Noise Trader Risk and the Political Economy of Privatization
AbstractThe 'noise trader' model of De Long et al. provides a plausible account of the determination of the equity premium.Extension of the model to allow for privatization of publicly-owned assets yields insights into the positive political economy of privatization and into the normative question of how policies should be evaluated in the presence of mistaken beliefs.
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risk; privatization; political economy; noise trader;
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