Norway

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The Systemic Governance Influence of Universal Owners: Evidence From an Expectation Document

Universal owners can systemically diffuse their investment preferences to a large share of the market. We use the unexpected release of a corporate governance expectation document by Norway’s sovereign wealth fund as a natural experiment to...Read more

Ruth V. Aguilera
Vicente J. Bermejo
Javier Capapé
Vicente Cuñat
28 August 2019

Why Do Boards Exist? Governance Design in the Absence of Corporate Law

We study how owners trade off costs and benefits of establishing a board in a historical setting, where boards are optional and authority over corporate decisions can freely be allocated across the general meeting, the board, and management. We...Read more

Mike Burkart
Salvatore Miglietta
Charlotte Ostergaard
25 April 2017

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