Paper: Siempre fue el NYSE?

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COMPETITION AMONG THE EXCHANGES BEFORE THE SEC: WAS THE NYSE A NATURAL HEGEMON? ABSTRACT Improved information technology and higher volume should drive orders to be concentrated in one market, lowering the costs of transactions. However, the opposite occurred during the bull market of the 1920s when rapid technological change spawned a flood of new issues. This paper employs newly...+

Paper: Repensando la iliquidez

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Illiquid Asset Investing Abstract: After taking into account biases induced by infrequent trading and selection, it is unlikely that illiquid asset classes have higher risk-adjusted returns than traditional liquid stock and bond markets. On the other hand, there are significant illiquidity premiums within asset classes. Portfolio choice models incorporating illiquidity risk recommend only modest holdings...+

Paper: Inestabilidad financiera, modelo

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Using Agent-Based Models for Analyzing Threats to Financial Stability Abstract Existing models of financial instability tend to be based on top-down, partial-equilibrium views of markets and their interactions; they are unable to incorporate the complexity of behavior among heterogeneous firms or the tendency for all types of firms to change their behavior during a crisis....+

Paper: Información sobre default: Precio de las opciones

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A Framework for Extracting the Probability of Default  from Stock Option Prices Abstract This paper develops a framework to estimate the probability of default (PD)  implied in listed stock options. The underlying option pricing model measures PD  as the intensity of a jump diffusion process, in which the underlying stock price jumps to zero at...+

Paper: Burjula.. vos calladita..

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Quiet Bubbles Commentaries on the credit bubble of 2003-2007 routinely equate it with earlier episodes like the Internet boom. While credits were over-priced like Internet stocks a decade before, we show, using a model based on disagreement and short-sales constraints, that this is where the similarity ends. Equity bubbles are loud: price and volume go...+