A collection of empirical and research papers on family ownership (Updated September 4, 2020)

The editorial team of the publishing house “Virtus Interpress” has updated the list of research and empirical papers published in Corporate Ownership and Control journal during the last few years devoted to the questions of family business.

We hope that the below-mentioned collection of papers will be useful for those scholars pursuing research in the field of corporate governance (specifically family ownership and family business issues):

  1. Jouirou, M., & Lakhal, F. (2020). Voluntary disclosure and free cash flow in family French firms [Special issue]. Corporate Ownership & Control, 17(4), 391-398. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv17i4siart15
  2. Fortuna, F., Ciaburri, M., Testarmata, S., & Tiscini, R. (2020). CSR reporting and ownership structure: Evidence from Italian listed companies. Corporate Ownership & Control, 17(3), 146-157. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv17i3art11
  3. Quarato, F., Pini, M., & Positano, E. (2020). The impact of digitalization on the internationalization propensity of Italian family firms. Corporate Ownership & Control, 17(3), 92-107. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv17i3art7
  4. Behringer, S., Ulrich, P., & Unruh, A. (2019). Compliance management in family firms: A systematic literature analysis. Corporate Ownership & Control, 17(1), 140-157. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv17i1art13
  5. Riva, P., & Comoli, M. (2019). The impact of the new Italian Early Warning System Provided by the IC-Code on family SMEs governance. Corporate Ownership & Control, 16(3), 64-72. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv16i3art6
  6. La Rosa, F., Bernini, F., & Mariani, G. (2018). Diversified, integrated and cross-border acquisitions and firm performance: A comparison of family and non-family Italian listed firms. Corporate Ownership & Control, 16(1), 72-86. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv16i1art8
  7. Ulrich, P., & Fibitz, A. (2018). Corporate governance mechanisms in family firms – A socioemotional wealth perspective. Corporate Ownership & Control, 15(3), 32-46. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv15i3art3
  8. Thiele, F., Busse, S., & Prigge, S. (2018). Private equity investors and family firms: The role of exit intentions and conflicts. Corporate Ownership & Control, 15(2), 44-58. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv15i2art4
  9. Suseno, B. D., Dwiatmadja, C., & Yuniawan, A. (2017). Governance in family business: Empirical study in bus transportation industry. Corporate Ownership & Control, 15(1-2), 397-407. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv15i1c2p9
  10. Capodaglio, A., Iacoviello, G., & Neri, G. (2017). Family business: From an informally managed and unstructured model to a structured, formally managed larger enterprise. Corporate Ownership & Control, 15(1), 123-132. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv15i1art12
  11. Quarato, F. (2017). The long-term horizon of family firms in M&A: The impact on research investments and debt maturity structure. Corporate Ownership & Control, 15(1), 108-122. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv15i1art11
  12. Ntoung, A. T. L., Vila Biglieri, J. E., Outman, B. C., Masárová, E., Babounia, A., & Kome, C. M. (2017). Family firms and performance empirical analysis from Spain. Corporate Ownership & Control, 14(4-2), 380-395. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv14i4c2art4
  13. Ferreira, J. V. (2017). The performance of family firms: A study of “going public” effect in Portugal. Corporate Ownership & Control, 14(4), 132-149. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv14i4art12
  14. Dupuis, D., Spraggon, M., & Bodolica, V. (2017). Family business identity and corporate governance attributes: Evidence on family-owned enterprises in the UAE. Corporate Ownership & Control, 14(4), 122-131. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv14i4art11
  15. Razak, N., & Palahuddin, S. (2017). Director remuneration, family ownership and firm performance: An analysis from Malaysian listed firm for period of 2005 till 2013. Corporate Ownership & Control, 14(2), 98-113. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv14i2art10
  16. Bozzi, S., Barontini, R., & Miroshnychenko, I. (2017). Investor protection and CEO compensation in family firms. Corporate Ownership & Control, 14(2), 17-29. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv14i2art2
  17. Giraldez, P., & Berenguer, E. (2016). Exporting family firms in Spain: The role of women. Corporate Ownership & Control, 13(4-2), 362-380. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv13i4c2p8
  18. Broccardo, L., Culasso, F., Giacosa, E., & Truant, E. (2016). The diffusion of management control systems in Italy: A comparison between family and non-family firms. Corporate Ownership & Control, 13(4-1), 1665-172. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv13i4c1p2
  19. Macciocchi, D., & Tiscini, R. (2016). Behavior of family firms in financial crisis: Cash extraction or financial support? Corporate Ownership & Control, 13(2-1), 296-307. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv13i2c1p10
  20. Kalyanaraman, L. (2015). Exploring the moderating effect of family CEO on the association between family ownership and firm value: An empirical analysis of top Indian family firms. Corporate Ownership & Control, 12(2-3), 349-361. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv12i2c3p1
  21. Wan Mohammad, W. M., Wan Yusoff, W. F., & Salleh, N. M. Z. N. (2014). Family ownership heterogeneity and audit committees independence and its implication towards the revised Malaysia code on corporate governance (MCCG, 2007). Corporate Ownership & Control, 11(4-5), 456-462. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv11i4c5p3
  22. Peruffo, E., Oriani, R., & Perri, A. (2014). Information asymmetries, family ownership and divestiture financial performance: Evidence from Western European countries. Corporate Ownership & Control, 11(4), 44-57. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv11i4p4
  23. Lau, J., & Block, J. H. (2014). Corporate payout policy in founder and family firms. Corporate Ownership & Control, 11(3), 95-112. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv11i3p7
  24. Al-Dubai, S. A. A., Ismail, K. N., & Amran, N. A. (2014). Family business definition: a matter of concern or a matter of convenience? Corporate Ownership & Control, 11(2-2), 274-280. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv11i2c2p4
  25. Hsieh, T. S., & Chen, Y. J. (2013). Family business, director compensation and board efficacy: the case of Taiwan. Corporate Ownership & Control, 11(1), 81-91. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv11i1art7
  26. Tiscini, R., & di Donato, F. (2012). Earning quality in listed firms: How much an active family governance is desirable? Corporate Ownership & Control, 10(1-7), 681-691. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv10i1c7art4
  27. Di Toma, P., & Montanari, S. (2012). Family business exit and private equity investment decisions: Governance implications for value creation. Corporate Ownership & Control, 10(1-4), 466-484. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv10i1c4art7
  28. Di Toma, P. (2012). Strategic dynamics and corporate governance effectiveness in a family firm. Corporate Ownership & Control, 10(1), 34-43. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv10i1art3
  29. Bettinelli, C., & Caviezel, V. (2012). An exploration of board effectiveness in family businesses using a scaling approach. Corporate Ownership & Control, 9(3), 27-42. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv9i3art2
  30. Benavides Franco, J., Montalván, S. M., & González Velasco, M. (2012). Family ties, do they matter? Family ownership and firm performance in Peru. Corporate Ownership & Control, 9(4), 96-107. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv9i4art7
  31. Lau, J., & Block, J. H. (2012). Corporate cash holdings and their implications on firm value in family and founder firms. Corporate Ownership & Control, 9(2-2), 257-273. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv9i2c2art2
  32. Martins, H. C., Gonçalves, C. A., Neto, J. A. S, Gonçalves, M. A., & Muniz, R. M. (2012). Strategic corporate governance in family business: A study on the board of directors’ roles and responsibilities. Corporate Ownership & Control, 9(2), 9-20. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv9i2art1
  33. Rusmin, R., Tower, G., Achmad, T., & Neilson, J. (2011). Concentrated family ownership structures weakening corporate governance: A developing country story. Corporate Ownership & Control, 8(2), 96-107. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv8i2p9
  34. Bodolica, V., & Spraggon, M. (2010). Contractual and relational family firm governance: Substitution or complementarity? Corporate Ownership & Control, 8(1-5), 497-507. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv8i1c5p1
  35. Chen, E.-T., & Nowland, J. (2010). Why do family firms congregate in certain industries? Corporate Ownership & Control, 8(1-3), 346-359. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv8i1c3p2
  36. Matser, I. A., & Gerritsen, D. F. (2010). The added value of governance boards in small and medium-sized family firms. Corporate Ownership & Control, 7(3-4), 470-479. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv7i3c4p7
  37. Venanzi, D., & Morresi, O. (2010). Is family business beautiful? Evidence from Italian stock market. Corporate Ownership & Control, 7(3-1), 173-187. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv7i3c1p2
  38. Bianchi, M., Imoniana, J. O., Tampieri, L., & Tesic, J. (2009). Comparing the role of managerial control in micro family business start-up in Bosnia Erzegovina, Brazil and Italy. Corporate Ownership & Control, 7(2-1), 224-237. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv7i2c1p5
  39. Weissenberger-Eibl, M. A., & Spieth, P. (2009). Ownership structure and corporate governance code: The case of family business enterprises in Germany. Corporate Ownership & Control, 6(4-3), 382-390. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv6i4c3p4
  40. Shoham, A., & Yaari, V. (2009). An international study of the impact of cultural factors on the prevalence of family-owned firms [Special issue]. Corporate Ownership & Control, 6(4), 524-531. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv6i4sip3
  41. Ponnu, C. H., Lee, C. K., Tan, G., Khor, T. H., & Leong, A. (2009). Corporate governance in family run business – A Malaysian case study. Corporate Ownership & Control, 6(4), 135-147. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv6i4p13
  42. Colot, O., & Croquet, M. (2009). Debt of family firms: A comparison based on accounting indicators. Corporate Ownership & Control, 6(3), 53-60. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv6i3p5
  43. Pereira, I. N., & Esperança, J. P. (2008). Top executive compensation in Portuguese family firms. Corporate Ownership & Control, 5(4), 104-111. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv5i4p9
  44. Colarossi, F., Giorgino, M., Steri, R., & Viviani, D. (2008). A corporate governance study on Italian family firms. Corporate Ownership & Control, 5(4), 93-103. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv5i4p8