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Reaching for the stars: the appointment of celebrities to corporate boards

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  • Stephen Ferris

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  • Kenneth Kim

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  • Takeshi Nishikawa

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  • Emre Unlu

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  • Stephen Ferris & Kenneth Kim & Takeshi Nishikawa & Emre Unlu, 2011. "Reaching for the stars: the appointment of celebrities to corporate boards," International Review of Economics, Springer;Happiness Economics and Interpersonal Relations (HEIRS), vol. 58(4), pages 337-358, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:inrvec:v:58:y:2011:i:4:p:337-358
    DOI: 10.1007/s12232-011-0139-4
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    1. Grossman, Richard S. & Imai, Masami, 2016. "Taking the lord's name in vain: The impact of connected directors on 19th century British banks," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 59(C), pages 75-93.

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    Keywords

    Directors; Celebrities; Governance; Boards; G30; G34;

    JEL classification:

    • G30 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - General
    • G34 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - Mergers; Acquisitions; Restructuring; Corporate Governance

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