Mutual Funds

82 Pages Posted: 20 Jun 2012  

Edwin J. Elton

New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance

Martin J. Gruber

New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance

Date Written: July 27, 2011

Abstract

This is a survey article. In it we review the modern literature on the characteristics and performance of mutual funds. Key articles on open end stock and bond funds, closed end funds and exchange traded funds are reviewed. Topics range from measuring and predicting performance to explaining pricing and growth.

Keywords: mutual funds, performance,open end funds, closed end funds, ETFs

JEL Classification: G11

Suggested Citation

Elton, Edwin J. and Gruber, Martin J., Mutual Funds (July 27, 2011). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2088418 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2088418

Edwin J. Elton (Contact Author)

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Martin J. Gruber

New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance ( email )

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New York, NY 10012-1126
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