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Corporate governance
Working Paper
How do small firms respond to tax schedule discontinuities?: Evidence from South African tax registers

In this paper we study the effects of various tax schedule discontinuities on the behavior of small firms using high-quality and population-wide tax register data from South Africa...

Corporate governance Small business Taxation
Journal Special Issue
Experiments in Development Economics

In recent years, experimental methods have been both highly celebrated, and roundly criticized, as a means of addressing core questions in the social sciences. They have received particular attention in the analysis of development interventions...

Corporate governance Economic development Field experiments
Journal Article
Ethnic Divisions and Public Goods Provision, Revisited

A considerable amount of recent work in political science and economics builds from the hypothesis that ethnic heterogeneity leads to poor provision of public goods, a key component of poor governance...

Corporate governance Ethnic relations Public goods
Journal Article
Ethnic Politics in Ranked and Unranked Systems: an Exploratory Analysis

This article explores how ethnic politics may operate differently in societies with “ranked” versus “unranked” ethnic systems, where ethnicity and class correlate closely versus very little...

Corporate governance Ethnic relations Public goods
Blog
From the Editor's Desk (June 2013)

29 June 2013 Tony Addison The June-July summer issue of Angle comes to you amid the 19 hours daylight of the Finnish mid-summer...

Econometric models (Economic development) Agriculture Children
Blog
From the Editor's Desk (May 2013)

9 May 2013 Tony Addison With May ending, we head into a very busy June for UNU-WIDER (and midsummer). Next week we are back in Stockholm at Sida for the ReCom results meeting on ‘Aid, climate change, and the environment ’...

Econometric models (Economic development) Climatic changes Corporate governance
Working Paper
Out with the Sleaze, in with the Ease: Insufficient for Entrepreneurial Development?

Improved governance and lower start-up costs may not be sufficient for encouraging the type of entrepreneurship that matters for economic growth...

Business enterprises Corporate governance Economic development
Book Chapter
Corporate Governance, Innovative Enterprise, and Economic Development

From the book: Institutional Change and Economic Development

Business enterprises Corporate governance Economic development
Working Paper
Corporate Governance, Innovative Enterprise, and Economic Development

The notion that good corporate governance means maximizing shareholder value derives from the neoclassical theory of the market economy...

Business enterprises Corporate governance Economic development
Journal Article
Bankruptcy Proceedings for Sovereign State Insolvency

Part of Journal Special Issue Development Financing

Bankruptcy Capital market Corporate governance
Book Chapter
Ownership Reform in the Absence of Crisis: China's Township, Village and Private Enterprises

From the book: Small and Medium Enterprises in Transitional Economies

Corporate governance Government business enterprises Post-communism
Book Chapter
Institutional Investors, Corporate Ownership, and Corporate Governance: Global Perspectives

From the book: Ownership and Governance of Enterprises

Corporate governance Financial institutions, International Investments
Book Chapter
Adaptive Efficiency and the Evolving Diversity of Enterprise Ownership and Governance Forms: An Overview

From the book: Ownership and Governance of Enterprises

Business enterprises Corporate governance Industrial organization (Economic theory)
Working Paper
Bankruptcy Proceedings for Sovereign State Insolvency

The paper examines the main issues involved in translating domestic bankruptcy procedures to the sovereign context...

Bankruptcy Capital market Corporate governance
Journal Article
Financing the New Economy: Financial Institutions and Corporate Governance

Part of Journal Special Issue The New Economy

Corporate governance Finance Technology
Working Paper
Institutional Investors, Corporate Ownership, and Corporate Governance: Global Perspectives

We examine the role of institutional investors in financial markets and in corporate governance...

Corporate governance Financial institutions, International Investments
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