Robert D. Arnott

Research Affiliates, LLC

Chairman & CEO

620 Newport Center Dr

Ste 900

Newport Beach, CA 92660

United States

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Scholarly Papers (42)

1.

Does Dividend Policy Foretell Earnings Growth?

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 07 Jan 2002
Robert D. Arnott and Clifford S. Asness
Research Affiliates, LLC and AQR Capital Management, LLC
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Reports of Value’s Death May Be Greatly Exaggerated

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2021
Research Affiliates, LLC, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Research Affiliates Global Advisors and Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business
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Value investing, value factor, growth investing, value spread, revaluation, migration, profitability, HML, 3-factor model, iHML, intangibles, book value, intrinsic value, financial accounting, behavioral finance, crowding, data mining, structural change, drawdown

3.

A Backtesting Protocol in the Era of Machine Learning

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 13 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2018
Robert D. Arnott, Campbell R. Harvey and Harry Markowitz
Research Affiliates, LLC, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and University of California at San Diego
Downloads 8,461 (978)
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Machine Learning, Data Science, Data Mining, Backtesting, Overfitting, Interpretable Classification, Interpretable Policy Design, Trading, Strategies, Anomalies, Selection Bias, Research Protocol

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Alice’s Adventures in Factorland: Three Blunders That Plague Factor Investing

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2019
Research Affiliates, LLC, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Research Affiliates Global Advisors and Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business
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Overfitting, Backtesting, Crowding, Data Mining, Multiple Testing, Downside Risk, Tail Behavior, Non-Normalities, Trading Costs, Bootstrapping, Resampling, Factor Zoo, Factor Investing, Value Investing, Momentum, Size, Accounting Factors, Investment, Low Beta, Accruals, Factor Portfolios, Behavioral

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What Risk Premium is 'Normal'?

Financial Analysts Journal, Vol. 58, No. 2, March/April 2002, pp. 64-85.
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Jan 2002 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2016
Robert D. Arnott and Peter L. Bernstein
Research Affiliates, LLC and Peter L. Bernstein, Inc.
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What Risk Premium is 'Normal'?

Posted: 30 Apr 2002
Robert D. Arnott and Peter L. Bernstein
Research Affiliates, LLC and Peter L. Bernstein, Inc.

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Factor Momentum

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2021
Research Affiliates, LLC, Research Affiliates, LLC, Research Affiliates Global Advisors and Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business
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Factor momentum, factor investing, industry momentum, principal component factors

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Fundamental Indexation

Financial Analysts Journal, Vol. 61, No. 2, March/April 2005, pp. 83-99.
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 15 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2016
Robert D. Arnott, Jason C. Hsu, Jason C. Hsu and Philip Moore
Research Affiliates, LLC, Research AffiliatesRayliant Global Advisors and Pacific Investment Consultants, LLC
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Indexation, Fundamental Indexing, Non-cap based indexing, Mean-Variance Efficiency, Portfolio Construction, Value Premium, Return Predicability

Fundamental Indexation

Posted: 05 May 2005
Robert D. Arnott, Jason C. Hsu, Jason C. Hsu and Philip Moore
Research Affiliates, LLC, Research AffiliatesRayliant Global Advisors and Pacific Investment Consultants, LLC

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Investment Theory, Portfolio Theory, Portfolio Management, Equity Strategies, Performance Measurement and Evaluation, Performance Measurement, Equity Investments, Fundamental Analysis and Valuation Models

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Rethinking the Equity Risk Premium

Brett Hammond, Martin Leibowitz, and Laurence Siegel (Eds), Rethinking the Equity Premium, Research Foundation of CFA Institute, 2011-1
Number of pages: 164 Posted: 12 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2016
Capital Group, Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association College Retirement Equities Fund (TIAA-CREF), CFA Institute Research Foundation, Yale School of Management, AQR Capital Management, LLC, University of Cambridge - Judge Business School, London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting, London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting, Barclays, BlackRock, Inc - San Francisco, Research Affiliates, LLC, AQR Capital Management, Xi'an Jiaotong - Liverpool University - International Business School Suzhou, BlackRock, Inc, Independent, University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department and Arizona State University (ASU) - W.P Carey School of Business, Department of Economics
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ERP, Equity risk premium, CFA, CFA Institute, research foundation, Arnott, Asness, Dimson

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Demographic Changes, Financial Markets, and the Economy

Financial Analysts Journal, Vol. 68, No. 1, January/February 2012
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 17 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2016
Robert D. Arnott and Denis B. Chaves
Research Affiliates, LLC and The Capital Group Companies
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demography, demographics

Demographic Changes, Financial Markets, and the Economy

Financial Analysts Journal, Vol. 68, No. 1, 2012
Posted: 24 Jan 2012
Robert D. Arnott and Denis B. Chaves
Research Affiliates, LLC and The Capital Group Companies

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Economics, Economic Growth and Development, Equity Investments, Equity Market Valuation and Return Analysis, Analysis of World Security Markets, Fixed Income, Macroeconomic Effects on Fixed-Income Yields, Portfolio Management, Economic Analysis and Capital Market Expectations

10.

Can Noise Create Size and Value Effects?

AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 10 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2011
Research Affiliates, LLC, Research AffiliatesRayliant Global Advisors, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and University of California at San Diego
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noise, size effect, value effect

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The Winners Curse: Too Big to Succeed?

Journal of Indexes, October 29, 2012
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2016
Robert D. Arnott and Lillian J. Wu
Research Affiliates, LLC and Research Affiliates, LLC
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How Can 'Smart Beta' Go Horribly Wrong?

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 Sep 2017
Robert D. Arnott, Noah Beck, Vitali Kalesnik and John West
Research Affiliates, LLC, Research Affiliates, LLC, Research Affiliates Global Advisors and Research Affiliates
Downloads 1,206 (24,555)
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smart beta, factor returns

13.

Beyond Cap-Weight: The Search for Efficient Beta

Journal of Indexes, January-February 2010
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 04 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2010
Research Affiliates, LLC, Research Affiliates Global Advisors, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Lazard Asset Management
Downloads 1,135 (26,794)
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alternative indexing, beta selection

14.

Can Momentum Investing Be Saved?

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Jan 2018
Robert D. Arnott, Vitali Kalesnik, Engin Kose and Lillian J. Wu
Research Affiliates, LLC, Research Affiliates Global Advisors, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Research Affiliates, LLC
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momentum, asset allocation, mutual funds, momentum investing

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Timing 'Smart Beta' Strategies? Of Course! Buy Low, Sell High!

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 22 Sep 2017
Robert D. Arnott, Noah Beck and Vitali Kalesnik
Research Affiliates, LLC, Research Affiliates, LLC and Research Affiliates Global Advisors
Downloads 837 (41,241)
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smart beta, active timing, factor tilts

16.

The Equity Premium Revisited

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 30 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2016
Bradford Cornell, Robert D. Arnott and Max Moroz
Anderson Graduate School of Management, UCLA, Research Affiliates, LLC and Research Affiliates, LLC
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Equity Premium

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Forecasting Factor and Smart Beta Returns (Hint: History Is Worse than Useless)

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Sep 2017
Robert D. Arnott, Noah Beck and Vitali Kalesnik
Research Affiliates, LLC, Research Affiliates, LLC and Research Affiliates Global Advisors
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smart beta, factors, factor tilts, valuation, alpha forecasting

18.

Big Market Delusion: Electric Vehicles

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 22 Mar 2021
Robert D. Arnott, Bradford Cornell and Lillian J. Wu
Research Affiliates, LLC, Anderson Graduate School of Management, UCLA and Research Affiliates, LLC
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Market Efficiency, Big Market Delusion, Asset Pricing

19.

The Avoidable Costs of Index Rebalancing

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 May 2022
Research Affiliates, LLC, Research Affiliates, LLC, Research Affiliates Global Advisors and Research Affiliates, LLC
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Indexation, Portfolio Construction, Passive Investing, Transaction Costs, Optimal Trading.

20.

The Incredible Shrinking Factor Return

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Sep 2017
Robert D. Arnott, Vitali Kalesnik and Lillian J. Wu
Research Affiliates, LLC, Research Affiliates Global Advisors and Research Affiliates, LLC
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factor return, factor tilts, smart beta

21.

Where’s the Beef?

Forthcoming, The Journal of Investing.
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 16 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2022
Robert D. Arnott, Amie Ko and Lillian J. Wu
Research Affiliates, LLC, Research Affiliates and Research Affiliates, LLC
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performance chasing, data mining, investor expectations gap, smart beta, valuation, noise trading, implementation shortfall

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Why Factor Tilts are Not Smart 'Smart Beta'

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 22 Sep 2017
Robert D. Arnott, Mark Clements and Vitali Kalesnik
Research Affiliates, LLC, Research Affiliates, LLC and Research Affiliates Global Advisors
Downloads 256 (167,372)
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smart beta, factor tilts

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To Win with 'Smart Beta' Ask If the Price is Right

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Sep 2017
Robert D. Arnott, Noah Beck and Vitali Kalesnik
Research Affiliates, LLC, Research Affiliates, LLC and Research Affiliates Global Advisors
Downloads 233 (183,172)
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smart beta, factors, factor investing, value factor, valuation

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Presidential Politics and Stock Returns

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 29 Apr 2017
Robert D. Arnott, Bradford Cornell and Vitali Kalesnik
Research Affiliates, LLC, Anderson Graduate School of Management, UCLA and Research Affiliates Global Advisors
Downloads 159 (257,477)
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Politics Stock Returns

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I Was Blind, But Now I See: Bubbles in Academe

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 22 Sep 2017
Jonathan Treussard and Robert D. Arnott
Research Affiliates and Research Affiliates, LLC
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bubbles, academic bubble

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Whither Bonds, after the Demographic Dividend?

CFA Institute Conference Proceedings Quarterly, Vol. 32, No. 1, First Quarter 2015
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 08 Feb 2017
Robert D. Arnott
Research Affiliates, LLC
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The Folly of Hiring Winners and Firing Losers

Journalof Portfolio Management, Vol. 45, No. 1, 2018
Posted: 16 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2018
Robert D. Arnott, Vitali Kalesnik and Lillian J. Wu
Research Affiliates, LLC, Research Affiliates Global Advisors and Research Affiliates, LLC

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managers, performance chasing, asset allocation, smart beta

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Rip Van Winkle Indexing

Journal of Portfolio Management, Vol. 41, No. 4, Summer 2015
Posted: 08 Feb 2017
Robert D. Arnott, Noah Beck and Vitali Kalesnik
Research Affiliates, LLC, Research Affiliates, LLC and Research Affiliates Global Advisors

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Clairvoyant Discount Rates

Journalof Portfolio Management, Vol. 40, No. 1, Fall 2013
Posted: 08 Feb 2017
Robert D. Arnott, Feifei Li and Geoffrey J. Warren
Research Affiliates, LLC, Research Affiliates, LLC and Independent

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Labor Conditions and Future Capital Market Performance

Journal of Portfolio Management, Vol. 43, No. 1, Fall 2016
Posted: 08 Feb 2017
Robert D. Arnott, Feifei Li and Xi Liu
Research Affiliates, LLC, Research Affiliates, LLC and Research Affiliates, LLC

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A New 'New Normal' in Demography and Economic Growth

Journal of Indexes, September/October 2013
Posted: 08 Feb 2017
Robert D. Arnott and Denis B. Chaves
Research Affiliates, LLC and The Capital Group Companies

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King of the Mountain: Shiller P/E and Macroeconomic Conditions

Posted: 07 Aug 2015
Robert D. Arnott, Denis B. Chaves and Tzee-man Chow
Research Affiliates, LLC, The Capital Group Companies and Research Affiliates, LLC

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inflation,real interest rates,shiller P/E

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The Myth of Dynastic Wealth: The Rich Get Poorer

Cato Journal, Vol. 35, No. 3, 2015
Posted: 01 May 2015 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2016
Robert D. Arnott, William J. Bernstein and Lillian J. Wu
Research Affiliates, LLC, Frontier Advisors and Research Affiliates, LLC

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Thomas Piketty, wealth, dynastic wealth

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The Glidepath Illusion...And Potential Solutions

Journal of Retirement, vol. 1, no. 2, Fall 2013, pp. 13-28.
Posted: 18 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2016
Robert D. Arnott, Katrina F. Sherrerd and Lillian J. Wu
Research Affiliates, LLC, Research Affiliates LLC and Research Affiliates, LLC

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Target Date Fund, Glidepath, Retirement Investing, Asset Allocation, Alternative Assets

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Rebalancing and the Value Effect

Journal of Portfolio Management, Vol. 38, No. 4, 2012
Posted: 10 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2016
Denis B. Chaves and Robert D. Arnott
The Capital Group Companies and Research Affiliates, LLC

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value, growth, rebalancing

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Clairvoyant Value and the Growth/Value Cycle

Journal of Portfolio Management, Vol. 35, No. 4, 2009
Posted: 06 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2016
Robert D. Arnott, Feifei Li and Katrina F. Sherrerd
Research Affiliates, LLC, Research Affiliates, LLC and Research Affiliates LLC

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Clairvoyant Value, Value Effect, Growth/Value Cycle

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Clairvoyant Value and the Value Effect

Journal of Portfolio Management, Vol. 35, No. 3, 2009
Posted: 04 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2016
Robert D. Arnott, Feifei Li and Katrina F. Sherrerd
Research Affiliates, LLC, Research Affiliates, LLC and Research Affiliates LLC

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Clairvoyant Value, Value Effect

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Valuation-Indifferent Weighting for Bonds

Journal of Portfolio Management, Vol. 36, No. 3, pp. 117-130, Spring 2010
Posted: 04 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2016
Research Affiliates, LLC, Research AffiliatesRayliant Global Advisors, Research Affiliates, LLC and Research Affiliates, LLC

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Fundamental Index, Valuation-Indifferent Index, Bond Index

Noise, CAPM, and the Size and Value Effects

Journal of Investment Management, vol. 6, no. 1, First Quarter 2008.
Posted: 05 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2016
Robert D. Arnott, Jason C. Hsu and Jason C. Hsu
Research Affiliates, LLC and Research AffiliatesRayliant Global Advisors

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Mispricing, noise, CAPM, size effect, value effect, excess volatility puzzle, dividend predictability puzzle

Noise, CAPM and the Size and Value Effects

Journal of Investment Management, Vol. 6, No. 1, First Quarter 2008
Posted: 27 Mar 2008
Robert D. Arnott, Jason C. Hsu and Jason C. Hsu
Research Affiliates, LLC and Research AffiliatesRayliant Global Advisors

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Noise, value effect, size effect, CAPM, non-price-weighted portfolios

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Earnings Growth: The Two Percent Dilution

Posted: 26 Jan 2004
William J. Bernstein and Robert D. Arnott
Frontier Advisors and Research Affiliates, LLC

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Portfolio Management, asset allocation, Economics, macroeconomics, Investment Industry, future directions and sources of change

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Surprise! Higher Dividends = Higher Earnings Growth

Posted: 27 May 2003
Robert D. Arnott and Clifford S. Asness
Research Affiliates, LLC and AQR Capital Management, LLC

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Portfolio Management: asset allocation; Investment Theory: efficient market theory

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Surprise! Taa Can Work in Quiet Markets

Journal of Investing, Fall 1997
Posted: 27 Apr 1998
Robert D. Arnott and Todd Miller
Research Affiliates, LLC and First Quadrant, L.P.

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