William Christopher Gerken

University of Kentucky - Finance

College of Business & Economics

Lexington, KY 40506-0034

United States

http://www.willgerken.com

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

Finding Bernie Madoff: Detecting Fraud by Investment Managers

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 11 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2011
Stephen G. Dimmock and William Christopher Gerken
Nanyang Technological University - Division of Finance and University of Kentucky - Finance
Downloads 2,482 (5,523)
Citation 1

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Fraud, Investment Fraud, Operational Risk, Ponzi Scheme, SEC, Disclosure, Form ADV, Hedge Funds, Hedge Fund Fraud

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Is Fraud Contagious? Co-Worker Influence on Misconduct by Financial Advisors

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 13 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2018
Stephen G. Dimmock, William Christopher Gerken and Nathaniel Graham
Nanyang Technological University - Division of Finance, University of Kentucky - Finance and Texas A&M International University
Downloads 712 (37,877)
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Financial advisors, Financial misconduct, Fraud, Social networks, Peer effects, Career networks

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Predicting Fraud by Investment Managers

Networks Financial Institute Working Paper No. 2011-WP-09
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 May 2011 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2011
William Christopher Gerken and Stephen G. Dimmock
University of Kentucky - Finance and Nanyang Technological University - Division of Finance
Downloads 497 (60,436)
Citation 9

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Fraud, Investment Fraud, Operational Risk, SEC, Disclosure, Form ADV

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The Importance of Family: The Role of Mutual Fund Family Reputation in Investment Decisions

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 15 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2018
William Christopher Gerken, Laura T. Starks and Michael Yates
University of Kentucky - Finance, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance and University of Texas at Austin - McCombs School of Busiiness
Downloads 393 (80,231)

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individual investor portfolio choice, mutual fund families, reputation

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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 344 (93,540)

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hedge fund, hedge fund governance, directors, reputation

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Downloads 299 (109,222)
Citation 8

Capital Gains Lock-In and Governance Choices

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 10 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2016
Stephen G. Dimmock, William Christopher Gerken, Zoran Ivkovich and Scott J. Weisbenner
Nanyang Technological University - Division of Finance, University of Kentucky - Finance, Michigan State University, Department of Finance and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 285 (114,281)

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Mutual fund, Proxy voting, Corporate governance, Capital-gains tax, Lock-in effect

Capital Gains Lock-In and Governance Choices

NBER Working Paper No. w20176
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 02 Jun 2014
Stephen G. Dimmock, William Christopher Gerken, Zoran Ivkovich and Scott J. Weisbenner
Nanyang Technological University - Division of Finance, University of Kentucky - Finance, Michigan State University, Department of Finance and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
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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
Downloads 280 (117,061)
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Property Rights, Labor Mobility, Financial Advisors, Non-Solicitation Agreements, Protocol for Broker Recruiting

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Misconduct and Fraud by Investment Managers

Finance & Quantitative Methods Research Data, 2018, DOI/10.13023/nsjd-rk62.
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 21 Aug 2018
Stephen G. Dimmock, Joseph Farizo and William Christopher Gerken
Nanyang Technological University - Division of Finance, University of Kentucky - Department of Finance & Quantitative Methods and University of Kentucky - Finance
Downloads 265 (124,036)
Citation 1

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Fraud, Investment Fraud, Investment Advisors, Investment Advisers, Operational Risk, Regulation, Disclosure, Form ADV

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Regulatory Oversight and Return Misreporting by Hedge Funds

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 May 2013 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2016
Stephen G. Dimmock and William Christopher Gerken
Nanyang Technological University - Division of Finance and University of Kentucky - Finance
Downloads 233 (141,206)
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Return misreporting, Hedge funds, Hedge fund regulation, Hedge fund registration

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What Determines the Allocation of Managerial Ownership within Firms? Evidence from Investment Management Firms

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 03 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2017
Stephen G. Dimmock, William Christopher Gerken and Jennifer Marietta-Westberg
Nanyang Technological University - Division of Finance, University of Kentucky - Finance and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Downloads 229 (143,603)
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Manager Ownership, Managerial Ownership, Employee Ownership, Agency, Incentives, Institutional Investment Managers

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Real Estate Shocks and Financial Advisor Misconduct

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 14 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 23 May 2019
Stephen G. Dimmock, William Christopher Gerken and Tyson D. Van Alfen
Nanyang Technological University - Division of Finance, University of Kentucky - Finance and Southern Illinois University
Downloads 226 (145,499)
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Financial Advisors, Brokers, Financial Misconduct, Fraud, Household Finance, Real Estate, Bankruptcy

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Are Crowded Crowds Still Wise? Evidence from Financial Analysts' Geographic Diversity

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 18 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2019
William Christopher Gerken and Marcus Painter
University of Kentucky - Finance and Saint Louis University - Department of Finance
Downloads 219 (149,926)

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Analysts, Fintech, Geography, Diversity, Forecasts

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Blockholder Ownership and Corporate Control: The Role of Liquidity

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Jul 2014
William Christopher Gerken
University of Kentucky - Finance
Downloads 198 (164,779)
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Blockholder, Liquidity , Corporate Governance, Activism

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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
Downloads 136 (227,106)
Citation 1

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Financial misconduct, Financial Advisors, Household Finance, Stock Market Participation, Culture

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A Test for Long Memory in the Conditional Correlation of Bivariate Returns to Stock and Bond Market Index Futures

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 04 Aug 2011
Kirt C. Butler, William Christopher Gerken and Katsushi Okada
Michigan State University, University of Kentucky - Finance and Michigan State University
Downloads 93 (297,846)

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Long memory, FIGARCH, DCC, conditional volatility, conditional correlation