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Positivity of bid-ask spreads and symmetrical monotone risk aversion


  • Moez Abouda


  • Alain Chateauneuf



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  • Moez Abouda & Alain Chateauneuf, 2002. "Positivity of bid-ask spreads and symmetrical monotone risk aversion ," Theory and Decision, Springer, vol. 52(2), pages 149-170, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:theord:v:52:y:2002:i:2:p:149-170 DOI: 10.1023/A:1015560016516

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    1. Chateauneuf, Alain & Ventura, Caroline, 2010. "The no-trade interval of Dow and Werlang: Some clarifications," Mathematical Social Sciences, Elsevier, vol. 59(1), pages 1-14, January.
    2. Alain Chateauneuf & Ghizlane Lakhnati, 2007. "From sure to strong diversification," Economic Theory, Springer;Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory (SAET), vol. 32(3), pages 511-522, September.

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