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Are fewer firms paying more dividends?: The international evidence

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  • Ferris, Stephen P.
  • Sen, Nilanjan
  • Yui, Ho Pei

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  • Ferris, Stephen P. & Sen, Nilanjan & Yui, Ho Pei, 2006. "Are fewer firms paying more dividends?: The international evidence," Journal of Multinational Financial Management, Elsevier, vol. 16(4), pages 333-362, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:mulfin:v:16:y:2006:i:4:p:333-362
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    2. Berna Kirkulak & Guluzar Kurt, 2010. "Are Dividends Disappearing or Shrinking? Evidence from the Istanbul Stock Exchange," Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 46(2), pages 38-52, March.
    3. Stephen P. Ferris & Nilanjan Sen & Emre Unlu, 2009. "An International Analysis of Dividend Payment Behavior," Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 36(3-4), pages 496-522.
    4. Cahit Adaoglu, 2008. "Dividend Policy of the ISE Industrial Corporations: The Evidence Revisited (1986-2007)," Journal of BRSA Banking and Financial Markets, Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency, vol. 2(2), pages 113-135.
    5. Aggarwal, Raj & Dow, Sandra M., 2012. "Dividends and strength of Japanese business group affiliation," Journal of Economics and Business, Elsevier, vol. 64(3), pages 214-230.
    6. Berna Kirkulak & Guluzar Kurt, 2010. "Are Dividends Disappearing or Shrinking? Evidence from the Istanbul Stock Exchange," Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, M.E. Sharpe, Inc., vol. 46(2), pages 38-52, March.

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