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1 July 2004 Financial Analysts Journal Volume 60, Issue 4

Multiperiod Arithmetic Attribution

  1. Jose Menchero

This article presents a set of qualitative characteristics and quantitative properties for arithmetic multiperiod performance attribution. Such characteristics and properties are essential for ensuring a sound and accurate linking of attribution effects over time. A comparison of various linking algorithms within this framework shows that linking algorithms that are not consistent with this set of quantitative properties can exhibit spurious effects that distort the attribution analysis.

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