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Not as easy as it looks: regulating effective corporate governance

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  • Jerry L. Jordan

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Accounting scandals, executive misconduct, and poor management at once-prosperous corporations have shaken investor confidence in corporate integrity, and worse, in the mechanisms that are supposed to ensure good corporate management. What will it take to restore confidence? This Commentary suggests that the markets will respond with innovations and adjustments that lead to better management, accounting, and disclosure. Greater government policing has an important, but limited, role to play.

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  • Jerry L. Jordan, 2003. "Not as easy as it looks: regulating effective corporate governance," Economic Commentary, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, issue Jan.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedcec:y:2003:i:jan1
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