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Experience, information asymmetry, and rational forecast bias

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  • April Knill

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  • Kristina Minnick

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  • Ali Nejadmalayeri

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting.

Volume (Year): 39 (2012)
Issue (Month): 2 (August)
Pages: 241-272

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Keywords: Financial analysts; Forecast accuracy; Information asymmetry; Forecast bias; G24; C53; G14;

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