John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. The research was supported by grants from the Bradley Foundation and the Decision, Risk, and Management Science Program of the National Science Foundation. We thank Robert Zeckhauser, whose interest in the hot hands phenomenon stimulated this investigation, Sheridan Titman for providing data on the P8 indices, and David Modest for allowing us to use the Henriksson-Lehmann-Modest sample of mutual fund returns. Helpful comments from Richard Ruback, Lawrence Summers, G. William Schwert, two referees, the editor René Stulz, and seminar participants at Cornell University, the conference on “Economics of Financial Markets” at Johns Hopkins University, the Harvard Business School, the Kennedy School of Government, and the National Bureau of Economic Research are gratefully acknowledged.
Hot Hands in Mutual Funds: Short-Run Persistence of Relative Performance, 1974–1988
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© 1993 the American Finance Association
The Journal of Finance
Volume 48, Issue 1, pages 93–130, March 1993
How to Cite
HENDRICKS, D., PATEL, J. and ZECKHAUSER, R. (1993), Hot Hands in Mutual Funds: Short-Run Persistence of Relative Performance, 1974–1988. The Journal of Finance, 48: 93–130. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-6261.1993.tb04703.x
- Issue online: 30 APR 2012
- Version of Record online: 30 APR 2012
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