Glamour and Value in the Land of Chingis Khan
James H. Anderson, Georges Korsun and Peter Murrell ,
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Journal of Comparative Economics

Patterns in the cross-section of returns from stocks bought for vouchers in Mongolia's privatization program mirror those from developed countries. Stocks in companies with high book-to-market ratios subsequently earned returns far bigger than those in companies with low ratios, a result very robust to changes in specification and sample. Features of privatization and of sample generation lead to quick dismissal of certain explanations appearing in previous studies, e.g., data snooping and agency explanations.

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