Nachane, D M and Ghosh, Saibal and Ray, Partha (2005): Bank nominee directors and corporate performance: micro evidence for India. Published in: Economic and Politcal Weekly , Vol. 40, (19. March 2005)
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Banks and financial institutions play a major role in governance of non-financial companies in India through the mechanism of nominee directors. This paper probes two allied issues: firstly, the isolation of the firm specific factors which determine the presence of bank nominee directors on boards and secondly, whether companies, with bank nominee directors exhibit better performance/governance than companies with no banker representation on their boards. A Probit model estimated over a cross-section of Indian manufacturing firms for 2003, indicates that bankers on boards seem to exert a healthy impact on the companies. In fact, large public limited companies are likely to exhibit banker representation, primarily in their role as expertise providers. The evidence from Tobit model reconfirms these results.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Institution:||Economic and Political Weekly|
|Original Title:||Bank nominee directors and corporate performance: micro evidence for India|
|Keywords:||Banker; corporate governance; debt equity ratio|
|Subjects:||C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C3 - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables > C35 - Discrete Regression and Qualitative Choice Models; Discrete Regressors; Proportions
G - Financial Economics > G3 - Corporate Finance and Governance > G32 - Financing Policy; Financial Risk and Risk Management; Capital and Ownership Structure; Value of Firms; Goodwill
|Depositing User:||Saibal Ghosh|
|Date Deposited:||11. Jun 2007|
|Last Modified:||17. Feb 2013 20:06|
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