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Accounting and Finance

Table Of Contents: Volume 43 Issue 10 - Special Issue: Corporate governance

Female executives and corporate governance

Emilia Vähämaa

The purpose of this paper is to examine whether the gender of the top executives is associated with the strength of corporate governance mechanisms within a firm.

Board structure, board committees and corporate performance in Russia

Irina Berezinets, Yulia Ilina, Anna Cherkasskaya

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the link between board structure and performance of public companies in Russia – an emerging market with unique institutional…

The impact of social norms on female corporate board membership inclusion

Michaël Dewally, Susan M.V. Flaherty, Stella Tomasi

The purpose of this paper is to document that religious adherence in the county of the corporate headquarter and educational attainment of the female director pool near…

Earnings management and ownership structure in emerging market

Naima Lassoued, Mouna Ben Rejeb Attia, Houda Sassi

The purpose of this paper is to investigate whether ownership structure affects earnings management in the banking industry of emerging markets.

Board and audit committee effectiveness in the post-ASX Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations era

Maryam Safari

The purpose of this paper is to contribute to the corporate governance literature by examining the aggregate effect of board and audit committee characteristics on…

Corporate governance changes around bankruptcy

Brett C. Olsen, Chris Tamm

Periods of financial distress represent an episode during the firm’s life that requires an effective governance structure in the interests of shareholders. Changes in…

Institutional ownership stability and dividend payout policy

Surendranath R. Jory, Thanh Ngo, Hamid Sakaki

The purpose of this paper is to empirically examine the link between institutional ownership stability and dividend payout ratio.

Boards of directors: a literature review

Jacqueline Garner, Taek-yul Kim, Won Yong Kim

The purpose of this paper is to present a literature review of research on board size, structure, and independence. The paper also reviews research on director voting, and…



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