Working papers

Working papers

The ECGI Working Paper series is a repository of academic research papers produced by ECGI Research members consisting of highly qualified and renowned academics from across the globe. The series is managed by a team of ECGI Editors and the papers focus on Corporate Governance topics in both Law and Finance fields.

New Working Papers

Institutional Investors’ Views and Preferences on Climate Risk Disclosure

Surveying institutional investors on portfolio firms’ climate risk disclosures, we find that many think climate risk reporting to be as important as traditional financial reporting and that it should be mandatory and more standardized. We find...Read more

Emirhan Ilhan
Philipp Krueger
Zacharias Sautner
Laura Starks
20 February 2020

The Persistent Ownership Concentration of Private Firms

We find that ownership changes much less over time in private firms than in public firms. The average largest shareholder in private (public) Norwegian firms keeps the same stake in 82% (14%) of two consecutive years. This evidence suggests that...Read more

Øyvind Bøhren
Diana Iancu
Georgiana Radulescu
R. Øystein Strøm
26 March 2020
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