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Household Asset Portfolio Diversification: Evidence from the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey

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  • Andrew C. Worthington

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Paper provided by Griffith University, Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics in its series Discussion Papers in Finance with number finance:200908.

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Keywords: Household asset portfolios; Diversification; Mean-variance efficiency;

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