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Geographic Location and Corporate Finance: A Review


Qinghai Wang


University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Lubar School of Business

Christo A. Pirinsky


Cornerstone Research

June 2, 2010

Handbook of Emerging Issues in Corporate Governance, 2010

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We review the literature on the relationship between firm geographic location and corporate finance with an emphasis on corporate governance. We discuss the importance of geographic location within the context of four theoretical frameworks – agency theory of the firm, asymmetric information, market segmentation, and behavioral finance, and highlight some directions for future research.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 27

Keywords: Geography, location, corporate governance, agency theory, culture

JEL Classification: G30

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Date posted: June 2, 2010 ; Last revised: June 6, 2010

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Wang, Qinghai and Pirinsky, Christo A., Geographic Location and Corporate Finance: A Review (June 2, 2010). Handbook of Emerging Issues in Corporate Governance, 2010. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1619541

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Qinghai Wang
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Lubar School of Business ( email )
Milwaukee, WI 53211
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Christo Angelov Pirinsky (Contact Author)
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