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Accounting-policy choice and firm characteristics in the Asia Pacific region: An international empirical test of Costly Contracting Theory

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  • Astami, Emita W.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal The International Journal of Accounting.

    Volume (Year): 41 (2006)
    Issue (Month): 1 ()
    Pages: 1-21

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:accoun:v:41:y:2006:i:1:p:1-21

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