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Supporters listen as Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant restarts the “Tax Amazon” campaign she led in 2019. Credit: REUTERS/David Ryder
March 5, 2020
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Americans’ Views on Taxes Are Surprisingly Complicated

A majority favors wealth tax, but not if it would hurt the economy or increase unemployment.
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Stanford Closer Look Series

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David F. Larcker, Brian Tayan
Stanford Closer Look Series. Corporate Governance Research Initiative, April
2020
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David F. Larcker, Brian Tayan
Stanford Closer Look Series. Corporate Governance Research Initiative, April
2020
John D. Kepler, David F. Larcker, Brian Tayan, Daniel J. Taylor
Stanford Closer Look Series. Corporate Governance Research Initiative, January
2020

Latest Stories in Corporate Governance

September 17, 2019
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Do Investors Really Care About Gender Diversity?

Shareholders penalize tech and finance companies for not hiring enough women, new research shows.
July 12, 2019
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Fixing a Rigged System

Anat R. Admati explains why our financial system still struggles with misconduct.
May 23, 2019
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Will Investors Pay a Premium for Being Green?

Despite the surging focus on environmental sustainability, a new study suggests investors still care about the old kind of green.
April 24, 2019
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Why Self-Regulation Can Pay Off

Companies that try to fix problems on their own may sidestep more onerous regulations in the future.
March 15, 2019
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Businesses Behaving Badly: The State of Corporate Scandal in 2019

Expert panelists put corporate wrongdoing in its broader context.
December 19, 2018
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What Does “Value” Mean to You?

Stanford GSB faculty recommend books, articles, and movies related to the concept.
December 17, 2018
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What Can We Learn from the Downfall of Theranos?

The health company’s plummet carries valuable lessons for Silicon Valley.
November 28, 2018
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The Cost of CEO Activism

A new survey shows how Americans respond to CEOs who weigh in on controversial issues.
November 2, 2018
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Risks and Rewards of the Mysterious Private Stock World

Private marketplaces are thriving as companies leverage a valuable recruitment tool.
August 29, 2018
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How CEOs Reinvented the Dating Game Scandal in Stock Options

A study finds that companies have come up with a new variant on backdating stock options to reap windfall profits.