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Incentives and Endogenous Risk Taking: Implications for Hedge Fund Alphas

Dr. Robert Kosowski is Associate Professor in the Finance Group of Imperial College Business School, Imperial College London, and Director of the Risk Management Lab and Centre for Hedge Fund Research.
Event information
Date 5th June 2013
Time 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Venue ICMA Centre, Room G03/04
Event types:
Research Seminars

Robert is an associate member of the Oxford-Man Institute of Quantitative Finance at Oxford University and a member of AIMA's research committee. Robert Kosowski's research interests include asset management, asset pricing and financial econometrics with a focus on hedge and mutual funds, performance measurement, asset allocation, business cycles and derivative trading strategies. Robert's research has been featured in The Financial Times and The Wall Street Journal and was awarded the European Finance Association 2007 Best Paper Award, an INQUIRE UK 2008 best paper award, an INQUIRE Europe 2009 best paper award and the British Academy's mid-career fellowship (2011-2012). Robert's research has been accepted for publication in top peer-reviewed finance journals such as The Journal of Finance, The Journal of Financial Economics and the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis. Prior to joining Imperial College London Robert was an Assistant Professor of Finance at INSEAD where he taught in the MBA, Executive Education and PhD programs. Robert holds a BA (First Class Honours) and MA in Economics from Trinity College, Cambridge University, and a MSc in Economics and PhD from the London School of Economics.