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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


  • Stocks.,
  • Rate of return.,
  • Portfolio management.,
  • Efficient market theory.

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Edition Notes

StatementRafael La Porta ... [et al.].
SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper no. 5311, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 5311.
ContributionsLa Porta, Rafael., National Bureau of Economic Research.
The Physical Object
Pagination18, [5] p. ;
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22417535M

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