A collection of empirical and research papers on corporate governance in the UK (UPDATED March 18, 2020)

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

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

  1. Shabeeb Ali, M. A., & Ismael, H. R., & Ahmed, A. H. (2020). Equity incentives, earnings management and corporate governance: Empirical evidence using UK panel data. Corporate Ownership & Control, 17(2), 104-123. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv17i2art10
  2. Hassanein, A., & Younis, M. (2020). Cost stickiness behavior and financial crisis: Evidence from the UK chemical industry. Corporate Ownership & Control, 17(2), 46-56. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv17i2art4
  3. Alagla, S. (2019). Corporate governance mechanisms and disclosure quality: Evidence from UK top 100 public companies. Corporate Ownership & Control, 16(2), 97-107. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv16i2art10
  4. Al-Baidhani, A. M. (2018). Stock price response to earnings announcements: Developed versus emerging economies. Corporate Ownership & Control, 15(4), 29-45. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv15i4art3
  5. Trinh, V. Q., Pham, H. T., Pham, T. N., & Nguyen, G. T. (2018). Female leadership and value creation: Evidence from London stock exchange. Corporate Ownership & Control, 15(2-1), 248-257. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv15i2c1p10
  6. AlHares, A., Ntim, C.G., & King, D. (2018). Block ownership and companies’ R&D intensity: The moderating effect of culture. Corporate Ownership & Control, 15(2), 19-32. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv15i2art2
  7. Younas, Z. I., Klein, C., & Zwergel, B. (2017). The effects of ownership concentration on sustainability: A case of listed firms from USA, UK and Germany. Corporate Ownership & Control, 14(3), 113-121. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv14i3art11
  8. Depperu, D., Minciullo, M., & Cerrato, D. (2017). IPO and CEO Turnover: An empirical analysis on Italy and UK. Corporate Ownership & Control, 14(2-1), 165-172. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv14i2c1p2
  9. Terzani, S., & Liberatore, G. (2016). Excess cash holdings, investment opportunity and shareholder value: European evidences. Corporate Ownership & Control, 14(1-4), 630-639. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv14i1c4art9
  10. Busso, D., Devalle, A., & Rizzato, F. (2016). A comparative analysis of the board evaluation in European entities: Italy vs UK. Corporate Ownership & Control, 14(1-4), 578-587. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv14i1c4art4
  11. Alhadab, M., & Tahat, Y. (2016). The value relevance of unrealized gains and losses around the financial credit crisis: Evidence from the UK. Corporate Ownership & Control, 14(1-2), 351-359. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv14i1c2p7
  12. Abed, S., & Al-Najjar, B. (2016). Determinants of the extent of forward looking information: Evidence from UK before financial crisis. Corporate Ownership & Control, 13(3), 17-32. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv13i3p2
  13. Bowerman, S., & Sharma, U. (2016). The effect of corporate social responsibility disclosures on share prices in Japan and the UK. Corporate Ownership & Control, 13(2-1), 202-216. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv13i2c1p2
  14. Mateus, C., Hall, T., & Mateus, I. B. (2015). Are listed firms better governed? Empirical evidence on board structure and financial performance. Corporate Ownership & Control, 13(1-7), 736-755. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv13i1c7p2
  15. Chandrakumara, A., & Walte, G. (2015). Role of non-executive directors in implementing non-regulatory codes on corporate governance in SMEs listed in the alternative investment market in the UK: A content analysis. Corporate Ownership & Control, 13(1-2), 220-236. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv13i1c2p1
  16. Galle, A. (2014). ‘Comply or explain’ in Belgium, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and the UK: Insufficient explanations and an empirical analysis. Corporate Ownership & Control, 12(1-9), 862-873. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv12i1c9p9
  17. Dutta, A. (2014). Investigating long-run stock returns after corporate events: The UK evidence. Corporate Ownership & Control, 12(1-2), 298-307. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv12i1c2p7
  18. Mulgrew, M. & Reynolds, R. (2014). Corporate governance disclosure quality: Exploratory evidence from the UK. Corporate Ownership & Control, 11(2), 120-135. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv11i2p9
  19. Nyasha, S., & Odhiambo, N. M. (2013). The evolution of bank-based financial system in the United Kingdom. Corporate Ownership & Control, 11(1-5), 483-492. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv11i1c5art3
  20. Sherif, M. (2012). Gains and payments of mergers and acquisitions: Further evidence from the UK. Corporate Ownership & Control, 9(3-2), 288-302. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv9i3c2art6
  21. Diehl, K. A. (2012). Chartered accountant and public accounting experience non-executive directors on UK boards: Signals of quality earnings reporting to investors prompting price-to-earnings growth. Corporate Ownership & Control, 9(2-5), 530-536. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv9i2c5art8
  22. Adegbite, E., Shrives, P., & Nichol, T. (2011). The role of government in corporate governance: Perspectives from the UK. Corporate Ownership & Control, 9(1-2), 283-293. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv9i1c2art3
  23. Liu, Q., & de Villiers, C. (2011). Does the provision of voluntary corporate social responsibility disclosure influence the cost of equity capital? Evidence from Australia and the United Kingdom. Corporate Ownership & Control, 8(4-1), 201-213. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv8i4c1p6
  24. Apostolou, A. K., & Agoraki, M.-E. K. (2011). Corporate governance indicators and risk-taking. Corporate Ownership & Control, 8(4), 9-24. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv8i4p1
  25. Perera, S., Bertsch, T., & Wickremanayake, J. (2010). Exit market liquidity and venture capitalists’ investment behaviour: Evidence from Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom. Corporate Ownership & Control, 8(1-8), 743-757. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv8i1c8p1
  26. Castrillo, L., Marcos, S., & San Martín, J. M. (2010). Corporate governance, legal investor protection, and performance in Spain and the United Kingdom. Corporate Ownership & Control, 7(3-4), 416-429. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv7i3c4p2
  27. Felício, J. A., & Rodrigues, R. (2010). The influence of shareholder voting rights on internal control mechanisms: A comparative study of publicly traded firms in Portugal and United Kingdom. Corporate Ownership & Control, 7(3-3), 353-367. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv7i3c3p3
  28. Okike, E., & Turton, A. (2009). Corporate governance reform within the UK banking industry and its effect on firm performance. Corporate Ownership & Control, 7(1-4), 456-470. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv7i1c4p3
  29. Van Gansbeke, E., Everaert, P., Sarens, G., & De Beelde, I. (2008). Audit committees in listed companies: An international comparison of composition and meetings. Corporate Ownership & Control, 5(3), 75-85. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv5i3p9
  30. El-Bannany, M. (2007). A study of determinants of social disclosure level in UK banks. Corporate Ownership & Control, 5(1), 120-130. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv5i1p10
  31. Raj, M., & Abdul-Malik, M. (2007). Ownership, structure and agency costs in UK firms. Corporate Ownership & Control, 4(3-2), 303-311. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv4i3c2p7
  32. Handley-Schachler, M., & Li, S. (2007). International effects of the Andersen accounting and auditing scandals: some evidence from the UK, US and Australian stock markets. Corporate Ownership & Control, 4(3-1), 220-232. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv4i3c1p5
  33. Constantinou, C., Trigeorgis, L., & Vafeas, N. (2005). Target board structure and takeover-induced abnormal returns in the UK. Corporate Ownership & Control, 3(1), 101-113. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv3i1p9
  34. Karami, A. (2005). An exploration of the chief executive officers’ (CEOs) perception of strategic management process: The case of British high tech SMEs. Corporate Ownership & Control, 2(4), 62-69. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv2i4p5
  35. Grant, J., & Kirchmaier, T. (2004). Corporate control in Europe. Corporate Ownership & Control, 2(2), 65-76. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv2i2p6
  36. Windram, B., & Song, J. (2004). Non-executive directors and the changing nature of audit committees: Evidence from UK audit committee chairmen. Corporate Ownership & Control, 1(3), 108-115. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv1i3p10
  37. Pitts, M., Sadler, G. V., & Conyon, M. J. (2003). Corporate boards and incentives: Empirical evidence from the UK in 1935. Corporate Ownership & Control, 1(1), 129-138. https://doi.org/10.22495/cocv1i1p5