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The Effect of Overconfidence on the Sensitivity of CEO Wealth to Equity Risk


  • Jijun Niu



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  • Jijun Niu, 2010. "The Effect of Overconfidence on the Sensitivity of CEO Wealth to Equity Risk," Journal of Financial Services Research, Springer;Western Finance Association, vol. 38(1), pages 23-39, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:jfsres:v:38:y:2010:i:1:p:23-39 DOI: 10.1007/s10693-010-0081-8

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