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ESSAYS ON MANAGERIAL BEHAVIOUR, CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND INFORMATION RISK

@inproceedings{Saadi2012ESSAYSOM,
  title={ESSAYS ON MANAGERIAL BEHAVIOUR, CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND INFORMATION RISK},
  author={Samir Saadi},
  year={2012}
}
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