Corporate Governance 2010 Workshop

       
      11th Workshop on Corporate Governance and Investment
       
      Business Economics Department, Autonomous University of Barcelona
      and Chair Antoni Serra Ramoneda
       
      Casa de Convalescència
      November 19-20, 2010  ▪  Barcelona
       
       
      Day 1: Friday, November 19, 2010
      Location: Casa de Convalescència. Autonomous University of Barcelona
       
       
09:30 h.   Welcome
    Antoni Serra Ramoneda & Miguel Ángel García-Cestona (Autonomous University of Barcelona)
       
09:35 h.   Session 1
    Chair Antoni Serra Ramoneda (Autonomous University of Barcelona)
       
      Marc Goergen
      (Cardiff University)
      Insider Trading and the Investment-Cashflow Sensitivity
      Discussant:
      Michael Wolff (University of Karlsruhe)
       
       
      Burcin Yurtoglu
      (University of Vienna)
      Board Independence and Firm Performance in Firms with Concentrated Ownership: Evidence from Turkey
      Discussant:
      Belén Blanco Peláez (Carlos III University of Madrid)
       
       
11:30 h.   Coffee break
       
12:00 h.   Session 2
    Chair Dennis Mueller (University of Vienna)
       
      Morten Bennedsen
      (INSEAD)
      Political Reforms and the Causal Impact of Blood-Related Politicians on Corporate Performance in the World’s Least C S
      Discussant:
      Burcin Yurtoglu (University of Vienna)
       
       
      Evgeni Peev
      (University of Vienna)
      How Far Has the Transition Process Come?
      Discussant:
      Rafel Crespí Cladera (University of the Balearic Islands)
       
       
14:00 h.   Lunch Break
       
15:00 h.   Session 3
    Chair Per-Olof Bjuggren (Jönköping International Business School)
       
      Thomas Poulsen
      (Copenhagen Business School)
      The Value of Disproportionality: Ownership Structure, Control Enhancing Mechanisms and the Principle of Proportionality
      Discussant:
      Dennis Mueller (University of Vienna)
       
       
      Johanna Palmberg
      (Jönköping International Business School)
      Board of Directors, Dependency and Investment Performance
      Discussant:
      Carles Gispert Pellicer (Autonomous University of Barcelona)
       
       
17:00 h.   Coffee break
       
17:30 h.   Session 4
    Chair Carles Gispert Pellicer (Autonomous University of Barcelona)
       
      Stephen Thomas
      (University of Nottingham)
      Outrage or Mild Irritation: Don’t Shareholders Care about CEO Pay?
      Discussant:
      Øystein Strøm (Oslo University College)
       
       
      Rafel Crespí Cladera
      (University of the Balearic Islands)
      What Explains Corporate Ownership Structure and Strategic Behavior in Latin America?
      Discussant:
      Johan Eklund (Jönköping International Business S.)
       
       
19:30 h.   End of first day sessions
       
21:00 h.   Workshop Dinner
       
       
       
      Day 2: Saturday, November 20, 2010
      Location: Casa de Convalescència. Autonomous University of Barcelona
       
       
9:30 h.   Session 5
    Chair Miguel Ángel García-Cestona (Autonomous University of Barcelona)
       
      Jana Oemichen
      (University of Karlsruhe) 
      Women In Supervisory Boards. An Analysis of Supporters and Detractors
      Discussant:
      Esteban Lafuente (Autonomous University of Barcelona)
       
       
      Øystein Strøm
      (Oslo University College)
      Gender, Performance, and Governance In Microfinance Institutions
      Discussantç:
      Aleksandra Gregoric (Copenhagen Business School)
       
       
11:30 h.   Coffee break
       
12:00 h.   Session 6
    Chair Aleksandra Gregoric (Copenhagen Business School)
       
      Belén Blanco Peláez
      (Carlos II University of Madrid)
      The Role Of Segment Disclosure In Corporate Governance And Its Effect On Firm Investment Efficiency
      Discussant:
      Marc Goergen (Cardiff University)
       
       
      Øyvind Bøhren
      (Norwegian School of Management BI)
      The Economics of Minority Freezeouts: Evidence from the Courtroom
      Discussant:
      Morten Bennedsen (INSEAD)
       
       
14.00 h.   End of Workshop and Lunch