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Why do managers voluntarily release earnings forecasts?

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  • Trueman, Brett
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Accounting and Economics.

    Volume (Year): 8 (1986)
    Issue (Month): 1 (March)
    Pages: 53-71

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:jaecon:v:8:y:1986:i:1:p:53-71

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