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Title Research handbook on the economics of corporate law / edited by Claire A. Hill, Brett H. McDonnell.
Published Cheltenham, U.K. ; Northampton, Mass. : Edward Elgar, c2012.
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 Floor3  K1315 .R46 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description ix, 486 p. ; 25 cm.
Series Research handbooks in law and economics
Research handbooks in law and economics.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction. The evolution of the economic analysis of corporate law / Claire A. Hill and Brett H. McDonnell -- Director primacy / Stephen M. Bainbridge -- Corporate law and the team production problem / Margaret M. Blair -- The role of shareholders in the modern American corporation / D. Gordon Smith -- Creditors and debt governance / Charles K. Whitehead -- Employees and the boundaries of the corporation / Matthew T. Bodie -- The role of the public interest in corporate law / Ian B. Lee -- Fiduciary duties : the emerging jurisprudence / Claire A. Hill and Brett H. McDonnell -- Empirical studies of representative litigation / Randall S. Thomas and Robert B. Thompson -- The elusive quest for director independence / Lisa M. Fairfax -- 'Low-cost' shareholder activism : a review of the evidence / Fabrizio Ferri -- Takeover theory and the law and economics movement / Steven M. Davidoff -- The law and economics of executive compensation : theory and evidence / David I. Walker -- Transaction cost engineers, loophole engineers or gatekeepers : the role of business lawyers after the financial meltdown / Richard W. Painter -- Credit rating agencies and regulatory reform / Aline Darbellay and Frank Partnoy -- The influence of law and economics on law and accounting : two steps forward, one step back / Lawrence A. Cunningham -- The role and regulation of the research analyst / Jill E. Fisch -- D & O insurance and the ability of shareholder litigation to deter / Sean J. Griffith -- The influence of investment banks on corporate governance / Tamar Frankel -- Varieties of corporate law-making : competition, preemption, and federalism / Robert B. Ahdieh -- The past and future of comparative corporate governance / Donald C. Clarke -- Self-dealing by corporate insiders : legal constraints and loopholes / Vladimir Atanasov, Bernard Black and Conrad S. Ciccotello -- Behavioral approaches to corporate law / Donald C. Langevoort -- Market efficiency after the fall : where do we stand following the financial crisis? / Ronald J. Gilson and Reinier Kraakman..
Subject Corporation law -- Economic aspects.
Commercial law -- Economic aspects.
Related Names Hill, Claire A.
McDonnell, Brett H.
ISBN 9781848449589 hardback alkaline paper
1848449585 hardback alkaline paper
OCLC number 759000810