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Adding The Time Dimension: Optimal Rebalancing  

Mark Kritzman, Simon Myrgren, and Sebastien Page

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Dec 2011
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Nov 2012
A technique called dynamic programming can be used to identify an optimal rebalancing schedule, which significantly reduces rebalancing and sub-optimality costs. Dynamic programming ... More

Advances in Cost Frontier Analysis of the Firm  

C.A. Knox Lovell and Emili Grifell-Tatje

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Jul 2013
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Oct 2013
We study various analytical frameworks relating productivity change to change in the cost structure and cost efficiency of the firm. We begin by motivating a focus on the cost side, and ... More

Affluent and Devout: Men Paying for Sex in the United Kingdom  

Marina Della Giusta, Maria Laura di Tommaso, and Sarah L. Jewell

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Oct 2016
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Dec 2016
In this chapter, we analyze the demand for paid sex of British men utilizing the British National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles based on interviews in the period 2010–2012. The ... More

Agency Problems and the Fate of Capitalism  

Randall Morck and Bernard Yeung

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Apr 2012
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Nov 2012
This article discusses agency problems and capitalism. It suggests that real social costs of agency problems lie deeper, in the inner workings of the economy. Inefficient resource ... More

Algorithmic Trading, Optimal Execution, and Dyna Mic Port Folios  

Petter N. Kolm and Lee Maclin

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Dec 2011
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Nov 2012
This article discusses the portfolio optimization with market impact costs, combining execution and portfolio risk, and dynamic portfolio analysis. A multi-period portfolio optimization ... More

Alternative Types Of Entrepreneurial Finance  

Armin Schwienbacher and Benjamin Larralde

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2012
This article discusses crowdfunding as an alternative way of financing projects, with a focus on small, entrepreneurial ventures. It first provides a description of crowdfunding and ... More

Analyzing Three-Dimensional Panel Data of Forecasts  

Antony Davies, Kajal Lahiri, and Xuguang Sheng

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Jul 2011
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Sep 2012
This article illustrates how frameworks built around multidimensional panel data of forecasts can be used not only to test the rational expectations hypothesis correctly, but also to study ... More

Asset Liability Management For Sovereign Wealth Funds  

Francis Breedon and Robert Kosowski

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Dec 2011
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Nov 2012
The article aims to discuss the optimal asset allocation for sovereign wealth funds (SWF). The main purpose of a commodity based sovereign wealth fund is to create a permanent income ... More

Asymmetric Information, Credit Market Condition, and Entrepreneurial Finance  

Liang Han and Song Zhang

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2012
This article reviews literature on the important role played by asymmetric information in entrepreneurial finance from two perspectives: asymmetric information and relationship lending, ... More

The Austrian Theory of Finance: Is It a Unique Contribution to the Field?  

Gregory Dempster

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Nov 2015
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Dec 2015
Austrian school economists have long been interested in monetary and financial operations that characterize modern capitalism. With a few exceptions, this interest was confined, at least ... More

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