"The Relation Between Firm-Level Corporate Governance and Market Value: A Case Study of India"

Michigan Law Authors
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Publish Date
2010
Publication
Emerging Markets Review
Publication Type
Journal Article
Abstract

Relatively little is known about the corporate governance practice of firms in emerging markets. We provide a detailed overview of the practices of publicly traded firms in India, and identify areas where governance practices are relatively strong or weak. We also find cross-sectional evidence of a positive relationship between firm market value and an overall governance index, as well as a subindex covering shareholder rights. The association is stronger for more profitable firms and firms with stronger growth opportunities.

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