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Making Stock Markets Work to Support Economic Growth: Implications for Governments, Regulators, Stock Exchanges, Corporate Issuers and their Investors


  • David Weild
  • Edward Kim
  • Lisa Newport


This study provides critical observations on the state of key global equity markets as recent developments have put into question their efficiency and effectiveness in facilitating capital formation. It covers the top 26 initial public offering (IPO) producing nations, with a particular focus on stock markets in the United States.

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  • David Weild & Edward Kim & Lisa Newport, 2013. "Making Stock Markets Work to Support Economic Growth: Implications for Governments, Regulators, Stock Exchanges, Corporate Issuers and their Investors," OECD Corporate Governance Working Papers 10, OECD Publishing.
  • Handle: RePEc:oec:dafaae:10-en
    DOI: 10.1787/5k43m4p6ccs3-en

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    Cited by:

    1. Carvajal, Andrés & Rostek, Marzena & Sublet, Guillaume, 2018. "Information design and capital formation," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 176(C), pages 255-292.
    2. Werner Hölzl & Michael Böheim & Klaus S. Friesenbichler & Thomas Jud, 2017. "Börsen als Instrument der kapitalmarktbasierten Finanzierung von Klein- und Mittelbetrieben in Österreich. Internationale Beispiele und Ansatzpunkte," WIFO Monatsberichte (monthly reports), WIFO, vol. 90(8), pages 629-638, August.

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    allocation of capital; corporate governance; equity market structure; initial public offerings; stock exchange; tick size;

    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
    • G34 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - Mergers; Acquisitions; Restructuring; Corporate Governance
    • G38 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - Government Policy and Regulation

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