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Board size and firm performance: the moderating effects of the market for corporate control

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  • John Evans

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  • Nandu Nagarajan

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  • Shijun Cheng & John Evans & Nandu Nagarajan, 2008. "Board size and firm performance: the moderating effects of the market for corporate control," Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Springer, vol. 31(2), pages 121-145, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:rqfnac:v:31:y:2008:i:2:p:121-145 DOI: 10.1007/s11156-007-0074-3
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