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The relationship between expected utility and higher moments for distributions captured by the Gram-Charlier class

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  • Peel, David

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  • Christodoulakis, George & Peel, David, 2006. "The relationship between expected utility and higher moments for distributions captured by the Gram-Charlier class," Finance Research Letters, Elsevier, vol. 3(4), pages 273-276, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:finlet:v:3:y:2006:i:4:p:273-276
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