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Overconfidence on public information

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  • Zhou, Deqing

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This work sets the market maker as overconfident and shows that this will lead to a higher informed trading intensity, a more efficient market, a larger informed profit and a lower adverse selection.

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  • Zhou, Deqing, 2011. "Overconfidence on public information," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 112(3), pages 239-242, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:112:y:2011:i:3:p:239-242
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    Cited by:

    1. Ruan, Xinfeng & Zhang, Jin E., 2016. "Investor attention and market microstructure," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 149(C), pages 125-130.
    2. Zhou, Deqing, 2015. "The virtue of overconfidence when you are not perfectly informed," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 47(C), pages 105-110.
    3. Liu, Hong & Du, Sarina, 2016. "Can an overconfident insider coexist with a representativeness heuristic insider?," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 54(C), pages 170-177.
    4. Zhou, Deqing, 2012. "Overconfidence, public disclosure and long-lived information," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 116(3), pages 626-630.
    5. Zhou, Deqing, 2013. "Irrational confidence, imperfect and long-lived information," International Review of Economics & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 27(C), pages 383-405.
    6. Du, Sarina & Liu, Hong, 2015. "The overconfident trader does not always overreact to his information," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 46(C), pages 384-390.

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