Roger M. Barker

in Corporate Governance, Competition, and Political Parties

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9780199576814
Published online May 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191722509 | DOI:

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The empirical evidence examined in this book is highly supportive of the idea that economic rents play a key role in determining the degree of association between partisanship and corporate governance change in nonliberal market economies. Economic rents are the key factor that mould the preferences of political parties vis‐à‐vis corporate governance policy, and determine the ability of such policy to translate into changes in firm‐level corporate governance outcomes.

Keywords: European corporate governance; private equity; sovereign wealth funds; global financial crisis; government policy

Chapter.  3575 words. 

Subjects: International Business

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