Series: Handbooks in Economics

The Handbooks in Economics series provides the various branches of economics with definitive reference sources, suitable for use by professional researchers, advanced graduate students, or by those seeking a teaching supplement. With contributions from leading researchers in the field, each volume presents an authoritative, self-contained survey of the topic under examination. With over 110 volumes in the collection, the handbooks are more highly cited than any other economics journal. They have an active shelf life and volumes remain significant in today's environment. A number of our editors and contributors are recipients of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences, including founding series editor Kenneth Arrow and 2013 winners Lars Peter Hansen and Robert J. Shiller.
Book Series: The Handbook of the Economics of Corporate Governance

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Volume 1. The Handbook of the Economics of Corporate Governance

Published: 20th September 2017 Editors: Benjamin Hermalin Michael Weisbach

The Handbook of the Economics of Corporate Governance, Volume One, covers all issues important to economists. It is organized around fundamental principles, whereas multidisciplinary books on corporate governance often concentrate on specific topics. Specific topics include Relevant Theory and Methods, Organizational Economic Models as They Pertain to Governance, Managerial Career Concerns, Assessment & Monitoring, and Signal Jamming, The Institutions and Practice of Governance, The Law and Economics of Governance, Takeovers, Buyouts, and the Market for Control, Executive Compensation, Dominant Shareholders, and more.

Providing excellent overviews and summaries of extant research, this book presents advanced students in graduate programs with details and perspectives that other books overlook.