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Corporate diversification, ownership structure, and firm value: The Singapore evidence

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  • Chen, Sheng-Syan
  • Ho, Kim Wai
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal International Review of Financial Analysis.

    Volume (Year): 9 (2000)
    Issue (Month): 3 ()
    Pages: 315-326

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    1. Christian Espinosa & Juan Gorigoitía, 2012. "Stability of sovereign risk in the Eurozone through the Lyapunov Exponent," Working Papers 36, Facultad de Economía y Empresa, Universidad Diego Portales.
    2. Christian Espinosa & Carlos Maquieira, 2010. "Diversificación y Desempeño en Sud América: Evidencia para Chile," Working Papers 10, Facultad de Economía y Empresa, Universidad Diego Portales.
    3. Cao, Jack & Owen, Sian & Yawson, Alfred, 2008. "Analysing the wealth effects of UK divestitures: An examination of domestic and international sales," Research in International Business and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 22(1), pages 68-84, January.
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    5. Christian Espinosa & Carlos Maquieira & Joao Paulo Vieito, 2012. "Does corporate diversication create value in south america? e chilean case," Working Papers 38, Facultad de Economía y Empresa, Universidad Diego Portales.
    6. Chen, Chiung-Jung & Yu, Chwo-Ming Joseph, 2012. "Managerial ownership, diversification, and firm performance: Evidence from an emerging market," International Business Review, Elsevier, vol. 21(3), pages 518-534.

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