Redemption fees successfully protect mutual funds from short-term traders, whose churning can serious hurt fund performance, according to “Redemption Fees: Reward for Punishment,” authored by three researchers at Texas Tech University’s Division of Personal Financial Planning.

The report was presented this week at the 2010 Morningstar Ibbotson Conference in Orlando, Fla.

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