Central Connecticut State University

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    A Re-Examination Of The Impact Of Expenses On The Performance Of Actively Managed Equity Mutual Funds

    According to the Investment Company Institute, average mutual fund expense ratios declined sixty percent in recent years. The authors evaluate the performance of domestic equity mutual funds to determine whether this decline in expense ratios had a measurable impact on fund performance. They find that most mutual funds in the...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    The Volatility Of Equity Mutual Fund Returns

    The author investigated both the volatility and the level of diversification of domestic equity mutual funds from 1988 to 2008. The author also investigated the Market Model's explanatory power for domestic equity funds during that 20 year period. The volatility of equity mutual funds did not change significantly from April...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    The Performance Of U. S. Domestic Equity Mutual Funds During Recent Recessions

    In this paper, the author investigates the performance of five categories of U.S. domestic equity mutual funds during the recessions of 1990 and 2001 and during the 12 months following each recession. The author also shows that recessions identified by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) are not all...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    Classification of Privacy Management Techniques in Pervasive Computing

    Context awareness, the ability to adapt to the needs of each user, is a fundamental property of pervasive computing systems. Context information is created by tracking the actions and collecting real-time user data, such as location or body temperature. As the system collects more information about its users, the quality...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    Instructor's Roles in Software Engineering Course Projects

    As a practice-oriented discipline, Software Engineering is most effectively taught by using a variety of hands-on experiences. Team-based projects where students can practice their technical and soft skills are a key feature of many software engineering courses aimed to prepare students for the realities of industrial software development. This paper...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    A Statistical Comparison Of The CAPM To The FAMA-French Three Factor Model And The Cahart's Model

    The goal of this paper is to compare the CAPM to the FAMA-French (FF) Three Factor Model and to Carhart's extension of the FF Model with regard to statistical goodness of fit, and the quality of prediction. This sample consists of actively managed domestic equity mutual funds and the sample...

    Provided By Central Connecticut State University

  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    Classification of Privacy Management Techniques in Pervasive Computing

    Context awareness, the ability to adapt to the needs of each user, is a fundamental property of pervasive computing systems. Context information is created by tracking the actions and collecting real-time user data, such as location or body temperature. As the system collects more information about its users, the quality...

    Provided By Central Connecticut State University

  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    A Re-Examination Of The Impact Of Expenses On The Performance Of Actively Managed Equity Mutual Funds

    According to the Investment Company Institute, average mutual fund expense ratios declined sixty percent in recent years. The authors evaluate the performance of domestic equity mutual funds to determine whether this decline in expense ratios had a measurable impact on fund performance. They find that most mutual funds in the...

    Provided By Central Connecticut State University

  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    A Statistical Comparison Of The CAPM To The FAMA-French Three Factor Model And The Cahart's Model

    The goal of this paper is to compare the CAPM to the FAMA-French (FF) Three Factor Model and to Carhart's extension of the FF Model with regard to statistical goodness of fit, and the quality of prediction. This sample consists of actively managed domestic equity mutual funds and the sample...

    Provided By Central Connecticut State University

  • White Papers // May 2010

    The Volatility Of Equity Mutual Fund Returns

    The author investigated both the volatility and the level of diversification of domestic equity mutual funds from 1988 to 2008. The author also investigated the Market Model's explanatory power for domestic equity funds during that 20 year period. The volatility of equity mutual funds did not change significantly from April...

    Provided By Central Connecticut State University

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    The Performance Of U. S. Domestic Equity Mutual Funds During Recent Recessions

    In this paper, the author investigates the performance of five categories of U.S. domestic equity mutual funds during the recessions of 1990 and 2001 and during the 12 months following each recession. The author also shows that recessions identified by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) are not all...

    Provided By Central Connecticut State University

  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    Instructor's Roles in Software Engineering Course Projects

    As a practice-oriented discipline, Software Engineering is most effectively taught by using a variety of hands-on experiences. Team-based projects where students can practice their technical and soft skills are a key feature of many software engineering courses aimed to prepare students for the realities of industrial software development. This paper...

    Provided By Central Connecticut State University