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Earnings management and accounting income aggregation

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  • Jorgensen, Bjorn N.

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  • Jacob, John & Jorgensen, Bjorn N., 2007. "Earnings management and accounting income aggregation," Journal of Accounting and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 43(2-3), pages 369-390, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jaecon:v:43:y:2007:i:2-3:p:369-390
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