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Golden parachutes and managerial incentives in corporate acquisitions: evidence from the 1980s and 1990s

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  • Lefanowicz, Craig E.
  • Robinson, John R.
  • Smith, Reed

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  • Lefanowicz, Craig E. & Robinson, John R. & Smith, Reed, 2000. "Golden parachutes and managerial incentives in corporate acquisitions: evidence from the 1980s and 1990s," Journal of Corporate Finance, Elsevier, vol. 6(2), pages 215-239, July.
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