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Board Expertise: Do Directors from Related Industries Help Bridge the Information Gap?
We investigate the importance of board expertise by analyzing the role of “directors from related industries�? (DRIs) on a firm’s board. DRIs are officers and/or directors of companies in theExpand
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Board Expertise: Do Directors from Related Industries Help Bridge the Information Gap?
We analyze the role of "directors from related industries" (DRIs) on a firm's board. DRIs are officers and/or directors of companies in the upstream/downstream industries of the firm. DRIs are moreExpand
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The Influence of Directors from Related Industries in Shaping Firm Policies
Does the specific background and expertise of outside directors influence corporate policies? While the literature recognizes that directors contribute to firm value through their monitoring andExpand
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Stock-Based CEO Compensation Following Conglomerate Acquisitions
I examine how stock-based compensation for CEOs is designed following corporate acquisitions conditional on the economic nature of acquisitions. Large conglomerate acquisitions are the type of eventsExpand
Two Essays on the Board's Uncertainty About the Contracting Environment and CEO Compensation Contracts
TWO ESSAYS ON THE BOARD’S UNCERTAINTY ABOUT THE CONTRACTING ENVIRONMENT AND CEO COMPENSATION CONTRACTS
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To Delegate or Not to Delegate to Stock Markets? The Case of Boards with Related Industry Expertise
I examine the extent to which boards with expertise in the firm’s related industries, i.e., downstream (customer) or upstream (supplier) industries, delegate their monitoring and advisory functionsExpand
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Incentive Contracting When Boards Have Related Industry Expertise
We posit that presence of informed directors, by enhancing the board's information and ability to advise and monitor management, will affect the nature of incentive contracts offered to CEOs. InExpand
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