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Japanese keiretsu: Past, present, future

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  • Jean McGuire

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Asia Pacific Journal of Management.

    Volume (Year): 26 (2009)
    Issue (Month): 2 (June)
    Pages: 333-351

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:asiapa:v:26:y:2009:i:2:p:333-351

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    Keywords: Business groups; Japan; Keiretsu; Corporate governance;

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    1. Dow, Sandra & McGuire, Jean, 2009. "Propping and tunneling: Empirical evidence from Japanese keiretsu," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 33(10), pages 1817-1828, October.
    2. Rahman, Asheq & Yammeesri, Jira & Perera, Hector, 2010. "Financial reporting quality in international settings: A comparative study of the USA, Japan, Thailand, France and Germany," The International Journal of Accounting, Elsevier, vol. 45(1), pages 1-34, March.
    3. Aggarwal, Raj & Dow, Sandra M., 2012. "Dividends and strength of Japanese business group affiliation," Journal of Economics and Business, Elsevier, vol. 64(3), pages 214-230.

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