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Dividend Policy and Corporate Governance
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Dividend Policy and Corporate Governance

Luis Correia da Silva, Marc Goergen, and Luc Renneboog

Abstract

By reviewing the interactions between dividend policy and other corporate governance mechanisms, this book provides a major contribution to the debate about the best corporate governance system. A conscious effort is made to compare existing empirical studies on the UK and US with those on other countries such as France, Germany, and Japan. The book provides new empirical evidence on German dividend policy, one of the representatives of the corporate governance system of Continental Europe – a system that remains largely under‐researched. We find major differences between the dividend policy o ... More

Keywords: corporate control, corporate governance, corporate ownership, Germany, UK, US

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780199259304
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2004 DOI:10.1093/0199259305.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Luis Correia da Silva, author
Director, OXERA Consulting Ltd. (Oxford Economic Research Associates)

Marc Goergen, author
Senior Lecturer in Finance, Manchester School of Management, University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology
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Luc Renneboog, author
Associate Professor, Department of Finance, Tilburg University
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