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On the current state of the stock market rationality hypothesis


  • Merton, Robert C.


"Presented at the Italian-American Conference in honor of Franco Modigliani, at Martha's Vineyard, September 19-20, 1985."

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  • Merton, Robert C., 1985. "On the current state of the stock market rationality hypothesis," Working papers 1717-85., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Sloan School of Management.
  • Handle: RePEc:mit:sloanp:2125

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    1. Malone, Thomas W. & Smith, Stephen A., 1984. "Tradeoffs in designing organizations : implications for new forms of human organizations and computer systems," Working papers no. 112. Working paper (S, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Sloan School of Management.
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