The citation of the papers in Corporate Ownership and Control journal: a semi-annual report

We would like to address our appreciation to all those scholars who found the papers published in our journals useful in their research. We consider paper citation as a very important issue for our authors with regard to their reputation as scholars and a key issue of their professional success.

We monitored the progress in citing the most cited papers published in the journal Corporate Ownership and Control for last 6 months. According to previous the results of the analysis in an average of the citations has increased by 26% this half-year in comparison with the half-year of 2017. Below is a list of the highly cited 30 papers in our journal for the last half-year. The list was selected based on the number of citations of the papers according to Google Scholar (citations are counted since the date of publishing the papers).

  1. Licht, A. N. (2004). Cross-listing and corporate governance: Bonding or avoiding? Corporate Ownership & Control, 1(4), 36-48. (360)
  2. Abdul Hamid, F. Z. (2004). Corporate social disclosure by banks and finance companies: Malaysian evidence. Corporate Ownership & Control, 1(4), 118-130. (182)
  3. Ayuso, S., & Argandoña, A. (2009). Responsible corporate governance: Towards a stakeholder board of directors? Corporate Ownership & Control, 6(4), 9-19. (160)
  4. Füerst, O., & Kang, S. H. (2003). Corporate governance, expected operating performance, and pricing. Corporate Ownership & Control, 1(2), 13-30. (140)
  5. Kao, L., & Chen, A. (2004). The effects of board characteristics on earnings management. Corporate Ownership & Control, 1(3), 96-107. (139)
  6. Kyereboah-Coleman, A., & Biekpe, N. (2007). The relationship between board size, board composition, CEO duality and firm performance: Experience from Ghana. Corporate Ownership & Control, 4(2), 114-122. (116)
  7. Darmadi, S. (2011). Board diversity and firm performance: The Indonesian evidence. Corporate Ownership & Control, 8(2-4), 450-466. (108)
  8. Tricker, B. (2004). Corporate governance - a subject whose time has come. Corporate Ownership & Control, 2(2), 11-19. (103)
  9. Zhang, W. (2006). China’s SOE reform: A corporate governance perspective. Corporate Ownership & Control, 3(4), 132-150. (97)
  10. Chen, C. W., Barry Lin, J., & Yi, B. (2008). CEO duality and firm performance—an endogenous issue. Corporate Ownership & Control, 6(1), 58-65. (94)
  11. Rahman, R. A., & Haniffa, R. M. (2004). The effect of role duality on corporate performance in Malaysia. Corporate Ownership & Control, 2(2), 40-47. (92)
  12. Nguyen, H., & Faff, R. (2007). Impact of board size and board diversity on firm value: Australian evidence. Corporate Ownership & Control, 4(2), 24-32. (89)
  13. Yurtoglu, B. B. (2003). Corporate governance and implications for minority shareholders in Turkey. Corporate Ownership & Control, 1(1), 72-86. (89)
  14. Lee, S. (2008). Ownership structure and financial performance: Evidence from panel data of South Korea. Corporate Ownership & Control, 6(2-2), 254-267. (88)
  15. Gupta, P. P., Kennedy, D. B., & Weaver, S. C. (2009). Corporate governance and firm value: Evidence from Canadian capital markets. Corporate Ownership & Control, 6(3-2), 293-307. (85)
  16. Babatunde, M. A & Olaniran, O. (2009). The effects of internal and external mechanism on governance and performance of corporate firms in Nigeria. Corporate Ownership & Control, 7(2-3), 230-242. (74)
  17. Benkel, M., Mather, P., & Ramsay, A. (2006). The association between corporate governance and earnings management: The role of independent directors. Corporate Ownership & Control, 3(4), 65-75. (74)
  18. Huse, M. (2005). Corporate governance: Understanding important contingencies. Corporate Ownership & Control, 2(4), 41-50. (62)
  19. Rammal, H. G. (2006). The importance of Shari’ah supervision in Islamic financial institutions. Corporate Ownership & Control, 3(3-1), 204-208. (60)
  20. Bianchi, M., & Enriques, L. (2005). Corporate governance in Italy after the 1998 reform: What role for institutional investors? Corporate Ownership & Control, 2(4), 11-31. (60)
  21. Kyereboah-Coleman, A., & Biekpe, N. (2006). Do boards and CEOs matter for bank performance? A comparative analysis of banks in Ghana. Corporate Ownership & Control, 4(1), 119-126. (59)
  22. Useem, M. (2004). Corporate governance is directors making decisions: reforming the outward foundations for inside decision making. Corporate Ownership & Control, 2(1), 129-136. (53)
  23. Ho, P. L., Tower, G., Barako, D. (2008). Improving governance leads to improved corporate communication. Corporate Ownership & Control, 5(4), 26-33. (52)
  24. Davidson, W. N., & Rowe, W. (2004). Intertemporal endogeneity in board composition and financial performance. Corporate Ownership & Control, 1(4), 49-60. (52)
  25. Eklund, J. E., Palmberg, J. & Wiberg, D. (2009). Ownership structure, board composition and investment performance. Corporate Ownership & Control, 7(1), 120-130. (51)
  26. Li, H., & Qi, A. (2008). Impact of corporate governance on voluntary disclosure in Chinese listed companies. Corporate Ownership & Control, 5(2-3), 360-366. (51)
  27. Ab Razaka, N. H., Ahmad, R., & Aliahmed, H. J. (2008). Government ownership and performance: An analysis of listed companies in Malaysia. Corporate Ownership & Control, 6(2-4), 434-442. (49)
  28. Rogers, P., Dami, A. B. T., de Sousa Ribeiro, K. C., & de Sousa, A. F. (2008). Corporate governance and ownership structure in Brazil: causes and consequences. Corporate Ownership & Control, 5(2), 36-54. (47)
  29. Chen, J. J. (2003). Corporatisation of China’s state-owned enterprises and corporate governance. Corporate Ownership & Control, 1(2), 82-93. (45)
  30. Boubaker, S. (2007). On the relationship between ownership-control structure and debt financing: new evidence from France. Corporate Ownership & Control, 5(1), 139-154. (44)

Certainly, all scholars aspire to see their papers cited in top-ranked journals worldwide. This is the issue of the reputation of scholars. Find below the top-ranked journals which papers highly cited (the period is the first half of 2018) the papers published in Corporate Ownership and Control journal. The data from the results of the analysis confirm that the papers of our authors are cited in the top-ranked international journals and in the total number of citations.

  • Journal of Financial Economics (Elsevier)
  • The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance (Elsevier)
  • Review of Accounting Studies (Springer)
  • Journal of Corporate Finance (Elsevier)
  • Journal of Corporate Law Studies (Taylor & Francis)
  • The British Accounting Review (Elsevier)
  • Social Responsibility Journal (Emerald)
  • British Journal of Management (Wiley)
  • Journal of International Accounting, Auditing and Taxation (Elsevier)
  • International Journal of Law and Management (Emerald)
  • Journal of Financial Innovation in Banking (Indersience)
  • Journal of Management (SAGE)
  • Journal of Strategy and Management (Emerald)
  • Australian Journal of Management (SAGE)
  • Journal of Business Ethics (Springer)
  • Corporate Governance in Banking and Investor Protection (Springer)
  • Corporate Governance: The International Journal of Business in Society (Emerald)
  • Spanish Journal of Finance and Accounting (Taylor & Francis)
  • International Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Performance Evaluation (Inderscience)

To browse the journals which cited in the first half of 2018 the papers published in Corporate Ownership and Control journal browse the Profile of the journal provided by Google Scholar.

Therefore, we will systematically introduce our international scholarly network with the further analytics outlined by the editorial team of publishing house. Later in July 2018 our team will provide our network with similar report concerning our other journals.