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Corporate Governance Lessons from Transition Economy Reforms
Edited by Merritt B. Fox & Michael A. Heller

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Introduction vii

Part I: Framework

Chapter One: What Is Good Corporate Governance? by Merritt B. Fox and Michael A. Heller 3

Part II: The Elements of Good Corporate Governance: Law

Chapter Two: Patterns of Legal Change: Shareholder and Creditor Rights in Transition Economies by Katharina Pistor 35
Chapter Three: The Common Law and Economic Growth: Hayek Might Be Right by Paul G. Mahoney 84

Part III: The Elements of Good Corporate Governance: Owners and Managers

Chapter Four: Russian Privatization and Corporate Governance: What Went Wrong? by Bernard Black, Reinier Kraakman, and Anna Tarassova 113
Chapter Five: Why Ownership Matters: Entrepreneurship and the Restructuring of Enterprises in Central Europe by Roman Frydman, Marek Hessel, and Andrzej Rapaczynski 194

Part IV: The Elements of Good Corporate Governance: Stock Markets

Chapter Six: Corporate Governance in Transitional Economies: Lessons from the Prewar Japanese Cotton Textile Industry by Yoshiro Miwa and J. Mark Ramseyer 231
Chapter Seven: Privatization and Corporate Governance: The Lessons from Securities Market Failure by John C. Coffee, Jr. 265
Chapter Eight: The Information Content of Stock Markets: Why Do Emerging Markets Have Synchronous Stock Price Movements? by Randall Morck, Bernard Yeung, and Wayne Yu 315

Part V: What Does Transition Contribute to Theory?

Chapter Nine: Conclusion: The Unexplored Role of Initial Conditions by Merritt B. Fox and Michael A. Heller 367

List of Contributors 405
Index 407

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