Richard B. Evans

University of Virginia - Darden School of Business

Donald McLean Wilkinson Research Chair Associate Professor

P.O. Box 6550

Charlottesville, VA 22906-6550

United States

http://faculty.darden.virginia.edu/evansr/

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1.

Scale Effects in Mutual Fund Performance: The Role of Trading Costs

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 13 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2009
Roger M. Edelen, Richard B. Evans and Gregory B. Kadlec
Virginia Tech, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University - Pamplin College of Business
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Mutual Fund, Trading Costs, Size, Flow, Soft Dollars

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Operational Shorting and ETF Liquidity Provision

Darden Business School Working Paper No. 2961954, 2019 Academic Research Colloquium for Financial Planning and Related Disciplines
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 03 May 2017 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2022
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, Villanova University - Department of Finance, Villanova University - Villanova School of Business and Villanova University - Department of Finance
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Exchange-Traded Funds, Authorized Participants, Short-Selling, Failure to Deliver, Liquidity, Retail Trading, Market Making

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Mutual Fund Incubation

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 27 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2009
Richard B. Evans
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
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Mutual fund incubation, investment management, bias in returns, fund flows, fund family

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What do Consumers’ Fund Flows Maximize? Evidence from Their Brokers’ Incentives

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, Darden Business School Working Paper No. 1393289
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 22 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2012
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
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Brokers, mutual funds, compensation, revenue-sharing

Failure is an Option: Impediments to Short Selling and Options Prices

EFA 2003 Glasgow
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 01 Aug 2003
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Finance Department and University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
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Failure is an Option: Impediments to Short Selling and Options Prices

The Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 22, No. 5, pp. 1955-1980, 2009
Posted: 13 Apr 2009
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Finance Department, University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School

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G12, G13, G29

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Intraday Arbitrage Between ETFs and their Underlying Portfolios

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 30 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2020
Travis Box, Ryan Davis, Richard B. Evans and Andrew A Lynch
Clemson University, University of Alabama at Birmingham, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Arkansas - Sam M. Walton College of Business
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Exchange traded funds (ETFs), limits to arbitrage, liquidity

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Phantom of the Opera: ETF Shorting and Shareholder Voting

European Corporate Governance Institute – Finance Working Paper No. 763/2021
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 26 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2022
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, Cambridge Judge Business School - Finance Subject Group, Villanova University - Department of Finance and University of Missouri at Columbia - Department of Finance
Downloads 711 (51,294)
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Exchange-Traded Funds, Proxy Voting, Broker Non-Vote, Voting Premium, Short Interest, Operational Shorting, Authorized Participants, ETF Market Making, Voting of Hedged Positions, Empty Voting

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Fund Performance and Equity Lending: Why Lend What You Can Sell?

Review of Finance (2017) V21 (3), 1093-1121
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2017
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, Nova School of Business and Economics and Nova School of Business and Economics
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Mutual funds, Index funds, Performance, Security lending

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The Portfolio Choices of Young and Old Active Mutual Fund Managers

AFA 2009 San Francisco Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 19 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2010
David A. Chapman, Richard B. Evans and Zhe Xu
McIntire School, University of Virginia, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and Boston College
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Mutual Funds, Career Concerns, Portfolio Choice

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Institutional Investors and Mutual Fund Governance: Evidence from Retail – Institutional Fund Twins

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 11-31, Darden Business School Working Paper No. 1907149
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 09 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2012
Richard B. Evans and Rüdiger Fahlenbrach
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
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Governance, Mutual funds, Institutional investors, Performance sensitivity, Identification

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Competition and Cooperation in Mutual Fund Families

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming, Darden Business School Working Paper No. 2986304
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 15 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2019
Richard B. Evans, Melissa Porras Prado and Rafael Zambrana
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, Nova School of Business and Economics and University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business
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Mutual fund, manager, compensation, incentives, competition, cooperation, cross-holding, performance, cross-subsidization, internal capital markets

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The Loan Fee Anomaly: A Short Seller's Best Ideas

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 03 Nov 2020
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and University of Utah - Department of Finance
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Asset pricing anomalies, equity loan fees, short selling

Identity, Diversity, and Team Performance: Evidence from U.S. Mutual Funds

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 08 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2022
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, Nova School of Business and Economics, Nova School of Business and Economics and University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business
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 Mutual fund, Teams, Dispersion in Beliefs, Identity, Diversity, Labor incentives, Political Ideology, Campaign Contributions, Polarization, PACs

Identity, Diversity, and Team Performance: Evidence from U.S. Mutual Funds

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14305
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 31 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2021
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, Nova School of Business and Economics, Nova School of Business and Economics and University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business
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 Mutual fund, Campaign Contributions, Dispersion in Beliefs, diversity, Labor incentives, PACs, Polarization, Political Ideology, Teams

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The Economics of Mutual-Fund Brokerage: Evidence from the Cross Section of Investment Channels

AFA 2006 Boston Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 Mar 2005 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2011
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
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Mutual Fund, Financial Intermediary, Brokers

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Disclosure and Agency Conflict in Delegated Investment Management: Evidence from Mutual Fund Commission Bundling

AFA 2009 San Francisco Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 26 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 15 May 2011
Roger M. Edelen, Richard B. Evans and Gregory B. Kadlec
Virginia Tech, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University - Pamplin College of Business
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Agency Conflict, Mutual Fund; Performance; Brokerage Commissions; Expenses.

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Mutual Fund Performance and Manager Assets: The Negative Effect of Outside Holdings

Darden Business School Working Paper No. 2874975
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 27 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2020
Richard B. Evans, Javier Gil-Bazo and Marc L. Lipson
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
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mutual fund managers; diseconomies of scale; outside holdings; attention; price impact.

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Diseconomies of Scale in Quantitative and Fundamental Investment Styles

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 18 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2022
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, University of Augsburg, University of Augsburg - Department of Finance and Banking and University of Augsburg
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Diseconomies of scale, quantitative, fundamental, performance, flows, hierarchy costs, information processing, separate accounts, institutional investing

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Models or Stars: The Role of Asset Pricing Models and Heuristics in Investor Risk Adjustment

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 11 Dec 2018
Richard B. Evans and Yang Sun
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and Brandeis University- International Business School
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mutual fund flows, risk adjustment, retail and institutional investors, benchmarks, quality disclosure

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Peer versus Pure Benchmarks in the Compensation of Mutual Fund Managers

Darden Business School Working Paper No. 3441308
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 24 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 09 May 2022
Richard B. Evans, Juan-Pedro Gomez, Linlin Ma and Yuehua Tang
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, IE Business School - IE University, Peking University HSBC Business School and University of Florida - Department of Finance
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mutual funds, fund manager, managerial compensation, incentives, benchmarking, peer benchmarks, closet indexing

Outsourcing vs. Integration in the Mutual Fund Industry: An Incomplete Contracting Perspective

Darden Business School Working Paper No. 2399177
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Feb 2014
Peter Debaere and Richard B. Evans
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
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Incomplete Contracts, Oursourcing, Investment Advisor, Mutual Fund, Subadvisor

Outsourcing vs. Integration in the Mutual Fund Industry: An Incomplete Contracting Perspective

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10599
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 19 May 2015
Peter Debaere and Richard B. Evans
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
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boundaries of the firm, outsourcing

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Liquidity, Mutual Fund Flows, and Reflow Management, Llc

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1600
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 05 Apr 2010
Richard B. Evans and Michael Mills
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
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Liquidity, mutual fund, fund flow, trading costs

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Information and Implementation: Assessing the Net Impact of Trading on Mutual Funds

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 27 May 2011
Roger M. Edelen, Richard B. Evans and Gregory B. Kadlec
Virginia Tech, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University - Pamplin College of Business
Downloads 171 (242,350)

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Mutual fund, trading costs, turnover

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Pravda Asset Management

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1602
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 05 Apr 2010
Richard B. Evans
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
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Asset allocation, forecasting returns, expected returns, market-timing.

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Virginia Investment Partners Optimal Portfolio Allocation

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1598
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 05 Apr 2010
Richard B. Evans
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
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Portfolio optimization, diversification, asset allocation, the risk and return tradeoff.

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Hiding in Plain Sight: The Global Implications of Manager Disclosure

Darden Business School Working Paper No. 3858045, Proceedings of Paris December 2021 Finance Meeting EUROFIDAI - ESSEC
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 03 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2021
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, Nova School of Business and Economics, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Missouri at Columbia - Department of Finance
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Mutual Funds; Management Teams; Anonymous Managers; Performance; Obfuscation

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Pittinos Financial Advisers, Llc

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1599
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 05 Apr 2010
Marc L. Lipson and Richard B. Evans
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
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financial adviser strategy forecasting

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Phantom of the Opera: ETFs and Shareholder Voting

Proceedings of Paris December 2019 Finance Meeting EUROFIDAI - ESSEC
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2019
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, Cambridge Judge Business School - Finance Subject Group, Villanova University - Department of Finance and University of Missouri at Columbia - Department of Finance
Downloads 73 (437,212)
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Exchange-Traded Funds, Vote Premium, Proxy Voting, Short Interest, Operational Shorting, Authorized Participants

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Operational Shorting and ETF Liquidity Provision

Number of pages: 89 Posted: 22 Jul 2022
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, Villanova University - Department of Finance, Villanova University - Villanova School of Business and Villanova University - Department of Finance
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Exchange-Traded Funds, Authorized Participants, Short-Selling, Failure to Deliver, Liquidity, Retail Trading, Market Making

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Self-Declared Benchmarks and Fund Manager Intent: Cheating or Competing?

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 06 May 2022
Huaizhi Chen, Richard B. Evans and Yang Sun
University of Notre Dame - Department of Finance, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and Brandeis University- International Business School
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Mutual Fund, Benchmarks, Benchmarking, Performance Evaluation

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The Oxcel Endowment and Socially Responsible Investing

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1659
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 30 May 2017
Richard B. Evans
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
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investing, endowment, equity allocation, investment funds, return data

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Calpers Absolute Return Strategies: Hedge Fund Risk and Return

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1735
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 30 May 2017
Richard B. Evans and Joseph Geissenhainer
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
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Finance, investments, portfolio, hedge funds, pension fund, asset allocation, funding ratio, asset allocation

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Divestment as an ESG Tool: Calpers and Tobacco Stocks (a)

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1948
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 13 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2021
Richard B. Evans, Gerry Yemen and Michael Kellett
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
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tobacco, valuation, investment portfolio, pension funds, stakeholders, sustainability, ESG

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The Fine Art of Financing: The Jpmorgan Private Bank and Lending Against Art

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1760
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 30 May 2017 Last Revised: 27 Dec 2021
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, Universite du Luxembourg - Department of Finance, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and HEC Paris - Finance Department
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investment asset, art, illiquid assets, investment vehicles, video

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Gold as a Portfolio Diversifier: The World Gold Council and Investing in Gold

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1675
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 30 May 2017
Pedro Matos and Richard B. Evans
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
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investment research, investor portfolios, gold allocation, core assets, institutional investors, risk-return tradeoff

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Cornerstone Partners

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1677
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 30 May 2017
Richard B. Evans and Prakash Menon
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
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endowments, outsourcing to investment advisory firms, investment portfolio statement

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Squeezed: Citron Capital Shorts GameStop

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1983
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 21 Oct 2021
Richard B. Evans and Aldo Sesia
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
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GameStop, hedge fund, Citron Capital, short selling, short squeeze, rebate rate, fail-to-deliver, short interest, equity lending

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The "it" Factor? Two Sigma, Venn, and Factor Analysis

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1989
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 21 Oct 2021 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2021
Richard B. Evans and Abhinav Pachauri
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and Independent
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Two Sigma, Venn, multifamily, investments, hedge funds, finance

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Performance Measurement and Manager Selection

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1991
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 21 Oct 2021 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2021
Richard B. Evans
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
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manager selection, performance measurement, alpha, risk-adjusted return, total return, tracking error, information ratio

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Research Affiliates

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1662
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 30 May 2017
Richard B. Evans and Rick Green
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
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market cap investing, investment strategy, institutional investing

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China's Stock Market: Understanding its Boom-and-Bust Cycles

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1985
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Oct 2021 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2021
Richard B. Evans, Dennis Yang, Junhui Qian and Yangmei Deng
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Independent
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China, equities, Shanghai Stock Exchange, China's banking system, financial assets, household wealth, investment channels, monetary policy, ownership reforms, financial regulation, leverage, speculative bubble, Shiller, international finance

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Risk, Return, and Modern Portfolio Theory

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1982
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 Oct 2021 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2021
Richard B. Evans
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
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Portfolio theory, diversification, investing, risk, return, normal distribution, normal curve, return distribution, equities, bonds, mean, standard deviation, asset classes, skewness, kurtosis, survivorship bias

42.

Alpha Architect: Is Momentum Losing Steam?

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1977
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 Oct 2021
Richard B. Evans and Aldo Sesia
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
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asset management, investment, quantitative investing, momentum, value, factor investing, style investing, exchange-traded funds, multi-family office

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Rebalancing the Russell Indices: Beta and Volatility

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1938
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 20 Oct 2021
Richard B. Evans and Emily Schill
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and Y2 Analytics
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Beta, standard deviation, risk measurement, market indices, Russell 2000, Russell 1000, reconstitution, investing

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Volatility in China's Stock Market: Boom, Bust, Boom…And Bust?

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1759
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 30 May 2017
Richard B. Evans, Junhui Qian and Dennis Yang
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, Shanghai Jiao Tong University and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
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bull market, bear market, circuit breaker, stock exchange trading

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Research Affiliates and Dynamic Multifactor Strategies: Time to Time?

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1988
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Oct 2021
Richard B. Evans and Abhinav Pachauri
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and Independent
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finance, investment, market, dynamic allocation, factor timing, smart-beta strategies

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Performance Measurement with Factor Models

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1673
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 30 May 2017
Richard B. Evans
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
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fund benchmark, Capital Asset Pricing Model, small cap, mid cap, large cap growth, Russell Midcap Index

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Total Downloads: 65
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Equity Lending and Mutual Fund Performance

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 11 Jun 2012
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, Nova School of Business and Economics and Nova School of Business and Economics
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mutual funds, Index funds, performance, security lending