This guide tries to balance the asset-pricing literature by reviewing the quantity implications of a dynamic general equilibrium model of asset markets under uncertainty, and investigating those implications empirically. Topics covered includes: Measuring Trading Activity, The Data, Time-Series Properties, Cross-Sectional Properties, Volume Implications of Portfolio Theory, Volume Implications of Intertemporal Asset-Pricing Models.

Author(s): Andrew W. Lo and Jiang Wang

s102 Pages