Jacob S. Sagi

University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School

Associate Professor

Kenan-Flagler Business School

Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3490

United States

http://public.kenan-flagler.unc.edu/faculty/sagij/

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Scholarly Papers (19)

Trading Relative Performance with Alpha Indexes

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2012
Jacob S. Sagi and Robert E. Whaley
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and Vanderbilt University - Finance
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Options and Futures on Relative Performance, Trading Correlation, Alpha Indexes

Trading Relative Performance with Alpha Indexes

Financial Analysts Journal, Vol. 67, No. 6, 2011
Posted: 23 Nov 2011
Jacob S. Sagi and Robert E. Whaley
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and Vanderbilt University - Finance

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Derivatives: Futures Markets and Instruments, Options Markets and Instruments

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When Good News Means Higher Risk. . .

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 03 Oct 2004
Jacob S. Sagi and Mark S. Seasholes
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and ASU WP Carey School of Business
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Expected Returns, asset pricing, real options, momentum

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Asset-Level Risk and Return in Real Estate Investments

Forthcoming in The Review of Financial Studies
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2020
Jacob S. Sagi
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
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Real estate, illiquid assets, holding period returns, search, idiosyncratic risk, transaction risk.

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A Liquidity-Based Theory of Closed-End Funds

EFA 2006 Zurich Meetings, Sixteenth Annual Utah Winter Finance Conference
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 24 Mar 2005
Martin Cherkes, Richard Stanton and Jacob S. Sagi
NYU, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
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theory of closed-end funds

A Liquidity-Based Theory of Closed-End Funds

The Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 22, Issue 1, pp. 257-297, 2009
Posted: 03 Jan 2009
Martin Cherkes, Jacob S. Sagi and Richard Stanton
NYU, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business

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Estimating Oil Risk Factors Using Information from Equity and Derivatives Markets

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 14 May 2012 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2013
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Charlotte, Sacred Heart University and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
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Oil, futures, asset pricing, APT, real options, CAPM, Fama-French factors, Markov chain Monte Carlo

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Do Fund Managers Make Informed Asset Allocation Decisions?

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 25 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2012
Bradyn M. Breon-Drish and Jacob S. Sagi
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
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market timing, asset allocation, portfolio management, mutual funds

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The Interaction between Quality Control and Production

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Aug 1998
Jacob S. Sagi
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
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The Asymmetry in Responsible Investing Preferences

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 21 May 2020
University of Queensland - Business School, IDC Herzliya - Arison School of Business, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
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Social Preferences, Responsible Investment (RI), Social Responsible Investment (SRI)

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Information Content of Public Firm Disclosures and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 Apr 2010
IDC Herzliya - Arison School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and Carnegie Mellon University - School of Computer Science
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Disclosure, text analysis, Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, volatility forecast

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Dynamic Corporate Capital Stocks: Cross-sectional and Inter-temporal Stock Return Patterns

AFA 2011 Denver Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 26 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2013
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, Yale University - Yale School of Management, International Center for Finance and University of Alberta - School of Business
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capital investment, profitability of capital, equity issuance, expected return, overlapping generations model, supply shocks

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You Need to Recognize Ambiguity to Avoid it

Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management Research Paper No. 2340543
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2020
Soo Hong Chew, Mark Ratchford and Jacob S. Sagi
National University of Singapore, Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
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Ellsberg Paradox, Uncertainty, Ambiguity, Behavioral

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Managed Distribution Policies in Closed-End Funds and Shareholder Activism

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 02 Nov 2012
Martin Cherkes, Jacob S. Sagi and Zhi Jay Wang
NYU, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and University of Oregon - Charles H. Lundquist School of Business
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Managed distribution, closed-end funds

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An Inequality Measure for Stochastic Allocations

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 May 2011
Soo Hong Chew and Jacob S. Sagi
National University of Singapore and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
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A Neoclassical Model of Managed Distribution Plans: Theory and Evidence

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2015
Martin Cherkes, Jacob S. Sagi and Zhi Jay Wang
NYU, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and University of Oregon - Charles H. Lundquist School of Business
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Closed-end funds, CEFs, managed distribution plans, MDPs

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Building Energy Retrofit Hurdle Rates and Risk Arbitrage in Energy Efficiency Investments

Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise Research Paper No. 20-07
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Sep 2020
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), New York University (NYU) - Center for Urban Science and Progress, University of Cambridge - Department of Land Economy, University of Arizona, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and New York University - Center for Urban Science and Progress
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energy retrofits; building energy performance; retrofit investment; energy efficiency

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A Parsimonious Theory of Subjective Probability

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Mar 2021
Soo Hong Chew, Jacob S. Sagi and Wenqian Wang
National University of Singapore, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Subjective Probability, Finite State Spaces, Exchangeability, Probabilistic Sophistication, State Dependence, Source Preference

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Experimental Evidence of Source Preference: Familiarity and Home Bias

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 02 Jul 2021
Soo Hong Chew, King King Li and Jacob S. Sagi
National University of Singapore, Shenzhen University WeBank Institute of Fintech and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
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Source Preference, Familiarity Bias, Home Bias, Investment

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Anchored Preference Relations

Journal of Economic Theory, Forthcoming
Posted: 15 Sep 2005
Jacob S. Sagi
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School

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Non-expected utility, Reference dependence, Cumulative prospect theory, Decision theory, Utility

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Inter-Temporal Preference for Flexibility and Risky Choice

Sauder School of Business Working Paper
Posted: 16 Dec 1999
Alan Kraus and Jacob S. Sagi
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Division of Finance and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School

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