First Edition of Andrew Lo's Hedge Funds: An Analytic Perspective; Inscribed by Him
Hedge Funds: An Analytic Perspective.
Item Number: 102439
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2008.
First edition of this book on hedge funds based on real data, written by a leading financial economist” (Tyler Cowen). Octavo, original boards. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the title page, “November 21015 To John With Best Wishes Andrew Lo.” Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Lorraine Betz Doneker.
The hedge fund industry has grown dramatically over the last two decades, with more than eight thousand funds now controlling close to two trillion dollars. Originally intended for the wealthy, these private investments have now attracted a much broader following that includes pension funds and retail investors. Because hedge funds are largely unregulated and shrouded in secrecy, they have developed a mystique and allure that can beguile even the most experienced investor. In Hedge Funds, Andrew Lo--one of the world's most respected financial economists--addresses the pressing need for a systematic.