nep-cfn New Economics Papers
on Corporate Finance
Issue of 2013‒07‒20
one paper chosen by
Zelia Serrasqueiro
University of the Beira Interior

  1. Making Stock Markets Work to Support Economic Growth: Implications for Governments, Regulators, Stock Exchanges, Corporate Issuers and their Investors By David Weild; Edward Kim; Lisa Newport

  1. By: David Weild; Edward Kim; Lisa Newport
    Abstract: This study provides critical observations on the state of key global equity markets as recent developments have put into question their efficiency and effectiveness in facilitating capital formation. It covers the top 26 initial public offering (IPO) producing nations, with a particular focus on stock markets in the United States.
    Keywords: corporate governance, initial public offerings, allocation of capital, equity market structure, stock exchange, tick size
    JEL: G30 G32 G34 G38
    Date: 2013–07–11

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