William Christopher Gerken

University of Kentucky - Finance

College of Business & Economics

Lexington, KY 40506-0034

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (10)

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 1,752 (5,036)
Citation 4

Abstract:

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

2.

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 337 (60,004)
Citation 2

Abstract:

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

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 191 (129,008)

Abstract:

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
Downloads 10 (510,155)

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4.

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

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 03 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2014
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 180 (119,804)

Abstract:

Manager Ownership, Managerial Ownership, Employee Ownership, Agency, Incentives, Institutional Investment Managers

5.

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

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 15 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2015
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 175 (100,771)

Abstract:

individual investor portfolio choice, mutual fund families, reputation

6.

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 157 (131,105)

Abstract:

Return misreporting, Hedge funds, Hedge fund regulation, Hedge fund registration

7.

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 83 (167,630)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Blockholder, Liquidity , Corporate Governance, Activism

8.

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 77 (244,612)

Abstract:

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

9.

Hedge Fund Boards and the Market for Independent Directors

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 12 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2017
Christopher P. Clifford, Jesse A. Ellis and William Christopher Gerken
University of Kentucky, North Carolina State University and University of Kentucky - Finance
Downloads 60 (117,032)

Abstract:

hedge fund, hedge fund governance, directors, reputation

10.

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

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 13 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 03 May 2017
Stephen G. Dimmock, William Christopher Gerken and Nathaniel P. Graham
Nanyang Technological University - Division of Finance, University of Kentucky - Finance and University of Kentucky - Finance
Downloads 0 (93,560)

Abstract:

Financial advisors, Financial misconduct, Fraud, Social networks, Peer effects, Career networks