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Mutual fund performance: false discoveries, bias, and power

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  • Nik Tuzov
  • Frederi Viens

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Annals of Finance.

    Volume (Year): 7 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 2 (May)
    Pages: 137-169

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:annfin:v:7:y:2011:i:2:p:137-169

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    Keywords: Mutual fund; Performance evaluation; False discovery; Multiple inference; Statistical power; C10; G10; G20;

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    1. Danny Yeung, 2012. "The Impact of Institutional Ownership: A Study of the Australian Equity Market," PhD Thesis, Finance Discipline Group, UTS Business School, University of Technology, Sydney, number 11.

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