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Fund Investors’ Social Bias Against Foreign-Sounding Names

In previous posts (see here and here), we discussed how female and male managers may differ in their investment behavior. Today, we consider the other side: the investors. How do investors select funds to invest in? Do they base their… Continue Reading →

Identifying Fund Manager Gender Using Demographics

Research challenges were the topic of this recent post. Today, we want to give you some insight into how you can address the challenge of identifying fund manager gender using demographics information!

Research Challenge – Identifying Fund Manager Gender

Today, we want to give you a bit of insight in our day-to-day work. In our department, we explore gender issues in asset management – check out our essential readings on the topic. The first step is, obviously, to correctly… Continue Reading →

With Youth Comes Risk – Fund Manager Age Affects Job Risk

Job security is of major importance for most people – and fund managers are no exception. In their influential Quarterly Journal of Economics paper “Career Concerns of Mutual Fund Managers” from 1999, Chevalier and Ellison explore whether career concerns affect… Continue Reading →

Do Female Fund Managers Manage Differently? Part 2

In a previous post, we discussed whether female fund managers differ from male managers with regard to performance and risk. The answer we gave: they don’t!

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