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Getting to the Bottom Line: An Exploration of Gender and Earnings Quality

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  • Gopal Krishnan
  • Linda Parsons

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  • Gopal Krishnan & Linda Parsons, 2008. "Getting to the Bottom Line: An Exploration of Gender and Earnings Quality," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 78(1), pages 65-76, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:jbuset:v:78:y:2008:i:1:p:65-76
    DOI: 10.1007/s10551-006-9314-z
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