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Earnings management and corporate governance: the role of the board and the audit committee

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  • Xie, Biao
  • Davidson, Wallace III
  • DaDalt, Peter J.
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    Volume (Year): 9 (2003)
    Issue (Month): 3 (June)
    Pages: 295-316

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:corfin:v:9:y:2003:i:3:p:295-316

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