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Does Section 16b deter insider trading by target managers?

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  • Agrawal, Anup
  • Jaffe, Jeffrey F.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Financial Economics.

    Volume (Year): 39 (1995)
    Issue (Month): 2-3 ()
    Pages: 295-319

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    1. Agrawal, Anup & Nasser, Tareque, 2012. "Insider trading in takeover targets," Journal of Corporate Finance, Elsevier, vol. 18(3), pages 598-625.

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