Strong Managers, Weak Owners: The Political Roots of American Corporate Finance (Google eBook)

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Princeton University Press, Mar 4, 1996 - Business & Economics - 342 pages
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In this major reinterpretation of the evolution of the American corporation, Mark Roe convincingly demonstrates that the ownership structure of large U.S. firms owes its distinctive character as much to politics as to economics and technology. His provocative examination addresses essential issues facing American businesses today as they compete in the new international marketplace.

  

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What can you say about a classic? It persuasively demanded that corporate theorists recognize the place noneconomic political forces like populism and preference for local banking have played in ... Read full review

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Mark J. Roe is the Berg Professor of Corporate Law at the Harvard Law School.

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