Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/123431
Authors: 
Volonté, Christophe
Year of Publication: 
2012
Series/Report no.: 
WWZ Discussion Paper 2012/05
Abstract: 
This paper outlines the foundations of corporate governance. The discussion includes a review on the modern corporation, transaction costs theory, agency costs theory, legal investor protection, investor protection by corporate governance and its various mechanisms, as well as an overview of the determinants of corporate governance.
Subjects: 
Agency theory
Legal protection
Corporate goverance
Board of directors
Ownership
JEL: 
G30
G32
G34
K00
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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