Alok Kumar

University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School

Gabelli Asset Management Professor of Finance

514 Jenkins Building

Department of Finance

Coral Gables, FL 33124-6552

United States

http://moya.bus.miami.edu/~akumar

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Scholarly Papers (84)

The Dow Theory: William Peter Hamilton's Track Record Re-Considered

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 11 Feb 1998
New York University - Stern School of Business, University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School and Yale School of Management - International Center for Finance
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Equity Portfolio Diversification

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 Dec 2004 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2008
Alok Kumar and William N. Goetzmann
University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School and Yale School of Management - International Center for Finance
Downloads 3,972 (3,103)
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Individual investors, diversification, over-confidence, trend-following behavior, local bias.

Equity Portfolio Diversification

NBER Working Paper No. w8686
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Dec 2001 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2021
Alok Kumar and William N. Goetzmann
University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School and Yale School of Management - International Center for Finance
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Equity Portfolio Diversification

Review of Finance, Forthcoming
Posted: 14 Jan 2008
William N. Goetzmann and Alok Kumar
Yale School of Management - International Center for Finance and University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School

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Individual investors, diversification, local bias, over-confidence, trend-following behavior

Equity Portfolio Diversification

Review of Finance, Vol. 12, No. 3, pp. 433-463, 2008
Posted: 08 Aug 2008
William N. Goetzmann and Alok Kumar
Yale School of Management - International Center for Finance and University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School

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Do Older Investors Make Better Investment Decisions?

Review of Economics and Statistics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 20 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2009
George M. Korniotis and Alok Kumar
University of Miami and University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School
Downloads 3,257 (4,434)
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Older individual investors, cognitive aging, investment experience, learning, rules of thumb, investment skill

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Behavioral Biases of Mutual Fund Investors

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming, AFA 2009 San Francisco Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 20 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2010
Warren Bailey, Alok Kumar and David T. Ng
Cornell University, University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School and Johnson College of Business
Downloads 2,414 (7,259)
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Individual investors, behavioral biases, disposition effect, narrow framing, mutual fund investments

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Confirmation Bias, Overconfidence, and Investment Performance: Evidence from Stock Message Boards

McCombs Research Paper Series No. IROM-07-10
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 14 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2010
University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management, Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems, University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School and University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business
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Confirmation Bias, Overconfidence, Investment Decisions, Korean Individual Investors, Virtual Communities, Stock Message Boards

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Political Climate, Optimism, and Investment Decisions

AFA 2012 Chicago Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2012
University of Colorado at Denver - Department of Finance, University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School and Brigham Young University
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Who Gambles in the Stock Market?

AFA 2006 Boston Meetings Paper, Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, EFA 2005 Moscow Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 15 Mar 2005 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2008
Alok Kumar
University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School
Downloads 1,837 (11,107)
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Individual investors, lottery-type stocks, skewness preference, gambling

Who Gambles in the Stock Market?

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 05 Sep 2008
Alok Kumar
University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School
Downloads 245 (157,163)
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Religious Beliefs, Gambling Attitudes, and Financial Market Outcomes

EFA 2009 Bergen Meetings Paper, Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 31 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2011
University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School, Brigham Young University and University of Mannheim - Business School
Downloads 1,983 (9,997)
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Do the Diversification Choices of Individual Investors Influence Stock Returns?

McCombs Research Paper Series No. FIN-06-06
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Feb 2005 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2008
Alok Kumar
University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School
Downloads 1,477 (15,708)
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Individual investors, Under-diversification, Narrow risk framing, Investor sentiment, Information asymmetry, Asset pricing, Arbitrage costs

Do the Diversification Choices of Individual Investors Influence Stock Returns?

Journal of Financial Markets, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Sep 2007
Alok Kumar
University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School
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Daily Winners and Losers

Number of pages: 134 Posted: 14 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2021
University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School, University of Mannheim - Department of International Finance and Aalto University
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Salient stock returns, investor attention, idiosyncratic volatility puzzle, retail investors.

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Corporate Policies of Republican Managers

AFA 2011 Denver Meetings Paper, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), 2014, 49(5/6), 1279-1310
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 17 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2015
Irena Hutton, Danling Jiang and Alok Kumar
Florida State University - College of Business, College of Business, Stony Brook University and University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School
Downloads 1,460 (16,308)
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Political values, financial conservatism, corporate culture, capital structure, dividend policy, investments

How Do Decision Frames Influence the Stock Investment Choices of Individual Investors?

EFA 2005 Moscow Meetings
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Aug 2005
Sonya S. Lim and Alok Kumar
DePaul University - Department of Finance and University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School
Downloads 1,442 (16,280)
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Narrow framing, trade clustering, disposition effect, portfolio diversification, prospect theory

How Do Decision Frames Influence the Stock Investment Choices of Individual Investors?

Management Science, Forthcoming
Posted: 14 Jan 2008
Sonya S. Lim and Alok Kumar
DePaul University - Department of Finance and University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School

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Narrow framing, trade clustering, disposition effect, portfolio diversification, prospect theory

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Retail Investor Sentiment and Return Comovements

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 17 Feb 2004
Alok Kumar and Charles M.C. Lee
University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Correlated trading, Retail sentiment, Habitat-based comovement, Arbitrage costs

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Do Dividend Clienteles Exist? Evidence on Dividend Preferences of Retail Investors

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Jan 2004
John R. Graham and Alok Kumar
Duke University and University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School
Downloads 1,335 (18,613)
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Retail investors, Dividend clienteles, Dividend events, Dividend taxation, Attention hypothesis

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What is in a Name? Mutual Fund Flows When Managers Have Foreign-Sounding Names

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 02 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2015
University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School, University of Mannheim, Department of FinanceUniversity of Mannheim - Department of Finance and University of Mannheim - Business School
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State-Level Business Cycles and Local Return Predictability

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 19 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2012
George M. Korniotis and Alok Kumar
University of Miami and University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School
Downloads 1,261 (20,279)
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Political Sentiment and Predictable Returns

Number of pages: 72 Posted: 02 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2016
Jawad M. Addoum and Alok Kumar
Cornell SC Johnson College of Business and University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School
Downloads 1,212 (21,537)
Citation 11

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Do Portfolio Distortions Reflect Superior Information or Psychological Biases?

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 20 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2012
George M. Korniotis and Alok Kumar
University of Miami and University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School
Downloads 1,205 (21,730)
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Individual investors, cognitive abilities, behavioral biases, diversification, active trading, local bias

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Geographic Diffusion of Accounting Information, Analyst Behavior, and Return Predictability

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 21 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2020
Jawad M. Addoum, Alok Kumar and Kelvin Law
Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School and Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University
Downloads 1,056 (26,336)
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Geographic connections, information diffusion, sell-side analysts, institutional investors, earnings and return predictability

The Idiosyncratic Volatility Puzzle: Time Trend or Speculative Episodes?

McCombs Research Paper Series No. FIN-02-09
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 09 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2009
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Duke University and University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School
Downloads 1,045 (26,325)
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Idiosyncratic volatility, stock market bubbles, retail investors, speculation, stock splits

The Idiosyncratic Volatility Puzzle: Time Trend or Speculative Episodes?

The Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 23, Issue 2, pp. 863-899, 2009
Posted: 01 Feb 2010
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Duke University and University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School

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Stature, Obesity, and Portfolio Choice

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 21 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2015
Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, University of Miami and University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School
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Speculative Retail Trading and Asset Prices

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 02 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2012
Bing Han and Alok Kumar
University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management and University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School
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Weather-Induced Mood, Institutional Investors, and Stock Returns

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 13 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2014
Yale School of Management - International Center for Finance, Office of Financial Research, US Department of the Treasury, University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School and Oklahoma State University - Tulsa
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Political Values, Culture, and Corporate Litigation

Management Science, 2015, 61(12): 2905-2925.
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 04 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2015
Irena Hutton, Danling Jiang and Alok Kumar
Florida State University - College of Business, College of Business, Stony Brook University and University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School
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Political values, culture, litigation, managerial misconduct, Corporate Misconduct

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In-Group Bias in Financial Markets

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 13 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2020
University of Missouri-Columbia, University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School, University of Mannheim, Department of FinanceUniversity of Mannheim - Department of Finance and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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In-group bias; analyst forecasts; gender bias; investor behavior; market reaction

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Political Contributions and Analyst Behavior

Review of Accounting Studies, 2016, 21(1): 37-88
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 03 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2016
Danling Jiang, Alok Kumar and Kelvin Law
College of Business, Stony Brook University, University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School and Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University
Downloads 874 (34,426)
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Equity Analysts, Political Contribution, Conservative Analysts, Forecasting Style, Market Reaction

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Only Gamble in Town: Stock Market Gambling Around the World and Market Efficiency

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 10 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2021
University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School, Faculty of Finance, University of Economics, The University of Danang, Vietnam and University of Technology Sydney (UTS)
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stock market gambling, casino, state lottery, liquidity, informational efficiency

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Local Investors and Corporate Governance

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 21 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2012
University of Miami - Department of Finance, University of Mannheim, Department of FinanceUniversity of Mannheim - Department of Finance and University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School
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Hard-to-Value Stocks, Behavioral Biases, and Informed Trading

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 23 May 2006 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2008
Alok Kumar
University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School
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Hard-to-Value Stocks, Behavioral Biases, and Informed Trading

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Posted: 14 Mar 2008
Alok Kumar
University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School

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Climate Sensitivity and Predictable Returns

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 Feb 2019
Alok Kumar, Wei Xin and Chendi Zhang
University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School, University of Warwick, Warwick Business School, Students and University of Exeter Business School
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climate change, climate risk, market efficiency, return predictability

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Home Away From Home: Geography of Information and Local Investors

26th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2013, AFA 2012 Chicago Meetings Paper, 14th Annual Conference of Financial Economics and Accounting 2011
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 21 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2013
University of Miami - Department of Finance, University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Finance
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Multi-Dimensional Firm Location, Information Asymmetry, Local Informational Advantage

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Skewness Preference and Market Anomalies

University of Miami Business School Research Paper No. 3166638
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 06 May 2018 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2019
University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School, University of Cambridge - Judge Business School and University of Warwick - Finance Group
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Anomalies, commonality, skewness preference, mispricing, trading strategies.

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Searching for Gambles: Gambling Sentiment and Stock Market Outcomes

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 25 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2021
Yao Chen, Alok Kumar and Chendi Zhang
University of Exeter Business School, University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School and University of Exeter Business School
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Gambling sentiment; lottery-type stocks; investor attention; catering; stock splits; IPO first-day return

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Foreign Investments of U'S' Individual Investors: Causes and Consequences

AFA 2007 Chicago Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 03 Jan 2005
Warren Bailey, Alok Kumar and David T. Ng
Cornell University, University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School and Johnson College of Business
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Individual investors, diversification, home bias, local bias, over-confidence

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Gambling and Comovement

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 18 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2013
University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School, Brigham Young University and University of Mannheim - Business School
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Geography of Firms and Propagation of Local Economic Conditions

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 22 May 2012 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2021
University of Miami - Department of Finance, University of Miami - Department of Finance, University of Miami and University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School
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Economic networks, 10-K filings, Gross State Product, predictability, return comovement, liquidity, sales

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Terrorist Attacks, Analyst Sentiment, and Earnings Forecasts

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 13 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2020
Marquette University, University of Warwick - Warwick Business School, University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School and University of Miami Herbert Business School
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Analyst sentiment, forecast accuracy, extreme events, terrorist attacks

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An Analyst by Any Other Surname: Surname Favorability and Market Reaction to Analyst Forecasts

Journal of Accounting and Economics (JAE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 27 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2019
City, University of London - Cass Business School, University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School, DePaul University - Department of Finance and KAIST College of Business
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Equity analyst, surname favorability, earnings forecast, market reaction, motivated reasoning

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Terrorist Attacks, Managerial Sentiment, and Corporate Policies

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 21 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2017
University of Warwick - Warwick Business School, University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School and University of Miami Herbert Business School
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Terrorist attacks, mass shootings, managerial sentiment, corporate policies, media coverage, firm location.

Dynamic Style Preferences of Individual Investors and Stock Returns

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 09 May 2005 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2008
Alok Kumar
University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School
Downloads 367 (102,141)
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Dynamic Style Preferences of Individual Investors and Stock Returns

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 11 Sep 2007
Alok Kumar
University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School
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Investor Sentiment and Return Comovements: Evidence from Stock Splits and Headquarters Changes

Review of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2012
University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School, Brigham Young University and University of Mannheim - Business School
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Network Analysis of Search Dynamics: The Case of Stock Habitats

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2016
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Department of Information Systems, University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management and University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School
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Online Search, Correlated Search, User Attention, Network Analysis, Comovement, Investment Habitats, Stock Returns

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Under-Reaction to Political Information and Price Momentum

University of Miami Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-4
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 17 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2021
Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, University of Miami - Department of Finance, University of South Carolina - Department of Finance and University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School
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Price momentum, political climate, market underreaction, trading strategies

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Investor Sophistication and Asset Prices

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 10 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2017
University of Miami, University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School and Brigham Young University
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Local return predictability, return comovement, trading correlation, investor sophistication, risk sharing, local bias, state portfolios

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Mood, Firm Behavior, and Aggregate Economic Outcomes

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 25 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2019
University of Miami - Department of Finance, Office of Financial Research, US Department of the Treasury, University of Miami and University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School
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Cloud cover, mood, small business managers, firm investment behavior, managerial optimism, state-level business cycles

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Analysts, Macroeconomic News, and the Benefit of Active In-House Economists

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 12 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2015
Artur Hugon, Alok Kumar and An-Ping Lin
Arizona State University (ASU), University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School and Singapore Management University - School of Accountancy
Downloads 474 (76,409)
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Sell-side analyst, macroeconomist, GDP, price efficiency

Political Activism, Information Costs, and Stock Market Participation

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 27 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2012
Yosef Bonaparte and Alok Kumar
University of Colorado at Denver - Department of Finance and University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School
Downloads 467 (77,002)
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Stock market participation, political activism, information costs, individual investors, geographic instruments.

Political Involvement, Information Costs, and Stock Market Participation

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 19 Mar 2011
Alok Kumar and Yosef Bonaparte
University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School and University of Colorado at Denver - Department of Finance
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Investment decisions, stock market participation, political involvement, information costs, individual investors

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Investor Clienteles and Habitat-Based Return Comovements

AFA 2011 Denver Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 27 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2010
University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School, Brigham Young University and University of Mannheim - Business School
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Social Learning and Analyst Behavior

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 27 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2021
Alok Kumar, Ville Rantala and Rosy Xu
University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School, University of Miami - Department of Finance and The Chinese University of Hong Kong
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Sell-side equity analysts, social learning, forecast optimism, bold forecasts, in-group bias, forecast accuracy.

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Do Behavioral Biases Adversely Affect the Macro-Economy?

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 11 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2010
George M. Korniotis and Alok Kumar
University of Miami and University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School
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Risk sharing, income risk, financial markets, cognitive abilities, behavioral biases, investor sophistication

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Why the Going-Concern Anomaly: Gambling in the Market?

WBS Finance Group Research Paper No. 200
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 13 Apr 2013
Asad Kausar, Alok Kumar and Richard Taffler
American University - Kogod School of Business, University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School and University of Warwick - Finance Group
Downloads 420 (88,145)
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Audit report, market underreaction, retail investors, lottery-type stocks, gambling

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Prozac for Depressed States? Effect of Mood on Local Economic Recessions

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 19 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2017
University of Miami - Department of Finance, University of Miami and University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School
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Local Business Cycles and Local Liquidity

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 07 May 2012 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2013
University of Miami - Department of Finance, University of Miami, University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School and Oklahoma State University - Tulsa
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Geographical market segmentation, local business cycles, local liquidity, local bias, state portfolios, return predictability

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Income Hedging and Portfolio Decisions

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 09 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2013
University of Colorado at Denver - Department of Finance, University of Miami and University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School
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income hedging, market participation, asset allocation, household finance

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Local Bankruptcy and Geographic Contagion in the Bank Loan Market

Review of Finance, Volume 24, Issue 5, September 2020, Pages 997–1037
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 29 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2020
Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School, Australian National University and University of Mannheim, Department of FinanceUniversity of Mannheim - Department of Finance
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Corporate bankruptcy, geographic contagion, bank loans

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Deviations From Norms and Informed Trading

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 21 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2012
Alok Kumar and Jeremy K. Page
University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School and Brigham Young University
Downloads 348 (109,213)
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Institutional investors, informed trading, investor tastes, skewness, gambling, sin stocks, social norms

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Firm-Level ESG News and Active Fund Management

University of Miami Business School Research Paper No. 3747085
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 29 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2021
University of Exeter, University of Exeter Business School, University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School and The University of Edinburgh Business School, The University of Edinburgh
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ESG news, materiality, sustainable investing, mutual funds, catering, investment skill

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Dividend Sentiment, Catering Incentives, and Return Predictability

University of Miami Business School Research Paper No. 2875114
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 26 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2021
Alok Kumar, Zicheng Lei and Chendi Zhang
University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School, King's College London and University of Exeter Business School
Downloads 316 (121,441)

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Dividend catering; investor attention; Internet search volume; dividend sentiment; return predictability.

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Heuristic Fund Allocation Decisions

8th Miami Behavioral Finance Conference 2017, University of Miami Business School Research Paper No. 2869426
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 15 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2020
University of Miami, University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School, University of Miami - Department of Finance and University of Melbourne - Department of Finance
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heuristics, mutual fund flows, sector funds, sophistication, model uncertainty

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Income Hedging, Dynamic Style Preferences, and Return Predictability

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, University of Miami Business School Research Paper No. 18-8
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 04 May 2014 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2018
Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, University of Miami - Department of Finance, University of Miami and University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School
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Income hedging, hedging demand, value factor, state-level income risk, style investing, return predictability

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Predicting Hedge Fund Performance When Fund Returns Are Skewed

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 12 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2019
University of Miami - Department of Finance, University College Cork and University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School
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Performance measurement, hedge funds, fund-specific skewness, performance

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Short Selling Before Initial Public Offerings

WBS Finance Group Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 27 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2017
Linquan Chen, Alok Kumar and Chendi Zhang
University of Exeter, University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School and University of Exeter Business School
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IPO underpricing; two-stage offering; short selling; IPO long-run performance

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Social Risk and Portfolio Choice

7th Miami Behavioral Finance Conference 2016
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 03 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2018
University of Kansas, University of Colorado at Denver - Department of Finance, University of Miami and University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School
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Stock market participation, asset allocation, income risk, subjective probabilities, household finance

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Dynamic ESG Preferences and Asset Prices

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 26 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2020
Yao Chen, Alok Kumar and Chendi Zhang
University of Exeter Business School, University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School and University of Exeter Business School
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corporate social responsibility; investor attention, socially responsible investing, return predictability, social sentiment.

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Geography, Diversity, and Accuracy of Crowdsourced Earnings Forecasts

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 18 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2016
University of San Diego, University of San Diego and University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School
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Crowdsourcing, crowd diversity, local bias, analysts, earnings forecasts, forecast accuracy

66.

Climate Change, Analyst Forecasts, and Market Behavior

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 24 Mar 2021
Marquette University, University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School, University of Warwick, Warwick Business School, Students and University of Exeter Business School
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climate change, temperature sensitivity, sell-side analysts, forecast accuracy, market reaction

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Hispanic Culture, Portfolio Decisions, and Asset Prices

Number of pages: 89 Posted: 16 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2021
Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, Marquette University, University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School and University of Miami
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Hispanic culture, demographic shifts, local bias, lottery stocks, return comovement, local returns, return momentum

68.

Contagious Negative Sentiment and Corporate Policies: Evidence from Local Bankruptcy Filings

Paris December 2014 Finance Meeting EUROFIDAI - AFFI Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 04 Sep 2014
Jawad M. Addoum, Alok Kumar and Nhan Le
Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School and Australian National University
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Local bankruptcy, Corporate policies

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Bankruptcy Sells Stocks… But Who's Buying (and Why)?

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 24 Apr 2014
University of Algarve, New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance, University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School and University of Warwick - Finance Group
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Post-Chapter 11 trading, gambling, lottery-like stocks, retail investors, limits to arbitrage, market under-reaction

70.

Has Local Informational Advantage Disappeared?

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 30 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2018
University of Miami - Department of Finance, University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School, National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Finance and Oklahoma State University - Tulsa
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Institutional investors; equity analysts; local bias; informational advantage

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Do Hedge Fund Managers Understand Politics? Political Sensitivity and Investment Skill

University of Miami Business School Research Paper No. 2865206
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 08 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2020
Honghui Chen, Alok Kumar, Yan Lu and Ajai K. Singh
Department of Finance, University of Central Florida, University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School, University of Central Florida - College of Business Administration and Department of Finance, University of Central Florida
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Hedge funds, political sensitivity, Presidential elections, portfolio adjustments, performance evaluation, managerial skill.

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Income Risk and Stock Market Entry/Exit Decisions

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 24 May 2017 Last Revised: 11 May 2021
University of Colorado at Denver - Department of Finance, University of Miami and University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School
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Non-retirement accounts, ownership turnover, trading costs, PSID, SCF.

Income Risk and Stock Market Entry/Exit Decisions

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP15370
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 03 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 14 May 2021
University of Colorado at Denver - Department of Finance, University of Miami and University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School
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Lending to Sensation-Seeking Households

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 12 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2016
University of Miami - School of Business Administration, University of Miami, University of Miami - School of Business Administration and University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School
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Household Credit, Mortgage, Sensation-Seeking, Local Culture, Soft Information

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Heterogeneous Beliefs and Return Volatility Around Seasoned Equity Offerings

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 28 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 11 May 2020
West Virginia University, Florida International University (FIU) - Department of Finance, University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School and Florida International University (FIU) - Department of Finance
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Return Volatility; SEOs; Analyst Forecast Dispersion; Trade-based Heterogeneity in Beliefs; Short Selling

75.

Big Fish in a Small Pond: Locally-Dominant Firms and the Business Cycle

Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Volume 180, December 2020
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 14 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2020
University of Missouri-Columbia, University of Miami and University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School
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Idiosyncratic shocks; state-level business cycle; U.S. business cycle; economic contagion

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A Computational Analysis of the Core of a Trading Economy with Three Competitive Equilibria and a Finite Number of Traders

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 12 Sep 2001
Martin Shubik and Alok Kumar
Yale University - School of Management and University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School
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Core, Multiple competitive equilibria, Speed of convergence, Sensitivity Analysis.

77.

Cosearch Attention and Stock Return Predictability in Supply-Chains

Ashish Agarwal, Alvin Chung Man Leung, Prabhudev Konana, Alok Kumar (2017) Cosearch Attention and Stock Return Predictability in Supply Chains, Information Systems Research, DOI: doi/10.1287/isre.2016.0656 (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 30 Mar 2017
University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business, City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Department of Information Systems, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management and University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School
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online search, correlated search, user attention, network analysis, stock returns, supply chain

78.

Anxiety, Excitement, and Asset Prices

University of Miami Business School Research Paper No. 3902654
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 16 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2021
Warwick Business School, University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School and University of Warwick - Finance Group
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Investor emotions, market emotion index, emotion beta, asset mispricing, return predictability

79.

Variations on the Theme of Scarf's Counter-Example

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 30 Nov 2001
Martin Shubik and Alok Kumar
Yale University - School of Management and University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School
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Scarf's counter-example, Price adjustment mechanism, Feedback Controller, Multiple competitive equilibria, Stability

80.

Aggregating Artificially Intelligent Earnings Forecasts

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Feb 2021
University of Miami - Department of Finance, University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School, University of Miami and University of Miami - Department of Finance
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Sell-side equity analysts, bias correction, artificial intelligence, neural-network, return predictability.

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Does Diversity Help Minorities? Evidence From Sell-Side Equity Analysts

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 08 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2021
University of Miami - Department of Finance, University of Miami - Department of Finance and University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School
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Diversity, racial/ethnic minorities, sell-side analysts, earnings forecasts, forecast accuracy, market reaction.

82.

Seeing is Believing: Travel, Familiarity and International Equity Investments

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 13 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2021
University of Warwick - Warwick Business School, Marquette University, University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School and University of Warwick - Warwick Business School
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International tourism, foreign equity investments, home bias, familiarity, diversification.

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Self-Selection and the Forecasting Abilities of Female Equity Analysts

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 15 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2009
Alok Kumar
University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School

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Female analysts, earnings forecasts, market reaction, career mobility, gender bias, media coverage, self-selection.

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Foreign Investments of U.S. Individual Investors: Causes and Consequences

Management Science, Forthcoming
Posted: 07 Sep 2007
Warren Bailey, Alok Kumar and David T. Ng
Cornell University, University of Miami - Miami Herbert Business School and Johnson College of Business

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Individual investors, diversification, home bias, local bias, over-confidence