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Does backdating explain the stock price pattern around executive stock option grants?

  • Heron, Randall A.
  • Lie, Erik
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    Volume (Year): 83 (2007)
    Issue (Month): 2 (February)
    Pages: 271-295

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:jfinec:v:83:y:2007:i:2:p:271-295
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