Analysis of Factors Affecting Growth of Pension Mutual Funds in Turkey

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  • Ersin Açıkgöz Bülent Ecevit Univesity
  • Hasan Uygurtürk Karabuk University
  • Turhan Korkmaz Mersin University

Abstract

In this study, the level of relationship between the real growth rate of the stock pension mutual funds that have been involved in the individual pension system and the variables such as the number of fund participants, the real fund returns, fund operating expenses and share of fund assets to the total assets of the funds are analyzed with panel data methodology. The results have reported that apart from the fund operating expenses, the selected independent variables are statistically significant on the the real growth rate of the stock pension mutual funds.

Keywords: private pension funds; panel data; growth; Turkey.

JEL Classifications: C33; G22; G23

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Author Biographies

Ersin Açıkgöz, Bülent Ecevit Univesity

Maritime Faculty, Department of Maritime Business Administration

Hasan Uygurtürk, Karabuk University

Faculty of Business Administration, Department of Entrepreneurship

Turhan Korkmaz, Mersin University

Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Department of Business Administration

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Published

2015-04-16

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Açıkgöz, E., Uygurtürk, H., & Korkmaz, T. (2015). Analysis of Factors Affecting Growth of Pension Mutual Funds in Turkey. International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues, 5(2), 427–433. Retrieved from https://econjournals.com/index.php/ijefi/article/view/1057

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