Firm Performance and Board Committee Structure1

  title={Firm Performance and Board Committee Structure1},
  author={April Klein},
  journal={The Journal of Law and Economics},
  pages={275 - 304}
  • April Klein
  • Published 1998
  • Economics
  • The Journal of Law and Economics
  • This article demonstrates a linkage between firm performance and board composition by examining the committee structure of boards and the directors' roles within these committees. Consistent with previous studies, I find little association between firm performance and overall board composition. However, by going into the inner workings of the board via board committee composition, I am able to find significant ties between firm performance and how boards are structured. First, a positive… CONTINUE READING
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