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The Center for Economic Institutions at the Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University, Japan

March 04-05, 2006
Institutions, Politics, and Corporate Governance
Tokyo, Japan
Recent research shows that corporate governance systems are different across countries and can vary through time. This conference??s objective is to bring together recent research that investigates the role of legal, economic and political institutions in determining corporate governance systems. It focuses on how the distribution of corporate sector power interacts with institutional developments, and the consequent impact on economic development. Topics include but are not limited to: - What legal, economic, and other institutional factors determine the ownership structure of a country??s corporate sector? What institutional factors determine organizational structures? - How does the balance of power among a country??s diverse interest groups?_corporate insiders, workers, and other stakeholders?_affect its institutional environment and corporate governance structure? - What are the channels by which business leaders influence public policies and affect institutions (such as the presence of effective property rights and financial market development)? In which circumstances do business leaders prefer ??bad?? economic systems (e.g. weak property rights)? Which circumstances lead to forces that preserve the status quo? - What are the factors limiting political influence by powerful business leaders? How does this depend on a country??s institutions for political decision-making? [gem?_?? den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information] The website is no longer available. [Redaktion EconBiz - editors EconBiz]
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