Ola Mahmoud

University of Basel

Petersplatz 1

Basel, CH-4003

Switzerland

University of California, Berkeley

Center for Risk Management Research

Evans Hall

Berkeley, CA 94720

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (13)

1.

Drawdown: From Practice to Theory and Back Again

Mathematics and Financial Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 30 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2016
Lisa R. Goldberg and Ola Mahmoud
University of California, Berkeley and University of Basel
Downloads 1,048 (21,854)
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drawdown; Conditional Expected Drawdown; deviation measure; risk attribution; convex optimization; serial correlation

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Risk Without Return

Journal of Investment Strategies, Volume 2, No. 2, Spring 2013
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 24 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
Lisa R. Goldberg and Ola Mahmoud
University of California, Berkeley and University of Basel
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Minimizing Shortfall

Quantitative Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 03 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2016
University of California, Berkeley, MSCI Inc. and University of Basel
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empirical study, shortfall, optimization, Barra, Extreme Risk minimum, shortfall minimum, variance portfolios, US, UK, Japanese equity markets, Barra, Style Factors, Value Growth Momentum measures overall asymmetry

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Diversification Preferences in the Theory of Choice

Decisions in Economics and Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2016
Enrico G. De Giorgi and Ola Mahmoud
University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences and University of Basel
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diversification, risk aversion, convex preferences

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How Elementary is Diversification? A Study of Children's Portfolio Choice

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2017
Enrico G. De Giorgi and Ola Mahmoud
University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences and University of Basel
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diversification, portfolio choice, risk aversion, children's decision making

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Naive Diversification Preferences and Their Representation

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2018
Enrico G. De Giorgi and Ola Mahmoud
University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences and University of Basel
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naive diversification, convex preferences, permutation invariant preferences, Schur-concave utility, inequality aversion, majorization, Dalton transfer, Lorenz order

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The Temporal Dimension of Risk

Journal of Risk, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 09 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2016
Ola Mahmoud
University of Basel
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temporal risk measure, path-dependent risk measure, drawdown, duration, liquidation stopping time, serial correlation

The Temporal Dimension of Risk

Journal of Risk, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Dec 2016
Ola Mahmoud
University of Basel
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temporal risk, path-dependent risk, drawdown duration, maximum drawdown, serial correlation

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The Origin of Diversification: An Evolutionary Theory

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 21 Jul 2017
Ola Mahmoud
University of Basel
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diversification, naive diversification, evolutionary choice, fitness, natural selection, portfolio choice

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Sustainability in the Time of Uncertainty

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 11 May 2020 Last Revised: 20 May 2020
Ola Mahmoud and Julia Meyer
University of Basel and University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance, CSP
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sustainable equity, market crash, uncertainty, ambiguity, investor sentiment, ESG factor

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On the Consistency of Choice

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 31 Jan 2017
Ola Mahmoud
University of Basel
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consistent choice, internal consistency, semantic consistency, context-dependent preferences

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The Willingness to Pay for Diversification

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 27 Oct 2018
Ola Mahmoud
University of Basel
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Diversification, Portfolio Choice, Diversification Cost, Irrational Diversification, Diversification Bias, Risk Aversion, Loss Aversion

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Doing Well While Feeling Good

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2020
Ola Mahmoud
University of Basel
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sustainable investing, social preferences, impure altruism, warm glow, investor’s high

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Naive Uncertainty and the Principle of Indifference

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 27 Jan 2019
Ola Mahmoud
University of Basel
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naive uncertainty, choice under complete uncertainty, principle of indifference