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Portfolio Performance Measurement and Benchmarking

Portfolio Performance Measurement and Benchmarking

1st Edition
By Jon Christopherson and David Carino and Wayne Ferson
ISBN10: 0071496653
ISBN13: 9780071496650
Copyright: 2009

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ISBN10: 0071496653 | ISBN13: 9780071496650



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Program Details

I: Measuring performance

II: Measuring risk

III: Portfolio return and risk

IV: Performace attribution

V: Benchmarking performance

VI: Determining investment style with effective mix

VII: CFA Institute standards for performance presentation

(There will be 37 chapters)

About the Author

Jon Christopherson

Jon A. Christopherson, Ph.D., is a research fellow for Russell Investments, where he has a solid record of intellectual innovation. He has been a member of the editorial advisory boards of The Journal of Portfolio Management and The Journal of Investment Consulting.

David Carino

David R. Cariño, Ph.D., is a research fellow for Russell Investments. He was the architect of the Russell-Yasuda Kasai model, which received a Franz Edelman Award by The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences. Cariño serves on the advisory board of The Journal of Performance Measurement.

Wayne Ferson

Wayne E. Ferson, Ph.D., holds the Ivadelle and Theodore Johnson Chair in Banking and Finance at the USC Marshall School of Business and is the former John L. Collins Chair in Finance at the Carroll School of Management at Boston College. He is widely known in academic circles, has been published in the best academic journals, and has served on several prestigious editorial boards.