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The January Effect


  • Thaler, Richard H


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  • Thaler, Richard H, 1987. "The January Effect," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 1(1), pages 197-201, Summer.
  • Handle: RePEc:aea:jecper:v:1:y:1987:i:1:p:197-201

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