Explaining European short-term interest rate differentials an application of Tobin"s portfolio theory by T. J. Flavin

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Statementby T.J. Flavin, M.G. Limosani.
SeriesEconomic working papers series (National University of Ireland, Maynooth. Department of Economics) -- N100/05/00.
ContributionsLimosani, M. G., National University of Ireland, Maynooth. Department of Economics.
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Pagination18 p. :
Number of Pages18
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Thomas J. Flavin & Michele G. Limosani, "Explaining European Short-term Interest Rate Differentials: An Application of Tobin's Portfolio Theory," Economics, Finance and Accounting Department Working Paper Series n, Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting, National University of Ireland - Maynooth.

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