Financial Economics, vol. 109, no. 4, p. 707-733, 2013, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 11-34
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 08 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and HEC Paris - Finance Department
Downloads 1,406
41.

Constructing Long/Short Portfolios with the Omega Ratio

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 08-34
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Oct 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Geneva - Department of Economics, Independent, Ca Foscari University of Venice - Dipartimento di Economia and University of Geneva
Downloads 1,380
42.

Sticky Expectations and the Profitability Anomaly

HEC Paris Research Paper No. FIN-2016-1136, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 16-60
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 07 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2017
Working Paper Series
Capital Fund Management, University of Geneva, Toulouse School of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Economics, Finance, Accounting (EFA)

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Downloads 1,370
43.

Dragon-Kings, Black Swans and the Prediction of Crises

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 09-36
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 08 Sep 2009
Working Paper Series
ETH Zürich - Department of Management, Technology, and Economics (D-MTEC)

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44.

A Review of Heuristic Optimization Methods in Econometrics

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 08-12
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 05 Jun 2008
Accepted Paper Series
University of Geneva - Department of Economics and University of Giessen - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,316
45.

Quantitative Selection of Long-Short Hedge Funds

FAME Research Paper No. 94
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 05 Jan 2005
Working Paper Series
Universite de Lausanne and International Center FAME
Downloads 1,238
46.

Cross-Sectional and Time-Series Tests of Return Predictability: What Is the Difference?

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 15-13
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 25 May 2015 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Lausanne and Emory University - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,224
47.

Machine Learning in Individual Claims Reserving

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 16-67
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 11 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2017
Working Paper Series
RiskLab, ETH Zurich
Downloads 1,219
48.

Real Options and Risk Aversion

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 17 Jul 2003 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2008
Working Paper Series
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne - Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Downloads 1,218
49.

Hedge Fund Indices for Retail Investors: UCITS Eligible or Not Eligible?

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 06-14
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 06 Oct 2006
Working Paper Series
Kedge Capital Fund Management
Downloads 1,216
50.

Estimating Sentiment, Risk Aversion, and Time Preference from Behavioral Pricing Kernel Theory

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 12-21
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 May 2012 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2017
Working Paper Series
Swiss Finance Institute at the University of Lugano, University of Lugano - Institute of Finance and Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business
Downloads 1,208