Corporate Governance

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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
Stanford Closer Look|
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

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

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July 31, 2018
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Narcissistic CEOs Can Mean Big Legal Bills

Companies headed by overconfident, self-centered risk-takers are more likely to end up in court.
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.
April 6, 2018
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Are Shareholder Lawsuits Good for Business?

Why the threat of litigation actually benefits firms.
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.