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Betting on long shots in NCAA basketball games and implications for skew loving behavior

  • Colquitt, L. Lee
  • Godwin, Norman H.
  • Swidler, Steve

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Finance Research Letters.

Volume (Year): 1 (2004)
Issue (Month): 2 (June)
Pages: 119-126

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Handle: RePEc:eee:finlet:v:1:y:2004:i:2:p:119-126
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  7. L. Lee Colquitt & Norman H. Godwin & Steven B. Caudill, 2001. "Testing Efficiency Across Markets: Evidence from the NCAA Basketball Betting Market," Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 28(1-2), pages 231-248.
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