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November 7, 2016
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How Bankers with Political Connections Benefited from TARP

Researchers find connected bankers benefited by trading shares in their banks before government cash infusions.

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February 17, 2016
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Are CEOs Overpaid?

A new survey shows Americans find flaws with executive compensation.
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January 27, 2016
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Who Runs Silicon Valley Boards?

It’s an insular group, but with a couple surprises.

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November 7, 2016
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How Bankers with Political Connections Benefited from TARP

Researchers find connected bankers benefited by trading shares in their banks before government cash infusions.
February 17, 2016
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Are CEOs Overpaid?

A new survey shows Americans find flaws with executive compensation.
January 27, 2016
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Who Runs Silicon Valley Boards?

It’s an insular group, but with a couple surprises.
December 3, 2015
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How to Create a Better Board of Directors

A serial board member explains why even young companies need strong directors.
October 29, 2015
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What Is It Like to Be Owned by Warren Buffett?

A new survey reveals Berkshire’s management style.
October 12, 2015
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Seven Myths of Boards of Directors

Should the chairman always be independent? Do CEOs actually make good directors?
October 6, 2015
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Are Earnings Reports Obsolete?

It’s easier than ever to find up-to-the-minute data on companies. So why are investors in love with old-fashioned financial statements?
July 10, 2015
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How to Be a Better Nonprofit Board Member

Apply the fundamentals of corporate governance to charitable work.
June 29, 2015
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Why the SEC Must Fix Our Broken Proxy System

Authors make the case for additional oversight and guidance of proxy advisors.
May 19, 2015
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Anat Admati: Are Banks Safe Now?

A scholar and a former regulator both warn that safeguards are lacking to prevent another financial crisis.