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Geographically dispersed ownership and inter-market stock price arbitrage - Ahold's crisis of corporate governance and its implications for global standards

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Scandals of corporate governance in the United States and Europe in the aftermath of the TMT bubble captured the public imagination. In play were the interests of senior executives in relation to investors, prompting debate over countries' standards of corporate governance in the global market place. Ahold was (and is) an especially important instance, involving significant internal accounting and reporting failures and poor public disclosure of market-sensitive information. Ahold is also a g...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/jeg/lbi018

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Institution:
"University of Oxford", "Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA, USA"
Research group:
Transformations: Economy, Society and Place
Oxford college:
St Peter's College
Department:
Labor and Worklife Program
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Geography
Research group:
Transformations: Economy, Society and Place
Oxford college:
St Peter's College
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Institution:
Maastricht University, The Netherlands
Department:
LIFE
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Economic Geography Journal website
Volume:
6
Issue:
3
Pages:
303-322
Publication date:
2006-06-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1468-2710
ISSN:
1468-2702
Language:
English
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uuid:ee9b2127-a743-4fab-9cb9-5372ace30542
Local pid:
ora:1875
Deposit date:
2008-05-02

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