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Ownership and Control in Sweden: Strong Owners, Weak Minorities, and Social Control

Jonas Agnblad, Erik Berglöf, Peter Högfeldt and Helena Svancar

in The Control of Corporate Europe

Published in print October 2002 | ISBN: 9780199257539
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191595905 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199257531.003.0009
 Ownership and Control in Sweden: Strong Owners, Weak Minorities, and Social Control

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The Swedish institutional framework is internationally unique since the ownership concentration is extremely high and deliberately promoted by the corporate law and different political regimes over time. The model is almost diametrically opposed to the standard and commonly studied Anglo‐Saxon model but much less analysed.

Keywords: ownership; control; corporate governance; social cohesion; Sweden

Chapter.  14033 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Financial Markets

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