Measuring and modelling variation in the risk-return trade-off by Martin Lettau

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StatementMartin Lettau and Sydney Ludvigson.
SeriesDiscussion paper series -- no. 3105, Disucssion paper series (Centre for Economic Policy Research) -- no. 3105.
ContributionsLudvigson, Sydney., Centre for Economic Policy Research.
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Pagination72 p. :
Number of Pages72
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Open LibraryOL20391757M

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