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Scale and skill in active management

This paper by the Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics at the University of Chicago finds that the active management industry has become more skilled over time. But despite this rise in skill, average fund performance has failed to improve. To access the paper click below Scale and skill in active management  

Tail risk and hedge fund returns

This paper by academics at Erasmus University and the University of Chicago shows that hedge funds exhibit persistent exposures to extreme downside risk, and that tail risk is an important determinant of the time-series and cross-section variation of hedge fund returns. Further it concludes that these results are consistent with the notion that a significant […]