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Capital Structure

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  • Stewart C. Myers, 2001. "Capital Structure," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 15(2), pages 81-102, Spring.
  • Handle: RePEc:aea:jecper:v:15:y:2001:i:2:p:81-102
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