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A reexamination of agency theory assumptions: extensions and extrapolations

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  • Wright, Peter
  • Mukherji, Ananda
  • Kroll, Mark J.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics).

    Volume (Year): 30 (2001)
    Issue (Month): 5 ()
    Pages: 413-429

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:soceco:v:30:y:2001:i:5:p:413-429

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