Performance Measurement with The Arbitrage Pricing Theory A New Framework for Analysis


Connor, Gregory (1986) Performance Measurement with The Arbitrage Pricing Theory A New Framework for Analysis. Journal of Financial Economics, 15 (3). pp. 373-394. ISSN 0304-405X

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Abstract

The measurement of portfolio performance is an important practical application of asset pricing theory. Two popular measures of performance are the ‘Jensen coefficient’ and Treynor and Black’s ‘appraisal ratio’. U’sing the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM), Jensen (1968) suggests that a positive deviation of a portfolio’s average return from that predicted by the security market line (the Jensen coefficient) indicates superior performance. The appraisal ratio is a refinement of Jensen’s measure and is equal to the ratio of the Jensen coefficient to the amount of non-market risk undertaken by the manager

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Performance; Measurement; Arbitrage; Pricing Theory; Framework; Analysis;
Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Economics, Finance and Accounting
Item ID: 8439
Depositing User: Gregory Connor
Date Deposited: 12 Jul 2017 09:12
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Financial Economics
Publisher: Elsevier
Refereed: Yes
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