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Asset Pricing: Cross-Section Predictability

"A fundamental question in finance is the study of why different assets have different expected returns, which is intricately linked to the issue of cross-section prediction in the sense of addressing the question “What explains the cross section of expected returns?..." – By Paolo Zaffaroni and Guofu Zhou

COVID-19 and Mental Health: Natural Experiments of the Costs of Lockdowns

"The global impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been profound, leaving a significant imprint on physical health, the economy, and mental well-being. Researchers have undertaken empirical investigations..." – By Climent Quintana-Domeque and Jingya Zeng

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