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Corporate Governance – State Of The Art And New Research Trends

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  • Vasile Isan

    () (Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, "Al. I. Cuza" University, Iasi, Romania)

  • Dinu Airinei

    () (Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, "Al. I. Cuza" University, Iasi, Romania)

Abstract

Corporate governance is a relatively recent field of economic research. Interest in this field has been spurred by the high number of corporate scandals at the turn of the 21st century (Enron, Tyco, Adelphia, WorldCom, etc.). They opened the eyes of the public all over the world to the abuses that companies can do when they are not under strict surveillance. Traditional studies have focused on formal and structural aspects of governance, seen from the perspective of accounting, finance, corpo-rate law. This article attempts to provide an overview of the topics of interest in corporate governance research of future research directions.

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  • Vasile Isan & Dinu Airinei, 2010. "Corporate Governance – State Of The Art And New Research Trends," Analele Stiintifice ale Universitatii "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" din Iasi - Stiinte Economice, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, vol. 57, pages 187-192, november.
  • Handle: RePEc:aic:journl:y:2010:v:57:p:187-192
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    Keywords

    corporate governance; corporate scandals; new research directions.;

    JEL classification:

    • G30 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - General
    • G34 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - Mergers; Acquisitions; Restructuring; Corporate Governance
    • G39 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - Other

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