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451 Wed, 8/6/08, 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM CC-708
Portfolio Analysis, Exchange Rates, Microstructure, and GARCH Models - Contributed - Papers
Business and Economics Statistics Section
Chair(s): Christopher H. Morrell, Loyola College in Maryland
    2:05 PM   Robust Portfolio SelectionMichael Schyns, University of Liege
    2:20 PM   Portfolio Choice in Retirement: Health Risk and the Demand for Annuities, Housing, and Risky AssetsMotohiro Yogo, University of Pennsylvania
    2:35 PM   Applications of Statistics in Finance Using the Statistics Online Computational Resource (SOCR)Nicolas Christou, University of California, Los Angeles; Ivo D. Dinov, University of California, Los Angeles
    2:50 PM   Market Depth in Agricultural Futures MarketsJulieta Frank, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Philip Garcia, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    3:05 PM   The Information Content of Trades: A Class of Market Microstructure ModelsAnna Valeva, Western Illinois University
    3:20 PM   The 'Melting Pot': A Success Story?Edna Schechtman, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev; Shlomo Yitzhaki, Central Bureau of Statistics/Hebrew University
     3:35 PM   Floor Discussion

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