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Observability and the Payback Criterion

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  • Narayanan, M P
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    Article provided by University of Chicago Press in its journal Journal of Business.

    Volume (Year): 58 (1985)
    Issue (Month): 3 (July)
    Pages: 309-23

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    8. Froot, Kenneth A & Scharftstein, David S & Stein, Jeremy C, 1992. " Herd on the Street: Informational Inefficiencies in a Market with Short-Term Speculation," Journal of Finance, American Finance Association, vol. 47(4), pages 1461-84, September.
    9. Grant, S. & Quiggin, J., 2001. "The Risk Premium for Equity: Explanations and Implications," Discussion Paper 2001-89, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research.
    10. Loss, Frédéric & Renucci, Antoine, 2007. "Professional Reputation, Cash, and Transition to Entrepreneurial Activity," Economics Papers from University Paris Dauphine 123456789/2363, Paris Dauphine University.
    11. Citci, Haluk & Inci, Eren, 2012. "The Masquerade Ball of the CEOs and the Mask of Excessive Risk," MPRA Paper 35979, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    12. Lefley, Frank, 1996. "The payback method of investment appraisal: A review and synthesis," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 44(3), pages 207-224, July.

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