Leonard Kostovetsky

Carroll School of Management, Boston College

Assistant Professor of Finance

Carroll School of Management

140 Commonwealth Avenue

Chestnut Hill, MA 02467-3808

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (12)

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Digital Tulips? Returns to Investors in Initial Coin Offerings

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 05 Jun 2018
Hugo Benedetti and Leonard Kostovetsky
ESE Business School - Universidad de los Andes and Carroll School of Management, Boston College
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Initial Coin Offering, ICO, Token, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Venture Capital, Crowdfunding

Are Red or Blue Companies More Likely to Go Green? Politics and Corporate Social Responsibility

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 17 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2013
Alberta Di Giuli and Leonard Kostovetsky
ESCP Europe - Department of Finance and Carroll School of Management, Boston College
Downloads 939 (22,942)
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Corporate social responsibility (CSR), Corporate culture, Political values

Are Red or Blue Companies More Likely to Go Green? Politics and Corporate Social Responsibility

29th International Conference of the French Finance Association (AFFI) 2012
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 05 Nov 2012
Alberta Di Giuli and Leonard Kostovetsky
ESCP Europe - Department of Finance and Carroll School of Management, Boston College
Downloads 113 (241,727)
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Red and Blue Investing: Values and Finance

Simon School Working Paper No. FR 09-06, EFA 2009 Bergen Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 10 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2010
Harrison G. Hong and Leonard Kostovetsky
Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Carroll School of Management, Boston College
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political affiliation, socially responsible investing, mutual funds, hedge funds

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Brain Drain: Are Mutual Funds Losing Their Best Minds?

EFA 2009 Bergen Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 17 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2017
Leonard Kostovetsky
Carroll School of Management, Boston College
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mutual funds, hedge funds

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You’re fired! New Evidence on Portfolio Manager Turnover and Performance

Simon School Working Paper No. FR 11-11, AFA 2013 San Diego Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 15 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2012
Leonard Kostovetsky and Jerold B. Warner
Carroll School of Management, Boston College and University of Rochester – Simon Business School
Downloads 487 (56,496)
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Mutual Funds, Management Turnover, Subadvisors

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Common Institutional Ownership and Diffusion of Innovation

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 11 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2018
Leonard Kostovetsky and Alberto Manconi
Carroll School of Management, Boston College and Bocconi University - Department of Finance
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Finance and Innovation; Patents; Common Institutional Ownership

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Political Capital and Moral Hazard

Simon School Working Paper No. FR 10-05
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2010
Leonard Kostovetsky
Carroll School of Management, Boston College
Downloads 392 (73,514)
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moral hazard, financial crisis

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How Much Labor Do You Need to Manage Capital?

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 11 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2018
Leonard Kostovetsky and Alberto Manconi
Carroll School of Management, Boston College and Bocconi University - Department of Finance
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RIAs, Asset Management, Fund Flows

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Measuring Innovation and Product Differentiation: Evidence from Mutual Funds

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 13 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2019
Leonard Kostovetsky and Jerold B. Warner
Carroll School of Management, Boston College and University of Rochester – Simon Business School
Downloads 270 (111,400)
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Mutual Funds, Financial Innovation, Fund Flows, Product Differentiation, Competition

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'Whom Do You Trust?' Investor-Advisor Relationships and Mutual Fund Flows

Simon Business School Working Paper No. FR 14-02
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 02 Feb 2014
Leonard Kostovetsky
Carroll School of Management, Boston College
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trust, mutual fund flows

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Investor Heterogeneity and Trading

European Financial Management (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 11 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2018
Anzhela Knyazeva, Diana Knyazeva and Leonard Kostovetsky
Independent, Independent and Carroll School of Management, Boston College
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institutional investors, investor heterogeneity, information, trading volume, spreads

Investor Heterogeneity and Trading

European Financial Management, Vol. 24, Issue 4, pp. 680-718, 2018
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 Sep 2018
Anzhela Knyazeva, Diana Knyazeva and Leonard Kostovetsky
Independent, Independent and Carroll School of Management, Boston College
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information, institutional investors, investor heterogeneity, spreads, trading volume

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Returns to Specialization: Evidence from Health Mutual Fund Managers

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 13 Jun 2016
Leonard Kostovetsky and Vladimir Ratushny
Carroll School of Management, Boston College and Harvard Combined Dermatology Residency Program - Harvard Combined Dermatology Residency Program
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Specialization, Mutual Funds, Specialists, Generalists