Abstract

http://ssrn.com/abstract=2042009
 
 

Citations (1)



 


 



Behavioral Approaches to Corporate Law


Donald C. Langevoort


Georgetown University Law Center

2012

RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON THE ECONOMICS OF CORPORATE LAW, Claire A. Hill and Brett H. McDonnell eds., Northampton, Mass.: Edward Elgar 2012
Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-015
Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 12-055

Abstract:     
This chapter reviews the challenges associated with developing a plausible theory of why psychological "heuristics and biases" might persist in high-stakes business settings. Specific attention is given to issues of loyalty on corporate boards, behavioral finance, and corporate cultures.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 33

Keywords: behavioral economics, corporate law, securities law, behavioral finance, behavioral approaches, corporate cultures, corporate governance, legal scholars

JEL Classification: K22

Accepted Paper Series


Download This Paper

Date posted: April 19, 2012  

Suggested Citation

Langevoort, Donald C., Behavioral Approaches to Corporate Law (2012). RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON THE ECONOMICS OF CORPORATE LAW, Claire A. Hill and Brett H. McDonnell eds., Northampton, Mass.: Edward Elgar 2012; Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-015; Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 12-055. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2042009

Contact Information

Donald C. Langevoort (Contact Author)
Georgetown University Law Center ( email )
600 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001
United States
202-662-9832 (Phone)
202-662-9412 (Fax)
Feedback to SSRN


Paper statistics
Abstract Views: 2,679
Downloads: 479
Download Rank: 32,073
Citations:  1

© 2014 Social Science Electronic Publishing, Inc. All Rights Reserved.  FAQ   Terms of Use   Privacy Policy   Copyright   Contact Us
This page was processed by apollo7 in 0.204 seconds