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Title The Rise of Independent Directors in the United States, 1950-2005: of Shareholder Value and Stock Market Prices

Author(s) Jeffrey Gordon, Columbia Law School and ECGI
Date August 2006
Serial No Law Working Paper No. 074/2006
Keywords Corporate Governance, Independent Directors, Shareholder Value , Managers, Boards, Shareholders, Stakeholders, Managerialism, Takeovers, Mandatory Disclosure, Enron.
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Winner of the 2007 Egon Zehnder International Prize (Best paper on company boards and their role in corporate governance)
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