Corporate Governance Best Paper Competition
The competition is organised by the ECGI, the Review of Finance and the Swedish Centre for Business and Policy Studies (SNS), and is sponsored by the European Corporate Governance Training Network, the Saïd Business School (SBS) and the Jan Wallander and Tom Hedelius Research Foundation.

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Stage 2 of the Competition was a two-day conference at the Saïd Business School (SBS)on 10-11 June 2008. In Stage 3, up to four papers are invited for presentation to the final round in Stockholm on 9-10 December 2008
Competition Final in Stockholm
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The following two papers have been chosen by the Competition Jury to take part in the final round of this Competition:

- Bankers on the Boards of German Firms: What they do, what they are worth, and why they are (still) there
by Ingolf Dittmann, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Ernst Maug, University of Mannheim and ECGI, and Christoph Schneider, University of Mannheim

This paper will be presented by:
Ingolf Dittmann
, Professor in Finance, Erasmus School of Economics
Ingolf Dittmann

- Corporate Governance Externalities (revised August 2008)
by Viral Acharya, London Business School and CEPR and Paolo Volpin, London Business School and CEPR

This paper will be presented by:
Paolo Volpin
, Associate Professor of Finance, Institute of Finance and Accounting, London Business School
Paolo Volpin

Further details of the Competition Final, including the arrangements for presenters to attend the 2008 Nobel Prize Award ceremony, will appear here in due course.