Josef Zechner

Vienna University of Economics and Business

Prof.

Welthandelsplatz 1

Vienna, Wien A-1019

Austria

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Scholarly Papers (38)

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Citation 36

Optimal Capital Allocation Using RAROC and EVA

Journal of Financial Intermediation, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Sep 1998
Neal Stoughton and Josef Zechner
Vienna University of Economics and Business and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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capital, allocation, risk, management, equity

Optimal Capital Allocation Using Raroc and Eva

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Jan 2004
Neal Stoughton and Josef Zechner
Vienna University of Economics and Business and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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Citation 34

Low Risk Anomalies?

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 19-50
Number of pages: 113 Posted: 13 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2019
Paul Schneider, Christian Wagner and Josef Zechner
University of Lugano - Institute of Finance, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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low risk anomaly, coskewness, skewness, risk premia, equity options

Low Risk Anomalies?

CFS Working Paper, No. 550
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 26 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2018
Paul Schneider, Christian Wagner and Josef Zechner
University of Lugano - Institute of Finance, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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Low risk anomaly, skewness, credit risk, risk premia, equity options

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The Dynamics of Capital Allocation

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Dec 2000
Neal Stoughton and Josef Zechner
Vienna University of Economics and Business and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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The Cross-Section of Credit Risk Premia and Equity Returns

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 12 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2015
Nils Friewald, Christian Wagner and Josef Zechner
Norwegian School of Economics (NHH), WU Vienna University of Economics and Business and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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equity returns, default risk, credit risk premia, credit default swaps, cross-sectional asset pricing

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Citation 19

Corporate Debt Maturity Profiles

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 30 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2017
Jaewon Choi, Dirk Hackbarth and Josef Zechner
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Boston University - Department of Finance & Economics and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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Capital Structure, Debt Structure, Debt Maturity

Corporate Debt Maturity Profiles

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12289
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 11 Sep 2017
Jaewon Choi, Dirk Hackbarth and Josef Zechner
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Boston University - Department of Finance & Economics and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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Capital Structure, Debt Maturity, Debt Structure

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The Geography of Equity Listing: Why Do European Companies List Abroad?

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 24 Mar 2000
Marco Pagano, Ailsa Röell and Josef Zechner
University of Naples Federico II - Department of Economics and Statistics, Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs and Vienna University of Economics and Business
Downloads 1,409 (15,948)
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Leverage Dynamics over the Business Cycle

AFA 2012 Chicago Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 15 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2015
Michael Halling, Jin Yu and Josef Zechner
Stockholm School of Economics & Swedish House of Finance, Monash University -Department of Banking and Finance and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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Empirical Corporate Finance, Capital Structure Dynamics, Business Cycle Variation

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The COVID-19 Pandemic and Corporate Dividend Policy

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 16 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2020
Georg Cejnek, Otto Randl and Josef Zechner
ZZ Vermögensverwaltung, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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COVID-19 pandemic, dividends

The Covid-19 Pandemic and Corporate Dividend Policy

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14571
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 08 May 2020
Georg Cejnek, Otto Randl and Josef Zechner
ZZ Vermögensverwaltung, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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Citation 27

Credit Risk and Dynamic Capital Structure Choice

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 05 Jul 2001
Thomas Dangl and Josef Zechner
Vienna University of Technology and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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Credit Risk and Dynamic Capital Structure Choice

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Jan 2004
Thomas Dangl and Josef Zechner
Vienna University of Technology and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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Debt Maturity and the Dynamics of Leverage

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 06 Mar 2005 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2020
Thomas Dangl and Josef Zechner
Vienna University of Technology and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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debt maturity, optimal capital structure choice

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Intermediated Investment Management

Journal of Finance, Vol. 66, No. 3, pp. 947-980, 2011, EFA 2007 Ljubljana Meetings Paper, AFA 2009 San Francisco Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 25 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2012
Neal Stoughton, Youchang Wu and Josef Zechner
Vienna University of Economics and Business, University of Oregon - Lundquist College of Business and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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investment management, intermediation, investment adviser, kickback

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Financial Media, Price Discovery, and Merger Arbitrage

CFS WP No. 551
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 26 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2020
Matthias M. M. Buehlmaier and Josef Zechner
The University of Hong Kong and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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Financial Media, Merger Arbitrage, Hedge Funds, Market Efficiency, Mergers and Acquisitions

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Portfolio Performance, Discount Dynamics, and the Turnover of Closed-End Fund Managers

EFA 2006 Zurich Meetings Paper, AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 23 Mar 2005 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2008
Russ Wermers, Youchang Wu and Josef Zechner
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Oregon - Lundquist College of Business and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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Closed-end fund, manager turnover, discount

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Citation 25

Disaster Resilience and Asset Prices

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 May 2020
Marco Pagano, Christian Wagner and Josef Zechner
University of Naples Federico II - Department of Economics and Statistics, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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asset pricing, rare disasters, social distance, resilience, pandemics

Disaster Resilience and Asset Prices

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14773
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 28 May 2020
Marco Pagano, Christian Wagner and Josef Zechner
University of Naples Federico II - Department of Economics and Statistics, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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Asset Pricing, Pandemics, Rare Disasters, resilience, social distance

Market Discipline and Internal Governance in the Mutual Fund Industry

University of Vienna, Department of Finance Working Paper No. 2004-3, AFA 2006 Boston Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 Feb 2005
Thomas Dangl, Youchang Wu and Josef Zechner
Vienna University of Technology, University of Oregon - Lundquist College of Business and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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mutual funds, portfolio management, governance, market discipline

Market Discipline and Internal Governance in the Mutual Fund Industry

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 22 Jun 2006
Thomas Dangl, Youchang Wu and Josef Zechner
Vienna University of Technology, University of Oregon - Lundquist College of Business and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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mutual funds, portfolio management, governance, market discipline

Market Discipline and Internal Governance in the Mutual Fund Industry

The Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 21, Issue 5, pp. 2307-2343, 2008
Posted: 19 Sep 2008
Thomas Dangl, Youchang Wu and Josef Zechner
Vienna University of Technology, University of Oregon - Lundquist College of Business and Vienna University of Economics and Business

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G11, G23, G30

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How Did COVID-19 Affect Firms' Access to Public Capital Markets?

Swedish House of Finance Research Paper No. 20-15
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 May 2020 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2020
Michael Halling, Jin Yu and Josef Zechner
Stockholm School of Economics & Swedish House of Finance, Monash University -Department of Banking and Finance and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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Corporate bond market, pandemic, COVID-19

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Market Implied Costs of Bankruptcy

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 12 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2017
Johann Reindl, Neal Stoughton and Josef Zechner
BI Norwegian Business School, Vienna University of Economics and Business and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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bankruptcy costs, capital structure, default, equity prices

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Citation 1

Risk Control in Asset Management: Motives and Concepts

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 Mar 2014
Thomas Dangl, Otto Randl and Josef Zechner
Vienna University of Technology, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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risk management, marginal risk contributions, downside risk, parameter uncertainty, model uncertainty

Risk Control in Asset Management: Motives and Concepts

CFS Working Paper, No. 546
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2018
Thomas Dangl, Otto Randl and Josef Zechner
Vienna University of Technology, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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Managerial Rents vs. Shareholder Value in Delegated Portfolio Management: The Case of Closed-End Funds

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 21 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2016
Youchang Wu, Russ Wermers and Josef Zechner
University of Oregon - Lundquist College of Business, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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closed-end fund, closed-end fund discount, portfolio manager, managerial rent

Managerial Rents vs. Shareholder Value in Delegated Portfolio Management: The Case of Closed-End Funds

CFS Working Paper, No. 548
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 26 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2018
Youchang Wu, Russ Wermers and Josef Zechner
University of Oregon - Lundquist College of Business, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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G23, G34

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Where is the Market? Evidence from Cross-Listings

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 23 Jun 2004
University of Vienna - Department of Business Engineering, University of Naples Federico II - Department of Economics and Statistics, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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trading volume, cross-listing, flow-back

Where is the Market? Evidence from Cross-Listings

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4987
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Aug 2005
University of Vienna - Department of Business Engineering, University of Naples Federico II - Department of Economics and Statistics, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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Trading volume, cross-listing, flow-back

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Valuation and Long-Term Growth Expectations

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 03 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 06 Jan 2021
Angel Tengulov, Josef Zechner and Jeffrey Zwiebel
Vanderbilt University - Finance, Vienna University of Economics and Business and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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Valuation, Terminal Value, Long-Term Growth Rates, Market Efficiency

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The Maturity Premium

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 13 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2021
Maria Chaderina, Patrick Weiss and Josef Zechner
University of Oregon - Lundquist College of Business, Vienna Graduate School of Finance (VGSF) and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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maturity, value premium, debt overhang, cross-section of stock returns, CAPM

The Maturity Premium

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14570
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 May 2020
Maria Chaderina, Patrick Weiss and Josef Zechner
University of Oregon - Lundquist College of Business, Vienna Graduate School of Finance (VGSF) and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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CAPM, Cross-section of stock returns, Debt overhang, Maturity, value premium

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Sovereign Bond Risk Premiums

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 09 Jun 2013
Engelbert J. Dockner, Manuel Mayer and Josef Zechner
WU Vienna University of Economics and Business (deceased), Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB) and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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Bond risk premiums, market and credit risk factors, financial repression

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Primary Corporate Bond Markets and Social Responsibility

Swedish House of Finance Research Paper No. 20-13
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2021
Michael Halling, Jin Yu and Josef Zechner
Stockholm School of Economics & Swedish House of Finance, Monash University -Department of Banking and Finance and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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corporate bond market, credit risk, corporate social responsibility, ESG

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Granularity of Corporate Debt

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2017
Jaewon Choi, Dirk Hackbarth and Josef Zechner
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance, Boston University - Department of Finance & Economics and Vienna University of Economics and Business
Downloads 275 (133,760)
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Capital Structure, Debt Structure, Debt Maturity

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Lessons Learned from Student Managed Portfolios

Journal of Investment Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2018
Stephan Kranner, Neal Stoughton and Josef Zechner
Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna University of Economics and Business and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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student funds, portfolio management, behavioral finance

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The Dynamics of Corporate Debt Structure

Swedish House of Finance Research Paper No. 20-3
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 02 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2020
Michael Halling, Jin Yu and Josef Zechner
Stockholm School of Economics & Swedish House of Finance, Monash University -Department of Banking and Finance and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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corporate debt structure dynamics, debt concentration, business cycle variation, cluster analysis

The Dynamics of Corporate Debt Structure

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14572
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 May 2020
Michael Halling, Jin Yu and Josef Zechner
Stockholm School of Economics & Swedish House of Finance, Monash University -Department of Banking and Finance and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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business cycle variation, clus- ter analysis, corporate debt structure dynamics, debt concentration

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Where is the Market? Evidence from Cross-Listings in the U.S.

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Mar 2006
Stockholm School of Economics & Swedish House of Finance, University of Naples Federico II - Department of Economics and Statistics, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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cross-listing, trading volume, trade creation

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Human Capital, Bankruptcy and Capital Structure

NBER Working Paper No. w13014
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2010
Jonathan Berk, Richard Stanton and Josef Zechner
Stanford Graduate School of Business, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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The Stability of Dividends and Wages: Effects of Competitor Inflexibility

CFS Working Paper, No. 549, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 563/2018
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 26 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2020
Daniel A. Rettl, Alex Stomper and Josef Zechner
University of Georgia - Department of Banking and Finance, Humboldt University of Berlin - School of Business and Economics and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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risk-sharing within firms, payout stability, wage stability, competitor inflexibility

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The Cross-Section and Time Series of Corporate Bond Returns

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 17 Aug 2010
Arne Westerkamp and Josef Zechner
Vienna University of Economics and Business - Department of Accounting and Finance and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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Corporate bond pricing, asset pricing

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Liquidity and Feasible Debt Relief

EFA 2009 Bergen Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Feb 2009
Josef Zechner and Chris Hennessy
Vienna University of Economics and Business and London Business School
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Liquidity, Debt, Restructuring

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Stock-Oil Comovement: Fundamentals or Financialization?

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 15 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2021
Vienna Graduate School of Finance (VGSF), WU Vienna University of Economics and Business, Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS) and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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Asset Comovements, Oil Futures, VAR Return Decomposition, Real Economy

Sovereign Reputation and Yield Spreads: A Case Study on Retroactive Legislation

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Jun 2016
Otto Randl and Josef Zechner
WU Vienna University of Economics and Business and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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Sovereign debt, reputation, retroactive legislation

Sovereign Reputation and Yield Spreads: A Case Study on Retroactive Legislation

CFS Working Paper, No. 545
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Oct 2016
Otto Randl and Josef Zechner
WU Vienna University of Economics and Business and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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Equilibrium Policy Portfolios When Some Assets are Non-Tradable

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2019
Otto Randl, Arne Westerkamp and Josef Zechner
WU Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna University of Economics and Business - Department of Accounting and Finance and Vienna University of Economics and Business
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asset allocation, policy portfolios, non-tradable assets

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Where is the Market? Evidence from Cross-Listings in the United States

Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 21, Issue 2, pp. 725-761, 2008
Posted: 26 Jun 2008
Stockholm School of Economics & Swedish House of Finance, University of Naples Federico II - Department of Economics and Statistics, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business and Vienna University of Economics and Business

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G15, G30

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The Geography of Equity Listing: Why Do Companies List Abroad?

Posted: 06 Jun 2003
Marco Pagano, Ailsa Röell and Josef Zechner
University of Naples Federico II - Department of Economics and Statistics, Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs and Vienna University of Economics and Business

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Ipos and Product Quality

Journal of Business
Posted: 12 Oct 2000
Neal Stoughton, Kit Pong Wong and Josef Zechner
Vienna University of Economics and Business, University of Hong Kong and Vienna University of Economics and Business

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