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Essays on Returns to Human Capital in Asset Management

Göricke, Marc-André (2017) Essays on Returns to Human Capital in Asset Management. PhD thesis, Universität zu Köln.

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    Abstract

    This thesis comprises three essays on returns to human capital in asset management. The first essay (Cici, Gehde-Trapp, Goericke, and Kempf, 2016, "What They Did in Their Previous Lives: The Investment Value of Mutual Fund Managers' Experience Outside the Financial Sector") investigates whether industry-specific human capital acquired by managers of equity mutual funds has investment value. The second essay (Goericke, 2016, "Do Generalists Profit from the Fund Families' Specialists? Evidence from Mutual Fund Families Offering Sector Funds") analyses whether there are spillover effects for human capital within mutual fund families. The third essay (Goericke, 2017, "Does Economic University Education Matter for Fund Performance?" examines if a university degree in an economic field provides managers of equity mutual funds with an advantage.

    Item Type: Thesis (PhD thesis)
    Creators:
    CreatorsEmail
    Göricke, Marc-Andrégoericke@wiso.uni-koeln.de
    URN: urn:nbn:de:hbz:38-76683
    Subjects: Management and auxiliary services
    Uncontrolled Keywords:
    KeywordsLanguage
    Mutual Funds; Investor Learning; Investor Experience; Investor Education; Superior Information; Manager Skills; Mutual Fund Organization; Information Sharing; Human Capital; Asset Management;UNSPECIFIED
    Faculty: Wirtschafts- u. Sozialwissenschaftliche Fakultät
    Divisions: Wirtschafts- u. Sozialwissenschaftliche Fakultät > Seminar für Allg. BWL und Finanzierungslehre
    Language: English
    Date: July 2017
    Date Type: Publication
    Date of oral exam: 26 June 2017
    Full Text Status: Public
    Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2017 12:14:45
    Referee
    NameAcademic Title
    Kempf, AlexanderProf. Dr.
    Hess, DieterProf. Dr.
    Hartmann-Wendels, ThomasProf. Dr.
    URI: http://kups.ub.uni-koeln.de/id/eprint/7668

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