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Racetrack betting and informed behavior


  • Asch, Peter
  • Malkiel, Burton G.
  • Quandt, Richard E.


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  • Asch, Peter & Malkiel, Burton G. & Quandt, Richard E., 1982. "Racetrack betting and informed behavior," Journal of Financial Economics, Elsevier, vol. 10(2), pages 187-194, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jfinec:v:10:y:1982:i:2:p:187-194

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