Journal of
Accounting and Taxation

  • Abbreviation: J. Account. Taxation
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6664
  • DOI: 10.5897/JAT
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 207

Full Length Research Paper

Effect of individual CEOs’ characteristics on firms’ performance: Evidence from China

Law Philip
  • Law Philip
  • Department of Accounting and Information Management, Room 3067, Faculty of Business Administration, E22, Avenida da Universidade, Taipa, University of Macau, Macau, China.
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Ningnan Wanggao
  • Ningnan Wanggao
  • Sinopec Marketing Company, Xiamen, China.
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  •  Received: 13 April 2022
  •  Accepted: 17 June 2022
  •  Published: 31 July 2022


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