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Shareholder Conflicts and Dividends

Controlling shareholders may feel tempted to capture benefits for themselves at other shareholders’ expense. For instance, the majority...Read more

Janis Berzins
Øyvind Bøhren
Bogdan Stacescu
06 October 2017

A Theory of Financial Media

In this paper we aim to better understand the economic role of financial journalists. Although there is a growing body of empirical research...Read more

Eitan Goldman
Jordan Martel
Jan Schneemeier
25 March 2020

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Prof. Colin Mayer (Said Business School, University of Oxford) presents his paper on "Evolution of ownership: Its impact on corporate governance" at the "Corporate Governance And Ownership With Diverse Shareholders" conference at IESE Business School, Barcelona. Discussion of the paper is then presented by Prof. Charlotte Ostergaard (BI Norwegian Business School). The full paper and slides from this presentation can be downloaded here: ecgi.global/content/corporate-governance-and-ownership-diverse-shareholders#!event-programme

17 January 2020

Prof. Marco Becht (Solvay Brussels School for Economics and Management, Université libre de Bruxelles) discussing Prof. John Coffee's paper on "Activist Directors and Agency Costs: What happens When an Activist Director Goes on the Board?" at the "Corporate Governance And Ownership With Diverse Shareholders" conference at IESE Business School, Barcelona. The full paper and slides from the presentation and discussion can be downloaded here: https://ecgi.global/content/corporate-governance-and-ownership-diverse-s...

17 January 2020

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