Hedge+funds - over the period 1989 through 1995 using a...

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Acknowledgments: We thank Antoine Bernheim for providing the data. We thank Jian Zhang for data analysis. We thank David Chapman, David Hsieh, Andre Shleifer and Charles Trzcinka for helpful comments. Offshore Hedge Funds: Stephen J. Brown, NYU Stern School of Business William N. Goetzmann, Yale School of Management Roger G. Ibbotson, Yale School of Management First Draft: September 1996 Current Draft, January 2, 1998 Abstract We examine the performance of the off-shore hedge fund industry
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Unformatted text preview: over the period 1989 through 1995 using a database that includes both defunct and currently operating funds. The industry is characterized by high attrition rates of funds, low covariance with the U.S. stock market, evidence consistent with positive risk-adjusted returns over the time, but little evidence of differential manager skill. 32 33 Figure 2: Year by Year Performance Persistence...
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