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Corporate Governance and the Plight of Minority Shareholders in the United States before the Great Depression

In: Corruption and Reform: Lessons from America's Economic History

  • Naomi R. Lamoreaux
  • Jean-Laurent Rosenthal
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  • Edward L. Glaeser & Claudia Goldin, 2006. "Corruption and Reform: Lessons from America's Economic History," NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, number glae06-1, July.
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