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How sensitive is short-term Japanese interest rate volatility to the level of the interest rate?

  • Hiraki, Takato
  • Takezawa, Nobuya
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    Volume (Year): 56 (1997)
    Issue (Month): 3 (November)
    Pages: 325-332

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:56:y:1997:i:3:p:325-332
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