Conference Explores Link between Corporate Governance and Firm Performance
New Haven, Conn., November 1, 2010 – Leading scholars from around the world plan to discuss one of the most elusive issues in the capital market: the effect of corporate governance on firm performance, including in the financial crisis. The academic conclave, titled “Corporate Governance and Performance: Causation?” will be held at the Yale School of Management November 12-13.
The invitation-only conference is organized by the Millstein Center for Corporate Governance and Performance at the Yale School of Management, the European Corporate Governance Institute, and the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford. It is part of a biennial conference series that addresses issues in global corporate governance.
Conference presentations will cover topics such as “Governance and Performance of TARP Investments,” “Corporate Governance in the 2007-2008 Financial Crisis,” “Reputation Penalties for Poor Monitoring of Executive Pay,” and “Thirty Years of Shareholder Rights and Firm Valuation.” A complete schedule is available on the conference website, www.yeo2010.org.
Presenters will include scholars from the Kogod School of Business, American University; London School of Business; Kelley School of Business, Indiana University; Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan; European Centre for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics, Université Libre de Bruxelles; Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California; Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University; Harvard Law School, McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin; Tilburg University; and Ohio State University.
For media inquiries, or to request copies of the research papers presented, please contact Tabitha Wilde, Yale School of Management, +1 203-432-6010 or email@example.com.