Independent Directors

Working Paper

01 August 2006

The Rise of Independent Directors in the United States, 1950-2005: of ShareholderValue and Stock Market Prices

Between 1950 and 2005, the composition of large public company boards dramatically shifted towards independent directors, from approximately 20% independents to 75% independents. The standards for independence also became...

Jeffrey Gordon


Disclosing Directors

Practictioners, policy-makers and scholars are engaged in a lively debate on the role and impact of independent directors and minority-appointed...Read more

Piergaetano Marchetti
Marco Ventoruzzo
29 October 2018