Diversification (finance)

Known as: Diversification of risk, Diversification, Diversify your investments 
In finance, diversification is the process of allocating capital in a way that reduces the exposure to any one particular asset or risk. A common… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
This study shows that U.S. individual investors hold under-diversified portfolios, where the level of under-diversification is… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Using recent econometric developments about causal inference, I examine whether diversification destroys value. I estimate the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Your use of the JSTOR archive indicates your acceptance of JSTOR's Terms and Conditions of Use, available at http://www.jstor.org… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
This paper studies the evolution of sectoral concentration in relation to the level of per capita income. We show that various… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Asset, activity and income diversification lie at the heart of livelihood strategies in rural Africa. This paper introduces a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Using a sample of 44,288 firm-years between 1984 and 1997, we document an increase in the extent of global diversification over… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
We analyze several hundred firms that expand via acquisition and/or increase their reported number of business segments. The mean… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
This paper argues that the documented discount on diversified firms is not per se evidence that diversification destroys value… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
  • Joshua D. Coval, Tobias J. Moskowitz
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
We model the distortions that internal power struggles can generate in the allocation of resources between divisions of a… (More)
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