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"Optimal Asset Allocation in Asset Liability Management"

Jules H. van Binsbergen and Michael W. Brandt

"Dynamic Allocation Decisions in the Presence of Liability Constraints"

Lionel Martellini

"Implications of Sharpe Ratio as a Performance Measure in Multi-Period Settings"

Jaksa Cvitanic , Ali Lazrak, and Tan Wang

"Diversification in Illiquid Market"

Sergei Isaenko

"Portfolio Choice with Capital Gain Taxation and the Limited Use of Losses"

Michael Gallmeyer, Sanjay Srivastava, and Stathis Tompaidis

"Portfolio Choice, Background Risk and University Endowment Funds"

Stephen G. Dimmock

"Investing in Disappearing Anomalies"

Christopher S. Jones and Lukasz Pomorski

"Why Mutual Funds "Underperform"

Vincent Glode

"Predictability of Interest Rates and Interest Rate Portfolios"

Turan Bali, Massoud Heidari, and Liuren Wu

"Mortgage Timing"

Ralph S.J. Koijen, Otto van Hemert, and Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh

"Higher-Moment Equity Risk and the Cross-Section of Hedge Fund Returns"

Vikas Agarwal, Gurdip Bakshi, and Joop Huij