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Bayesian inference and asset pricing

Roy Amlan

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Published
**1995**
by London School of Economics, Financial Markets Group in London
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Written in English

**Edition Notes**

Statement | by Roy Amlan. |

Series | Financial markets discussion paper series / London School of Economics, Financial Markets Group -- no.213, Financial markets discussion paper (London School of Economics, Financial Markets Group) -- no.213. |

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Open Library | OL21203617M |

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