publication . Doctoral thesis . 2012

An Analysis of the Mutual Fund Industry: Mutual Fund Investors, Mutual Fund Managers and Mutual Fund Companies

Fang, Jieyan;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2012
  • Publisher: Universität Mannheim
  • Country: Germany
Abstract
In this dissertation I investigate the mutual fund industry, especially the three most important participants within this industry: mutual fund investors, mutual fund companies and mutual fund managers. The main research questions of this dissertation are: 1. Does rapid trading exist among German equity mutual fund investors? What are the determinants of rapid trading? Does rapid trading have a negative impact on mutual fund performance? 2. Do mutual fund investors, as a whole, have asset allocation abilities regarding their mutual fund investments? Are there differences in asset allocation ability among different mutual fund sales channels, especially between i...
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