Christopher P. Clifford

University of Kentucky

Assistant Professor

College of Business & Economics

Lexington, KY 40506-0034

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

15

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Scholarly Papers (15)

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
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Citation 69

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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 2,172 (6,698)
Citation 20

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

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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 Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics and University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics
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Mutual Fund Flows

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Blockholder Heterogeneity, CEO Compensation, and Firm Performance

JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL AND QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS Vol. 51, No. 5, Oct. 2016, pp. 1491–1520 COPYRIGHT 2016, MICHAEL G. FOSTER SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON, SEATTLE, WA 98195 doi:10.1017/S0022109016000624
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
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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
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Hedge funds, liquidity

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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
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hedge fund, hedge fund governance, directors, reputation

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Investment in Human Capital and Labor Mobility: Evidence from a Shock to Property Rights

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 03 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2019
Christopher P. Clifford and William Christopher Gerken
University of Kentucky and University of Kentucky - Finance
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Property Rights, Labor Mobility, Financial Advisors, Non-Solicitation Agreements, Protocol for Broker Recruiting

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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
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Hedge Funds, Funds of Funds, Portfolio Management

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Search Costs and Revealed Preferences for Idiosyncratic Volatility

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 21 May 2016
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 Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics
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Idiosyncratic Volatility, Mutual Funds, Search Costs

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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 Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics
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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 Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics and University of Arkansas - Department of Finance
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Mutual funds

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Born to Be Bad

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Apr 2019
Christopher P. Clifford, Jesse A. Ellis and William Christopher Gerken
University of Kentucky, North Carolina State University and University of Kentucky - Finance
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Financial misconduct, Financial Advisors, Household Finance, Stock Market Participation, Culture

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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 Boise State University - College of Business & Economics
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Hedge Funds, Funding Liquidity Risk, Lockup

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What Drives ETF Flows?

Financial Review, Vol. 49, Issue 3, pp. 619-642, 2014
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Jul 2014
Christopher P. Clifford, Jon A. Fulkerson and Bradford D. Jordan
University of Kentucky, University of Dayton and University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics
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Citation 2
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ETF, mutual fund, cash flow

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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 Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics, University of Kentucky and University of Arkansas - Department of Finance

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