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Corporate governance in the UK : contrasted with the US system

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  • Julian Franks
  • Colin Mayer

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  • Julian Franks & Colin Mayer, 2002. "Corporate governance in the UK : contrasted with the US system," CESifo Forum, Ifo Institute - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich, vol. 3(3), pages 13-22, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:ces:ifofor:v:3:y:2002:i:3:p:13-22
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    Keywords

    Corporate Governance; Vergleich; Großbritannien; Vereinigte Staaten; Comparison; United Kingdom; United states;

    JEL classification:

    • G30 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - General
    • O57 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies - - - Comparative Studies of Countries

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