Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/102268
Authors: 
Chen, Zhenxi
Year of Publication: 
2014
Series/Report no.: 
FinMaP-Working Paper 5
Abstract: 
In addition to the traditional agent types of fundamentalists and chartists, a new dimension of investment horizon is included in evaluating historical performance of strategies. Based on the three stock markets of Japan, Hong Kong and Germany, it is found that investors with different investment horizons exist in al the markets. Regressions based on all the investment horizons produce better fitted results. Different markets can be characterized by different agents and different investment horizons. Ignorance of the heterogeneity of investment horizon may generate biased results due to the concern of omitting variables.
Subjects: 
Investment horizon
Heterogeneous agents
Evolutionary selection
Behavioral finance
JEL: 
G12
C22
Document Type: 
Working Paper
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