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What Matters in Corporate Governance?
We investigate which provisions, among a set of twenty-four governance provisions followed by the Investor Responsibility Research Center (IRRC), are correlated with firm value and stockholderExpand
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Socially responsible firms
In the corporate finance tradition, starting with Berle and Means (1932), corporations should generally be run to maximize shareholder value. The agency view of corporate social responsibility (CSR)Expand
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Mandatory Disclosure and Stock Returns: Evidence from the Over-the-Counter Market
Abstract Mandatory disclosure requirements placed on publicly traded firms constitute the core of U.S. securities regulation. Despite their importance, few empirical studies have been done on theExpand
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A New Approach to Takeover Law and Regulatory Competition
The development of U.S. state takeover law in the past three decades has produced considerable and quite possibly excessive protection for incumbent managers from hostile takeovers. Although theExpand
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Thirty Years of Corporate Governance: Firm Valuation & Stock Returns
his paper introduces a dataset tracking approximately 1,000 firms’ G- and E-index scores, as well the individual corporate governance provisions constituting these indexes, over the 1978-1989Expand
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Does the Evidence Favor State Competition in Corporate Law?
In the ongoing debate on state competition over corporate charters, supporters of state competition have long claimed that the empirical evidence clearly supports their view. This paper suggests thatExpand
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Policy Issues Raised by Structured Products
The structured products market has experienced explosive growth in the United States over the last five years. The market is expected to continue growing 20%-25% each year, given the stillExpand
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U.S. Securities Regulation in a World of Global Exchanges
Recently there has been a dramatic change in the organizational structure of exchanges as they have demutualized and converted into for-profit entities. This has been accompanied by a public listingExpand
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Sialomucin complex (Muc4) expression in porcine endometrium during the oestrous cycle and early pregnancy.
The non-invasive type of implantation in the pig is characterized by the maintenance of a thick glycocalyx coating on the uterine epithelial surface microvilli. Present study investigated theExpand
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