A history of the theory of investments

my annotated bibliography by Rubinstein, Mark

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons in Hoboken, N.J

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Investments.,
  • Investments -- Mathematical models.,
  • Investments -- Mathematical models -- Abstracts.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementMark Rubinstein.
GenreAbstracts.
SeriesWiley finance series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHG4515 .R82 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3407733M
ISBN 100471770566
ISBN 109780471770565
LC Control Number2005023555

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