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1.

From Efficient Market Theory to Behavioral Finance

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1385
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 08 Nov 2002
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Yale University - Cowles Foundation
Downloads 14,365
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A Multifractal Model of Asset Returns

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1164, Sauder School of Business Working Paper
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Apr 1998
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Yale University - International Center for Finance, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and EDHEC Business School - Department of Economics & Finance
Downloads 7,522
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Demography and the Long-Run Predictability of the Stock Market

USC CLEO Research Paper No. C02-21; Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1380
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 24 Sep 2002
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Yale University - Cowles Foundation, University of Southern California - Department of Economics and University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
Downloads 5,102
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Bubbles, Human Judgment, and Expert Opinion

Yale Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1303
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 16 Jul 2001
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Yale University - Cowles Foundation
Downloads 4,112
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Does the Media Matter? A Field Experiment Measuring the Effect of Newspapers on Voting Behavior and Political Opinions

Yale Economic Applications and Policy Discussion Paper No. 12
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 24 May 2006
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Yale University - Department of Political Science, Yale University and Yale University
Downloads 3,165
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Global Games: Theory and Applications

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1275R
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 27 Sep 2001
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Princeton University - Department of Economics and Bank for International Settlements
Downloads 2,853
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Large Deviations and the Distribution of Price Changes

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1165, Sauder School of Business Working Paper
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Apr 1998
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EDHEC Business School - Department of Economics & Finance, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and Yale University - International Center for Finance
Downloads 2,717
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Multifractality of Deutschemark / US Dollar Exchange Rates

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1166, Sauder School of Business Working Paper
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Apr 1998
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University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business, EDHEC Business School - Department of Economics & Finance and Yale University - International Center for Finance
Downloads 2,645
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The Equity Premium Consensus Forecast Revisited

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1325
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 27 Sep 2001
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University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Downloads 2,585
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Human Development and Economic Growth

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 887
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 26 May 2004
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Yale University - Department of Economics (Deceased)
Downloads 2,277
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Financial Vergangenheitsbewaeltigung: The 1953 London Debt Agreement

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 880
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Jan 2004 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2015
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Yale University - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,250
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Behavioral Economics and Institutional Innovation

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 04-50; Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1499
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Feb 2005
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Yale University - Cowles Foundation
Downloads 2,075
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Credit Cards and Inflation

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1709
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 Jun 2009
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Yale University - Cowles Foundation and SUNY Stony Brook - Center for Game Theory in Economics
Downloads 1,972
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Common Ownership, Competition, and Top Management Incentives

Ross School of Business Paper No. 1328, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 511/2017
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 03 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2017
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IESE Business School, Universidad de Navarra, Yale School of Management, IESE Business School, University of Navarra and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business

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Downloads 1,961
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Are We Approaching an Economic Singularity? Information Technology and the Future of Economic Growth

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 2021
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Sep 2015
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Yale University - Department of Economics

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Downloads 1,820
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Understanding Recent Trends in House Prices and Home Ownership

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1630, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 28, Yale ICF Working Paper No. 07-16
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 27 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2007
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Yale University - Cowles Foundation

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Beauty Contests, Bubbles and Iterated Expectations in Asset Markets

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1406; AFA 2004 San Diego Meetings
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Mar 2003
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Imperial College London, Princeton University - Department of Economics and Bank for International Settlements
Downloads 1,549
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An Extension of the Blinder-Oaxaca Decomposition Technique to Logit and Probit Models

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 873, IZA Discussion Paper No. 1917
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 26 Jan 2006
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University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,547
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An Economic Approach to the Psychology of Change: Amnesia, Inertia, and Impulsiveness

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 00-47, Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1306, Dice Working Paper No. 2000-4
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 May 2001 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2009
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University of California, Irvine - Paul Merage School of Business and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

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Downloads 1,488
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Historic Turning Points in Real Estate

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1610
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 04 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2007
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Yale University - Cowles Foundation

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One Simple Test of Samuelson's Dictum for the Stock Market

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1386; Yale ICF Working Paper No. 02-39
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 04 Nov 2002
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Sangmyung University - Division of Economics & International Trade and Yale University - Cowles Foundation

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Downloads 1,449
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Teaching Entrepreneurship: Impact of Business Training on Microfinance Clients and Institutions

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 941, Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 108
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 Jul 2006
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Yale University and Grupo de Analisis para el Desarrollo (GRADE)
Downloads 1,432
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Paths to Success: The Relationship between Human Development and Economic Growth

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 874
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 16 Jan 2004
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Yale University - Economic Growth Center, Yale University - Department of Economics (Deceased), University of Oxford - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 1,355
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The Effect of Language on Economic Behavior: Evidence from Savings Rates, Health Behaviors, and Retirement Assets

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1820
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 22 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2012
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University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
Downloads 1,331
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Comparing Wealth Effects: The Stock Market Versus the Housing Market

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1335
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Nov 2001
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Wellesley College, University of California, Berkeley, College of Letters & Science, Department of Economics (Deceased) and Yale University - Cowles Foundation

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Downloads 1,324
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What's Advertising Content Worth? Evidence from a Consumer Credit Marketing Field Experiment

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 968, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 58
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 Jan 2009
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University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Yale University, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Princeton University and Dartmouth College
Downloads 1,304
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Institutions and Development: A View from Below

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 928
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 06 Dec 2005
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Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
Downloads 1,223
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The Changing Trade and Revealed Comparative Advantages of Asian and Latin American Manufacture Exports

Yale Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 843
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 05 Mar 2002
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Yale University - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 1,189
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Rural Financial Markets in Developing Countries

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 914
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 18 Jul 2005
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City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
Downloads 1,179
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On the Evolution of Overconfidence and Entrepreneurs

Yale Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1307; Yale ICF Working Paper No. 00-48
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 16 Jul 2001
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University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Finance Area and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

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The Evolution of Development Thinking: Theory and Policy

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 886
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 26 May 2004
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Yale University - Department of Economics (Deceased)
Downloads 1,134
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Robust Mechanism Design

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1421
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 04 Jun 2003
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Yale University - Cowles Foundation - Department of Economics and Princeton University - Department of Economics

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Risk Aversion and Stock Prices

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 02-36, Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1382
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 10 Oct 2002
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Yale University - Cowles Foundation
Downloads 1,101
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Developing Countries and the Multilateral Trading System After Doha

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 842
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Mar 2002
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Yale University - Economic Growth Center
Downloads 1,054
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Three Brief Proofs of Arrow's Impossibility Theorem

Yale Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1123RRR
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 16 Jul 2001
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Yale University - Cowles Foundation
Downloads 1,052
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Radical Financial Innovation

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1461
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Apr 2004
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Yale University - Cowles Foundation
Downloads 1,046
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Low Interest Rates and High Asset Prices: An Interpretation in Terms of Changing Popular Economic Models

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1632, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 29, Yale ICF Working Paper No. 07-17
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 22 Oct 2007
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Yale University - Cowles Foundation

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Arthur Lewis' Contribution to Development Thinking and Policy

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 891
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 02 Sep 2004
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Yale University - Department of Economics (Deceased)
Downloads 1,029
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Microfinance Games

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 936
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 28 Jun 2006
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World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Maryland, Yale University and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service

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Downloads 1,007
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Schumpeterian Profits and the Alchemist Fallacy

Yale Economic Applications and Policy Discussion Paper No. 6
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Oct 2005
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Yale University - Department of Economics
Downloads 997
41.

Economists as Worldly Philosophers

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1788
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 12 Mar 2011
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Yale University - Cowles Foundation and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 992
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The Leverage Cycle

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1715
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 05 Aug 2009
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Yale University - Cowles Foundation

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Does Intellectual Property Protection Spur Technological Change?

Yale Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 831
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 10 Jul 2001
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Yale University - Economic Growth Center and University of Delhi - Delhi School of Economics
Downloads 982
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Does Prison Harden Inmates? A Discontinuity-based Approach

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1450
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Nov 2003
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University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management and University of Chicago
Downloads 953
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School Subsidies for the Poor: Evaluating the Mexican Progresa Poverty Program

Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 834
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 17 Oct 2001
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Yale University - Economic Growth Center
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China's Capital and Productivity Measurement Using Financial Resources

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 851
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 24 Feb 2003
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affiliation not provided to SSRN
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The Evolution of Our Preferences: Evidence from Capuchin Monkey Trading Behavior

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1524
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Jun 2005
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University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management, Yale University and Yale University - Department of Psychology
Downloads 920
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The Optimal Concentration of Creditors

EFA 2002 Berlin Meetings Presented Paper; Yale ICF Working Paper No. 00-65; Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1338
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Nov 2001
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University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and IMD International

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49.

Bandit Problems

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1551
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 19 Jan 2006
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Yale University - Cowles Foundation - Department of Economics and Helsinki School of Economics
Downloads 911
50.

Trust: A Concept Too Many

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 907
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Mar 2005
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Yale University - Department of Economics
Downloads 901