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Executive Salaries as Tournament Prizes and Executive Bonuses as Managerial Incentives in Japan

  • Xu, Peng
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of the Japanese and International Economies.

    Volume (Year): 11 (1997)
    Issue (Month): 3 (September)
    Pages: 319-346

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