TITLE

What We Know and What We Don't Know About Corporate Governance

AUTHOR(S)
Bicksler, James L.
PUB. DATE
April 2003
SOURCE
Business Economics;Apr2003, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p69
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses several aspects of corporate governance. Concept of corporate transparency; Controversies related to corporate governance; Details of the economic impact of asymmetric information on various corporate agency problems.
ACCESSION #
9917958

 

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