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  • James Dow
  • Gary Gorton

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Noise traders are agents whose theoretical existence has been hypothesized as a way of solving certain fundamental problems in Financial Economics. We briefly review the literature on noise traders. The is an entry for The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics, 2nd Edition (Palgrave Macmillan: New York), edited by Steven N. Durlauf and Lawrence E. Blume, forthcoming in 2008.

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Paper provided by National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc in its series NBER Working Papers with number 12256.

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  1. Thomas Hemmelgarn & Gaëtan J.A. Nicodème, 2010. "The 2008 Financial Crisis and Taxation Policy," CESifo Working Paper Series 2932, CESifo Group Munich.
  2. Aase, Knut K. & Bjuland, Terje & Øksendal, Bernt, 2011. "Insider trading with partially informed traders," Discussion Papers 2011/21, Department of Business and Management Science, Norwegian School of Economics.
  3. Gurbachan Singh, . "Lacunae in Financial Regulatory Framework Vis-?-Vis Financial Repression," Centre for International Trade and Development, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi Discussion Papers 09-10, Centre for International Trade and Development, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India.

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