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Reviewing the Hedge Funds Literature I: Hedge Funds and Hedge Funds' Managerial Characteristics

El Kalak, Izidin, Azevedo, Alcino, Hudson, Robert (2016) Reviewing the Hedge Funds Literature I: Hedge Funds and Hedge Funds' Managerial Characteristics. International Review of Financial Analysis, 48 . pp. 85-97. ISSN 1057-5219. (doi:10.1016/j.irfa.2016.09.008) (KAR id:57280)


This paper summarizes the literature on hedge funds (HFs) developed over the last two decades, particularly that which relates to managerial characteristics (a companion piece covers the risk management characteristics of HFs). It classifies, the current HF literature, suggesting which critical problems have been “solved” and which problems have not been yet adequately addressed. It also discusses the effects of past financial regulation and the prospects for the effect of new financial regulation on the HF industry and its performance and risk management practices, and suggests new avenues for research. Furthermore, it highlights the importance of managerial characteristics for HF performance, and the successes and the shortfalls to date in developing more sophisticated HF-related risk management tools.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1016/j.irfa.2016.09.008
Uncontrolled keywords: Hedge funds; Hedge funds characteristics, Hedge funds managers; Managerial characteristics.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HG Finance
Divisions: Divisions > Kent Business School - Division > Kent Business School (do not use)
Depositing User: Izidin El Kalak
Date Deposited: 14 Sep 2016 11:01 UTC
Last Modified: 04 Mar 2024 15:35 UTC
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