Yan Liu

Purdue University

West Lafayette, IN 47907-1310

United States

http://yliu1.com

Texas A&M University, Department of Finance

Assistant Professor in Finance

Wehner 401Q, MS 4353

College Station, TX 77843-4218

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

17

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

…and the Cross-Section of Expected Returns

Number of pages: 101 Posted: 17 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2015
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Purdue University and University of Oklahoma
Downloads 18,223 (143)
Citation 132

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Risk factors, Multiple tests, Beta, HML, SMB, 3-factor model, Momentum, Volatility, Skewness, Idiosyncratic volatility, Liquidity, Bonferroni, Factor zoo

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Evaluating Trading Strategies

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 May 2019
Campbell R. Harvey and Yan Liu
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Purdue University
Downloads 8,505 (614)
Citation 12

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Sharpe ratio, Multiple tests, Holm, BHY, Bonferroni, Strategy selection, Backtest, Haircut, Haircut Sharpe Ratio, Data Mining, Machine Learning, Higgs Boson, Trading Strategies, Out-of-Sample tests, In-Sample tests, FDR, FWER, Capital IQ, PBO

3.

Lucky Factors

Number of pages: 90 Posted: 22 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2019
Campbell R. Harvey and Yan Liu
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Purdue University
Downloads 5,585 (1,284)
Citation 6

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Factors, Variable selection, Bootstrap, Data mining, Orthogonalization, Multiple testing, Predictive regressions, Fama-MacBeth, GRS, Performance evaluation, Return prediction

4.

Backtesting

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 27 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2015
Campbell R. Harvey and Yan Liu
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Purdue University
Downloads 5,502 (1,322)
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Sharpe ratio, Multiple tests, Backtest, Haircut, Trading Strategies, Out-of-Sample tests, In-Sample tests

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Citation 5

Detecting Repeatable Performance

Number of pages: 107 Posted: 19 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2018
Campbell R. Harvey and Yan Liu
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Purdue University
Downloads 2,099 (6,769)
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Performance evaluation, Mutual funds, Hedge funds, EM algorithm, Fixed effects, Random effects, Regularization, Multiple testing, Bayesian, Rethinking Performance Evaluation

Rethinking Performance Evaluation

NBER Working Paper No. w22134
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 04 Apr 2016
Campbell R. Harvey and Yan Liu
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Purdue University
Downloads 27 (511,719)
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A Census of the Factor Zoo

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 18 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2019
Campbell R. Harvey and Yan Liu
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Purdue University
Downloads 1,509 (11,930)
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Overfitting, Backtesting, Data Mining, Multiple Testing, Factor Investing, Value Investing, Momentum

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Multiple Testing in Economics

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 23 Nov 2013
Campbell R. Harvey and Yan Liu
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Purdue University
Downloads 1,453 (12,664)
Citation 9

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Multiple tests, Correlation, Incomplete data, Meta-analysis, Data mining, False discoveries, Type I error, Type II error

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False (and Missed) Discoveries in Financial Economics

Number of pages: 89 Posted: 21 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2019
Campbell R. Harvey and Yan Liu
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Purdue University
Downloads 878 (27,008)
Citation 14

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Type I, Type II, Multiple testing, False discoveries, Odds ratio, Power, Mutual funds, Smart beta, Anomalies, Bayesian, Factors, Backtesting, Factor Zoo

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Cross-Sectional Alpha Dispersion and Performance Evaluation

Mays Business School Research Paper No. 3143806
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 24 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2019
Campbell R. Harvey and Yan Liu
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Purdue University
Downloads 692 (37,547)
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Alpha, Investor behavior, Hedge funds, Mutual funds, Performance evaluation, Portfolio management, Risk, Type I errors, Type II errors, Bayesian decision-making, Appraisal ratio, Flow-performance sensitivity, Idiosyncratic risk

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Decreasing Returns to Scale, Fund Flows, and Performance

Duke I&E Research Paper No. 2017-13, Mays Business School Research Paper No. 2990737
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 22 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2019
Campbell R. Harvey and Yan Liu
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Purdue University
Downloads 638 (41,860)
Citation 9

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Performance Evaluation, Mutual Funds, Hedge Funds, EM Algorithm, Fixed Effects, Random Effects, Scale, AUM, Alpha

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Index Option Returns and Generalized Entropy Bounds

Number of pages: 80 Posted: 21 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2019
Yan Liu
Purdue University
Downloads 422 (70,563)
Citation 6

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High-order moments, Pricing kernel, Rare disasters, Index options, Nonparametric bounds, Model diagnosis

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Reconstructing the Yield Curve

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 28 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2020
Yan Liu and Jing Cynthia Wu
Purdue University and University of Notre Dame - Department of Economics
Downloads 242 (130,446)
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yield curve, non-parametric, term structure

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Asset Pricing Under Prior-Induced Beta Uncertainty

Mays Business School Research Paper No. 2874056
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 23 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2018
Baylor University - Department of Finance, Insurance & Real Estate, Texas A&M University - Department of Finance and Purdue University
Downloads 176 (175,949)

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Parameter uncertainty, Risk factors, 10-K, Item 1a, Currency risk, Commodity risk, Interest rate risk, Recession risk, Bayesian

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An Evaluation of Alternative Multiple Testing Methods for Finance Applications

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 13 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2019
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Purdue University and University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
Downloads 150 (201,602)

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Multiple hypothesis testing, False rejections, False discovery rate, False non-discovery rate, False omission rate, Family-wise error rate, Data mining, Data snooping, Type I error, Type II error, False discovery control, Luck, Test power

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Diagnosing Dynamic Asset Pricing Models with Generalized Entropy Bounds

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2018
Yan Liu
Purdue University
Downloads 135 (219,638)

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higher order moments, pricing kernel, entropy, conditioning information, horizon dependence, model diagnosis

Distorted Risk Incentives from Size Threshold-Based Regulations

Mays Business School Research Paper No. 3084239
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 11 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2018
Shane A. Johnson and Yan Liu
Texas A&M University - Department of Finance and Purdue University
Downloads 99 (277,064)

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Regulation, Risk incentives, Size thresholds, Size contingent regulation, Dodd-Frank

Distorted Risk Incentives from Size Threshold-Based Regulations

Number of pages: 85 Posted: 03 Feb 2019
Shane A. Johnson and Yan Liu
Texas A&M University - Department of Finance and Purdue University
Downloads 16 (583,308)

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Risk incentives, Regulation, Size thresholds, Size contingent regulation, Dodd-Frank, Regulatory distortion, risk taking

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Distorting Arrow-Debreu Securities: New Entropy Restrictions Implied by the Option Cross Section

Number of pages: 57
Fousseni Chabi-Yo and Yan Liu
University of Massachusetts Amherst - Isenberg School of Management and Purdue University
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Equity risk premium, Risk-neutral moments, Preferences, Entropy, Model-free, Stochastic Discount Factor.