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An application of the two-stage Bivariate Probit–Tobit model to corporate financing decisions

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  • Carmen Cotei

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  • Joseph Farhat

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting.

    Volume (Year): 37 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 3 (October)
    Pages: 363-380

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:rqfnac:v:37:y:2011:i:3:p:363-380

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    Keywords: Capital structure; Two-stage Bivariate Probit–Tobit model; G00; G32; C01;

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