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COMPARATIVE CORPORATE GOVERNANCE LABORATORY

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I. Some Useful Links

ADRs

Corporate Governance 

International Finance Corporation -- The World Bank

Asia Corporate Governance Association

CalPERS

Corporate Governance Network

European Corporate Governance Institute

 

II. My Favorite Comparative Corporate Governance Research:

Of course... a bit of self-promotion: other than Aguilera & Jackson 2003 at Academy of Management Review, and Aguilera et al. 2008 at Organization Science.

 

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II.a. Conceptual

 

Gourevitch and Shinn 2005 book

 

O’Sullivan, M. 2003. The Political Economy of Comparative Corporate Governance, Review of International Political Economy, 10:. 23-72.

 

Roe, M.J.2003. Political Determinants of Corporate Governance: Political Context Corporate Impact. Oxford: OUP.

 

 

II.b. Edited Volumes

Keasey, K./Thompson, S./Wright, M. (eds.). 2005. Corporate Governance: Accountability, Enterprise and International Comparisons, London: John Wiley.

A. Pendleton and H. Gospel (Eds.), Corporate Governance and Labour Management: An International Perspective. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

 

 

II.c. Empirical and Comparative

 

Lubatkin, M.H./Lane, P.J./Collin, S.-O./Very, P., Origins of Corporate Governance in the USA, Sweden and France, Organization Studies, 26, 6, 2005, pp. 867-888.

 

Pedersen, T. & Thomsen, S. 1997. European Patterns of Corporate Ownership: a Twelve-Country Study, Journal of International Business Studies, 4:  759-778.

Prowse, S., 1995. Corporate Governance in an International Perspective: a Survey of Corporate Control Mechanisms among Large Firms in the US, UK, Japan and Germany, Financial Markets, Institutions and Instruments, 4:  1-63.

II.d. Comparative Capitalisms

Hall and Soskice (1999)

Whitley, R.1999. Divergent Capitalisms: the Social Structuring and Change of Business Systems, Oxford: OUP.

.III. Useful Corporate Governance papers by Country:

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France:

Goyer, M. 2006. Varieties of Institutional Investors and National Models of Capitalism: The Transformation of Corporate Governance in France and Germany; Politics and Society.

Morin, F., A Transformation in the French Model of Shareholding and Management, Economy and Society, 29, 1, February 2000, pp. 36-53.

 

 

Germany:

 

Gregory Jackson's work!

 

Buck and Shahrim (2005) The Translation of Corporate Governance Changes Across National Cultures: the Case of Germany. Journal of International Business Studies

 

Japan:

 

  Christina L. Ahmadjian and Gregory E. Robbins (2005) A Clash of Capitalisms: Foreign Shareholders and Corporate Restructuring in 1990s Japan.  American Sociological Review
 

 

Spain:

 

 

US/UK:

Toms, S. & Wright, M. (2005). Divergence and Convergence within Anglo-American Corporate Governance Systems: Evidence from the UK, 1950-2000, Business History, 42 (2): 267-295.

 

 

IV. Ownership data on-line:

{Thanks Mara}

                    Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht

Privatization data:

 

Interesting Speaker Series at UIUC:

ILIR Research Seminar

 

Strategy Prosem

 

Department of Sociology Speaker Series

 

The Age of Networks speakers series:  http://www.ncsa.uiuc.edu/Conferences/Networks/

 

The University of Illinois International Political Economy Research Group