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Asset sales and increase in focus

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  • John, Kose & Ofek, Eli, 1995. "Asset sales and increase in focus," Journal of Financial Economics, Elsevier, vol. 37(1), pages 105-126, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jfinec:v:37:y:1995:i:1:p:105-126
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