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Populists versus theorists: Futures markets and the volatility of prices

  • Jacks, David S.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Explorations in Economic History.

Volume (Year): 44 (2007)
Issue (Month): 2 (April)
Pages: 342-362

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