Discussion of Economic Determinants of Conditional Conservatism


  • William Rees

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    1. The author is from the University of Edinburgh Business School. He would like to thank Igor Goncharov and Joachim Gassen for their comments on an earlier draft of this discussion. He would also like to express his thanks to Juan Manuel García Lara, Beatriz García Osma and Fernando Penalva for making their data set available. This has made the present author's task more interesting and is a tribute to their openness and commitment to academic debate.
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* Address for correspondence: William Rees, Professor of Financial Analysis, University of Edinburgh Business School, 50 George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9JY, UK.
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