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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to focus upon the financial performance of firms that maintain headquarters in the largest cities and firms based in smaller metropolitan areas. Big city locations offer numerous opportunities. On the other hand, maintaining headquarters in big cities is...
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to present novel empirical findings regarding the shareholder‐management agency problem. Design/methodology/approach – The paper presents new evidence regarding the shareholder‐management agency problem. It expands the set of factors that may cause agency...
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to provide evidence in support of incentive and retention‐based explanations for backdating. Design/methodology/approach – The authors use matching‐firm techniques and the bivariate logistic model. Findings – Backdating firms tend to be younger and faster...
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to investigate the effect of bankruptcy announcements on the bankrupt firm's competitors' stock returns. Design/methodology/approach – Starting with a sample of Chapter 11 bankruptcies from 1980 through 2008, the authors use event study methodology to...
Purpose – Agency theory suggests that if managers are not monitored, takeover negotiations may be contaminated by agency conflicts, which may weaken a firm's bargaining position. This paper argues that some blockholders are more effective monitors than others, and tests whether the negotiating...
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