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Liquidity premia in dynamic bargaining markets

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  • Weill, Pierre-Olivier

This paper develops a search-theoretic model of the cross-sectional distribution of asset returns, abstracting from risk premia and focusing exclusively on liquidity. In contrast with much of the transaction-cost literature, it is not assumed that different assets carry different exogenously specified trading costs. Instead, different expected returns, due to liquidity, are explained by the cross-sectional variation in tradeable shares. The qualitative predictions of the model are consistent with much of the empirical evidence.

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Volume (Year): 140 (2008)
Issue (Month): 1 (May)
Pages: 66-96

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