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The choice of the distribution of asset returns: How extreme value theory can help?

  • Longin, Francois
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    Volume (Year): 29 (2005)
    Issue (Month): 4 (April)
    Pages: 1017-1035

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:jbfina:v:29:y:2005:i:4:p:1017-1035
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