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Bayesian performance evaluation

Klaas Baks

Bayesian performance evaluation

by Klaas Baks

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Investment analysis -- Statistical methods.,
  • Portfolio management -- Statistical methods.,
  • Bayesian statistical decision theory.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKlaas Baks, Andrew Metrick, Jessica Wachter.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 7069, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 7069.
    ContributionsMetrick, Andrew., Wachter, Jessica., National Bureau of Economic Research.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB1 .W654 no. 7069
    The Physical Object
    Pagination54 p. :
    Number of Pages54
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22400491M

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