Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/29444
Authors: 
Scherer, Frederic Michael
Year of Publication: 
1996
Series/Report no.: 
ZEW Discussion Papers 96-13
Abstract: 
The research reported in this paper seeks to determine how skewed the distribution of profits from technological innovation is
Subjects: 
i.e., whether it conforms most closely to the Paretian, log normal, or some other distribution. The question is important, because high skewness makes it difficult to pursue risk-hedging portfolio strategies. This paper examines data from several sources
JEL: 
O31
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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