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As the Chinese economy slows we still have much to learn from this emerging market’s phenomenal economic transition and its increasing reliance on the rule of law

As the Chinese economy slows we still have much to learn from this emerging market’s phenomenal economic transition and its increasing reliance on the rule of law

by Professor Simon Deakin & Dr Boya Wang, Centre for Business Research The slow-down in the growth of China’s economy from double digits to single figures is now the focus of world attention, but has the impact of the recent stock market crash in the summer of 2015 been over estimated? China has successfully transformed… Read more

Kay needs to replace “shareholder value” with “corporate value”

Kay needs to replace “shareholder value” with “corporate value”

By Professor Simon Deakin, director, Corporate Governance Research Programme, Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge John Kay’s interim report finds that equity markets are failing in their primary tasks, which he identifies as enhancing the long-term growth of listed companies and providing savers with an appropriately high, risk-adjusted return on their investments. The failure… Read more

New governance research – your questions answered

New governance research – your questions answered

by Professor Simon Deakin, Assistant Director of the Centre for Business Research Part 1 1. Why is governance research of interest at the moment? There is a growing realisation that markets need governance and they need regulation in order to work. There is not a straightforward conflict between markets and governance; markets need governance and… Read more

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