Christopher P. Clifford

University of Kentucky

Assistant Professor

College of Business & Economics

Lexington, KY 40506-0034

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

14

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SSRN CITATIONS
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Top 9,168

in Total Papers Citations

95

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43

Scholarly Papers (14)

1.

Value Creation or Destruction? Hedge Funds as Shareholder Activists

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 14, No. 4, 2008
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2012
Christopher P. Clifford
University of Kentucky
Downloads 3,325 (4,966)
Citation 76

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Shareholder activism, corporate governance, monitoring, hedge funds

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Out of the Dark: Hedge Fund Reporting Biases and Commercial Databases

Review of Financial Studies (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 19 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2012
Adam L. Aiken, Christopher P. Clifford and Jesse A. Ellis
Elon University, University of Kentucky and North Carolina State University
Downloads 2,216 (9,521)
Citation 29

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Hedge Funds, Fund of Funds, Data Biases, Performance Measurement

3.

Risk and Fund Flows

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 01 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2013
Christopher P. Clifford, Jon A. Fulkerson, Bradford D. Jordan and Steve Waldman
University of Kentucky, University of Dayton, University of Florida and University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics
Downloads 807 (43,396)
Citation 11

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Mutual Fund Flows

4.

Blockholder Heterogeneity, CEO Compensation, and Firm Performance

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2017
Christopher P. Clifford and Laura Anne Lindsey
University of Kentucky and Arizona State University (ASU) - Finance Department
Downloads 483 (83,575)
Citation 8

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Blockholders, compensation, activism, monitoring, corporate governance

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Hedge Funds and Discretionary Liquidity Restrictions

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 06 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2013
Adam L. Aiken, Christopher P. Clifford and Jesse A. Ellis
Elon University, University of Kentucky and North Carolina State University
Downloads 414 (100,132)
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Hedge funds, liquidity

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Property Rights to Client Relationships and Financial Advisor Incentives

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 03 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2020
Christopher P. Clifford and William Christopher Gerken
University of Kentucky and University of Kentucky - Finance
Downloads 410 (101,274)
Citation 8

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Property Rights, Labor Mobility, Financial Advisors, Non-Solicitation Agreements, Protocol for Broker Recruiting

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Hedge Fund Boards and the Market for Independent Directors

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 12 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2017
Christopher P. Clifford, Jesse A. Ellis and William Christopher Gerken
University of Kentucky, North Carolina State University and University of Kentucky - Finance
Downloads 377 (111,498)

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hedge fund, hedge fund governance, directors, reputation

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The Value of Funds of Hedge Funds: Evidence from Their Holdings

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2014
Adam L. Aiken, Christopher P. Clifford and Jesse A. Ellis
Elon University, University of Kentucky and North Carolina State University
Downloads 289 (148,331)
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Hedge Funds, Funds of Funds, Portfolio Management

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Childhood Exposure to Misbehavior and the Culture of Financial Misconduct

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 25 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2022
Christopher P. Clifford, Jesse A. Ellis and William Christopher Gerken
University of Kentucky, North Carolina State University and University of Kentucky - Finance
Downloads 271 (158,270)
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Financial misconduct, Financial Advisors, Household Finance, Culture, Diversity

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Salience and Mutual Fund Investor Demand for Idiosyncratic Volatility

Number of pages: 89 Posted: 16 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 11 May 2020
Christopher P. Clifford, Jon A. Fulkerson, Russell Jame and Bradford D. Jordan
University of Kentucky, University of Dayton, University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics and University of Florida
Downloads 242 (176,857)
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Idiosyncratic Volatility, Mutual Funds, Search Costs

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Funding Liquidity Risk and the Dynamics of Hedge Fund Lockups

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 11 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2019
Adam L. Aiken, Christopher P. Clifford, Jesse A. Ellis and Qiping Huang
Elon University, University of Kentucky, North Carolina State University and University of Dayton
Downloads 215 (197,893)
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Hedge Funds, Funding Liquidity Risk, Lockup

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Investment Restrictions and Fund Performance

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 24 Aug 2014
Christopher P. Clifford, Jon A. Fulkerson, Xin Hong and Bradford D. Jordan
University of Kentucky, University of Dayton, University of Kentucky and University of Florida
Downloads 186 (225,521)
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Mutual funds; Hedge funds; Limits to arbitrage

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Average Funds versus Average Dollars: Implications for Mutual Fund Research

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2014
Christopher P. Clifford, Bradford D. Jordan and Timothy B. Riley
University of Kentucky, University of Florida and University of Arkansas - Department of Finance
Downloads 167 (247,201)
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Mutual funds

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Do Absolute Return Mutual Funds Have Absolute Returns?

Journal of Investing, 22 (4), 2013, 23-40
Posted: 18 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2013
Bradford D. Jordan, Christopher P. Clifford and Timothy B. Riley
University of Florida, University of Kentucky and University of Arkansas - Department of Finance

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Absolute Returns, Market Neutral, Alpha, Mutual Funds, Low Volatility