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Risk and the evaluation of pension fund portfolio performance.

Eugene F. Fama

Risk and the evaluation of pension fund portfolio performance.

B̀y Eugene F. Fama in collaboration with an advisory committee of university faculty members and a steering committee of Institute staff members and bankers.

by Eugene F. Fama

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Published by Bank Administration Institute in Park Ridge, Ill .
Written in English

  • Pension trusts -- Investments

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMeasuring the investment performance of pension funds
    ContributionsBank Administration Institute
    LC ClassificationsHD7105 F36
    The Physical Object
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20666544M

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