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When is cash good or bad for firm performance?

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  • Palash Deb
  • Parthiban David
  • Jonathan O'Brien

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  • Palash Deb & Parthiban David & Jonathan O'Brien, 2017. "When is cash good or bad for firm performance?," Strategic Management Journal, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 38(2), pages 436-454, February.
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