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Incubation bias: Not just a hedge fund issue according to two law professors

It is often argued that aggregate hedge fund performance data suffers from a near-fatal flaw: since it is voluntarily reported by the manager, hedge fund indices only include funds that the managers have deemed marketable.  In 2002, David Hsieh of Duke University and William Fung of London Business School wrote a seminal article on this issue called “Benchmarks of Hedge Fund Performance: Information Content and Measurement Biases.”Read the full story »