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Handbook of Sports and Lottery Markets

Handbook of Sports and Lottery Markets
  • Author : Donald B. Hausch
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 11 August 2011
  • ISBN : 9780080559957
  • Pages : 560 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 2 ratings
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Its basic empirical research and investigation of pure theories of investment in the sports and lottery markets make this volume a winner. These markets are simpler to study than traditional financial markets, and their expected values and outcomes are uncomplicated. By means of new overviews of scholarship on the industry side of racetrack and other betting markets to betting exchanges and market efficiencies, contributors consider a variety of sports in countries around the world. The result is not only superior information about market forecasting, but macro- and micro-analyses that are relevant to other markets. * Easily studied sports markets reveal features relevant for more complex traditional financial markets * Significant coverage of sports from racing to jai alai * New studies of betting exchanges and Internet wagering markets


Handbook of Sports and Lottery Markets

Handbook of Sports and Lottery Markets
  • Author : Donald B. Hausch,W.T. Ziemba
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 11 August 2011
GET THIS BOOKHandbook of Sports and Lottery Markets

Its basic empirical research and investigation of pure theories of investment in the sports and lottery markets make this volume a winner. These markets are simpler to study than traditional financial markets, and their expected values and outcomes are uncomplicated. By means of new overviews of scholarship on the industry side of racetrack and other betting markets to betting exchanges and market efficiencies, contributors consider a variety of sports in countries around the world. The result is not only superior

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The Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Gambling

The Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Gambling
  • Author : Leighton Vaughan Williams,Donald S. Siegel
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 12 November 2013
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There is growing interest among academics and policymakers in the economics of gambling, which has been stimulated by major regulatory and tax changes in the U.S., U.K. Continental Europe, Asia, Australia and elsewhere. Unfortunately, there is no comprehensive source of path-breaking research on this topic. To fill this gap, we commissioned chapters from leading economists on all aspects of gambling research. Topics covered include the optimal taxation structure for various forms of gambling, factors influencing the demand and

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Efficiency of Racetrack Betting Markets

Efficiency of Racetrack Betting Markets
  • Author : Donald B. Hausch,Victor S. Y. Lo,W. T. Ziemba
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release : 12 August 2022
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A reprint of one of the classic volumes on racetrack efficiency, this book is the only one in its field that deals with the racetrack betting market in-depth, containing all the important historical papers on racetrack efficiency. As evidenced by the collection of articles, the understanding of racetrack betting is clearly drawn from, and has correspondingly returned something to, all the fields of psychology, economics, finance, statistics, mathematics and management science.

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Stochastic Programming

Stochastic Programming
  • Author : Horand Gassmann,W. T. Ziemba
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release : 12 August 2022
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This book shows the breadth and depth of stochastic programming applications. All the papers presented here involve optimization over the scenarios that represent possible future outcomes of the uncertainty problems. The applications, which were presented at the 12th International Conference on Stochastic Programming held in Halifax, Nova Scotia in August 2010, span the rich field of uses of these models. The finance papers discuss such diverse problems as longevity risk management of individual investors, personal financial planning, intertemporal surplus management, asset

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Calendar Anomalies and Arbitrage

Calendar Anomalies and Arbitrage
  • Author : W. T. Ziemba
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release : 12 August 2022
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This book discusses calendar or seasonal anomalies in worldwide equity markets as well as arbitrage and risk' arbitrage. A complete update of US anomalies such as the January turn-of-the year, turn-of-the-month. January barometer, sell in May and go away, holidays, days of the week, options expiry and other effects is given concentrating in the futures markets where these anomalies can be easily applied. Other effects that lend themselves to modified buy and hold cash strategies include some of these as

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Handbook of Portfolio Construction

Handbook of Portfolio Construction
  • Author : John B. Guerard, Jr.
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 12 December 2009
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Portfolio construction is fundamental to the investment management process. In the 1950s, Harry Markowitz demonstrated the benefits of efficient diversification by formulating a mathematical program for generating the "efficient frontier" to summarize optimal trade-offs between expected return and risk. The Markowitz framework continues to be used as a basis for both practical portfolio construction and emerging research in financial economics. Such concepts as the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM) and the Arbitrage Pricing Theory (APT), for example, provide the foundation

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The Economics of Sports Betting

The Economics of Sports Betting
  • Author : Plácido Rodríguez,Brad R. Humphreys,Robert Simmons
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release : 12 August 2022
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This unique book delves into a number of intriguing issues and addresses several pertinent questions including, should gambling markets be privatized? Is the ‘hot hand’ hypothesis real or a myth? Are the ‘many’ smarter than the ‘few’ in estimating betting odds? How are prices set in fixed odds betting markets? The book also explores the informational efficiency of betting markets and the prevalence of corruption and illegal betting in sports.

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Exotic Betting At The Racetrack

Exotic Betting At The Racetrack
  • Author : William T Ziemba
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release : 21 December 2018
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Exotic Betting at the Racetrack is unique as it covers the efficient-inefficient strategy to price and find profitable racetrack bets, along with handicapping that provides actual bets made by the author on essentially all of the major wagers offered at US racetracks. The book starts with efficiency, accuracy of the win odds, arbitrage, and optimal betting strategies. Examples and actual bets are shown for various wagers including win, place and show, exacta, quinella, double, trifecta, superfecta, Pick 3, 4 and 6 and rainbow

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Investing in the Modern Age

Investing in the Modern Age
  • Author : Rachel Ziemba,W. T. Ziemba
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release : 12 August 2022
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This book discusses many key topics in investment and risk management, the global economic situation and the shift in global investment strategies. It was largely written during the period of 2007-12, one of the most tumultuous times in global financial markets which called into question not only tenets of economic forecasting and also asset allocation and return strategies. It contains studies of how investors lose money in derivative markets, examples of those who did not and how these disasters could

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Sports Analytics

Sports Analytics
  • Author : Leonard C Maclean,William T Ziemba
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release : 22 December 2021
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This book is a collection of applications of analytic techniques to a number of popular sports including baseball, basketball, hockey, Jai Alai, NFL football and horseracing. We focus on both the statistics of the sporting events and betting strategies on the events. The subject is fascinating as there are many twists and subtle complicated decisions.Sports analytics applies mathematical and statistical methods to important questions in the structure and performance of sporting activities using the same basic methods and approaches

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Handbook of Economic Forecasting

Handbook of Economic Forecasting
  • Author : Graham Elliott,Allan Timmermann
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 24 October 2013
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The highly prized ability to make financial plans with some certainty about the future comes from the core fields of economics. In recent years the availability of more data, analytical tools of greater precision, and ex post studies of business decisions have increased demand for information about economic forecasting. Volumes 2A and 2B, which follows Nobel laureate Clive Granger's Volume 1 (2006), concentrate on two major subjects. Volume 2A covers innovations in methodologies, specifically macroforecasting and forecasting financial variables. Volume 2B investigates

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Dr Z's Nfl Guidebook

Dr Z's Nfl Guidebook
  • Author : Ziemba William T,Maclean Leonard C
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release : 07 September 2018
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This guidebook presents historical and new material to assist the reader to understand NFL game strategies and provides a winning betting strategy. The authors, William Ziemba and Leonard MacLean are professors, traders, financial analysts and sports enthusiasts. They covered ideas like the game's strategies, and shared their wealth of personal experience analyzing the regular season, the playoffs and the Super Bowls in the years 2010-2017. The results of their actual betting for the 2009-10 to the 2017-18 seasons are provided.

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Problems in Portfolio Theory and the Fundamentals of Financial Decision Making

Problems in Portfolio Theory and the Fundamentals of Financial Decision Making
  • Author : Leonard C MacLean,William T Ziemba
  • Publisher : World Scientific Publishing Company
  • Release : 29 September 2016
GET THIS BOOKProblems in Portfolio Theory and the Fundamentals of Financial Decision Making

This book consists of invaluable introductions, tutorials and problems which are helpful for teaching purposes and have a very broad appeal and usage. The problems cover many aspects of static and dynamic portfolio theory as well as other important subjects such as arbitrage and asset pricing, utility theory, stochastic dominance, risk aversion and static portfolio theory, risk measures, dynamic portfolio theory and asset allocation. This material could be used with important books that cover these topics including MacLean-Ziemba's The Handbook

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The Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Gambling

The Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Gambling
  • Author : Leighton Vaughan Williams,Donald S. Siegel
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 12 August 2022
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This handbook is a definitive source of path-breaking research on the economics of gambling. It is divided into sections on casinos, sports betting, horserace betting, betting strategy motivation, behaviour and decision-making in betting markets prediction markets and political betting, and lotteries and gambling machines.

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