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Information problems, conflicts of interest, and asset stripping:: Chapter 1's failure in the case of Eastern Airlines1

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  • Weiss, Lawrence A.
  • Wruck, Karen H.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Financial Economics.

    Volume (Year): 48 (1998)
    Issue (Month): 1 (April)
    Pages: 55-97

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:jfinec:v:48:y:1998:i:1:p:55-97

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    1. Francis Buckley & Eric Rasmusen, 1999. "The Uneasy Case for the Flat Tax," Public Economics 9907003, EconWPA.
    2. Hertzel, Michael G. & Li, Zhi & Officer, Micah S. & Rodgers, Kimberly J., 2008. "Inter-firm linkages and the wealth effects of financial distress along the supply chain," Journal of Financial Economics, Elsevier, vol. 87(2), pages 374-387, February.
    3. DeAngelo, Harry & DeAngelo, Linda, 2000. "Controlling stockholders and the disciplinary role of corporate payout policy: a study of the Times Mirror Company," Journal of Financial Economics, Elsevier, vol. 56(2), pages 153-207, May.
    4. Bhattacharyya, Sugato & Singh, Rajdeep, 1999. "The resolution of bankruptcy by auction: allocating the residual right of design," Journal of Financial Economics, Elsevier, vol. 54(3), pages 269-294, December.
    5. DeAngelo, Harry & DeAngelo, Linda & Wruck, Karen H., 2002. "Asset liquidity, debt covenants, and managerial discretion in financial distress:*1: the collapse of L.A. Gear," Journal of Financial Economics, Elsevier, vol. 64(1), pages 3-34, April.

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