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Personal bankruptcy costs: Their relevance and some estimates

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  • Fatemi, Ali M.

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  • Ang, James S. & Fatemi, Ali M., 1997. "Personal bankruptcy costs: Their relevance and some estimates," Financial Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 6(2), pages 77-96.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:finser:v:6:y:1997:i:2:p:77-96
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