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Living With Ambiguity: Pricing Mortality-Linked Securities With Smooth Ambiguity Preferences

  • Hua Chen
  • Michael Sherris
  • Tao Sun
  • Wenge Zhu
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    Article provided by The American Risk and Insurance Association in its journal The Journal of Risk and Insurance.

    Volume (Year): 80 (2013)
    Issue (Month): 3 (09)
    Pages: 705-732

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