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August 6, 2018
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The Biggest Antitrust Story You’ve Never Heard

The rise of institutional investors threatens competition, hurts consumers, and might qualify as a new kind of monopoly.
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Stanford Closer Look Series

David F. Larcker, Brian Tayan, Edward Watts
Stanford Closer Look Series. Corporate Governance Research Initiative, September
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David F. Larcker, Brian Tayan
Stanford Closer Look Series. Corporate Governance Research Initiative, May
2018
James R. Copland, David F. Larcker, Brian Tayan
Stanford Closer Look Series. Corporate Governance Research Initiative, May
2018

Latest Stories in Corporate Governance

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.
August 6, 2018
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The Biggest Antitrust Story You’ve Never Heard

The rise of institutional investors threatens competition, hurts consumers, and might qualify as a new kind of monopoly.
May 4, 2018
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It’s Time to Value Stakeholders over Shareholders

Why corporations need metrics that quantify how decisions affect things beyond the bottom line.
May 2, 2018
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Another Netflix Disruption: A Transparent Board

How the company that overhauled the entertainment industry created a new model of corporate governance.
April 12, 2018
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The Decline of the IPO

With fewer companies going public, corporate transparency gets murkier.
January 26, 2018
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Learning From Uber’s Mistakes

What fast-growing startups — and their boards — must understand about building culture.
October 6, 2017
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Is Your CEO Irreplaceable?

A new survey highlights a tough CEO talent pool and which business leaders would be nearly impossible to replace.
September 18, 2017
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Is Capitalism Killing America?

Young & Rubicam Chairman Emeritus Peter Georgescu says it’s time to end the era of shareholder primacy.
July 25, 2017
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How to Stop White-Collar Crime

A federal judge says fear of prison is the best way to deter bad behavior.
April 24, 2017
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How to Get More Women on Corporate Boards

New research shows that the fix is relatively simple: Add more females to the candidate pool.