Bourjade, Sylvain and Germain, Laurent (2011): Collusion in board of directors.
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The aim of this paper is to study what is the best structure of a Board of Directors when collusive aspects between the Board and the CEO are taken into account. We analyze how shareholders should select the members of the Board in a framework with asymmetric information and uncertainty about the optimal projects for the firm. In particular, we examine the optimal degree of independence of the Board from a shareholders perspective. This allows us to state when it is beneficial for shareholders to have an insider-oriented board or an outsider oriented board with a majority of independent directors when collusion is a major threat.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Collusion in board of directors|
|Keywords:||Collusion, Corporate Governance, Asymmetric Information, Uncertainty|
|Subjects:||D - Microeconomics > D8 - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty > D81 - Criteria for Decision-Making under Risk and Uncertainty
G - Financial Economics > G3 - Corporate Finance and Governance > G34 - Mergers; Acquisitions; Restructuring; Corporate Governance
D - Microeconomics > D8 - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty > D82 - Asymmetric and Private Information; Mechanism Design
|Depositing User:||Sylvain Bourjade|
|Date Deposited:||17. Nov 2011 17:28|
|Last Modified:||15. Feb 2013 11:09|
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