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Corporate Governance in Macedonia – micro and macro analysis

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The corporate governance issue in Macedonian companies has been brought forward during the recent few years. The main reason is the fact that the privatization process completion of socially-owned and partly state-owned enterprises has put emphasis to the challenge to reasonably regulate relationships established within companies on one hand, and relationships between companies and larger society on the other. All market economies, including those with longest tradition, have faced this kind of challenge so far. Corporate governance becomes an increasingly important issue for the Macedonian economy. It is being taken with greater consideration by the companies, regulators and government. The strong wave of privatization programs from mid-90’ have resulted in an altered business environment, and new legal and institutional frameworks have been established. Indeed, corporate governance contributes to sustainable economic development by enhancing the performance of companies and increasing their access to external sources of capital. In this paper we will make attempt to analyze the predominant factors that create prolific corporate governance environment in two terms; a) micro level and macro level.

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  • Apostolov, Mico, 2010. "Corporate Governance in Macedonia – micro and macro analysis," MPRA Paper 27914, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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    1. Mico Apostolov, 2010. "Attributes To Corporate Governance And Enterprise Restructuring In The Macedonian Economy," Journal Articles, Center For Economic Analyses, pages 5-16, December.
    2. Apostolov, Mico, 2011. "Governance and Enterprise Restructuring - the case of Macedonia," MPRA Paper 29098, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    3. Apostolov, Mico, 2011. "Governance and Enterprise Restructuring in Southeast Europe – gross domestic product and foreign direct investments," MPRA Paper 29102, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    4. Jonek Kowalska, Izabela, 2015. "Challenges for long-term industry restructuring in the Upper Silesian Coal Basin: What has Polish coal mining achieved and failed from a twenty-year perspective?," Resources Policy, Elsevier, vol. 44(C), pages 135-149.

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    Keywords

    governance; corporate governance; management strategy; transition; Southeast Europe; Macedonia;

    JEL classification:

    • O11 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development
    • G38 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - Government Policy and Regulation
    • G32 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - Financing Policy; Financial Risk and Risk Management; Capital and Ownership Structure; Value of Firms; Goodwill
    • P31 - Economic Systems - - Socialist Institutions and Their Transitions - - - Socialist Enterprises and Their Transitions
    • G30 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - General
    • L33 - Industrial Organization - - Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise - - - Comparison of Public and Private Enterprise and Nonprofit Institutions; Privatization; Contracting Out

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