International Online Conference "Corporate Governance: Fundamental and Challenging Issues in Scholarly Research": Accepted papers

The Publishing House Virtus Interpress together with Virtus Global Center for Corporate Governance are glad to present a list of papers that have been accepted for presentation at the upcoming international online conference titled “Corporate Governance: Fundamental and Challenging Issues in Scholarly Research” that will take place on November 25, 2021 .

The full list of accepted papers is presented below:
1. Earnings management and corporate overinvestment: Does the CEO gender diversity matter?
2. Mind bias behind board decision making
3. The role of money in hyper-inflationist Venezuela
4. Do female and male board members have different perceptions on the benefits of a gender balanced representation?
5. Impact of corporate governance on insider trading profitability
6. Firms’ life stage and directorship need: A research agenda
7. How are boards responding to the COVID-19 pandemic? An analysis of Italian listed banks
8. Board of directors turnover and firm performance
9. Auditor choice and corporate governance mechanisms: A study of listed companies on the Athens Stock Exchange
10. A gender study analysis of board members, C – suite, and insiders in the insurance industry
11. Climate change as a new perspective of corporate governance disclosure: The case of Italy
12. The quality of SOEs’ annual financial statements: A critical analysis of the OECD Guidelines
13. Quality and safety of Italian school buildings: Towards a governance indicator
14. Crypto-currency: Is it becoming a reality for Albania?
15. The effect of active labor market plots in Kosovo on reducing the unemployment rate and the economic growth of the country
16. Combined assurance – A potential integrated governance option for SMEs?
17. The effect of management practice on performance: The moderating role of ownership
18. The weight and role played by listed companies in the European aerospace industry: A discrepancy between statistical and structural indicators
19. Public-private partnerships: A profitability analysis of the partnerships in the energy sector in Albania
20. Financial accounting manipulations and bankruptcy likelihood: A study of Nordic banks
21. The impact of high performance work practices on the healthcare employees’ health and well-being: The moderated mediation impact of work intensification and self-efficacy
22. Financial liberalisation policies in Sub Saharan Africa

We invite all members of our international scholarly network to register for participation in the conference forum discussion. The conference proceedings book will contain not only materials of the conference presenters but also a full list of edited comments generated by the conference participants during the forum discussion.

The example of the proceedings of one of the previous online conferences may be found here: "Corporate Governance: Examining Key Challenges and Perspectives".

To register in the conference forum or to ask for additional information please contact Olha Lytvynenko via email:

More information on the conference is available here.