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On the errors and comparison of Vega estimation methods. / Shackleton, M B; Chung, S L.

Lancaster University : The Department of Accounting and Finance, 2003. (Accounting and Finance Working Paper Series).

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Shackleton, MB & Chung, SL 2003 'On the errors and comparison of Vega estimation methods' Accounting and Finance Working Paper Series, The Department of Accounting and Finance, Lancaster University.

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Shackleton, M. B., & Chung, S. L. (2003). On the errors and comparison of Vega estimation methods. (Accounting and Finance Working Paper Series). The Department of Accounting and Finance.

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Shackleton MB, Chung SL. On the errors and comparison of Vega estimation methods. Lancaster University: The Department of Accounting and Finance. 2003. (Accounting and Finance Working Paper Series).

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Shackleton, M B ; Chung, S L. / On the errors and comparison of Vega estimation methods. Lancaster University : The Department of Accounting and Finance, 2003. (Accounting and Finance Working Paper Series).

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