Since hedge fund returns are not normally distributed, mean-variance optimisation techniques, which would lead to substantial welfare losses from the investor’s perspective, need to be replaced by optimisation procedures incorporating higher-order moments and comoments.
Junior researcher at the University of Milano - Bicocca (Italy).
Professor of finance at EDHEC Business School and scientific director of EDHEC-Risk Institute.
Holds the chair of Mathematical Finance at the University of Milano - Bicocca.
|Type :||Publication EDHEC|
|Date :||le 28/09/2010|
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|Research Cluster :||Finance|