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Model uncertainty, financial market integration and the home bias puzzle

  • Baele, Lieven
  • Pungulescu, Crina
  • Ter Horst, Jenke

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Volume (Year): 26 (2007)
Issue (Month): 4 (June)
Pages: 606-630

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Handle: RePEc:eee:jimfin:v:26:y:2007:i:4:p:606-630
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