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An empirical examination of the costs and benefits of executive stock options: Evidence from Japan

  • Kato, Hideaki Kiyoshi
  • Lemmon, Michael
  • Luo, Mi
  • Schallheim, James
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    Volume (Year): 78 (2005)
    Issue (Month): 2 (November)
    Pages: 435-461

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