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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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  • Pei-I Chou & Chia-Hao Lee, 2012. "Is Concentration a Good Idea? Evidence from Active Fund Management," Asia-Pacific Financial Markets, Springer;Japanese Association of Financial Economics and Engineering, vol. 19(1), pages 23-41, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:apfinm:v:19:y:2012:i:1:p:23-41
    DOI: 10.1007/s10690-011-9140-x
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