Stuart Gillan

University of Georgia - Department of Finance

Terry College of Business

Athens, GA 30602-6253

United States

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Corporate Governance, Corporate Ownership, and the Role of Institutional Investors: A Global Perspective

Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance Working Paper No. 2003-01
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 27 Sep 2003
Stuart Gillan and Laura T. Starks
University of Georgia - Department of Finance and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
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Corporate Governance, Corporate Ownership, Institutional Investors, International

Corporate Governance, Corporate Ownership, and the Role of Institutional Investors: A Global Perspective

Journal of Applied Finance, Vol. 13, No. 2, Fall/Winter 2003
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 10 Jan 2005
Stuart Gillan and Laura T. Starks
University of Georgia - Department of Finance and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
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A Survey of Shareholder Activism: Motivation and Empirical Evidence

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 07 Feb 2005
Stuart Gillan and Laura T. Starks
University of Georgia - Department of Finance and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
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Corporate Governance, Shareholder Activism

A Survey of Shareholder Activism: Motivation and Empirical Evidence

Contemporary Finance Digest, Vol. 2, No. 3, Pp. 10-34, Autumn 1998
Posted: 20 Mar 2000
Stuart Gillan and Laura T. Starks
University of Georgia - Department of Finance and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance

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The Evolution of Shareholder Activism in the United States

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 28 Jan 2007
Stuart Gillan and Laura T. Starks
University of Georgia - Department of Finance and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
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Corporate Governance, Shareholder Activism

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Financial Engineering, Corporate Governance, and the Collapse of Enron

U of Delaware Coll. of Bus. and Econ. Ctr. for Corp. Governance Working Paper No. 2002-001
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 16 Jan 2003
Stuart Gillan and John D. Martin
University of Georgia - Department of Finance and Baylor University - Department of Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
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corporate governance, financial distress

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Recent Developments in Corporate Governance: An Overview

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 30 Nov 2005
Stuart Gillan
University of Georgia - Department of Finance
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Corporate governance

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Explaining Corporate Governance: Boards, Bylaws, and Charter Provisions

Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance Working Paper No. 2003-03
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 14 Oct 2003
Stuart Gillan, Jay C. Hartzell and Laura T. Starks
University of Georgia - Department of Finance, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
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Corporate Governance, Endogeneity, Board of Directors, Charter Provisions

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Boards of Directors, Audit Committees, and the Information Content of Earnings

Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance Working Paper No. 2003-04
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Oct 2003
Georgetown University - Department of Accounting and Business Law, University of Georgia - Department of Finance and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Boards of Directors, Audit Committees, Governance, Earnings Response Coefficient

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Corporate Voting and the Proxy Process: Managerial Control Versus Shareholder Oversight

Presented at Tuck-JFE Contemporary Corporate Governance Conference
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Jul 2000
Stuart Gillan and Jennifer E. Bethel
University of Georgia - Department of Finance and Babson College
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corporate governance, shareholder voting, institutional and regulatory environment

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Tradeoffs in Corporate Governance: Evidence from Board Structures and Charter Provisions

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 Jul 2006
Stuart Gillan, Jay C. Hartzell and Laura T. Starks
University of Georgia - Department of Finance, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
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Corporate Governance, Charter Provisions, Boards of Directors

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Option-Based Compensation: Panacea or Pandora's Box?

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 14, No. 2, Summer 2001
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 26 Jun 2002
Stuart Gillan
University of Georgia - Department of Finance
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Explicit vs. Implicit Contracts: Evidence from CEO Employment Agreements

AFA 2006 Boston Meetings
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Jun 2005 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2008
Stuart Gillan, Jay C. Hartzell and Robert Parrino
University of Georgia - Department of Finance, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
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Contracting, CEOs, corporate governance

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Corporate Governance Post-Enron: Effective Reforms, or Closing the Stable Door?

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 Apr 2007
Stuart Gillan and John D. Martin
University of Georgia - Department of Finance and Baylor University - Department of Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
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Corporate Governance, Sarbanes Oxley, Bankruptcy, Fraud

The Impact of the Institutional and Regulatory Environment on Shareholder Voting

University of Delaware Working Paper No. 2002-002
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 22 Aug 2003
Stuart Gillan and Jennifer E. Bethel
University of Georgia - Department of Finance and Babson College
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The Impact of the Institutional and Regulatory Environment on Shareholder Voting

Financial Management, Vol. 31, No. 4, Winter 2002
Posted: 22 Aug 2003
Stuart Gillan and Jennifer E. Bethel
University of Georgia - Department of Finance and Babson College

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On Enhancing Shareholder Control: A (Dodd-) Frank Assessment of Proxy Access

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 18 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2013
Jonathan B. Cohn, Stuart Gillan and Jay C. Hartzell
University of Texas at Austin, University of Georgia - Department of Finance and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
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Corporate Governance, Activist Shareholders, Proxy Access

On the Demand for Independent and Active Audit Committees

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Apr 2005
Daniel Newton Deli and Stuart Gillan
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Georgia - Department of Finance
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Accounting Certification, Audit Committee, Outside Directors

On the Demand for Independent and Active Audit Committees

Journal of Corporate Finance
Posted: 25 Jul 2000
Stuart Gillan and Daniel Newton Deli
University of Georgia - Department of Finance and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Getting the Incentives Right: Backfilling and Biases in Executive Compensation Data

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 09 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2017
University of Georgia - Department of Finance, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance, University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
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executive compensation

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Going Overboard? On Busy Directors and Firm Value

Journal of Banking and Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2017
George D. Cashman, Stuart Gillan and Chulhee Jun
Marquette University, University of Georgia - Department of Finance and University of Macau - Department of Finance and Business Economics
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Corporate governance; Boards of directors; busy directors

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Property Rights, R&D Spillovers, and Corporate Accounting Transparency in China

Emerging Markets Review 15, 2013
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 May 2012 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2015
Joseph P. H. Fan, Stuart Gillan and Xin Yu
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - School of Accountancy, University of Georgia - Department of Finance and University of Queensland
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opacity, cost of transparency, institutional environment, emerging markets, China

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The Evolution of Shareholder Activism in the United States*

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 19, Issue 1, pp. 55-73, Winter 2007
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 08 Feb 2008
Stuart Gillan and Laura T. Starks
University of Georgia - Department of Finance and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
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Innovation or Imitation? The Role of Intellectual Property Rights Protections

Journal of Multinational Financial Management 23, 2013
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 10 Jul 2015
Joseph P. H. Fan, Stuart Gillan and Xin Yu
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - School of Accountancy, University of Georgia - Department of Finance and University of Queensland
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Innovation, Imitation, Intellectual property rights

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Incentives, Termination Payments, and CEO Contracting

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 42, December 2016 DOI/10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2016.09.001
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 14 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2017
Stuart Gillan and Nga Nguyen
University of Georgia - Department of Finance and Marquette University
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CEO Compensation; Holdbacks; Clawbacks; Termination Incentives; Contracting

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Network Connections in REIT Markets

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 31 Jan 2016
Marquette University, University of Georgia - Department of Finance, Texas Tech University and Utah State University - Huntsman School of Business
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REITs, Networks, Boards of Directors, Connections

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Human and Social Capital in the Labor Market for Directors

Advances in Financial Economics, Vol. 16, 2013
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 Jan 2016
George D. Cashman, Stuart Gillan and Ryan J. Whitby
Marquette University, University of Georgia - Department of Finance and Utah State University - Huntsman School of Business
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Boards of Directors, Human Capital, Social Capital, Director Selection, Director Effectiveness, Networks

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On Lawsuits, Corporate Governance, and Directors' and Officers' Liability Insurance

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 82, Issue 4, pp. 793-822, 2015
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Jan 2016
Stuart Gillan and Christine Panasian
University of Georgia - Department of Finance and Saint Mary's University, Canada - Sobey School of Business
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Has Pay for Performance Gone Awry? Views from a Corporate Governance Forum

Research Dialogue, Vol. 68, July 2001
Posted: 10 Sep 2001
Stuart Gillan
University of Georgia - Department of Finance

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Governance; Compensation; Stock options; Boards of directors

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Current Perspectives on Shareholder Proposals: Lessons from the 1997 Proxy Season

Financial Management, Vol. 28, Iss. 1, Spring 1999
Posted: 30 Aug 2001
Cynthia J. Campbell, Stuart Gillan and Cathy M. Niden
Iowa State University - Department of Accounting and Finance, University of Georgia - Department of Finance and LECG, LLC

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Does Managerial Control of the Proxy Process Disenfranchise Shareholders?

Posted: 10 Apr 2000
Stuart Gillan and Jennifer E. Bethel
University of Georgia - Department of Finance and Babson College

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Value Creation and Corporate Diversification: The Case of Sears, Roebuck and Co.

Journal of Financial Economics
Posted: 21 Oct 1999
Stuart Gillan, John Kensinger and John D. Martin
University of Georgia - Department of Finance, University of North Texas - Department of Finance, Insurance Real Estate and Law and Baylor University - Department of Finance, Insurance & Real Estate

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Relationship Investing and Shareholder Activism by Institutional Investors: The Wealth Effects of Corporate Governance Related Proposals

Posted: 13 Sep 1999
Stuart Gillan and Laura T. Starks
University of Georgia - Department of Finance and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance

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Corporate Governance Proposals and Shareholder Activism: The Role of Institutional Investors

Posted: 09 May 1998
Stuart Gillan and Laura T. Starks
University of Georgia - Department of Finance and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance

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