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Earnings management by acquiring firms in stock for stock mergers

  • Erickson, Merle
  • Wang, Shiing-wu
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Accounting and Economics.

    Volume (Year): 27 (1999)
    Issue (Month): 2 (April)
    Pages: 149-176

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:jaecon:v:27:y:1999:i:2:p:149-176
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