Corporate Governance in Germany: An Empirical Investigation by Jens KökeCorporate Governance in Germany: An Empirical Investigation by Jens Köke

Corporate Governance in Germany: An Empirical Investigation

byJens Köke

Paperback | August 28, 2002

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Corporate governance is an important issue on the research agenda of financial economists. Using a new and unique data set of German corporations this book examines three topics that are crucial to a better understanding of corporate governance: (a) the frequency, causes, and consequences of control transfers, (b) the determinants of acquisition and failure, and (c) the role of corporate governance and market discipline for productivity growth. This book points out methodological drawbacks of previous empirical studies and provides suggestions on how to avoid these problems in research practice.
Title:Corporate Governance in Germany: An Empirical InvestigationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:172 pagesPublished:August 28, 2002Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:379081511X

ISBN - 13:9783790815115

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Table of Contents

Introduction.- Literature Review and Methodological Concerns.- The German Corporations Database (GCD).- Frequency, Causes, and Consequences of Control Transfers.- Determinants of Acquisition and Failure.- Corporate Governance, Market Discipline, and Productivity Growth.- Concluding Remarks.