Kevin Mullally

Assistant Professor of Finance


Phone: 407-823-2360

University of Central Florida

Curriculum Vitae (pdf)

UCF Web Profile


  1. "Paying for Performance in Public Pension Plans," with Sugata Ray and Yan Lu, Management Science, accepted.

Public Pension CIO Compensation Data

  1. "Prime (Information) Brokerage," with Nitish Kumar, Sugata Ray, and Yuehua Tang, Journal of Financial Economics, August 2020, 137, 371 - 391.

  2. "What a Difference a (Birth) Month Makes: The Relative Age Effect and Fund Manager Performance," with John (Jianqiu) Bai, Linlin Ma, and David Solomon, Journal of Financial Economics, April 2019, 132, 200-221.

  3. "Mandatory Portfolio Disclosure, Stock Liquidity, and Mutual Fund Performance," with Vikas Agarwal, Yuehua Tang, and Baozhong Yang, Journal of Finance, December 2015, 70, 2733-2776.

  4. "The Economics and Finance of Hedge Funds: A Review of the Academic Literature," with Vikas Agarwal and Narayan Naik, Foundations and Trends in Finance, 2015, 10, 1-111.

WORKING PAPERS (SSRN and Google Scholar pages)

  1. "Outside Ownership in the Hedge Fund Industry," revise and resubmit, Journal of Banking and Finance

  2. "Why do Mutual Funds Give Tips?" with Mehran Azimi, Shawn Mobbs, and Shane Underwood

  3. "Managerial Multitasking in the US Mutual Fund Industry" with Linlin Ma and Vikas Agarwal

  4. "Moving the Goalposts? Mutual Fund Benchmark Changes and Performance Manipulation," with Andrea Rossi, Midwest Finance Association Meeting, 2022



PhD Finance, Georgia State University, 2016

MS Finance, Georgia State University, 2010

BS Mathematics Education, University of Central Florida, 2005


University of Central Florida, Assistant Professor of Finance, August 2019 - present

University of Alabama, Assistant Professor of Finance, August 2016 - July 2019