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

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  • Karyl Leggio

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  • Donald Lien

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  • Karyl Leggio & Donald Lien, 2003. "An empirical examination of the effectiveness of dollar-cost averaging using downside risk performance measures," Journal of Economics and Finance, Springer;Academy of Economics and Finance, vol. 27(2), pages 211-223, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:jecfin:v:27:y:2003:i:2:p:211-223
    DOI: 10.1007/BF02827219
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    4. Sharma, Prateek & Vipul,, 2015. "Performance of risk-based portfolios under different market conditions: Evidence from India," Research in International Business and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 34(C), pages 397-411.

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