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Is Concentration a Good Idea? Evidence from Active Fund Management

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  • Pei-I Chou
  • Chia-Hao Lee

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Asia-Pacific Financial Markets.

Volume (Year): 19 (2012)
Issue (Month): 1 (March)
Pages: 23-41

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Handle: RePEc:kap:apfinm:v:19:y:2012:i:1:p:23-41

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Keywords: Industry concentration; Mutual fund performance; Stock-picking; Market timing;

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