Managerial multitasking in the mutual fund industry

Research, Preprint English OPEN
Agarwal, Vikas ; Ma, Linlin ; Mullally, Kevin (2015)
  • Publisher: Cologne: University of Cologne, Centre for Financial Research (CFR)
  • Subject: G20 | Multitasking,Fund Performance,Fund Flows,Agency Problems | Multitasking | G10 | Agency Problems | G23 | Fund Performance | Fund Flows
    • jel: jel:G23 | jel:G10 | jel:G20
      ddc: ddc:330

We examine the determinants and consequences of mutual fund managers simultaneously managing multiple funds. Well-performing managers multitask by taking over poorly performing funds or launching new funds. Subsequent to multitasking, funds run by managers prior to mult... View more
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