Testing trade-off and pecking order theories of capital structure: evidence and arguments

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Testing trade-off and pecking order theories of capital structure : evidence and arguments. / Rahman, Md Takibur.

I: International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues, Bind 9, Nr. 5, 2019, s. 63-70.

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Rahman, MT 2019, 'Testing trade-off and pecking order theories of capital structure: evidence and arguments', International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues, bind 9, nr. 5, s. 63-70. https://doi.org/10.32479/ijefi.8514

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Rahman, M. T. (2019). Testing trade-off and pecking order theories of capital structure: evidence and arguments. International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues, 9(5), 63-70. https://doi.org/10.32479/ijefi.8514

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Rahman MT. Testing trade-off and pecking order theories of capital structure: evidence and arguments. International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues. 2019;9(5):63-70. https://doi.org/10.32479/ijefi.8514

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Rahman, Md Takibur. / Testing trade-off and pecking order theories of capital structure : evidence and arguments. I: International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues. 2019 ; Bind 9, Nr. 5. s. 63-70.

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