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Corporate focus and value creation Evidence from spinoffs

  • Daley, Lane
  • Mehrotra, Vikas
  • Sivakumar, Ranjini
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    Volume (Year): 45 (1997)
    Issue (Month): 2 (August)
    Pages: 257-281

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:jfinec:v:45:y:1997:i:2:p:257-281
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