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Prospect theory and the risk-return paradox: some recent evidence


  • Pin-Huang Chou


  • Robin Chou
  • Kuan-Cheng Ko


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  • Pin-Huang Chou & Robin Chou & Kuan-Cheng Ko, 2009. "Prospect theory and the risk-return paradox: some recent evidence," Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Springer, vol. 33(3), pages 193-208, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:rqfnac:v:33:y:2009:i:3:p:193-208
    DOI: 10.1007/s11156-009-0109-z

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    Least trimmed squares (LTS); Prospect theory; Risk-return paradox; Survivorship bias; D81; G11;

    JEL classification:

    • D81 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Criteria for Decision-Making under Risk and Uncertainty
    • G11 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Portfolio Choice; Investment Decisions


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