Alok Kumar

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Alok Kumar
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Nationality India
Occupation Academic
Website Home page
Academic background
Alma mater Cornell University
Academic work
Discipline Behavioral economics
Institutions University of Miami
Main interests Asset pricing
Behavioral finance
Capital markets
Computational economics

Alok Kumar is Department Chair, Finance and Gabelli Asset Management Professor of Finance at the University of Miami. Kumar's research areas include asset pricing, behavioral finance, capital markets and computational economics.

Papers

Kumar is the author/coauthor of the following most cited papers, listed from most to least cited.

Year Study
2004 Equity Portfolio Diversification[1]
2005 Retail Investor Sentiment and Return Comovements[2]
2008 Who Gambles in the Stock Market?[3]
2005 Do Dividend Clienteles Exist? Evidence on Dividend Preferences of Retail Investors[4]
2009 Do Older Investors Make Better Investment Decisions?[5]
2011 Religious Beliefs, Gambling Attitudes, and Financial Market Outcomes[6]
1998 The Dow Theory: William Peter Hamilton's Track Record Re-Considered[7]
2007 Foreign Investments of U'S' Individual Investors: Causes and Consequences[8]
2010 Behavioral Biases of Mutual Fund Investors[9]

References

  1. Kumar, Alok; Goetzmann, William N. (December 6, 2004). Equity Portfolio Diversification. SSRN. http://ssrn.com/abstract=627321.
  2. Kumar, Alok; Lee, Charles M.C. (May 2005). Retail Investor Sentiment and Return Comovements. SSRN. http://ssrn.com/abstract=502843.
  3. Kumar, Alok (September 4, 2008). Who Gambles in the Stock Market?. AFA 2006 Boston Meetings Paper; Journal of Finance, Forthcoming; EFA 2005 Moscow Meetings Paper: SSRN. http://ssrn.com/abstract=686022.
  4. Graham, John R.; Kumar, Alok (April 28, 2005). Do Dividend Clienteles Exist? Evidence on Dividend Preferences of Retail Investors. SSRN. http://ssrn.com/abstract=482563.
  5. Korniotis, George M.; Kumar, Alok (July 1, 2009). Do Older Investors Make Better Investment Decisions?. Review of Economics and Statistics, Forthcoming: SSRN. http://ssrn.com/abstract=767125.
  6. Kumar, Alok; Page, Jeremy K.; Spalt, Oliver G. (April 1, 2011). Religious Beliefs, Gambling Attitudes, and Financial Market Outcomes. EFA 2009 Bergen Meetings Paper; Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming: SSRN. http://ssrn.com/abstract=1335855.
  7. Brown, Stephen J.; Kumar, Alok; Goetzmann, William N. (January 23, 1998). The Dow Theory: William Peter Hamilton's Track Record Re-Considered. SSRN. http://ssrn.com/abstract=58690.
  8. Bailey, Warren; Kumar, Alok; Ng, David T. (April 2007). Foreign Investments of U'S' Individual Investors: Causes and Consequences. AFA 2007 Chicago Meetings Paper: SSRN. http://ssrn.com/abstract=633902.
  9. Bailey, Warren; Kumar, Alok; Ng, David T. (July 16, 2010). Behavioral Biases of Mutual Fund Investors. Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming; AFA 2009 San Francisco Meetings Paper: SSRN. http://ssrn.com/abstract=1108163.

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