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Title: Realism, skill & incentives: Current and future trends in investment management and investment performance
Authors: Mason, A
Agyei-Ampomah, S
Skinner, F
Keywords: Investment Management;Investment Performance;Mutual Funds;Factor Models;Skill;Characteristics;Incentives
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: Elsevier
Citation: International Review of Financial Analysis, 43: pp. 31–40, (2016)
Abstract: We review the recent trends in investment management and performance research and highlight the fields expected to continue in the future. The trend to adapt the classic CAPM and factor models seems likely to continue, with the drive for realistic factors, which best proxy the drivers of investment performance, playing a key role. The search for skill, based on enhanced benchmarks is also a developing area, with new concepts of identification and verification at the fore. The availability of more qualitative data has allowed corporate finance themes such as agency conflict and incentives to be explored. These are some of the areas where we have seen major developments in recent years and where we expect to see continuing development.
ISSN: 1057-5219
Appears in Collections:Dept of Economics and Finance Research Papers

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