35 Years of Literature on Corporate Governance in Banks: Risk Management, Ownership and Compensation

Corporate Governance: Search for the Advanced Practices, Rome, February 2019

9 Pages Posted: 20 Mar 2019

Date Written: February 27, 2019

Abstract

This paper provides a systematic literature review on the literature on corporate governance in banks. The review is conducted over academic papers published in the period 1980-2015, identifying 35 years of evolution in the core aspects of banking corporate governance: risk management, ownership structure and executive compensation of banks. Best practices for increasing performance and reducing risk in banks are commented, when identified. Gaps in the literature and lack of univocal consensus on the different implementation of corporate governance in the selected topic are also identified.

Keywords: Corporate Governance, Banks; Systematic Review, Risk Management, Ownership Structure, Compensation

JEL Classification: G32, G34, G38

Suggested Citation

Lagasio, Valentina, 35 Years of Literature on Corporate Governance in Banks: Risk Management, Ownership and Compensation (February 27, 2019). Corporate Governance: Search for the Advanced Practices, Rome, February 2019, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3343616

Valentina Lagasio (Contact Author)

Sapienza University ( email )

Via del Castro Laurenziano, 9
Rome, 00185
Italy

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