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Bodie, Zvi, Robert S. Kaplan, and Robert C. Merton. “Footnote Reporting Distorts Impact of Stock Options.” The Boston Globe, March 16, 2003.
Bodie, Zvi, Robert S. Kaplan, and Robert C. Merton. “For the Last Time: Stock Options are an Expense.” Harvard Business Review 81, no. 3 (March 2003): 62-71. (HBS Reprint #R0303D.)
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