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I am using the Harvard package and a Journal of Finance bst file (downloaded from the home page of Ivo Welch) in a LaTeX document. Here's my code:


Citation one from \citeasnoun{Kozhan}, and also citation two from \citeasnoun{Kozhan}.



With sample references.bib file:

  title={The Skew Risk Premium in Index Option Prices},
  author={Kozhan, R. and Neuberger, A. and Schneider, P.},
  booktitle={AFA 2011 Denver Meetings Paper},

This prints as:

Citation one from Kozhan, Neuberger, and Schneider (2011), and also citation two from Kozhan, Neuberger, and Schneider (2011).

I would rather have it as

Citation one from Kozhan, Neuberger, and Schneider (2011), and also citation two from Kozhan et al. (2011).

The guide on the Harvard citation styles (http://tex.loria.fr/bibdex/harvard.pdf) says:

[...] where there are more than two authors, all authors are listed in the first citation and in subsequent citations just the first author's name followed by `et al.' is used.

However, as can be seen by the example above, this does not seem to be the case. Why? Finally, how can I hyperlink my citations to the relevant entry in the references section?

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    For the hyperlink, add \usepackage{hyperref} to your preamble. Note that this should, with some exceptions, be the last package you load. – Torbjørn T. Nov 14 '12 at 7:39
  • I added this package (as the last one), yet the citations are still not hyperlinked. – lodhb Nov 14 '12 at 11:57
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    Yes, I see. Sorry, that generally works, but apparently not with the harvard package. You could perhaps try what Mico mentions in this answer, loading natbib and har2nat instead of harvard. (In that case, you have to delete the .aux file before compiling again, I think.) – Torbjørn T. Nov 14 '12 at 12:34
  • That worked, thanks! However, I lost my \possessivecite... – lodhb Nov 14 '12 at 14:42
  • Perhaps a new question about that would be best, if you're unable to figure it out. Oh, and if you want to use natbib+har2nat, you should update the code in this question. – Torbjørn T. Nov 14 '12 at 15:48

Concerning losing \possessivecite

This worked for me.

Rough syntax:

\newcommand{\possessivecite}[1]{\citeauthor{#1}'s \citeyearpar{#1}}
  • Welcome to TeX.sx! – lockstep Mar 26 '13 at 22:42
  • A quick note for future readers of this answer: If all one needs is a definition of \possessivecite that works with the natbib package, load the har2nat package is not necessary. (har2nat is only needed if you want to use other commands of the harvard citation management package.) – Mico Feb 18 '16 at 13:25

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