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Author: Donald B Hausch; W T Ziemba
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier/North-Holland, ©2008.
Series: Handbooks in finance.
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Its basic empirical research and investigation of pure theories of investment in the sports and lotto markets make this volume a winner. With new overviews of scholarship on the industry side of racetrack and other betting markets to betting exchanges and market efficiencies, contributors consider a variety of sports in countries around the world. The result is not only superior information about market forecasting,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Handbook of sports and lottery markets.
Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier/North-Holland, ©2008
(DLC) 2008012459
(OCoLC)214934618
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Donald B Hausch; W T Ziemba
ISBN: 9780080559957 0080559956
OCLC Number: 281597231
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 536 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Industry Studies --
Utility and Probability Estimation --
Favorite-Longshot Bias in the Win Market --
Weak Market Efficiency --
Semi-Strong Form Efficiency --
Prediction Markets --
Soccer --
Lotteries.
Series Title: Handbooks in finance.
Responsibility: edited by Donald B. Hausch, William T. Ziemba.

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