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Ownership structure and corporate performance: Australian evidence

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  • Craswell, Allen T.
  • Taylor, Stephen L.
  • Saywell, Richard A.

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  • Craswell, Allen T. & Taylor, Stephen L. & Saywell, Richard A., 1997. "Ownership structure and corporate performance: Australian evidence," Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Elsevier, vol. 5(3), pages 301-323, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:pacfin:v:5:y:1997:i:3:p:301-323
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