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Dissertation Proposal

Dissertation Proposal

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MSc Dissertation Final Title Registration Form

Please register below the title of your dissertation. This form should be returned to the Postgraduate Office no later than 12.00noon on Friday 4th July 2008. Name: Title: Vu Duc Minh Hieu An empirical analysis of international and industrial portfolio diversification.

----BRIEF OUTLINE OF PROPOSED RESEARCH---Please read the detailed dissertation guidelines before completing this section

1. TWO KEY REFERENCES FOR THE PROPOSED DISSERTAION TITLE: Your choice of papers should be directly related to
the proposed title (Note: we expect that the majority of dissertations will be empirical, in which case one of the two key papers should be a seminal paper and the other a recent one ideally backing up your selection of research questions (hypotheses) and your methodological approach (equivalent should be done for dissertations that do not involve empirical work using secondary data).
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Donald R. Lessard, May, 1974, World, National, and Industry Factors in Equity Returns, The Journal of Finance, Vol. 29, No. 2, pp. 379-391.

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Journal of Empirical Finance.Collect data and test the effect.What is the effect of international and industrial portfolio diversification on portfolio return and risk? 4. October 2006. 2. 6. . Nikkei indexes. Issues 4-5. . 5. TIME PLAN FOR COMPLETION OF THE DISSERTATION: TASK DATE 2 . FTSE100. RESEARCH QUESTION(S): .SANJIV RANJAN DAS and RAMAN UPPAL. Hangsheng. DATA REQUIREMENTS (for empirical theses): Weekly or daily returns of stocks on S&P 500. Geographic versus industry diversification: Constraints matter. Volume 13. This paper is to research on the effect of international and industrial portfolio diversification on portfolio return and risk. 3.Discuss the results. MOTIVATION: There is a variety style of portfolio diversification to reduce the risk of investment. Pages 396-416 2. METHODOLOGY Review literature about the effect of international and industrial diversification.

conclusion. print OTHER 4th July – 14th July 14th July – 22nd July 22nd July – 28th July 28th July – 4th August th 4 August – 15th August 7. Also allow time for writing up introduction. printing the thesis etc.LITERATURE REVIEW EMPIRICAL WORK RESULTS DISCUSSION WRITING UP1 Edit. 3 . DEADLINE FOR DRAFT CHAPTER SUBMISSION: 4th August 1 Allow time for feedback from draft chapter (should you submit a draft chapter) to be incorporated.

…………….................. ANY FURTHER COMMENTS FROM SUPERVISOR SIGNATURE OF SUPERVISOR: ……………………………………….......8.... DATE: ……………………………………………………………………………. 4 ....

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