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Do Recent Stochastic Tools Help to Better Understand Investors Preference and Asset Allocation?

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  • Anissa Chaibi
  • Maria-Lenuta Ciupac-Ulici
  • Mircea-Cristian Gherman

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In this study, we contribute to the literature of stochastic dominance by studying the effect of generalized first and second order stochastic dominance changes on returns distribution of financial time series. This paper contributes to the existing liter

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  • Anissa Chaibi & Maria-Lenuta Ciupac-Ulici & Mircea-Cristian Gherman, 2014. "Do Recent Stochastic Tools Help to Better Understand Investors Preference and Asset Allocation?," Working Papers 2014-130, Department of Research, Ipag Business School.
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