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Reviewing the hedge funds literature I: Hedge funds and hedge funds' managerial characteristics (2016)
Journal Article
El Kalak, I., Azevedo, A., & Hudson, R. (2016). Reviewing the hedge funds literature I: Hedge funds and hedge funds' managerial characteristics. International review of financial analysis, 48, (85-97). doi:10.1016/j.irfa.2016.09.008. ISSN 1057-5219

© 2016 Elsevier Inc. This paper summarizes the literature on hedge funds (HFs) developed over the last two decades, particularly that which relates to managerial characteristics (a companion piece covers the return and risk management characteristics... Read More

Reviewing the hedge funds literature II: Hedge funds' returns and risk management characteristics (2016)
Journal Article
El Kalak, I., Azevedo, A., & Hudson, R. (2016). Reviewing the hedge funds literature II: Hedge funds' returns and risk management characteristics. International review of financial analysis, 48, (55-66). doi:10.1016/j.irfa.2016.09.006. ISSN 1057-5219

© 2016 Elsevier Inc. This paper summarizes the literature on hedge funds (HFs) developed over the last two decades, particularly that which relates to risk management characteristics (a companion piece investigates the managerial characteristics of H... Read More

The effect of size on the failure probabilities of SMEs : an empirical study on the US market using discrete hazard model (2015)
Journal Article
El Kalak, I., & Hudson, R. (2015). The effect of size on the failure probabilities of SMEs : an empirical study on the US market using discrete hazard model. International review of financial analysis, 43(January), (135-145). doi:10.1016/j.irfa.2015.11.009. ISSN 1057-5219

This paper investigates the extent to which the size affects the SME probabilities of bankruptcy. Using a dataset of (11,117) US non-financial firms, of which (465) filed for insolvency under chapters 7/11 between 1980 and 2013. We forecast the bankr... Read More