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The market for mergers and the boundaries of the firm


  • Kevin Gardiner


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  • Kevin Gardiner, 2006. "The market for mergers and the boundaries of the firm," CESifo Forum, Ifo Institute - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich, vol. 7(1), pages 9-16, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:ces:ifofor:v:7:y:2006:i:1:p:9-16

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    1. Shleifer, Andrei & Vishny, Robert W., 2003. "Stock market driven acquisitions," Journal of Financial Economics, Elsevier, vol. 70(3), pages 295-311, December.
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    1. Sharma, Abhijit & Raat, Erwin, 2016. "Acquiring control in emerging markets: Foreign acquisitions in Eastern Europe and the effect on shareholder wealth," Research in International Business and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 37(C), pages 153-169.
    2. Ray Sugata & Warusawitharana Missaka, 2009. "An Efficiency Perspective on the Gains from Mergers and Asset Purchases," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, De Gruyter, vol. 9(1), pages 1-27, October.

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    Übernahme; Welt; Takeover; World;

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    • F20 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - General


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