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Board compensation and ownership structure: empirical evidence for Italian listed companies

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  • Roberto Barontini

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  • Stefano Bozzi

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Management & Governance.

    Volume (Year): 15 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 1 (February)
    Pages: 59-89

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:jmgtgv:v:15:y:2011:i:1:p:59-89

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    Keywords: Compensation; Corporate governance; Family firms; Ownership structure; G32; G34;

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