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Executive stock options and IPO underpricing

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  • Lowry, Michelle & Murphy, Kevin J., 2007. "Executive stock options and IPO underpricing," Journal of Financial Economics, Elsevier, vol. 85(1), pages 39-65, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jfinec:v:85:y:2007:i:1:p:39-65
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