Securities

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On the Fortunes of Stock Exchanges and Their Reversals: Evidence from Foreign Listings

Using a sample that provides unprecedented detail on foreign listings for 29 exchanges in 24 countries starting from the early 1980s, we show that although firms list in countries with better investor protection, they are less likely to list in...Read more

Nuno Fernandes
Mariassunta Giannetti
01 August 2008

Did Corporate Governance 'Fail' During the 2008 Stock Market Meltdown? The Case of the S&P 500

In 2008, share prices on U.S. stock markets fell further than they had during any one year since the 1930s. Does this mean corporate governance “failed”? This paper argues “no”, based on a study of a sample of companies at “ground zero” of the...Read more

Brian Cheffins
01 May 2009

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