Yan Liu

Purdue University

West Lafayette, IN 47907-1310

United States

http://yliu1.com

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

…and the Cross-Section of Expected Returns

Number of pages: 101 Posted: 17 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2015
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Purdue University and University of Oklahoma
Downloads 19,439 (161)
Citation 135

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Risk factors, Multiple tests, Beta, HML, SMB, 3-factor model, Momentum, Volatility, Skewness, Idiosyncratic volatility, Liquidity, Bonferroni, Factor zoo

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Evaluating Trading Strategies

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 May 2019
Campbell R. Harvey and Yan Liu
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Purdue University
Downloads 9,609 (646)
Citation 12

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Sharpe ratio, Multiple tests, Holm, BHY, Bonferroni, Strategy selection, Backtest, Haircut, Haircut Sharpe Ratio, Data Mining, Machine Learning, Higgs Boson, Trading Strategies, Out-of-Sample tests, In-Sample tests, FDR, FWER, Capital IQ, PBO

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Lucky Factors

Number of pages: 99 Posted: 22 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2021
Campbell R. Harvey and Yan Liu
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Purdue University
Downloads 6,906 (1,162)
Citation 19

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Factors, Variable selection, Bootstrap, Data mining, Orthogonalization, Multiple testing, Predictive regressions, Fama-MacBeth, GRS, Performance evaluation, Return prediction

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Backtesting

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 27 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2015
Campbell R. Harvey and Yan Liu
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Purdue University
Downloads 6,299 (1,360)
Citation 21

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Sharpe ratio, Multiple tests, Backtest, Haircut, Trading Strategies, Out-of-Sample tests, In-Sample tests

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A Census of the Factor Zoo

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 18 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2020
Campbell R. Harvey and Yan Liu
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Purdue University
Downloads 3,295 (4,172)
Citation 21

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Overfitting, Backtesting, Data Mining, Multiple Testing, Factor Investing, Value Investing, Momentum

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Citation 10

Detecting Repeatable Performance

Number of pages: 107 Posted: 19 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2020
Campbell R. Harvey and Yan Liu
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Purdue University
Downloads 2,383 (7,018)
Citation 9

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Performance evaluation, Mutual funds, Hedge funds, EM algorithm, Fixed effects, Random effects, Regularization, Multiple testing, Bayesian, Rethinking Performance Evaluation

Rethinking Performance Evaluation

NBER Working Paper No. w22134
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 04 Apr 2016
Campbell R. Harvey and Yan Liu
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Purdue University
Downloads 43 (508,260)
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Multiple Testing in Economics

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 23 Nov 2013
Campbell R. Harvey and Yan Liu
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Purdue University
Downloads 1,650 (13,000)
Citation 9

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Multiple tests, Correlation, Incomplete data, Meta-analysis, Data mining, False discoveries, Type I error, Type II error

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False (and Missed) Discoveries in Financial Economics

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 21 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2020
Campbell R. Harvey and Yan Liu
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Purdue University
Downloads 1,570 (14,017)
Citation 27

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Type I, Type II, Multiple testing, False discoveries, Odds ratio, Power, Mutual funds, Smart beta, Anomalies, Bayesian, Factors, Backtesting, Factor Zoo

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Cross-Sectional Alpha Dispersion and Performance Evaluation

Mays Business School Research Paper No. 3143806
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 24 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2019
Campbell R. Harvey and Yan Liu
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Purdue University
Downloads 913 (31,537)
Citation 5

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Alpha, Investor behavior, Hedge funds, Mutual funds, Performance evaluation, Portfolio management, Risk, Type I errors, Type II errors, Bayesian decision-making, Appraisal ratio, Flow-performance sensitivity, Idiosyncratic risk

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Decreasing Returns to Scale, Fund Flows, and Performance

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 22 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2021
Campbell R. Harvey and Yan Liu
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Purdue University
Downloads 759 (40,635)
Citation 9

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Performance Evaluation, Mutual Funds, Hedge Funds, EM Algorithm, Fixed Effects, Random Effects, Scale, AUM, Alpha

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Downloads 754 ( 41,064)
Citation 4

Reconstructing the Yield Curve

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 28 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2020
Yan Liu and Jing Cynthia Wu
Purdue University and University of Notre Dame - Department of Economics
Downloads 747 (41,012)
Citation 3

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yield curve, non-parametric, term structure, excess volatility, return forecasting

Reconstructing the Yield Curve

NBER Working Paper No. w27266
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 02 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2021
Yan Liu and Jing Cynthia Wu
Purdue University and University of Notre Dame - Department of Economics
Downloads 7 (754,756)
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Index Option Returns and Generalized Entropy Bounds

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 21 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2020
Yan Liu
Purdue University
Downloads 537 (63,667)
Citation 7

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High-order moments, Pricing kernel, Rare disasters, Index options, Nonparametric bounds, Model diagnosis

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Luck versus Skill in the Cross-Section of Mutual Fund Returns: Reexamining the Evidence

Number of pages: 93 Posted: 02 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2020
Campbell R. Harvey and Yan Liu
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Purdue University
Downloads 442 (80,802)
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Performance evaluation, alpha, active management, bootstrapping, market efficiency, fund management, oversampling, undersampling, Type I errors, Type II errors

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An Evaluation of Alternative Multiple Testing Methods for Finance Applications

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 13 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2020
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Purdue University and Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Downloads 407 (89,002)
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Multiple hypothesis testing, False rejections, False discovery rate, False non-discovery rate, False omission rate, Family-wise error rate, Data mining, Data snooping, Type I error, Type II error, False discovery control, Luck, Test power

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Crowding: Evidence from Fund Managerial Structure

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 09 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2021
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Purdue University, University of Queensland - Business School and University of Queensland
Downloads 377 (97,516)
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Mutual funds, managerial structure, diseconomies of scale, crowding, performance evaluation, decreasing returns to scale, alpha, capacity constraints, discretionary management, systematic management.

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Diversifying Private Equity

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 18 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 05 May 2021
Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business, Purdue University and Vanderbilt University - Finance
Downloads 313 (119,936)
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Private Equity, Venture Capital, Fund of Funds, Fund Performance, Portfolio Choice

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Uncovering the Iceberg from Its Tip: A Model of Publication Bias and p-Hacking

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 22 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2021
Campbell R. Harvey and Yan Liu
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Purdue University
Downloads 245 (153,798)

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p-hacking, Data mining, Anomalies, Simulations, Publication bias, Multiple testing

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Asset Pricing Under Prior-Induced Beta Uncertainty

Mays Business School Research Paper No. 2874056
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 23 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2018
Baylor University - Department of Finance, Insurance & Real Estate, Texas A&M University - Department of Finance and Purdue University
Downloads 209 (179,060)

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Parameter uncertainty, Risk factors, 10-K, Item 1a, Currency risk, Commodity risk, Interest rate risk, Recession risk, Bayesian

Distorted Risk Incentives from Size Threshold-Based Regulations

Mays Business School Research Paper No. 3084239
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 11 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2018
Shane A. Johnson and Yan Liu
Texas A&M University - Department of Finance and Purdue University
Downloads 114 (295,868)

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Regulation, Risk incentives, Size thresholds, Size contingent regulation, Dodd-Frank

Distorted Risk Incentives from Size Threshold-Based Regulations

Number of pages: 85 Posted: 03 Feb 2019
Shane A. Johnson and Yan Liu
Texas A&M University - Department of Finance and Purdue University
Downloads 31 (572,098)

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Risk incentives, Regulation, Size thresholds, Size contingent regulation, Dodd-Frank, Regulatory distortion, risk taking

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Diagnosing Dynamic Asset Pricing Models with Generalized Entropy Bounds

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2018
Yan Liu
Purdue University
Downloads 139 (254,164)
Citation 1

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higher order moments, pricing kernel, entropy, conditioning information, horizon dependence, model diagnosis

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Optimal Cross-Sectional Regression

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 28 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 19 May 2021
Zhipeng Liao and Yan Liu
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and Purdue University
Downloads 129 (269,100)

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Beta uncertainty, Efficient esetimation, Factor models, Fama-MacBeth, GMM, Idiosyncratic risk, Systematic risk, Two-pass regression, Errors-in-variables

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Distorting Arrow-Debreu Securities: New Entropy Restrictions Implied by the Option Cross Section

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 07 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2020
Fousseni Chabi-Yo and Yan Liu
University of Massachusetts Amherst - Isenberg School of Management and Purdue University
Downloads 121 (282,283)

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Equity risk premium, Risk-neutral moments, Preferences, Entropy, Model-free, Stochastic Discount Factor

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Maxing Out Entropy: A Conditioning Approach

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 26 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2020
Fousseni Chabi-Yo and Yan Liu
University of Massachusetts Amherst - Isenberg School of Management and Purdue University
Downloads 89 (346,627)

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Conditioning Information, Equity Risk Premium, Risk-Neutral Moments, Preferences, Entropy, Model-Free, Stochastic Discount Factor

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Extracting Extrapolative Beliefs from Market Prices: An Augmented Present-Value Approach

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 18 May 2021 Last Revised: 27 May 2021
Tilburg University- School of Economics and Management, Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and Purdue University
Downloads 88 (349,160)

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Present value, Structural estimation, Expectations formation, Extrapolation bias, Behavioral, Sentiment, Predictive regression, Discount rate, Dividend growth