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Corporate Governance in China

1st Edition

By Jian Chen


176 pages

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Based on extensive original economic analysis, Chen examines key questions relating to corporate governance in China, including the relationship between ownership structure and corporate performance, the determinants of capital structure, and the nature of contemporary governance structures. It concludes that corporate performance is positively related to ownership concentration, but negatively related to state ownership, and that contemporary corporate governance structures are heavily dependent on previous structures in the centrally-planned economy and on the path of transition to the market economy.

About the Author

Jian Chen is currently a senior lecturer in Finance at Business School, the University of Greenwich. He is an active researcher in the issues of corporate governance, corporate finance and their applications in the Chinese economy. He received his PhD in Finance from King's College, the University of London. Jian Chen is the President of the Chinese Economic Association in the UK (2003-2004).

About the Series

Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

The primary aim of this series is to publish original, high quality, research-level work, by both new and established scholars in the West and East, on all aspects of the Chinese economy, including studies of business and economic history. Works of synthesis, reference books and edited collections will also be considered. Submissions from prospective authors are welcomed.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General
HISTORY / Asia / China
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General