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Board compensation and ownership structure: empirical evidence for Italian listed companies

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  • Roberto Barontini

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  • Stefano Bozzi

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  • Roberto Barontini & Stefano Bozzi, 2011. "Board compensation and ownership structure: empirical evidence for Italian listed companies," Journal of Management & Governance, Springer;Accademia Italiana di Economia Aziendale (AIDEA), vol. 15(1), pages 59-89, February.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:jmgtgv:v:15:y:2011:i:1:p:59-89
    DOI: 10.1007/s10997-009-9118-5
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    Keywords

    Compensation; Corporate governance; Family firms; Ownership structure; G32; G34;

    JEL classification:

    • G32 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - Financing Policy; Financial Risk and Risk Management; Capital and Ownership Structure; Value of Firms; Goodwill
    • G34 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - Mergers; Acquisitions; Restructuring; Corporate Governance

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