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Does the financial analysts' usage of non-financial information influence the analysts' forecast accuracy? Some evidence from the Belgian sell-side financial analyst

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  • Orens, Raf
  • Lybaert, Nadine
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    Volume (Year): 42 (2007)
    Issue (Month): 3 ()
    Pages: 237-271

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:accoun:v:42:y:2007:i:3:p:237-271
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