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Attribute differences between U.S. GAAP and IFRS earnings: An exploratory study

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  • Van der Meulen, Sofie
  • Gaeremynck, Ann
  • Willekens, Marleen

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  • Van der Meulen, Sofie & Gaeremynck, Ann & Willekens, Marleen, 2007. "Attribute differences between U.S. GAAP and IFRS earnings: An exploratory study," The International Journal of Accounting, Elsevier, vol. 42(2), pages 123-142.
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