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The Structure of Corporate Holdings and Corporate Governance: Evidence from India

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The Structure of Corporate Holdings and Corporate Governance: Evidence from India. / Homroy, Swarnodeep; Banerjee, Shantanu.

Lancaster University, Department of Economics, 2015. (Economics Working Paper Series; Vol. 2015, No. 13).

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Homroy, S & Banerjee, S 2015 'The Structure of Corporate Holdings and Corporate Governance: Evidence from India' Economics Working Paper Series, no. 13, vol. 2015, Lancaster University, Department of Economics.

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Homroy, S., & Banerjee, S. (2015). The Structure of Corporate Holdings and Corporate Governance: Evidence from India. (Economics Working Paper Series; Vol. 2015, No. 13). Lancaster University, Department of Economics.

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Homroy S, Banerjee S. The Structure of Corporate Holdings and Corporate Governance: Evidence from India. Lancaster University, Department of Economics. 2015. (Economics Working Paper Series; 13).

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Homroy, Swarnodeep ; Banerjee, Shantanu. / The Structure of Corporate Holdings and Corporate Governance: Evidence from India. Lancaster University, Department of Economics, 2015. (Economics Working Paper Series; 13).

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