Piet Sercu

FEB at KU Leuven

Professor of International Finance

Naamsestraat 69

Faculty of Economics and Business

Leuven, 3000

Belgium

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Scholarly Papers (48)

1.

Home Bias in International Equity Portfolios: A Review

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 30 Oct 2007
Piet Sercu and Rosanne Vanpee
FEB at KU Leuven and KU Leuven Faculty of Economics and Business
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Deviations from 'One Share, One Vote' Can Be Optimal: An Entrepreneur's Point of View

AFA 2004 San Diego Meetings; KULeuven DTEW Working Paper
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 23 Nov 2003
Tom Vinaimont and Piet Sercu
Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business and FEB at KU Leuven
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Corporate Control, Security Design, Takeovers

Thin-Trading Effects in Beta: Bias v. Estimation Error

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 01 Mar 2007
FEB at KU Leuven, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics and Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business
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Market Model, Thin Trading

Thin-Trading Effects in Beta: Bias v. Estimation Error

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 35, Issue 9-10, pp. 1196-1219, November/December 2008
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 Nov 2008
FEB at KU Leuven, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics and Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business
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Keiretsu Membership, Firm Size, and Corporate Returns on Value and Cost

EFA 0564
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 22 Nov 2000
Xueping Wu, Piet Sercu and Charles J.P. Chen
City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Department of Economics & Finance, FEB at KU Leuven and City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Department of Accountancy
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Cost of Capital, Return on Investment, Value Added, Corporate Governance, keiretsu

Cross and Delta-Hedges: Regression Versus Price-Based Hedge Ratios

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 24 May 1999
Piet Sercu and Xueping Wu
FEB at KU Leuven and City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Department of Economics & Finance
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Cross and Delta-Hedges: Regression Versus Price-Based Hedge Ratios

Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 24, No. 5, pp. 735-757, 2000
Posted: 10 Nov 2002
Xueping Wu and Piet Sercu
City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Department of Economics & Finance and FEB at KU Leuven

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futures, heding, cross, delta, exchange rates

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Tactical Asset Allocation with Commodity Futures: Implications of Business Cycle and Monetary Policy

Paris December 2010 Finance Meeting EUROFIDAI - AFFI
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 22 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2011
Van Thi Tuong Nguyen and Piet Sercu
KU Leuven and FEB at KU Leuven
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commodity futures, asset allocation, portfolio diversification, business cycle, monetary policy

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A Measure of Pure Home Bias

Review of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 01 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 06 May 2018
Ian A. Cooper, Piet Sercu and Rosanne Vanpee
London Business School, FEB at KU Leuven and KU Leuven Faculty of Economics and Business
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Home bias, foreign bias, international equity investment

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Can Exchange Rates Forecast Commodity Prices? A Reconsideration

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 30 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2018
Aalborg University - Department of Business and Management, National Bank of Belgium and FEB at KU Leuven
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Commodity Prices, Exchange Rates, Granger Causality, Forecast, Forecast Combination

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Hedging with Two Futures Contracts: Simplicity Pays

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Apr 2010
KU Leuven, KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics (FEB) and FEB at KU Leuven
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Hedging Strategy, Hedge Ratio, Convenience Yield

Selecting a Bond-Pricing Model for Trading: Benchmarking, Pooling, and Other Issues

EFA 2004 Maastricht Meetings Paper No. 3654
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Jul 2004
Piet Sercu and Tom Vinaimont
FEB at KU Leuven and Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business
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Term Structure of Interest Rates, Bonds

Selecting a Bond-Pricing Model for Trading: Benchmarking, Pooling, and Other Issues

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 35, Issue 1-2, pp. 250-280, January-March 2008
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Feb 2008
Piet Sercu and Tom Vinaimont
FEB at KU Leuven and Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business
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Reexamining the Relation between Debt Mix and Growth in Japan

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Jan 2002
Xueping Wu, Piet Sercu and Jun Yao
City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Department of Economics & Finance, FEB at KU Leuven and Deakin University
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Bank Loan, Monitoring, Outside Debt, Debt Choice, Growth

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The Forex Forward Puzzle: The Career Risk Hypothesis

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 30 Oct 2007
Piet Sercu and Fang Liu
FEB at KU Leuven and KU Leuven
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Forward puzzle, Peso problem, Risk premium, Tests, Uncovered interest parity

The Forex Forward Puzzle: The Career Risk Hypothesis

Financial Review, Vol. 44, Issue 3, pp. 371-404, August 2009
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Jul 2009
Fang Liu and Piet Sercu
KU Leuven and FEB at KU Leuven
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The Forex Forward Puzzle: The Career Risk Hypothesis

The Financial Review, Vol. 44, No. 3, August 2009
Posted: 18 May 2009
Fang Liu and Piet Sercu
KU Leuven and FEB at KU Leuven

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Forward puzzle, uncovered interest parity, risk premium

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Testing Futures Returns Predictability: Implications for Hedgers

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Nov 2007
FEB at KU Leuven, KU Leuven - Department of Economics and KU Leuven
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Average derivative estimates, Futures market, Hedging, Futures, IT, Expected, Forecasting, Variables, Indexes, Estimator, Information, Implications, Risk

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Exporters' Exposures to Currencies: Beyond the Loglinear Model

Review of Finance, 20, 1631-1657, 2014
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2017
Kris Boudt, Fang Liu and Piet Sercu
Ghent University, Central University of Finance and Economics, Beijing and FEB at KU Leuven
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Forex, exposure, real options, threshold model

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Do Inventories Really Yield a Convenience? An Empirical Analysis of the Risk-Adjusted Spread

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Feb 2009
KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics (FEB), KU Leuven and FEB at KU Leuven
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backwardation, convenience yield, theory of storage, risk premium, data aggregation, imbedded options

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Flawless Fundamental Indexing

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 08 Dec 2009
Fang Liu, Piet Sercu and Tom Vinaimont
Central University of Finance and Economics, Beijing, FEB at KU Leuven and Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business
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fundamental indexing, drag, noisy price, flawed, not

Estimating the Costs of International Equity Investments

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 06 Mar 2008
Piet Sercu and Rosanne Vanpee
FEB at KU Leuven and KU Leuven Faculty of Economics and Business
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international portfolio diversification, information asymmetries, international CAPM, equity home bias

Estimating the Costs of International Equity Investments

Review of Finance, Vol. 12, No. 4, pp. 587-634, 2008
Posted: 27 Oct 2008
Piet Sercu and Rosanne Vanpee
FEB at KU Leuven and KU Leuven Faculty of Economics and Business

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G11, G15, F36

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The Value of Clean Hands: Public Policy and International Asset Allocation

EFA 2008 Athens Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Mar 2008
Piet Sercu and Rosanne Vanpee
FEB at KU Leuven and KU Leuven Faculty of Economics and Business
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international portfolio diversification, information asymmetries, home bias

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The Forward Puzzle: the Roles of Exchange-Rate Regime and Base-Currency Strength

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 05 Mar 2008
Piet Sercu and Fang Liu
FEB at KU Leuven and KU Leuven
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forward puzzle, exchange rate regime, base-currency strength, nonstationarity, career-risk effect

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Orthogonalized Regressors and Spurious Precision

Midwest Finance Association 2013 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 03 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2013
Piet Sercu and Martina L. Vandebroek
FEB at KU Leuven and Katholieke Universiteit Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics
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orthogonalised regressors, market model, currency, exposure

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The Asymmetric Effects of Scarcity and Abundance on Storable Commodity Price Dynamics and Hedge Ratios

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 12 Apr 2010
KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics (FEB), KU Leuven and FEB at KU Leuven
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The Safe-Haven Effect in Forward Premia: What Makes a Currency Trustworthy?

25th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2012
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 28 Aug 2012
Fang Liu and Piet Sercu
Central University of Finance and Economics, Beijing and FEB at KU Leuven
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forward puzzle, exchange rate regime, base-currency strength, nonstationarity, safe haven

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Why are Some Currencies Viewed as Benchmarks? The Roles of Interest Rates, Economic Size, and Exchange-Rate Regime

EFA 2009 Bergen Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Feb 2009
Fang Liu and Piet Sercu
KU Leuven and FEB at KU Leuven
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forward puzzle, exchange rate regime, base-currency strength, nonstationarity, career-risk premium

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What Uip Tests on Extreme Samples Reveal About the Missing Variable

EFA 2003 Annual Conference Paper No. 289
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 03 Aug 2003
Piet Sercu and Martina L. Vandebroek
FEB at KU Leuven and Katholieke Universiteit Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics
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Estimating the Intertemporal Substitution Elasticity

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 Feb 2009
Fang Liu and Piet Sercu
KU Leuven and FEB at KU Leuven
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seasonality, inflation rate, instrumental variable, time aggregation, varying relative risk aversion

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The Response of Multinationals’ Foreign Exchange Rate Exposure to Macroeconomic News

FRB St. Louis Working Paper No. 2017-20
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2019
Ghent University, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Division, FEB at KU Leuven and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Foreign exchange exposure, High-frequency data, Macro

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Do Inventories Really Yield a Convenience? An Empirical Analysis of the Cost-Adjusted Basis

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Apr 2010
KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics (FEB), KU Leuven and FEB at KU Leuven
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Backwardation, Convenience Yield, Theory of Storage, Risk Premium, Data Aggregation, Imbedded Options

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Remodeling the Working Curve: The Roles of Scarcity, Time to Maturity and Time to Harvest

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Feb 2009
KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics (FEB), KU Leuven and FEB at KU Leuven
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backwardation, convenience yield, theory of storage, scarcity

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More Friction, Less Noise? Relative Efficiency in a Two-Tier Stock Exchange

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 Feb 2009
Thi Ngoc Tuan Bui and Piet Sercu
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and FEB at KU Leuven
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dual markets, price discovery, market microstructure

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Privately and Socially Optimal Take-Overs when Acquisition and Exclusion Strategies are Endogenous

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 02 Mar 2007
Piet Sercu and Tom Vinaimont
FEB at KU Leuven and Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business
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Corporate Control, Security Design, Takeovers.

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The Equilibrium Approach to Exchange Rates: Theory and Tests

NBER Working Paper No. w5748
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 Nov 1996 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2010
Prakash Apte, Piet Sercu and Raman Uppal
Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, FEB at KU Leuven and EDHEC Business School
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Does Competition from New Equity Mitigate Bank Rent Extraction? Insights from Japanese Data

Journal of Banking and Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 14 Oct 2009
Xueping Wu, Piet Sercu and Jun Yao
City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Department of Economics & Finance, FEB at KU Leuven and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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debt mix, monitored debt, holdup, asymmetric information, growth, new equity

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The Risk–Return–Sentiment Nexus: Dealing with Low Power and Big Bias

31st Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2018
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Nov 2018
Minh Phuong Doan and Piet Sercu
Deakin University - School of Accounting, Economics and Finance and FEB at KU Leuven
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Is the Forward Bias Economically Small? Evidence from European Rates

Journal of International Money and Finance, Vol. 27, pp. 1284–1302, 2008
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Oct 2009
FEB at KU Leuven, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics and City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Department of Economics & Finance
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Forward bias, Transaction costs, Trading rule, EMS, ERM

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Remodeling the Working-Kaldor Curve: The Roles of Scarcity, Time to Maturity and Time to Harvest

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 16 Apr 2010
KU Leuven, KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics (FEB) and FEB at KU Leuven
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backwardation, convenience yield, theory of storage, scarcity

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The Risk-Return Tradeoff in International Stock Markets: One-Step Multivariate GARCH-M Estimation with Many Assets

KU Leuven Department of Economics, Discussion Paper Series DPS16.13
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Jun 2016
Geert Dhaene, Piet Sercu and Wu Jianbin
KU Leuven - Department of Economics, FEB at KU Leuven and KU Leuven - Department of Economics
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international asset pricing, currency risk, multivariate GARCH-M

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Spot and Forward Prices in the Brussels SE: Time Value v. Convenience Premiums

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Feb 2009
Thi Ngoc Tuan Bui and Piet Sercu
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and FEB at KU Leuven
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dual markets, settlement effect, market microstructure

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The Exchange Rate and Purchasing Power Parity: Extending the Theory and Tests

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3343
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 04 Jun 2002
Prakash Apte, Piet Sercu and Raman Uppal
Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, FEB at KU Leuven and EDHEC Business School
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General equilibrium, purchasing power parity, regression tests

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The Equity Home Bias Puzzle: A Survey

Foundations and Trends in Finance, Vol. 7, No. 4, 2013
Number of pages: 143 Posted: 18 Jan 2014
Ian A. Cooper, Piet Sercu and Rosanne Vanpee
London Business School, FEB at KU Leuven and KU Leuven Faculty of Economics and Business
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Equity, home bias, international portfolio choice

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Using a Cost of Capital Where One Really Shouldn't

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 01 Jan 2020
Deakin University - School of Accounting, Economics and Finance, affiliation not provided to SSRN and FEB at KU Leuven
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Capital structure, capital budgeting, NPV, WACC, tax effects

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Supplementary Appendix to: The Response of Multinationals’ Foreign Exchange Rate Exposure to Macroeconomic News

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 28 Jul 2017
Ghent University, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Division, FEB at KU Leuven and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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foreign exchange exposure, high-frequency data, macroeconomic news

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The Risk–Return Nexus: Risk Aversion v Power and Proxy Bias

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Nov 2018
Minh Phuong Doan and Piet Sercu
Deakin University - School of Accounting, Economics and Finance and FEB at KU Leuven
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Investor Sentiment, midas, Risk aversion estimation, errors in variables, power of CAPM tests

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Corporate-Governance Ratings and Company Performance: A Cross-European Study

Corporate Governance: An International Review, Vol. 18, Issue 2, pp. 87-106, March 2010
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 29 Mar 2010
KU Leuven, FEB at KU Leuven and Maastricht University
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Hedging with Two Futures Contracts: Simplicity Pays

European Financial Management, Vol. 17, Issue 5, pp. 806-834, 2011
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Oct 2011
KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics (FEB), affiliation not provided to SSRN and FEB at KU Leuven
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hedging strategy, hedge ratio, convenience yield, G11, Q11, Q14

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The Forward Puzzle: The Roles of Exchange Rate Regime and Base Currency Strength

World Economy, Vol. 32, Issue 7, pp. 1055-1074, July 2009
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 09 Jul 2009
Fang Liu and Piet Sercu
KU Leuven and FEB at KU Leuven
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Measuring Scarcity in Agricultural Markets, 1900-2000: The Shifting Informativeness of Price V Storage Data

Posted: 16 Apr 2010
KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics (FEB), KU Leuven and FEB at KU Leuven

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backwardation, convenience yield, theory of storage, scarcity

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The Information Content in Bond Model Residuals: An Empirical Study on the Belgian Bond Market

Journal of Banking & Finance, Vol. 21, 1997
Posted: 16 Oct 1998
Piet Sercu and Xueping Wu
FEB at KU Leuven and City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Department of Economics & Finance

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The Exchange Rate in the Presence of Transactions Costs: Implications for Tests of Purchasing Power Parity

JOURNAL OF FINANCE, Vol 50 No 4, September 1995
Posted: 15 Jul 1998
Piet Sercu, Cynthia Van Hulle and Raman Uppal
FEB at KU Leuven, KU Leuven - Department of Applied Economics and EDHEC Business School

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