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CEO overconfidence, CEO dominance and corporate acquisitions

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  • Sarma, Neal

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  • Brown, Rayna & Sarma, Neal, 2007. "CEO overconfidence, CEO dominance and corporate acquisitions," Journal of Economics and Business, Elsevier, vol. 59(5), pages 358-379.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jebusi:v:59:y:2007:i:5:p:358-379
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