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Does the size of a fund family matter when choosing an investment strategy? Evidence from spain

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  • Luis Ferruz

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  • Fernando Muñoz

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  • Maria Vargas

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting.

    Volume (Year): 35 (2010)
    Issue (Month): 3 (October)
    Pages: 315-334

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:rqfnac:v:35:y:2010:i:3:p:315-334

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    Keywords: Conditional information; Market timing; Mutual fund families; Size of management company; Robustness tests; Stock picking; G11;

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