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Hacia Un Mejor Gobierno Corporativo En Chile

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  • FERNANDO LEFORT

    () (Escuela de Administración, Universidad Diego Portales)

  • RODRIGO GONZALEZ

    () (Investigador Programa Doctoral Facultat de Economía i Empresa Universitat de Barcelona)

Abstract

This paper discusses the conceptual framework about corporate governance in emerging economies. Based on that framework and in the Chilean and international evidence, this paper analyses the main aspects concerning the corporate governance practices of Chilean companies, and explores several venues towards improving corporate governance in Chile.

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  • Fernando Lefort & Rodrigo Gonzalez, 2008. "Hacia Un Mejor Gobierno Corporativo En Chile," Abante, Escuela de Administracion. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile., vol. 11(1), pages 19-45.
  • Handle: RePEc:pch:abante:v:11:y:2081:i:1:p:17-37
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    1. Mauricio Jara-Bertin & Jean P. Sepulveda, 2014. "Earnings Management and Performance in Family-Controlled Firms:Evidence from an Emerging Economy," Serie Working Papers 01, Universidad del Desarrollo, School of Business and Economics, revised Nov 2014.
    2. repec:eee:fambus:v:8:y:2017:i:2:p:99-108 is not listed on IDEAS
    3. Cuadrado-Ballesteros, Beatriz & Rodríguez-Ariza, Lázaro & García-Sánchez, Isabel-María, 2015. "The role of independent directors at family firms in relation to corporate social responsibility disclosures," International Business Review, Elsevier, vol. 24(5), pages 890-901.
    4. Valenzuela Fernández, Leslier & Jara-Bertin, Mauricio & Villegas Pineaur, Francisco, 2015. "Práticas de responsabilidade social, reputação corporativa e desempenho financeiro," RAE - Revista de Administração de Empresas, FGV-EAESP Escola de Administração de Empresas de São Paulo (Brazil), vol. 55(3), May.
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    Keywords

    Corporate Governance; Emerging Markets; Chile;

    JEL classification:

    • G10 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - General (includes Measurement and Data)
    • G18 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Government Policy and Regulation
    • G28 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Government Policy and Regulation
    • G38 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - Government Policy and Regulation
    • K22 - Law and Economics - - Regulation and Business Law - - - Business and Securities Law

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