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Executive Compensation and Risk-taking in European Banking

In: Research Handbook on International Banking and Governance

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  • Rym Ayadi
  • Emrah Arbak
  • Willem Pieter De Groen

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The contributors – top international scholars from finance, law and business – explore the role of governance, both internal and external, in explaining risk-taking and other aspects of the behavior of financial institutions. Additionally, they discuss market and policy features affecting objectives and quality of governance. The chapters provide in-depth analysis of factors such as: ownership, efficiency and stability; market discipline; compensation and performance; social responsibility; and governance in non-bank financial institutions. Only through this kind of rigorous examination can one hope to implement the financial reforms necessary and sufficient to reduce the likelihood and severity of future crises.

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  • Rym Ayadi & Emrah Arbak & Willem Pieter De Groen, 2012. "Executive Compensation and Risk-taking in European Banking," Chapters,in: Research Handbook on International Banking and Governance, chapter 8 Edward Elgar Publishing.
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