Renee B. Adams

University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance

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Sydney, NSW 2052

Australia

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SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (41)

1.

The Role of Boards of Directors in Corporate Governance: A Conceptual Framework & Survey

Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2008-21, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 228/2009, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2008-03-020
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 18 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2012
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance, University of California, Berkeley and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 7,130 (477)
Citation 123

Abstract:

endogenous governance, board of director selection and actions

2.

Women in the Boardroom and Their Impact on Governance and Performance

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 26 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2012
Renee B. Adams and Daniel Ferreira
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance and London School of Economics - Department of Finance
Downloads 4,308 (1,085)
Citation 80

Abstract:

Board of Directors, Board Effectiveness, Gender, Diversity

3.

Corporate Performance, Board Structure and its Determinants in the Banking Industry

EFA 2005 Moscow Meetings
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Jun 2005
Renee B. Adams and Hamid Mehran
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Downloads 3,855 (1,375)
Citation 37

Abstract:

Corporate Governance, Board Structure, Banking Industry, Holding Company, Organizational Form

Is Corporate Governance Different for Bank Holding Companies?

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 01 May 2003
Renee B. Adams and Hamid Mehran
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Downloads 2,248 (4,082)
Citation 87

Abstract:

Governance, Board of Directors, Bank Holding Company, Investment Opportunities, Regulation, Policy

Is Corporate Governance Different for Bank Holding Companies?

Economic Policy Review, Vol. 9, No. 1, April 2003
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Sep 2005
Renee B. Adams and Hamid Mehran
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Downloads 1,090 (13,754)
Citation 87

Abstract:

Board of Directors, bank holding company, corporate governance, instititional owners

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Downloads 3,020 ( 2,492)
Citation 24

Governance and the Financial Crisis

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 248/2009
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 May 2009 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2012
Renee B. Adams
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance
Downloads 2,529 (3,346)
Citation 24

Abstract:

financial crisis, boards, executive compensation, financial firms

Governance and the Financial Crisis

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Oct 2011
Renee B. Adams
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance
Downloads 489 (42,944)
Citation 24

Abstract:

Financial Firms, Financial Crisis, Boards of Directors, Governance Codes, Governance Indices, Regulation

Governance and the Financial Crisis

International Review of Finance, Vol. 12, Issue 1, pp. 7-38, 2012
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 31 Mar 2012
Renee B. Adams
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance
Downloads 2 (535,031)
Citation 24

Abstract:

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Citation 40

One Share, One Vote: The Empirical Evidence

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 177/2007
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 01 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2012
Renee B. Adams and Daniel Ferreira
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance and London School of Economics - Department of Finance
Downloads 2,687 (3,007)
Citation 40

Abstract:

Disproportional ownership, mechanisms, control

One Share-One Vote: The Empirical Evidence

Review of Finance, Vol. 12, Issue 1, pp. 51-91, 2008
Posted: 14 Jul 2008
Renee B. Adams and Daniel Ferreira
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance and London School of Economics - Department of Finance

Abstract:

G32, G34

7.

What do Boards do? Evidence from Board Committee and Director Compensation Data

EFA 2005 Moscow Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Sep 2005
Renee B. Adams
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance
Downloads 2,156 (3,836)
Citation 32

Abstract:

Board of Directors; Committee, Compensation, Effort, Monitoring, Strategy, Stakeholder

8.
Downloads 1,874 ( 5,725)
Citation 10

Beyond the Glass Ceiling: Does Gender Matter?

UPF Working Paper Series, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 273/2010
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 20 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2012
Renee B. Adams and Patricia Funk
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance and University of Lugano
Downloads 1,874 (5,599)
Citation 10

Abstract:

Female Directors, Directors, Gender, Boards, Values, Risk

Beyond the Glass Ceiling: Does Gender Matter?

Management Science, Forthcoming
Posted: 18 Oct 2011
Renee B. Adams and Patricia Funk
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance and University of Lugano

Abstract:

Female Directors, Directors, Gender, Boards, Values, Risk

9.

A Theory of Friendly Boards

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 100/2005
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 Dec 2005
Renee B. Adams and Daniel Ferreira
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance and London School of Economics - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,842 (5,518)
Citation 203

Abstract:

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Citation 117

Powerful CEOs and their Impact on Corporate Performance

AFA 2004 San Diego Meetings; EFA 2002 Berlin Meetings Discussion Paper
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Nov 2003
Heitor Almeida, Renee B. Adams and Daniel Ferreira
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance and London School of Economics - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,505 (8,199)
Citation 117

Abstract:

Powerful CEOs and Their Impact on Corporate Performance

The Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 18, Issue 4, pp. 1403-1432, 2005
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Renee B. Adams, Heitor Almeida and Daniel Ferreira
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and London School of Economics - Department of Finance

Abstract:

brain metastases, HRQoL, stereotactic radiosurgery

Identifying the Effect of Managerial Control on Firm Performance

Journal of Accounting and Economics 41, 55-85, 2006.
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Nov 2005
Renee B. Adams and João A. C. Santos
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Downloads 606 (32,401)
Citation 14

Abstract:

Managerial control, Voting rights, Performance measurement, Trust investments

Identifying the Effect of Managerial Control on Firm Performance

EFA 2002 Berlin Meetings Presented Paper
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 Mar 2002
Renee B. Adams and João A. C. Santos
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Downloads 553 (36,624)
Citation 14

Abstract:

Managerial control, Voting rights, Performance measurement, Trust investments

12.
Downloads 1,142 ( 13,073)
Citation 3

Shareholders and Stakeholders: How Do Directors Decide?

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 276/2010
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 08 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2012
Renee B. Adams, Amir N. Licht and Lilach Sagiv
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance, Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Jerusalem School of Business Administration
Downloads 891 (18,686)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Corporate Governance, Shareholderism, Stakeholders, Values

Shareholders and Stakeholders: How Do Directors Decide?

Strategic Management Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2013
Renee B. Adams, Amir N. Licht and Lilach Sagiv
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance, Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Jerusalem School of Business Administration
Downloads 251 (94,067)
Citation 3

Abstract:

shareholderism, stakeholders, directors, values, corporate governance

13.

The Dual Role of Corporate Boards as Advisors and Monitors of Management: Theory and Evidence

AFA 2002 Atlanta Meetings
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 16 Nov 2000
Renee B. Adams
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance
Downloads 1,120 (12,449)
Citation 11

Abstract:

14.

Understanding the Relationship between Founder-CEOs and Firm Performance

Journal of Empirical Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Nov 2003 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2012
Renee B. Adams, Heitor Almeida and Daniel Ferreira
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and London School of Economics - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,059 (14,679)
Citation 44

Abstract:

founders, family firms, founder-CEO succession

15.

Corporate Performance, Board Structure, and Their Determinants in the Banking Industry

FRB of New York Staff Report No. 330
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 Jun 2008
Renee B. Adams and Hamid Mehran
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Downloads 903 (15,995)
Citation 29

Abstract:

corporate governance, board structure, banking industry, holding company, organizational structure

16.

Does Gender Matter in the Boardroom? Evidence from the Market Reaction to Mandatory New Director Announcements

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 02 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2012
Renee B. Adams, Stephen Gray and John Nowland
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance, University of Queensland - Business School and City University of Hong Kong
Downloads 804 (15,326)
Citation 3

Abstract:

board of directors, director appointments, female directors, gender, monitoring, stakeholders

17.

Are CEOs Born Leaders? Lessons from Traits of a Million Individuals

IFN Working Paper No. 1024, FIRN Research Paper No. 2436765, Harvard Business School Research Paper No. 16-044, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 478/2016
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 15 May 2014 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2016
Renee B. Adams, Matti Keloharju and Samuli Knüpfer
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance, Aalto University - School of Business and BI Norwegian Business School
Downloads 600 (14,519)

Abstract:

CEO, cognitive ability, non-cognitive ability, height, compensation, firm size

18.

Asking Directors About Their Dual Roles

Finance and Corporate Governance Conference 2010 Paper
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 18 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2012
Renee B. Adams
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance
Downloads 584 (28,621)
Citation 12

Abstract:

Board of Directors

19.

Do Directors Perform for Pay?

EFA 2004 MAASTRICHT, Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Vol. 46, No. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2012
Renee B. Adams and Daniel Ferreira
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance and London School of Economics - Department of Finance
Downloads 532 (36,088)
Citation 37

Abstract:

Boards, Directors, Attendance, Meetings, Incentives

20.

Bank Board Structure and Performance: Evidence for Large Bank Holding Companies

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 18 Oct 2011
Renee B. Adams and Hamid Mehran
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Downloads 490 (33,627)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Corporate Governance, Board Structure, Banking Industry, Holding Company, Complexity, Sunsidiaries

21.

Shareholderism: Board Members' Values and the Shareholder-Stakeholder Dilemma

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 204/2008
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2014
Renee B. Adams, Amir N. Licht and Lilach Sagiv
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance, Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Jerusalem School of Business Administration
Downloads 451 (43,909)
Citation 2

Abstract:

corporate governance, stakeholders, corporate social responsibility, values

22.

Lehman Sisters

FIRN Research Paper
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 17 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2015
Renee B. Adams and Vanitha Ragunathan
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance and University of Queensland - Business School
Downloads 422 (22,966)

Abstract:

Women, Risk-Aversion, Risk, Crisis, Bank, Board of Directors

23.

Barriers to Boardrooms

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 347/2013, Asian Finance Association (AsFA) 2013 Conference
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 23 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2015
Renee B. Adams and Tom Kirchmaier
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance and London School of Economics - FMG & CEP
Downloads 419 (32,818)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Boardroom Diversity; Female Labor Force Participation; Culture; Quotas; Codes

24.

Regulatory Pressure and Bank Directors' Incentives to Attend Board Meetings

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 203/2008
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2012
Renee B. Adams and Daniel Ferreira
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance and London School of Economics - Department of Finance
Downloads 402 (51,785)
Citation 9

Abstract:

Bank Directors, Regulators, Incentives, Attendance, Board Meetings

25.

Moderation in Groups: Evidence from Betting on Ice Break-Ups in Alaska

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 23 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2012
Renee B. Adams and Daniel Ferreira
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance and London School of Economics - Department of Finance
Downloads 353 (64,612)
Citation 8

Abstract:

Bets, Betting Pools, Decision Making, Variability

26.
Downloads 305 ( 76,352)
Citation 2

Strong Managers, Weak Boards?

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 27 May 2009
Renee B. Adams and Daniel Ferreira
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance and London School of Economics - Department of Finance
Downloads 305 (75,842)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Board Composition, Corporate Governance, Board Monitoring, Private Benefits, Ownership Structure

Strong Managers, Weak Boards?

CESifo Economic Studies, Vol. 55, Issue 3-4, pp. 482-514, 2009
Posted: 08 Dec 2009
Renee B. Adams and Daniel Ferreira
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance and London School of Economics - Department of Finance

Abstract:

board composition, corporate governance, board monitoring, private benefits, ownership structure

27.

What Do Bankers Know?

FIRN Research Paper, ECGI - Finance Working Paper
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 26 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2016
Renee B. Adams, Yanhui Wu and Qiaoqiao Zhu
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance, Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance and Australian National University (ANU) - College of Business and Economics
Downloads 260 (91,015)

Abstract:

Banks, Insider trading, Information, Governance

28.

Director Skill Sets

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 11 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2016
Renee B. Adams, Ali C. Akyol and Patrick Verwijmeren
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance, University of Melbourne - Department of Finance and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)
Downloads 238 (59,786)

Abstract:

Directors; Qualifications; Expertise; Skills; Board effectiveness; Regulation S-K; Diversity

29.
Downloads 204 (116,491)

Who Directs the Fed?

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 293/2011
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 07 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2012
Renee B. Adams
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance
Downloads 122 (182,005)

Abstract:

Federal Reserve, Director, Banks, Regulatory Capture

Who Directs the Fed?

24th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2011 Paper
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 15 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2012
Renee B. Adams
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance
Downloads 82 (240,300)

Abstract:

Federal Reserve, Director, Banks, Regulatory Capture, Governance

30.

Introduction to Chapter 23 of Corporate Governance: Governance of Banking Institutions

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE, H. Kent Baker and Ronald Anderson, eds., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2010
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 26 Jan 2010
Renee B. Adams
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance
Downloads 196 (109,653)

Abstract:

Bank Governance, Regulation, Law, Boards, Executive Compensation, Ownership, Organizational Structure

31.

Is Pay a Matter of Values?

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 11 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2012
Renee B. Adams and Mariassunta Giannetti
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance and Stockholm School of Economics
Downloads 190 (120,989)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Executive compensation, internal firm governance, labor market, culture

32.

The Role of Boards of Directors in Corporate Governance: a Conceptual Framework and Survey

NBER Working Paper No. w14486
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 17 Nov 2008
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance, University of California, Berkeley and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 181 (130,280)
Citation 126

Abstract:

33.

Myths and Facts About Female Directors

IFC Private Sector Opinion, Issue 37, 2015
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 07 May 2015
Renee B. Adams
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance
Downloads 111 (122,160)

Abstract:

Directors; Female; Crisis; Myths; Stereotypes; Selection

34.

Shareholderism: Board Members’ Values and the Shareholder-Stakeholder Dilemma

CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 26 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2014
Renee B. Adams, Amir N. Licht and Lilach Sagiv
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance, Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Jerusalem School of Business Administration
Downloads 103 (197,166)
Citation 1

Abstract:

corporate governance, stakeholders, corporate social responsibility, values

35.

Bankers on Fed Boards: Is Good News for the Banks Bad News for the Fed?

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 30 Nov 2013
Renee B. Adams
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance
Downloads 46 (226,341)

Abstract:

Federal Reserve, Director, Banks, Conflicts of Interest, Reputation, Perception

36.

Regulatory Pressure and Bank Directors’ Incentives to Attend Board Meetings

International Review of Finance, Vol. 12, Issue 2, pp. 227-248, 2012
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 03 Jun 2012
Renee B. Adams and Daniel Ferreira
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance and London School of Economics - Department of Finance
Downloads 1 (517,376)
Citation 9

Abstract:

37.

Women in Finance

SWIFT Institute Working Paper Forthcoming, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 479/2016
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 27 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2016
Renee B. Adams and Tom Kirchmaier
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance and London School of Economics - FMG & CEP
Downloads 0 (193,304)

Abstract:

Mathematics; Gender Gaps; Finance; Banks; STEM; Board; Diversity; Growth; PISA; NAEP

38.

Family, Values, and Women in Finance

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 23 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2016
Renee B. Adams, Brad M. Barber and Terrance Odean
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance, University of California, Davis and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 0 (151,044)

Abstract:

Finance; Women; CFA; Investment Industry; Values; Tradition; Selection

39.

Death by Committee? An Analysis of Delegation in Corporate Boards

Posted: 22 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2016
Renee B. Adams, Vanitha Ragunathan and Robert Tumarkin
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance, University of Queensland - Business School and UNSW Australia Business School, School of Banking and Finance

Abstract:

Board; Committee; Sarbanes-Oxley; Delegation; Independence; Activity; Insiders

40.

Women on Boards: The Superheroes of Tomorrow?

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 466/2016, FIRN Research Paper No. 2696804
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 30 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2016
Renee B. Adams
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance
Downloads 0 (48,430)

Abstract:

Gender, Boards of Directors, Business Case, Selection, Causal Inference, Policy, Quota

41.

Women on Boards in Finance and STEM Industries

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 08 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2016
Renee B. Adams and Tom Kirchmaier
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance and London School of Economics - FMG & CEP
Downloads 0 (132,990)

Abstract:

Corporate Boards, Gender participation, STEM