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CCG Thought Leadership

Center for Corporate Governance

The Center for Corporate Governance within the Raj & Kamla Gupta Governance Institute explores boardrooms topics that expand the boundaries of current practitioner and academic knowledge, grounded in the latest research. Through its knowledge sharing initiatives, CCG fosters high-impact collaborations between corporate leadership, key governance experts and faculty members by providing objective, empirical evidence to previously unexplored questions facing board members and management teams in the public and private company sectors.

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Paolo Volpin, PhD, and coauthors provide a study of the impact of cartel investigations initiated by the European Commission on companies around the world.

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U.S. publicly traded corporations exhibit significant discrepancies between their disclosed commitment to DEI and their actual hiring practices.

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Paul Décaire shows that rigid budgeting rules reduce investment efficiency and increase wasteful spending, especially in large and complex firms.

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Joseph Kalmenovitz, PhD, shows that regulators protect their outside option for higher-paid jobs in the private sector by avoiding post-employment restrictions.

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Paolo Volpin shows that mandatory disclosure of financial information facilitates new deal opportunities, leading to M&A activity and better acquisitions.

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When regulatory oversight is fragmented across multiple government agencies, firms incur higher costs and have lower productivity, profitability and growth.

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A study by Greg Nini shows that creditors play an active governance role by blocking the restructuring tactics of distressed firms if they are value-destroying.

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A study by Naveen Daniel shows that mandating the appointment of a risk committee and a chief risk officer in banking institutions has no impact on bank risk.

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Shareholders in areas hit by a hurricane change their perception of climate-related risks and become more likely to vote in favor of an environmental proposal.

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A study by Paolo Volpin, PhD and others shows that paid sick leave leads to higher labor productivity and firm profitability.

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