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An empirical examination of the effectiveness of dollar-cost averaging using downside risk performance measures

  • Karyl Leggio


  • Donald Lien


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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Economics and Finance.

    Volume (Year): 27 (2003)
    Issue (Month): 2 (June)
    Pages: 211-223

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    Handle: RePEc:spr:jecfin:v:27:y:2003:i:2:p:211-223
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