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Corporate governance, research and development volatility and firm performance - Evidence from Spain and Ireland

Author
Duppati, G.; Sunyer, A.; Samanta, N.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Cogent Economics & finance
Date of publication
2017-04-18
Volume
5
First page
1
Last page
16
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1080/23322039.2017.1317117 Open in new window
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/104978 Open in new window
Abstract
The present study sheds light on the comparative experiences of the two countries originating from differing legal systems and describes how their codes and practices affect the publicly listed firms’ performance. It investigates the linkages between Research and Development (R&D) expenditures, Board characteristics and firm performance using a sample of Irish and Spanish firms for the period 2005–2014. To do this, the study uses ROA and Tobin’s Q as proxies for financial performance; and ...
Citation
Duppati, G., Suñe, A., Samanta, N. Corporate governance, research and development volatility and firm performance - Evidence from Spain and Ireland. "Cogent Economics & finance", 18 Abril 2017, vol. 5, p. 1-16.
Keywords
Boards, Corporate governance, Creative–destructive perspective, Research and development volatility, Spanish and Irish listed firms, difference-in-difference model
Group of research
GRDU -

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