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When can pessimism add value? How real option disinvestment flexibility augments project NPV

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When can pessimism add value? How real option disinvestment flexibility augments project NPV. / Keswani, A; Shackleton, M B.

Lancaster University : The Department of Accounting and Finance, 2002. (Accounting and Finance Working Paper Series).

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Harvard

Keswani, A & Shackleton, MB 2002 'When can pessimism add value? How real option disinvestment flexibility augments project NPV' Accounting and Finance Working Paper Series, The Department of Accounting and Finance, Lancaster University.

APA

Keswani, A., & Shackleton, M. B. (2002). When can pessimism add value? How real option disinvestment flexibility augments project NPV. (Accounting and Finance Working Paper Series). The Department of Accounting and Finance.

Vancouver

Keswani A, Shackleton MB. When can pessimism add value? How real option disinvestment flexibility augments project NPV. Lancaster University: The Department of Accounting and Finance. 2002. (Accounting and Finance Working Paper Series).

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Keswani, A ; Shackleton, M B. / When can pessimism add value? How real option disinvestment flexibility augments project NPV. Lancaster University : The Department of Accounting and Finance, 2002. (Accounting and Finance Working Paper Series).

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