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Personal bankruptcy costs: Their relevance and some estimates

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  • Ang, James S.
  • Fatemi, Ali M.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Financial Services Review.

    Volume (Year): 6 (1997)
    Issue (Month): 2 ()
    Pages: 77-96

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