The modern firm, corporate governance and investment

This book explores the revolutionary development of the theory of the firm over the past 35 years. Despite rapid progress in the field, new developments in the microeconomic and industrial organization literature have been relatively scant. This book attempts to redress the balance by providing a co...

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Main Author: Mueller, Dennis C.
Corporate Author: Edward Elgar Publishing
Other Authors: Bjuggren, Per-Olof
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cheltenham Edward Elgar c2009
Series:New perspectives on the modern corporation
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Collection: Edward Elgar eBook Archive - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This book explores the revolutionary development of the theory of the firm over the past 35 years. Despite rapid progress in the field, new developments in the microeconomic and industrial organization literature have been relatively scant. This book attempts to redress the balance by providing a comprehensive overview of the theory of the firm before moving on to examine firms and the organization of their economic activities. The contributors also investigate the impact of ownership structure and board composition on firm performance and study how the institutional framework of an economy affects investment decisions
pt. 1. Key issues -- pt. 2. The theory of the firm from an organizational perspective -- pt. 3. Investments and the legal environment -- pt. 4. The board, management relations and ownership structure
Physical Description:ix, 414 p ill
ISBN:1848442254
9781848449053
9781848442252