Is there a paradox of pledgeability?

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Is there a paradox of pledgeability? / Bernhardt, Dan; Koufopoulos, Kostas; Trigilia, Giulio.

In: Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 137, No. 3, 15.05.2020, p. 606-611.

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Bernhardt, D, Koufopoulos, K & Trigilia, G 2020, 'Is there a paradox of pledgeability?', Journal of Financial Economics, vol. 137, no. 3, pp. 606-611. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfineco.2020.05.003

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Bernhardt, D., Koufopoulos, K., & Trigilia, G. (2020). Is there a paradox of pledgeability? Journal of Financial Economics, 137(3), 606-611. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfineco.2020.05.003

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Bernhardt D, Koufopoulos K, Trigilia G. Is there a paradox of pledgeability? Journal of Financial Economics. 2020 May 15;137(3):606-611. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfineco.2020.05.003

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Bernhardt, Dan ; Koufopoulos, Kostas ; Trigilia, Giulio. / Is there a paradox of pledgeability?. In: Journal of Financial Economics. 2020 ; Vol. 137, No. 3. pp. 606-611.

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