Corporate Governance, Ownership Structures and Investment in Transition Economies: the Case of Russia, Ukraine and Kyrgyzstan
CEFIR / NES Working Paper. Центр экономических и финансовых исследований и разработок в российской экономической школе, Российская экономическая школа , 2008. No. 119.
Финансы и кредит 2009 № 44 С. 38-45
Статья посвящена изучению зависимости результатов деятельности компаний от различных механизмов корпоративного управления, а также прочих структурных характеристик компании. Автором предложен интегрированный взгляд на проблематику путем внедрения комплексной концепции финансовой архитектуры в модель стратегической эффективности компании. В статье представлены результаты эмпирического исследования 212 европейских и российских компаний. ...
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Russian Firms: Business Environment, Internal Organization and Behavior // In «Russia e Europa dell’Est: Progetti e prospettive di crescite»
Russian Firms: Business Environment, Internal Organization and Behavior // In «Russia e Europa dell’Est: Progetti e prospettive di crescite» / University of Verona: Polo Scientifico Diddattico «Studi sull’ impresa» and Center for International Studies. Series "Serie di Studi Scentifici". 2012. No. 1.
The paper studies recent development in organization and behavior of Russian firms against the background of economic growth, the world crisis and post-crisis recovery. The main focus of the paper is a problem of investment, including foreign direct investment as a key determinant of Russian enterprises restructuring and modernization. In the context special attention was ...
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International Review of Finance 2014
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Взаимосвязь агентских издержек и структуры собственности на примере российских и восточноевропейских компаний
Корпоративные финансы 2009 Т. 10 № 2 С. 40-56
Статья представляет результаты эмпирического исследования агентских издержек на российском и восточноевропейском рынках. В качестве измерителей агентских издержек внутри компании выступают прокси-переменные, которые позволяют измерить влияние структуры собственности, состава совета директоров и банковского мониторинга. Результаты, полученные на выборке, состоящей из 131 компании, позволяют сделать выводы о том, что определенные аспекты агентской теории справедливы для российских компаний. ...
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Journal of Corporate Finance Research 2014 Vol. 2 No. 30 P. 90-102
We suppose that the agency conflicts between shareholders and bondholders may affect the level of risk of company's debt instruments, therefore, increasing the cost of debt of the firm. A number of corporate governance mechanisms are developed to alleviate the conflicts. This paper surveys research on the relationship between corporate governance and the cost of ...
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Studies in Economics and Finance 2014
In this paper we study the performance effects of capital structure, ownership structure and corporate governance of Russian companies. To address the lack of research in corporate performance modeling in emerging markets we contribute to the literature by introducing a cluster analysis of the financial architecture and market performance of Russian companies. Our goal is ...
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Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics 2013 Vol. 169 No. 2 P. 355-381
Should outside blockholders be more common in countries with weaker shareholder protection? I show that there can be a U-shape dependence of the outside ownership concentration on the quality of shareholder protection. This result is in line with the recent empirical evidence questioning the traditional law and finance view. In my model, a lower cost ...
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Влияние структуры собственности на эффективность деятельности на примере российских и бразильских компаний
Корпоративные финансы 2010 № 3(15) С. 35-46
The paper is based on the study devoted to the ownership structure impact on corporate performance through the integrated conception of corporate financial architecture. The object of the study is top Russian and Brazilian public non-financial companies in the end of crisis 2008 year. First of all, we contribute to the literature by applying the ...
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Emerging Market Review 2014 Vol. 18 P. 62-77
We analyze whether financial constraints of Brazilian firms are alleviated by ownership structure. More specifically, we study whether the presence of nonfinancial firms as shareholders of Brazilian firm mitigates financial constraints. We find that the presence of nonfinancial firms as significant shareholders reduces financial constraints, probably because such blockholders are able to reduce asymmetric information ...
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Is Corporate Governance Effective in Ukraine? A Crude Test Using Chief Executive Officer Turnover Data
Eastern European Economics 2010 Vol. 48 No. 2 P. 5-24
This paper studies whether and how chief executive officer turnover in Ukrainian firms is related to their performance. Based on a novel data set covering Ukrainian joint stock companies from 2002 to 2006, the paper finds a statistically significant negative association between the past performance of firms, measured by return on sales and return on ...
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The Ukrainian Longitudinal Monitoring Survey: Towards a Better Understanding of Labor Markets in Transition
IZA Journal of Labor and Development 2012 Vol. 1 No. 9 P. 1-15
The paper presents the Ukrainian Longitudinal Monitoring Survey (ULMS), which is one of the most widely used household and labor force surveys in Eastern Europe. It is based on a statistically representative sample of the Ukrainian population aged between 15 and 72 years, comprising about 4,000 households and 8,500 individuals. The paper introduces the essential ...
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Экономический журнал Высшей школы экономики 2014 Т. 18 № 3 С. 429-253
The paper analyses the differences between firms with centralized model of decision-making and firms with decentralized model of decision-making, and studies the factors that affect choice of the decision-making model at the firm. The empirical analysis is based on the large survey “European Firms in a Global Economy” conducted in 2010 in 7 European countries: ...
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Friendly bureaucrats, formal rules and firms' investment decisions: evidence from a survey experiment in Russia
International Journal of Emerging Markets 2021 Vol. 16 No. 2 P. 347-369
This paper investigates the links between investment activity and personal contacts for small and medium-sized firms with public officials at the sub-national level in Russia. A list-experiment design, using a survey of 21,000 Russian firms in 2017, was used to evaluate the importance of personal connections with officials for conducting business. A total of 27% ...
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Journal of Corporate Finance Research 2019 Vol. 13 No. 2 P. 25-35
This paper aims to discover evidence on the possible impact of CEO overconfidence on payout policy, and the role of corporate boards in offsetting the possible negative effects of this overconfidence. Our investigation demonstrates the effect of overconfidence on the choice of payout method, specifically regarding the repurchases-dividends mix. We also evaluate the ability of ...
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Холдинги и модель корпоративного управления в России / Высшая школа экономики. Series WP BRP 55/LNG/2017. 2007. No. 18.
Holding company groups constitute an important segment of Russian business. The rise of holding company groups in Russia, on the one hand, mirrors the history of business groups over the course of industrial restructuring and modernization in developing countries, especially those in transition. On the other hand, the agency problem in complex organizations such as ...
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Corporate governance and control in Russian banks / University Library of Munich. Series "Munich Personal RePEc Archive". 2008. No. 10028.
The Working Paper examines the peculiarities of the Russian model of corporate governance and control in the banking sector. The study relies upon theoretical as well as applied research of corporate governance in Russian commercial banks featuring different forms of ownership. We focus on real interests of all stakeholders, namely bank and stock market regulators, ...
Added: September 3, 2012
Раскрытие и предоставление информации о конфликте интересов в деятельности совета директоров акционерного общества
Хозяйство и право 2016 № 6 С. 19-37
The article deals with the effectiveness of disclosure requirements on the activities of the board of directors of the company, in terms of overcoming asymmetry information, conflict of interests, as well as the protection of investorsʼ rights and interests of the company. ...
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Journal of Management and Governance 2020 No. 24 P. 989-1017
In this article, we evaluate CEO behavior in terms of his or her preferences to risk, and how the actions of boards of directors interplay with these behaviors. Specifically, we set out to test whether the actions of boards of directors can overcome the negative impacts of CEO behavior on various aspects of payout policy. ...
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Journal of Corporate Finance Research 2019 Vol. 13 No. 2 P. 50-65
This paper examines profitability as a factor in the turnover of poorly-performing executives in Russian banks, and how this acts as a mechanism of good corporate governance. It is intended to identify and measure the relative effects of different determinants on executive turnover, and thus highlight the practical sets of circumstances where turnover is most ...
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L’industria (Italy) 2014 No. 3 P. 487-502
The decline in the growth of the GDP that became apparent in mid- 2012 continued in 2013, with the growth rate amounting to only 1.3 per cent. The results of the first quarter of 2014 were even worse: 0.9 per cent. This seems to be a persistent trend stemming from a number of factors that ...
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The Journal of Comparative Economic Studies 2017 Vol. 12 P. 79-100
The present paper exploits new headwinds blowing against the post-transition of Russia. It is argued that the new goal for Russia is an effective transition to a post-industrial stage of development. The author considers five main frontiers that challenge the successful achievement of this goal: 1) over-education and low investment in training, 2) poverty of ...
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Проблемы теории и практики управления 2016 № 1 С. 117-125
The article examines an efficiency of corporate governance in the leading Russia’s companies. The impact of companies’ poor financial results on CEO replacement is estimated using original empirical data. . To evaluate the effectiveness of corporate governance in the article was conducted an empirical evaluation of the factors changing the company's CEO, according to changes ...
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Эмпирическая оценка факторов смены руководителей российских торгуемых компаний / НИУ ВШЭ. Серия WP15 "Научные труды Лаборатории исследований рынка труда". 2015. № 2.
The article examines an efficiency of corporate governance in the leading Russia’s companies using empirical data. The impact of companies’ poor financial results on CEO replacement is estimated using original empirical data. The main factor of CEO replacement is ROA fall while fall of company’s capitalization hasn’t significant effect on CEO change. During the crisis ...
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Управление корпоративными финансами 2012 № 1 С. 10-20
В статье сделан упор на исследование влияния структуры собственности на инвестиционное поведение компаний. Автор выделяет нефундаментальные микроэкономические факторы: концентрация собственности, диверсификация типов собственников, влияние различных типов акционеров, таких как институциональные и государственные собственники, миноритарные и контролирующие акционеры, — а также определяет роль концентрации собственности и различных типов собственников в формировании инвестиционной политики компании. ...
Added: November 26, 2012