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Timing and selectivity of mutual fund managers: An empirical test of the behavioral decision-making theory

  • Prather, Larry J.
  • Middleton, Karen L.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Empirical Finance.

    Volume (Year): 13 (2006)
    Issue (Month): 3 (June)
    Pages: 249-273

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