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Directors' Pay and Turnover: An Application to a Sample of Large UK Firms

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Directors' Pay and Turnover: An Application to a Sample of Large UK Firms. / Conyon, Martin.

In: Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 60, No. 4, 11.1998, p. 485-507.

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Conyon, M 1998, 'Directors' Pay and Turnover: An Application to a Sample of Large UK Firms', Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, vol. 60, no. 4, pp. 485-507. https://doi.org/10.1111/1468-0084.00110

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Conyon, Martin. / Directors' Pay and Turnover: An Application to a Sample of Large UK Firms. In: Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics. 1998 ; Vol. 60, No. 4. pp. 485-507.

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