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The Diversity of Corporate Governance Models. Overview at the Country Level

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  • Mohammed Subhi Al Essawi

    (Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania)

  • Petre Brezeanu

    () (Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania)

Abstract

This paper concentrates on the key features of corporate governance models; first, it highlights the correlation between corporate governance and the economic welfare; secondly it sets forth the characteristics of the models at the country level. The focus is placed on the correlations between the key elements that are intrinsic to the governance evolution in time.

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  • Mohammed Subhi Al Essawi & Petre Brezeanu, 2011. "The Diversity of Corporate Governance Models. Overview at the Country Level," Annals of the University of Petrosani, Economics, University of Petrosani, Romania, vol. 11(2), pages 5-14.
  • Handle: RePEc:pet:annals:v:11:y:2011:i:2:p:5-14
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    Keywords

    corporate governance; system; conflict of interest; one tier model;

    JEL classification:

    • G30 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - General
    • G32 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - Financing Policy; Financial Risk and Risk Management; Capital and Ownership Structure; Value of Firms; Goodwill

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