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Ceo gender and firm performance

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  • Khan, Walayet A.
  • Vieito, João Paulo

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Based on a panel of US firms over the period of 1992 to 2004, we evaluated whether firms managed by female CEOs exhibit the same performance as firms managed by male CEOs. We also examined if the gender of the CEO affects the firm risk level, and if the compensation packages that boards give to female CEOs have less risky components than those given to male CEOs.

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  • Khan, Walayet A. & Vieito, João Paulo, 2013. "Ceo gender and firm performance," Journal of Economics and Business, Elsevier, vol. 67(C), pages 55-66.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jebusi:v:67:y:2013:i:c:p:55-66
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jeconbus.2013.01.003
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