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2 edition of **Understanding risk and return** found in the catalog.

Understanding risk and return

John Y. Campbell

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- 2 Currently reading

Published
**1993**
by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA
.

Written in English

- Rate of return -- Mathematical models.,
- Risk -- Mathematical models.,
- Stocks -- Mathematical models.,
- Bonds -- Mathematical models.,
- Assets (Accounting) -- Prices -- Mathematical models.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | John Y. Campbell. |

Series | NBER working paper series -- working paper no. 4554, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 4554. |

Contributions | National Bureau of Economic Research. |

The Physical Object | |
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Pagination | 36, [15] p. : |

Number of Pages | 36 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL22427180M |

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