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Mutual Funds : Fifty Years of Research Findings

By: Anderson, Seth.
Contributor(s): Ahmed, Parvez.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer-Verlag New York Inc, 2006Description: 1 online resource (171 p.).ISBN: 9780387253084.Subject(s): Mutual funds - United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Mutual Funds : Fifty Years of Research FindingsDDC classification: 332.63/27/0973 LOC classification: HG4930Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
An Overview of Mutual Funds; Performance of Mutual Funds; Mutual Fund Fees and Expenses; Style Analysis; Fund Flows; Specialty Funds; Other Issues
Summary: Designed for the academic researcher interested in the issues surrounding mutual funds and for the practitioner interested in funds for investment purposes. This book traces the historical evolution of funds, presents important aspects of the Investment Company Act of 1940, and then summarizes a substantial portion of the academic literature.
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An Overview of Mutual Funds; Performance of Mutual Funds; Mutual Fund Fees and Expenses; Style Analysis; Fund Flows; Specialty Funds; Other Issues

Designed for the academic researcher interested in the issues surrounding mutual funds and for the practitioner interested in funds for investment purposes. This book traces the historical evolution of funds, presents important aspects of the Investment Company Act of 1940, and then summarizes a substantial portion of the academic literature.

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<p>Seth C. Anderson is the Kathryn Magee Kip Professor in Financial Services at the University of North Florida. He has served as a research consultant for several large pension plans including EIDupont. He also served as an expert witness work in the area of portfolio management. He is the author of Closed-End Fund Pricing: Theories and Evidence, Initial Public Offerings: Findings and Theories, and Closed End Investment Companies: Issues and Answers. He has also authored more than forty articles published in Journal of Financial Research, Financial Services Review, Journal of Behavioral Economics, Financial Analysts Journal, Journal of Portfolio Management among others. His research findings have been cited in Barron's, Business Week, CBS Radio News, Forbes, Money, Mutual Fund Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, and other national and local media.</p> <p>Parvez Ahmed teaches finance at the University of North Florida. Prior to joining UNF, he taught at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and at Penn State University's Capital College in Harrisburg. At UNC Charlotte he served as the founding Faculty Advisor for the Student Managed Investment Fund. He has focused his research in the areas of investments. His research includes articles on mutual funds, asset pricing, business cycle investing, derivatives and currency markets. His work has appeared in Journal of Portfolio Management, Financial Management, Journal of Alternative Investments, Journal of Banking and Finance, Applied Economic Letters, Global Business and Finance Review, International Review of Economics, Managerial Finance, and Financial Review.</p>

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