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Variance vs downside risk: Is there really that much difference?

  • Grootveld, Henk
  • Hallerbach, Winfried

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal European Journal of Operational Research.

Volume (Year): 114 (1999)
Issue (Month): 2 (April)
Pages: 304-319

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