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Corporate governance in New Zealand: The effect of the 1993 Companies Act on the relation between board composition and firm performance

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  • Prevost, Andrew K.
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  • Hossain, Mahmud & Prevost, Andrew K. & Rao, Ramesh P., 2001. "Corporate governance in New Zealand: The effect of the 1993 Companies Act on the relation between board composition and firm performance," Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Elsevier, vol. 9(2), pages 119-145, April.
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