Robert Kosowski

Imperial College Business School

Professor

South Kensington Campus

Exhibition Road

London SW7 2AZ, SW7 2AZ

United Kingdom

http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/people/r.kosowski

CEPR (Centre for Economic Policy Research)

Research Fellow

London

United Kingdom

http://www.cepr.org/

University of Oxford, Oxford-Man Institute of Quantitative Finance

Associate Member

Eagle House

Walton Well Road

Oxford, Oxfordshire OX2 6ED

United Kingdom

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

20

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238

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97

Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

Demystifying Time-Series Momentum Strategies: Volatility Estimators, Trading Rules and Pairwise Correlations

"Market Momentum: Theory and Practice", Wiley, 2020 (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2019
Nick Baltas, Nick Baltas and Robert Kosowski
Imperial College Business SchoolGoldman Sachs International and Imperial College Business School
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Time-series Momentum, Trend Following, Trading Rules, Pairwise Correlations, Turnover, Transaction Costs

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Momentum Strategies in Futures Markets and Trend-following Funds

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 06 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2021
Nick Baltas, Nick Baltas and Robert Kosowski
Imperial College Business SchoolGoldman Sachs International and Imperial College Business School
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Trend-following, Momentum, Managed Futures, CTA, Capacity Constraints

Hedge Fund Performance: Are Stylized Facts Sensitive to Which Database One Uses?

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 22 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2019
Aalto University School of Business, University of Oulu, Imperial College Business School and University of Oulu
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Hedge fund performance, persistence, sample selection bias, managerial skill

Hedge Fund Performance: Are Stylized Facts Sensitive to Which Database One Uses?

Critical Finance Review, Forthcoming
Posted: 25 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2019
Aalto University School of Business, University of Oulu, Imperial College Business School and University of Oulu

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Hedge fund performance, persistence, sample selection bias, managerial skill

Do Mutual Funds Perform When it Matters Most to Investors? US Mutual Fund Performance and Risk in Recessions and Expansions

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 30 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2011
Robert Kosowski
Imperial College Business School
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mutual funds, portfolio choice, asset pricing, asymmetric information, business cycles, Markov-switching models

Do Mutual Funds Perform When it Matters Most to Investors? U.S. Mutual Fund Performance and Risk in Recessions and Expansions

Quarterly Journal of Finance, Vol. 1, No. 3, November 2011
Posted: 25 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2011
Robert Kosowski
Imperial College Business School

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mutual funds, portfolio choice, asset pricing, asymmetric information, business cycles, Markov-switching models

Do Hedge Funds Deliver Alpha? A Bayesian and Bootstrap Analysis

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Nov 2005
Robert Kosowski, Narayan Y. Naik and Melvyn Teo
Imperial College Business School, London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting and Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business
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hedge fund, persistence, Bayesian, alpha, backfill, incubation, bootstrap

Do Hedge Funds Deliver Alpha? A Bayesian and Bootstrap Analysis

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 84, No. 1, 2007
Posted: 19 Dec 2011
Robert Kosowski, Narayan Y. Naik and Melvyn Teo
Imperial College Business School, London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting and Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business

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Hedge fund performance, Persistence, Alpha, Factor models, Bayesian, Bootstrap

When There is No Place to Hide - Correlation Risk and the Cross-Section of Hedge Fund Returns

Number of pages: 80 Posted: 15 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2013
Andrea Buraschi, Robert Kosowski and Fabio Trojani
Imperial College Business School, Imperial College Business School and Swiss Finance Institute
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Stochastic Correlation and Volatility, Hedge Fund Performance, Optimal Portfolio Choice

When There Is No Place to Hide - Correlation Risk and the Cross-Section of Hedge Fund Returns

Review of Financial Studies, 2014, Vol. 27 No.2, 581-616
Posted: 12 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2014
Andrea Buraschi, Robert Kosowski and Fabio Trojani
Imperial College Business School, Imperial College Business School and Swiss Finance Institute

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Stochastic Correlation and Volatility, Hedge Fund Performance, Optimal Portfolio Choice

Hedge Funds, Managerial Skill, and Macroeconomic Variables

AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 22 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 15 Nov 2013
Doron Avramov, Robert Kosowski, Narayan Y. Naik and Melvyn Teo
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah, Imperial College Business School, London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting and Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business
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hedge funds, predictability, managerial skills, macroeconomic variables

Hedge Funds, Managerial Skill, and Macroeconomic Variables

Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 99, Issue 3, pp. 672-692, March 2011
Posted: 22 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 15 Nov 2013
Doron Avramov, Robert Kosowski, Narayan Y. Naik and Melvyn Teo
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah, Imperial College Business School, London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting and Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business

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Hedge Funds, Predictability, Managerial Skills, Macroeconomic Variables

Can Mutual Fund 'Stars' Really Pick Stocks? New Evidence from a Bootstrap Analysis

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 28 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2013
Imperial College Business School, UCSD, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics
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mutual funds, performance evaluation, bootstrap

Can Mutual Fund 'Stars' Really Pick Stocks? New Evidence from a Bootstrap Analysis

Journal of Finance, Vol. 61, No. 6, December 2006
Posted: 19 Dec 2011
Imperial College Business School, UCSD, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics

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mutual funds, performance evaluation, bootstrap

Hedge Fund Return Predictability Under the Magnifying Glass

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 01 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2013
Doron Avramov, Laurent Barras and Robert Kosowski
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah, McGill University - Desautels Faculty of Management and Imperial College Business School
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Hedge Fund Performance, Return Predictability, Combination Forecasts

Hedge Fund Return Predictability Under the Magnifying Glass

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Posted: 26 Mar 2012
Doron Avramov, Laurent Barras and Robert Kosowski
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah, McGill University - Desautels Faculty of Management and Imperial College Business School

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Hedge Fund Performance, Return Predictability, Combination Forecasts

Incentives and Endogenous Risk Taking: A Structural View of Hedge Funds Alphas

AFA 2012 Chicago Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 20 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 28 May 2013
Andrea Buraschi, Robert Kosowski and Worrawat Sritrakul
Imperial College Business School, Imperial College Business School and Imperial College Business School
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Optimal portfolio choice, Euler equation, hedge fund performance

Incentives and Endogenous Risk Taking: A Structural View of Hedge Funds Alphas

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Posted: 15 Sep 2013
Andrea Buraschi, Robert Kosowski and Worrawat Sritrakul
Imperial College Business School, Imperial College Business School and Imperial College Business School

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Optimal portfolio choice, Euler equation, Hedge fund performance

The Effect of Regulatory Constraints on Fund Performance: New Evidence from UCITS Hedge Funds

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 24 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2020
Juha Joenväärä and Robert Kosowski
Aalto University School of Business and Imperial College Business School
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hedge fund performance, mutual fund performance, managerial skill, regulation, constraints

Effect of Regulatory Constraints on Fund Performance: New Evidence from UCITS Hedge Funds

Number of pages: 79 Posted: 05 May 2015
Juha Joenväärä and Robert Kosowski
Aalto University School of Business and Imperial College Business School
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hedge fund performance, managerial skill, mutual fund performance, regulation

The Effect of Regulatory Constraints on Fund Performance: New Evidence from UCITS Hedge Funds

Review of Finance, Forthcoming
Posted: 18 Jun 2020
Juha Joenväärä and Robert Kosowski
Aalto University School of Business and Imperial College Business School

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hedge fund performance, mutual fund performance, managerial skill, regulation, constraints

The Effect of Investment Constraints on Hedge Fund Investor Returns

Number of pages: 83 Posted: 03 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2018
Juha Joenväärä, Robert Kosowski and Pekka Tolonen
Aalto University School of Business, Imperial College Business School and University of Oulu
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Hedge Fund Performance, Persistence, Frictions, Managerial Skill

The Effect of Investment Constraints on Hedge Fund Investor Returns

Number of pages: 86 Posted: 22 Jan 2018
Juha Joenväärä, Robert Kosowski and Pekka Tolonen
Aalto University School of Business, Imperial College Business School and University of Oulu
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frictions, Hedge Fund Performance, Managerial Skill, Persistence

The Effect of Investment Constraints on Hedge Fund Investor Returns

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Posted: 19 Jan 2018
Juha Joenväärä, Robert Kosowski and Pekka Tolonen
Aalto University School of Business, Imperial College Business School and University of Oulu

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Hedge Fund Performance, Persistence, Frictions, Managerial Skill

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Is Stellar Hedge Fund Performance for Real?

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 12 Mar 2005
Robert Kosowski, Narayan Y. Naik and Melvyn Teo
Imperial College Business School, London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting and Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business
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Hedge funds, bootstrap, alpha, persistence

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The Double-Edged Sword of The 2020 European Short-Selling Bans

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 15 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2021
Imperial College Business School, Imperial College Business School, King's College London and Imperial College Business School
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short selling, ban, liquidity, price discovery, COVID

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The Correlation Risk Premium: International Evidence

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 26 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2021
Gonçalo Faria, Robert Kosowski and Tianyu Wang
Catholic University of Portugal (UCP) - School of Economics and Management and CEGE, Imperial College Business School and Tsinghua University, School of Economics and Management
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Correlation Risk Premium, International Equity Option Markets, Global Correlation Risk

The Correlation Risk Premium: International Evidence

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Sep 2021
Gonçalo Faria, Robert Kosowski and Tianyu Wang
Catholic University of Portugal (UCP) - School of Economics and Management and CEGE, Imperial College Business School and Tsinghua University
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correlation risk premium, implied correlation, international equity options, realized correlation, variance risk premium

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Best Short

Number of pages: 79 Posted: 15 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2021
Pasquale Della Corte, Robert Kosowski and Nikolaos Rapanos
Imperial College Business School, Imperial College Business School and Imperial College Business School
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Disclosure, Regulation, Short-sale Performance, Anomalies, Hedge Funds

Best Short

Number of pages: 83 Posted: 14 Jul 2021
Pasquale Della Corte, Robert Kosowski and Nikolaos Rapanos
Imperial College Business School, Imperial College Business School and Imperial College Business School
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Rothschild Bank AG

Teaching Note, 2005, INSEAD Case Study No. 06/2005-5265
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 21 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2012
Bernard Dumas and Robert Kosowski
INSEAD and Imperial College Business School
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Private banking, Asset management; Behavioural finance and asset allocation, Mutual and hedge funds allocation, Family offices, Trust services, Offshore banking, Switzerland, Private banking, CHF10 billion assets under management

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Hedge Fund Performance: Are Stylized Facts Sensitive to Which Database One Uses?

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 01 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2019
Aalto University School of Business, University of Oulu, Imperial College Business School and University of Oulu
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Hedge Fund Performance, Managerial Skill, Persistence, Sample selection bias

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Market Closure and Short-Term Reversal

Asian Finance Association (AsianFA) 2016 Conference
Posted: 11 Feb 2016
Pasquale Della Corte, Robert Kosowski and Tianyu Wang
Imperial College Business School, Imperial College Business School and Tsinghua University

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Short-term reversal, Liquidity, Market closure

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Managing Capital Market Risk for Retirement

Published in Maurer, R., O. Mitchell, and P. Hammond (Eds.) (2014). Recreating Sustainable Retirement: Resilience, Solvency, and Tail Risk. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press., Pension Research Council WP 2013-23
Posted: 20 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2020
Enrico Biffis and Robert Kosowski
Imperial College Business School and Imperial College Business School

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Pension Liabilities, Liability-Driven Investment, Cross-Asset Correlation, Collateralization, Pension Buyouts, Over-the-Counter OTC Instruments