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CEO Ownership, External Governance, and Risk-taking
This paper shows the relation between CEO ownership and firm valuation hinges critically on the strength of external governance (EG). The relation is hump-shaped when EG is weak, but is insignificantExpand
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How do investors respond to Green Company Awards in China
We find that firms winning Green Company Awards in China from 2008 to 2011 experienced on average insignificant and in some cases significantly negative effects on shareholder value. VariousExpand
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Corporate governance reforms around the world and cross-border acquisitions
Article history: Received 17 May 2013 Received in revised form 27 May 2013 Accepted 30 May 2013 Available online 10 June 2013 This paper provides comprehensive, detailed documentation of majorExpand
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CEOs and the Product Market: When are Powerful CEOs Beneficial?
We examine whether industry product market conditions are important in assessing the benefits and costs of chief executive officer (CEO) power. We find that firms are more likely to have powerfulExpand
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Peer review versus editorial review and their role in innovative science
Peer review is a widely accepted instrument for raising the quality of science. Peer review limits the enormous unstructured influx of information and the sheer amount of dubious data, which in itsExpand
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The Effect of Family Size on Educational Attainment in China: Cohort Variations *
In industrialized nations family size generally depresses educational attainment—the larger the number of siblings, the lower the educational attainment, presumably because of the reduction of familyExpand
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Barrel‐Shaped Oil Skimmer Designed for Collection of Oil from Spills
© 2015 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim. Superhydrophobic-superoleophilic (SS) materials have the prospect to be used in oil-spill cleanup as treated felts because of their completeExpand
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Does the Role Matter? An Investigation of the Code Quality of Casual Contributors in GitHub
For popular Open Source Software (OSS) projects there are always a large number of worldwide developers who have been glued to making code contributions, while most of these developers play the role of casual contributors. Expand
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Corporate Governance Reforms Around the World and Cross-Border Acquisitions
This paper provides comprehensive, detailed documentation of major corporate governance reforms (CGRs) undertaken by 26 advanced and emerging economies. Have these reforms impacted corporateExpand
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