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Why ‘Democracy’ anD ‘Drifter’ firms can have abnormal returns: the Joint importance of corporate Governance anD abnormal accruals in separatinG Winners from losers

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    Article provided by Bogazici University, Department of Economics in its journal Bogazici Journal of Economics and Administrative Sciences.

    Volume (Year): 25 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 1 ()
    Pages: 3-55

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    Handle: RePEc:boz:journl:v:25:y:2011:i:1:p:3-55
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