Essays on Corporate Ownership and Goverance

Essays on Corporate Ownership and Goverance

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One of the most fascinating aspects of corporate governance is how different are the corporate ownership structures and the institutional framework that regulates its practice across different countries. The study of corporate governance from a historical perspective is a relatively new research area that can help understand what the causes and consequences of these differences are. This dissertation contributes to the literature by analyzing the evolution of Corporate Governance and ownership in Chile from 1854 to 2005, studying the corporate charters of Chilean corporations during the nineteenth century and presenting a theoretical model that analyzes the role of venture capital in the going public decision.Cavarozzi (1975) identifies four main mechanisms used by business associations to influence public policy design: (1) ... 34See Menges (1966) for some examples of legislation prepared by business associations and later submitted nearlyanbsp;...

Title:Essays on Corporate Ownership and Goverance
Author:Gonzalo Andres Islas Rojas
Publisher:ProQuest - 2007


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