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Portfolio Diversification and Return Benefits--Common Stock vs. Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)

James L. Kuhle
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James L. Kuhle: School of Business California State University, Sacramento Sacramento, California 95819,

Journal of Real Estate Research, 1987, vol. 2, issue 2, 1-9

Abstract: This research examines the effects of diversification on the reduction of total portfolio risk in real estate investment trusts (REITs) and mixed-asset portfolios. In addition, overall performance measures are calculated and compared among REIT, common stock, and mixed-asset portfolios.

JEL-codes: L85 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 1987
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