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Corporate environmental disclosure, financial markets and the media: An international perspective

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  • Aerts, Walter
  • Cormier, Denis
  • Magnan, Michel

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  • Aerts, Walter & Cormier, Denis & Magnan, Michel, 2008. "Corporate environmental disclosure, financial markets and the media: An international perspective," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 64(3), pages 643-659, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolec:v:64:y:2008:i:3:p:643-659
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