Corporate Governance


Children play in the early morning sun in Central Park in New York. Credit: Reuters/Carlo Allegri
May 23, 2019

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.

Stanford Closer Look Series

David F. Larcker, Brian Tayan, Vinay Trivedi, Owen Wurzbacher
Stanford Closer Look Series. Corporate Governance Research Initiative, July
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Brandon Boze, Margarita Krivitski, David F. Larcker, Brian Tayan, Eva Zlotnicka
Stanford Closer Look Series. Corporate Governance Research Initiative, May
Courtney Hamilton, David F. Larcker, Stephen A. Miles, Brian Tayan
Stanford Closer Look Series. Corporate Governance Research Initiative, February

Latest Stories in Corporate Governance

August 29, 2018

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

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

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

Another Netflix Disruption: A Transparent Board

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

The Decline of the IPO

With fewer companies going public, corporate transparency gets murkier.
January 26, 2018

Learning From Uber’s Mistakes

What fast-growing startups — and their boards — must understand about building culture.
October 6, 2017

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

Is Capitalism Killing America?

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

How to Stop White-Collar Crime

A federal judge says fear of prison is the best way to deter bad behavior.
April 24, 2017

How to Get More Women on Corporate Boards

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