Chris Kirby

UNC Charlotte - Belk College of Business

Professor of Finance

9201 University City Boulevard

Charlotte, NC 28223

United States

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It’s All in the Timing: Simple Active Portfolio Strategies that Outperform Naive Diversification

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 01 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 13 May 2010
Chris Kirby and Barbara Ostdiek
UNC Charlotte - Belk College of Business and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
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portfolio selection, mean-variance optimization, estimation risk, turnover, market timing, volatility timing

It’s All in the Timing: Simple Active Portfolio Strategies that Outperform Naive Diversification

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Posted: 04 Dec 2010
Chris Kirby and Barbara Ostdiek
UNC Charlotte - Belk College of Business and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business

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portfolio selection, mean-variance optimization, estimation risk, turnover, market timing, volatility timing

A Closer Look at the Relation between GARCH and Stochastic Autoregressive Volatility

Rice University and University of Texas at Dallas Working Paper
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 01 Oct 2003
Jeff Fleming and Chris Kirby
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business and UNC Charlotte - Belk College of Business
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Conditional heteroskedasticity, Kalman filter, Particle filter, Markov chain Monte Carlo, Value-at-risk

A Closer Look at the Relation between GARCH and Stochastic Autoregressive Volatility

Journal of Financial Econometrics, Vol. 1, No. 3, Winter 2003
Posted: 01 Oct 2003
Jeff Fleming and Chris Kirby
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business and UNC Charlotte - Belk College of Business

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Conditional heteroskedasticity, Kalman filter, Particle filter, Markov chain Monte Carlo, Value-at-risk

The Economic Value of Volatility Timing Using 'Realized' Volatility

Rice University, Jones Graduate School Working Paper
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 21 Jul 2001
Jeff Fleming, Chris Kirby and Barbara Ostdiek
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, UNC Charlotte - Belk College of Business and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
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Realized volatility, volatility timing, tactical asset allocation, portfolio optimization, mean-variance analysis

The Economic Value of Volatility Timing Using 'Realized' Volatility

Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 67, No. 3, March 2003
Posted: 20 Nov 2002
Jeff Fleming, Chris Kirby and Barbara Ostdiek
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, UNC Charlotte - Belk College of Business and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business

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volatility timing, realized volatility, portfolio optimization, mean-variance analysis, rolling estimators

Stochastic Volatility, Trading Volume, and the Daily Flow of Information

Rice University, Jones Graduate School Working Paper
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 24 Jul 2001
Jeff Fleming, Chris Kirby and Barbara Ostdiek
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, UNC Charlotte - Belk College of Business and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
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GARCH, mixture-of-distributions hypothesis, bivariate mixture models, Kalman filter

Stochastic Volatility, Trading Volume, and the Daily Flow of Information

Journal of Business, Forthcoming
Posted: 25 Oct 2004
Jeff Fleming, Chris Kirby and Barbara Ostdiek
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, UNC Charlotte - Belk College of Business and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business

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GARCH, mixture-of-distributions hypothesis, bivariate mixture models, Kalman filter

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Optimizing the Performance of Sample Mean-Variance Efficient Portfolios

AFA 2013 San Diego Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 25 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2012
Chris Kirby and Barbara Ostdiek
UNC Charlotte - Belk College of Business and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
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active management, conditioning information, estimation risk, mean-variance optimization, portfolio choice, turnover

The Economic Value of Volatility Timing

Jones Graduate School Working Paper No. 1999.17.4
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 Feb 2000
Jeff Fleming, Chris Kirby and Barbara Ostdiek
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, UNC Charlotte - Belk College of Business and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
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The Economic Value of Volatility Timing

Journal of Finance
Posted: 18 Feb 2000
Jeff Fleming, Chris Kirby and Barbara Ostdiek
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, UNC Charlotte - Belk College of Business and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business

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Capital Expenditures and Firm Performance: Evidence from a Cross-Sectional Analysis of Stock Returns

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 24 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2015
Adriana S. Cordis and Chris Kirby
Winthrop University - College of Business Administration and UNC Charlotte - Belk College of Business
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capital budgeting, capital expenditures, cross-sectional regression, asset growth, hurdle rate, overinvestment

Capital Expenditures and Firm Performance: Evidence from a Cross‐Sectional Analysis of Stock Returns

Accounting & Finance, Vol. 57, Issue 4, pp. 1019-1042, 2017
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 17 Dec 2017
Adriana S. Cordis and Chris Kirby
Winthrop University - College of Business Administration and UNC Charlotte - Belk College of Business
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Capital budgeting, Capital expenditures, Asset growth, Hurdle rate, Overinvestment

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Volatility of Volatility, Expected Stock Return and Variance Risk Premium

26th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2013
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Aug 2013
Ruoyang Wang, Chris Kirby and Steven P. Clark
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Charlotte - Department of Finance & Business Law, UNC Charlotte - Belk College of Business and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Charlotte
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Volatility of Volatility, Variance Risk Premium, Expected Stock Return

Information, Trading and Volatility: Evidence from Weather-Sensitive Markets

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 30 Oct 2004
Jeff Fleming, Chris Kirby and Barbara Ostdiek
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, UNC Charlotte - Belk College of Business and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
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Variance ratios, excess volatility, public information, commodity futures

Information, Trading and Volatility: Evidence from Weather-Sensitive Markets

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Posted: 09 Aug 2005
Jeff Fleming, Chris Kirby and Barbara Ostdiek
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, UNC Charlotte - Belk College of Business and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business

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Variance ratios, excess volatility, public information, commodity futures

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Arch Effects and Trading Volume

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 Sep 2005
Jeff Fleming, Chris Kirby and Barbara Ostdiek
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, UNC Charlotte - Belk College of Business and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
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volume-volatility relation, information flow, two-component GARCH, bivariate mixture model, mixture of distributions hypothesis

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Multivariate Stochastic Volatility Models with Correlated Errors

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Jan 2006
David X. Chan, Robert Kohn and Chris Kirby
Cendant Corporation, University of New South Wales - School of Economics and School of Banking and Finance and UNC Charlotte - Belk College of Business
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Bayesian estimation, Correlation matrix, Leverage, Markov chain Monte Carlo, Model averaging

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Component-Driven Regime-Switching Volatility

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 05 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2012
Jeff Fleming and Chris Kirby
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business and UNC Charlotte - Belk College of Business
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variance components, Markov switching, stochastic volatility, realized volatility, ARMA models

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The Value Premium and Expected Business Conditions

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 22 Jun 2018
Chris Kirby
UNC Charlotte - Belk College of Business
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Value Stocks, Growth Stocks, Return Predictability, GDP Forecasts

The Specification of GARCH Models with Stochastic Covariates

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 Oct 2007
Jeff Fleming, Chris Kirby and Barbara Ostdiek
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, UNC Charlotte - Belk College of Business and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
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two-component GARCH, bivariate mixture models, volume-volatility relation

The Specification of Garch Models With Stochastic Covariates

Journal of Futures Markets, 2008
Posted: 09 Nov 2007
Jeff Fleming, Chris Kirby and Barbara Ostdiek
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, UNC Charlotte - Belk College of Business and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business

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two-component GARCH, bivariate mixture models, volume-volatility relation

Linear Filtering for Asymmetric Stochastic Volatility Models

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 01 Apr 2005
Chris Kirby
UNC Charlotte - Belk College of Business
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Kalman filter, state-space model, autoregressive volatility, leverage effect

Linear Filtering for Asymmetric Stochastic Volatility Models

Economics Letters, Forthcoming
Posted: 10 Mar 2006
Chris Kirby
UNC Charlotte - Belk College of Business

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Kalman filter, state-space model, autoregressive volatility, leverage effect, quasi maximum likelihood

Income Shifting as an Aspect of Tax Avoidance: Evidence from U.S. Multinational Corporations

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 16 Nov 2015
Adriana S. Cordis and Chris Kirby
Winthrop University - College of Business Administration and UNC Charlotte - Belk College of Business
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income shifting, tax avoidance, effective tax rate, cross-sectional regression

Income Shifting as an Aspect of Tax Avoidance: Evidence from U.S. Multinational Corporations

Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets and Policies (RPBFMP), Forthcoming
Posted: 28 Dec 2017
Adriana S. Cordis and Chris Kirby
Winthrop University - College of Business Administration and UNC Charlotte - Belk College of Business

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income shifting, tax avoidance, tax incentives, effective tax rate, foreign income share

Regime-Switching Factor Models in Which the Number of Factors Defines the Regime

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 01 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2011
Adriana S. Cordis and Chris Kirby
Winthrop University - College of Business Administration and UNC Charlotte - Belk College of Business
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dynamic factor analysis, covariance matrix estimation, correlation matrix estimation

Regime-Switching Factor Models in Which the Number of Factors Defines the Regime

Economics Letters, Forthcoming
Posted: 25 Apr 2011
Adriana S. Cordis and Chris Kirby
Winthrop University - College of Business Administration and UNC Charlotte - Belk College of Business

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dynamic factor analysis, covariance matrix estimation, correlation matrix estimation

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Long Memory in Volatility and Trading Volume

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Oct 2010
Jeff Fleming and Chris Kirby
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business and UNC Charlotte - Belk College of Business
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realized volatility, fractional integration, strongly autocorrelated, bivariate mixture model, long-range dependence

Long Memory in Volatility and Trading Volume

Journal of Banking and Finance, Forthcoming
Posted: 15 Nov 2010
Jeff Fleming and Chris Kirby
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business and UNC Charlotte - Belk College of Business

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Realized volatility, Fractional integration, Strongly autocorrelated, Bivariate mixture model, Long-range dependence

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Discrete Stochastic Autoregressive Volatility

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2014
Adriana S. Cordis and Chris Kirby
Winthrop University - College of Business Administration and UNC Charlotte - Belk College of Business
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Markov chain, time-varying transition probabilities, discrete autoregressive model, stochastic volatility, realized volatility

Discrete Stochastic Autoregressive Volatility

Journal of Banking and Finance, Forthcoming
Posted: 21 Mar 2014
Adriana S. Cordis and Chris Kirby
Winthrop University - College of Business Administration and UNC Charlotte - Belk College of Business

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Markov chain, time-varying transition probabilities, discrete autoregressive model, stochastic volatility, realized volatility

Bootstrap Tests of Multiple Inequality Restrictions on Variance Ratios

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 11 Feb 2005
Jeff Fleming, Chris Kirby and Barbara Ostdiek
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, UNC Charlotte - Belk College of Business and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
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Composite hypothesis, stationary bootstrap, least favorable configuration

Bootstrap Tests of Multiple Inequality Restrictions on Variance Ratios

Economics Letters, Forthcoming
Posted: 13 Dec 2005
Jeff Fleming, Chris Kirby and Barbara Ostdiek
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, UNC Charlotte - Belk College of Business and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business

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composite hypothesis, stationary bootstrap, least favorable configuration

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Estimating the Cost of Equity Capital Using Empirical Asset Pricing Models

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 28 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2015
Chris Kirby
UNC Charlotte - Belk College of Business
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cross-sectional regression, gross profitability, book-to-market ratio, size effect, three-factor model, five-factor model

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Locally Adaptive Semiparametric Estimation of the Mean and Variance Functions in Regression Models

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 30 Jan 2006
Cendant Corporation, University of New South Wales - School of Economics and School of Banking and Finance, University of New South Wales (UNSW) - School of Mathematics and UNC Charlotte - Belk College of Business
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Additive model, Bayesian estimation, Markov chain Monte Carlo, Radial basis functions

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Firm Characteristics, Cross-Sectional Regression Estimates, and Intertemporal Asset Pricing Tests

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 27 Apr 2015
Chris Kirby
UNC Charlotte - Belk College of Business
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stochastic discount factor, size effect, book-to-market ratio, gross profitability, capital expenditures, corporate liquidity, momentum

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Firm Characteristics and the Cross-Section of Covariance Risk

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 18 Jun 2018
Chris Kirby
UNC Charlotte - Belk College of Business
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Fundamental Factor, Multivariate GARCH, Cross-Section of Expected Returns, Price of Covariance Risk, Fama-MacBeth Regressions

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Short-Term Reversals and Trading Activity

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 08 May 2019 Last Revised: 26 May 2019
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Charlotte, UNC Charlotte - Belk College of Business and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Charlotte, Belk College of Business
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turnover, trading volume, information flow, liquidity, return continuations, cross-section of expected returns

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The Restrictions on Predictability Implied by Rational Asset Pricing Models

The Review of Financial Studies
Posted: 23 Mar 1998
Chris Kirby
UNC Charlotte - Belk College of Business

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Information and Volatility Linkages in the Stock, Bond, and Money Markets

Journal of Financial Economics
Posted: 05 Mar 1998
Jeff Fleming, Chris Kirby and Barbara Ostdiek
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, UNC Charlotte - Belk College of Business and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business

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Measuring the Predictable Variation in Stock and Bond Returns

REVIEW OF FINANCIAL STUDIES, Vol. 10 No. 3
Posted: 16 Jul 1997
Chris Kirby
UNC Charlotte - Belk College of Business

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