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Privately Held or Publicly Owned? Large Shareholders and Corporate Control

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dc.contributor.author Toukan, Amjad
dc.date.accessioned 2016-02-02T10:03:36Z
dc.date.available 2016-02-02T10:03:36Z
dc.date.copyright 2014
dc.date.issued 2016-02-02
dc.identifier.issn 2162-2078 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/2986
dc.description.abstract This paper examines the decision to go public in the presence of large and dispersed shareholders. The decision to go public and the shape of the ownership structure itself depend on the particular combination of concentrated and dispersed ownership that maximizes the initial owners’ wealth. Owners/managers and large shareholders exert costly efforts to increase their share of the value of the public firm. The respective shares and the listing decision are affected by the efficiency of the judiciary and law enforcement system. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title Privately Held or Publicly Owned? Large Shareholders and Corporate Control en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.description.version Published en_US
dc.author.school SOB en_US
dc.author.idnumber 200904980 en_US
dc.author.woa N/A en_US
dc.author.department Department of Economics (ECON) en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.relation.journal Theoretical Economics Letters en_US
dc.journal.volume 4 en_US
dc.journal.issue 6 en_US
dc.article.pages 397-409
dc.keywords Ownership Structure en_US
dc.keywords Corporate Governance en_US
dc.keywords Agency Costs en_US
dc.keywords Monitoring en_US
dc.keywords Managerial Conflict en_US
dc.keywords Legal Protection en_US
dc.keywords Investor Protection en_US
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/tel.2014.46051
dc.identifier.ctation Toukan, A. (2014). Privately Held or Publicly Owned? Large Shareholders and Corporate Control. Theoretical Economics Letters, 4 (6), 397-409 en_US
dc.author.email amjad.toukan@lau.edu.lb
dc.identifier.url http://file.scirp.org/Html/5-1500522_46801.htm


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