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Board Diversity and Financial Reporting Quality


  • Maryam Firoozi
  • Michel Magnan
  • Steve Fortin


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  • Maryam Firoozi & Michel Magnan & Steve Fortin, 2016. "Board Diversity and Financial Reporting Quality," CIRANO Working Papers 2016s-27, CIRANO.
  • Handle: RePEc:cir:cirwor:2016s-27

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