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

  • Lefanowicz, Craig E.
  • Robinson, John R.
  • Smith, Reed
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    Volume (Year): 6 (2000)
    Issue (Month): 2 (July)
    Pages: 215-239

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:corfin:v:6:y:2000:i:2:p:215-239
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