Brian J. Bolton

IMD Business School, Global Board Center

Associate Director

Ch. de Bellerive 23

P.O. Box 915

CH-1001 Lausanne

Switzerland

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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1.

Corporate Governance and Firm Performance

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 28 Sep 2007
Sanjai Bhagat and Brian J. Bolton
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and IMD Business School, Global Board Center
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Corporate governance, corporate performance, corporate ownership, capital structure, management turnover

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The Promise and Peril of Corporate Governance Indices

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 89/2007, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 367
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 14 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2009
Sanjai Bhagat, Brian J. Bolton and Roberta Romano
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance, IMD Business School, Global Board Center and Yale Law School
Downloads 2,499 (4,910)
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corporate governance, corporate performance, governance indices

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The U.S. Financial Crisis: A Summary of Causes & Consequences

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Aug 2012
Brian J. Bolton
IMD Business School, Global Board Center
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corporate governance, firm performance, banks, financial and risk management, financial crisis

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CEO Education, CEO Turnover, and Firm Performance

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 02 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2010
Sanjai Bhagat, Brian J. Bolton and Ajay Subramanian
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance, IMD Business School, Global Board Center and Georgia State University
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Manager Ability, CEO Turnover, CEO Education, Firm Performance, Corporate Governance

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Corporate Social Responsibility and Bank Performance

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 13 Jun 2013
Brian J. Bolton
IMD Business School, Global Board Center
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corporate social responsibility, banks, sustainability, financial crisis, corporate governance

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Director Ownership, Governance and Performance

Number of pages: 86 Posted: 17 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2012
Sanjai Bhagat and Brian J. Bolton
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and IMD Business School, Global Board Center
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Corporate governance, Sarbanes-Oxley

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Bank Executive Compensation and Capital Requirements Reform

Number of pages: 81 Posted: 09 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 22 May 2013
Sanjai Bhagat and Brian J. Bolton
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and IMD Business School, Global Board Center
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Executive Compensation, Bank Capital, Bank Capital Reform

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Manager Characteristics and Capital Structure: Theory and Evidence

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), December 2011
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 19 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 25 May 2011
Sanjai Bhagat, Brian J. Bolton and Ajay Subramanian
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance, IMD Business School, Global Board Center and Georgia State University
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Manager Ability, Risk Aversion, Manager Ownership, Capital Structure

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Size, Leverage, and Risk-Taking of Financial Institutions

Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 59, 2015
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 02 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2018
Sanjai Bhagat, Brian J. Bolton and Jun Lu
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance, IMD Business School, Global Board Center and Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE)
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Bank governance, Bank size, Bank capital requirement, Corporate governance

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Sarbanes-Oxley, Governance and Performance

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 Mar 2009
Sanjai Bhagat and Brian J. Bolton
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and IMD Business School, Global Board Center
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Board independence, corporate governance, corporate performance

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Getting Incentives Right: Is Deferred Bank Executive Compensation Sufficient?

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 241/2014, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 489
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 15 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2014
Sanjai Bhagat, Brian J. Bolton and Roberta Romano
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance, IMD Business School, Global Board Center and Yale Law School
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executive compensation, restricted stock, financial institution regulation

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Investment Bankers’ Culture of Ownership?

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 25 Aug 2010
Sanjai Bhagat and Brian J. Bolton
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and IMD Business School, Global Board Center
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Misaligned Bank Executive Incentive Compensation

Number of pages: 72 Posted: 13 Jun 2013
Sanjai Bhagat and Brian J. Bolton
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and IMD Business School, Global Board Center
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corporate governance, executive compensation, insider trading, banks financial crisis

Audit Committee Performance: Ownership vs. Independence – Did SOX Get it Wrong?

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Aug 2012
Brian J. Bolton
IMD Business School, Global Board Center
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Corporate governance, Sarbanes-Oxley, boards of directors, audit committees, director ownership

Audit Committee Performance: Ownership vs. Independence – Did SOX Get it Wrong?

Accounting & Finance, Vol. 54, Issue 1, pp. 83-112, 2014
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 Mar 2014
Brian J. Bolton
IMD Business School, Global Board Center
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Corporate governance, Sarbanes–Oxley, Boards of directors, Audit committees

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Executive Compensation, Director Compensation and Bank Capital Requirements Reform

Number of pages: 87 Posted: 28 May 2014
Sanjai Bhagat and Brian J. Bolton
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and IMD Business School, Global Board Center
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Incentives vs. Entrenchment: A Comparison of Competing Governance Mechanisms

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 22 Aug 2012
Brian J. Bolton
IMD Business School, Global Board Center
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corporate governance, agency problems, boards, directors, incentive alignment, entrenchment, ownership

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Corporate Governance and Firm Performance: The Sequel

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 May 2019
Sanjai Bhagat and Brian J. Bolton
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and IMD Business School, Global Board Center
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corporate governance, firm performance, bank capital, bank governance, executive compensation, director compensation, bank risk

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Industry Contagion Effects of Internal Control Material Weakness Disclosures

Advances in Accounting, Volume 34, September 2016, Pages 27-40
Posted: 02 Aug 2017
Brian J. Bolton, Qin Lian, Kathleen Hertz Rupley and Jing Zhao
IMD Business School, Global Board Center, Portland State University, Portland State University and Portland State University - The School of Business

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SOX Section 404, Internal control material weakness, Industry information transfer, and share price contagion