James White

Elm Partners

1630 Willow View Drive

PO Box 1417

Wilson, WY 83014

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Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

What's Past is Not Prologue

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 08 Aug 2018
Elm Partners, Elm Partners and Elm Partners
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Decision Making under Uncertainty, Risk, Utility, Risk Aversion, Coin Flip, Heuristics, Rules of Thumb, Market Timing, Gambling, Betting, Manager Selection, Sharpe Ratio, Mutual Funds, Data Mining

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A Sharper Lens for Sizing Up Nickels and Steamrollers

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 23 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2018
Victor Haghani and James White
Elm Partners and Elm Partners
Downloads 923 (25,395)

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Decision Making under Uncertainty, Risk, Uncertainty, Utility, Risk Aversion, Kelly, Coin Flip, Heuristics, Rules of Thumb, Behavioral Finance, Market Timing, Gamblers Fallacy, St. Petersburg Paradox, Gambling, Betting, CRRA

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What Our Market Return Forecasts Really Mean: Convexity in Equity Returns and its Implications for Investment Sizing

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 10 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2019
Victor Haghani and James White
Elm Partners and Elm Partners
Downloads 889 (26,890)

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Decision Making under Uncertainty, Risk, Utility, Risk Aversion, Kelly, Coin Flip, Heuristics, Rules of Thumb, Market Timing, Gambling, Betting, CRRA

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When (If Ever) Has it Paid to Wait for a Stock Market Correction?

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 26 Sep 2017
Victor Haghani and James White
Elm Partners and Elm Partners
Downloads 835 (29,286)

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Decision Making under Uncertainty, Risk, Utility, Risk Aversion, Coin Flip, Heuristics, Rules of Thumb, Market Timing, Gambling, Betting, Manager Selection, Sharpe Ratio, Mutual Funds, Data Mining, Conditional Return

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Smart Beta: The Good, the Bad and the Muddy

Journal of Portfolio Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 17 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2019
James White and Victor Haghani
Elm Partners and Elm Partners
Downloads 492 (59,052)

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smart beta, factor investing, market inefficiencies, efficient-market hypothesis

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A Brief History of Sharpe Ratio, and Beyond

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 13 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2017
James White and Victor Haghani
Elm Partners and Elm Partners
Downloads 492 (59,052)

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Decision Making under Uncertainty, Risk, Utility, Risk Aversion, Coin Flip, Heuristics, Rules of Thumb, Market Timing, Gambling, Betting, Manager Selection, Sharpe Ratio, Mutual Funds, Data Mining

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Basic Portfolio Construction and Expected Utility

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 23 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 23 May 2017
James White
Elm Partners
Downloads 129 (229,283)

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When it Pays to Pay Capital Gains

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 06 Apr 2019
Victor Haghani, Larry Hilibrand and James White
Elm Partners, Independent and Elm Partners
Downloads 85 (305,412)

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Tax Efficiency, Capital Gains, Tax Harvesting, Risk, Utility, Risk Aversion, Heuristics, Portfolio Selection, Lifetime Portfolio Selection, Saving and Spending

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Practical Utility, Risk Aversion, and Investment Sizing

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 10 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2016
James White
Elm Partners
Downloads 75 (328,947)

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On Forecasting

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 20 May 2017
James White
Elm Partners
Downloads 70 (341,830)

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The Most Important Number Not Printed in the WSJ

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 16 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2019
James White and Victor Haghani
Elm Partners and Elm Partners
Downloads 67 (350,011)

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Decision Making Under Uncertainty, Risk, Utility, Risk Aversion, Coin Flip, Heuristics, Rules of Thumb, Market Timing, Gambling, Betting, Manager Selection, Sharpe Ratio, Mutual Funds, Data Mining, Conditional Return

12.

A Penny Saved Is Two Pennies Earned

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 03 May 2018 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2019
James White and Victor Haghani
Elm Partners and Elm Partners
Downloads 45 (421,012)

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Decision Making under Uncertainty, Risk, Utility, Risk Aversion, Coin Flip, Heuristics, Rules of Thumb, Market Timing, Gambling, Betting, Manager Selection, Sharpe Ratio, Mutual Funds, Data Mining, Fees

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Negative Interest Rates and the Perpetuity Paradox

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 01 Jan 2020
James White and Victor Haghani
Elm Partners and Elm Partners
Downloads 33 (470,832)

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negative interest rates, long-term loans, perpetual loans, perpetuity

14.

If George Costanza Were a Hedge Fund Manager

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 27 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2019
James White and Victor Haghani
Elm Partners and Elm Partners
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There’s No Place Like Home: The Case For and Against Extreme Home Bias in Equity Investing

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 11 Nov 2019
James White and Victor Haghani
Elm Partners and Elm Partners
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home bias, equity markets, US investments, foreign investing

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Home Biased: A Case for More Indexing

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 11 Nov 2019
James White and Victor Haghani
Elm Partners and Elm Partners
Downloads 22 (529,647)

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home bias, index investing, global markets, supply and demand, macro investing

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The Annuity Puzzle: How Big is the Free Lunch Being Left on the Table?

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 10 Jul 2019
James White and Victor Haghani
Elm Partners and Elm Partners
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savings crisis, market inefficiency, expected utility, zero-fee annuity, longevity risk, long-term savings, self-managed savings

18.

Mind the Gap: Inequality and Diversification

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 01 Jan 2020
Elm Partners, Elm Partners and Elm Partners
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wealth inequality, diversification, Concentrated Asset Betting

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Measuring the Fabric of Felicity

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 11 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2019
James White and Victor Haghani
Elm Partners and Elm Partners
Downloads 5 (638,830)

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Decision Making under Uncertainty, Risk, Utility, Risk Aversion, Coin Flip, Heuristics, Rules of Thumb, Portfolio Selection, Lifetime Portfolio Selection, Saving and Spending