A Survey of Corporate Governance

80 Pages Posted: 28 Oct 1996 Last revised: 1 Oct 2010

Andrei Shleifer

Harvard University - Department of Economics; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER); European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)

Robert W. Vishny

University of Chicago - Booth School of Business; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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Date Written: April 1996

Abstract

This paper surveys research on corporate governance, with special attention to the importance of legal protection of investors and of ownership concentration in corporate governance systems around the world.

Suggested Citation

Shleifer, Andrei and Vishny, Robert W., A Survey of Corporate Governance (April 1996). NBER Working Paper No. w5554. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=10182

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