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Do personal taxes affect corporate financing decisions?

  • Graham, John R.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Public Economics.

    Volume (Year): 73 (1999)
    Issue (Month): 2 (August)
    Pages: 147-185

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