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A note on analysts' earnings forecast errors distribution

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  • Cohen, Daniel A.
  • Lys, Thomas Z.

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  • Cohen, Daniel A. & Lys, Thomas Z., 2003. "A note on analysts' earnings forecast errors distribution," Journal of Accounting and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 36(1-3), pages 147-164, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jaecon:v:36:y:2003:i:1-3:p:147-164
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    1. Mark A. Clatworthy & David A. Peel & Peter F. Pope, 2012. "Are Analysts' Loss Functions Asymmetric?," Journal of Forecasting, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 31(8), pages 736-756, December.
    2. Ramnath, Sundaresh & Rock, Steve & Shane, Philip, 2008. "The financial analyst forecasting literature: A taxonomy with suggestions for further research," International Journal of Forecasting, Elsevier, vol. 24(1), pages 34-75.
    3. M A Clatworthy & D Peel & P F Pope, 2006. "Are analysts’ loss functions asymmetric?," Working Papers 574591, Lancaster University Management School, Economics Department.
    4. Basu, Sudipta & Markov, Stanimir, 2004. "Loss function assumptions in rational expectations tests on financial analysts' earnings forecasts," Journal of Accounting and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 38(1), pages 171-203, December.

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