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Does corporate governance influence performance? Some evidence from U.K. insurance companies

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  • Diacon, Stephen R.
  • O'Sullivan, Noel
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal International Review of Law and Economics.

    Volume (Year): 15 (1995)
    Issue (Month): 4 (December)
    Pages: 405-424

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:irlaec:v:15:y:1995:i:4:p:405-424

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    1. Huther, Jeff, 1997. "An empirical test of the effect of board size on firm efficiency," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 54(3), pages 259-264, July.

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