AgPa #55: Backtests in the Age of Machine Learning
A Backtesting Protocol in the Era of Machine Learning (2019)
Rob Arnott, Campbell R. Harvey, Harry Markowitz
The Journal of Financial Data Science Winter 2019, URL/SSRN/PDF
I have already written about the pitfalls of research in asset management and the importance of good research practices for the application of machine learning. This week’s AGNOSTIC Paper takes this idea even further and provides a seven-point protocol for empirical research in finance.