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Informational costs and benefits of creating separately identifiable operating segments

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  • Gigler, Frank
  • Hemmer, Thomas
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Accounting and Economics.

    Volume (Year): 33 (2002)
    Issue (Month): 1 (February)
    Pages: 69-90

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:jaecon:v:33:y:2002:i:1:p:69-90

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    1. Randall Morck & Daniel Wolfenzon & Bernard Yeung, 2004. "Corporate Governance, Economic Entrenchment and Growth," NBER Working Papers 10692, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    2. Wei He & Tarun Mukherjee & Peihwang Wei, 2009. "Agency problems in tracking stock and minority carve-out decisions: Explaining the discrepancy in short- and long-term performances," Journal of Economics and Finance, Springer, vol. 33(1), pages 27-42, January.
    3. Anil Arya & Brian Mittendorf, 2007. "The Benefits of Aggregate Performance Metrics in the Presence of Career Concerns," Yale School of Management Working Papers amz2549, Yale School of Management, revised 01 Jan 2009.

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