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La diversificazione del portafoglio delle famiglie italiane

Jappelli, Tullio, Julliard, Christian and Pagano, Marco (2001) La diversificazione del portafoglio delle famiglie italiane. In: Beltratti, A., (ed.) Xix Rapporto Sul Risparmio e Sui Risparmiatori in Italia. BNL / Centro Einaudi, Italy, pp. 91-121.

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Abstract

This paper performs an efficiency analysis of households portfolios based on the comparison of observed portfolios with the mean-variance frontier of assets returns. Data on household portfolios are drawn from the 2001 Centro Einaudi survey, a representative sample of the Italian population with at least a bank account. We find that most households' portfolios are extremely close to the efficient frontier once we explicitly take into account no short-selling constraints, while the null hypothesis of efficiency is rejected for all portfolios if we do not consider these constraints.

Item Type: Book Section
Official URL: http://www.centroeinaudi.it
Additional Information: © 2001 Tullio Jappelli, Christian Julliard, Marco Pagano
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Sets: Research centres and groups > Financial Markets Group (FMG)
Collections > Economists Online
Departments > Economics
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 12 May 2008 09:39
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/4812/

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