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Bubbles: Some Perspectives (and Loose Talk) from History


Maureen O'Hara


Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management


The Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 21, Issue 1, pp. 11-17, 2008

Abstract:     
Bubbles are a topic of great importance and great controversy. This paper discusses alternative perspectives on the economic meaning and origin of bubbles. Drawing on historical approaches to bubbles, this article sets out a taxonomy of approaches used to explain the nature of bubbles. The paper also considers issues connected with the scientific thinking surrounding bubbles.

JEL Classification: G12, B0, E30

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Date posted: June 26, 2008  

Suggested Citation

O'Hara, Maureen, Bubbles: Some Perspectives (and Loose Talk) from History. The Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 21, Issue 1, pp. 11-17, 2008. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1151603 or http://dx.doi.org/hhn001

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Maureen O'Hara (Contact Author)
Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management ( email )
Ithaca, NY 14853
United States
607-255-3645 (Phone)
607-255-5993 (Fax)
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