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Market Microstructure: Theory and Empirics

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    This paper reviews the literature on market microstructure. Particular emphasis is given to the research dealing with the impact that a specific trading mechanism might have on price behaviour and with the comparison of the performance of alternative market structures. Theoretical models and empirical studies investigating their implications are explored. The major statistical properties and reguliarities of microstructural data are discussed.

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    Paper provided by Laboratory of Economics and Management (LEM), Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy in its series LEM Papers Series with number 1999/19.

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    Date of creation: 28 Nov 1999
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