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Margaret Blair

…n Washington, D.C. and got together with Margaret Blair at the Brookings Institute. McRitchie: How did you get interested in corporate governance? Blair: Before I went to graduate school and studied economics, I was a journalist with Business Week in…

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The Handbook of Board Governance: Part 5

…s ago, the world is still catching up to Blair. Even back then, Blair recognized [H]uman capital is different than physical capital. You can’t measure it easily and you can’t assign ownership to a third party. I haven’t done the numbers on this but wh…

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Conversations: Corporate Governance

…st in the field of corporate governance, Margaret Blair is asking fundamental questions and is taking a broad look for answers. In The Deal Decade: Assessing the Causes and Effects of Corporate Restructuring in the 1980s , Blair hypothesized that a su…

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SSRN Research on Corporate Governance

…posium (2014), which focused on Margaret Blair and Lynn Stout’s 1999 Virginia Law Review article “A Team Production Theory of Corporate Law” (available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=425500 ). Blair and Stout suggested a few years after the publication o…

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Archives: September 1999

…ically. I informed him about the work of Margaret Blair, Mark Latham, Corey Rosen, Peter Kinder and others whose work moves in the direction of making corporate governance more democratic. IRRC’s Corporate Governance Highlights (8/27) reports th…

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Research Roundup

Blair, Margaret M., The Four Functions of Corporate Personhood (April 9, 2012). Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-13; Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 12-15. Available at SSRN. Abstract follows: In this article I argue that t…

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Archives: April 1998

…companies, in a recent study by Margaret Blair of Brookings and Douglas Kruse and Joseph Blasi of Rutgers. None of the employee ownership companies disappeared due to bankruptcy, liquidation, or private buyouts, while 25% of the matched sample did. Re…

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End Corporate Demockary

…kills and information networks. Margaret Blair points to evidence that this is true not only in Silicon Valley but for most industries in the United States. Blair calculates that tangibles, such as property, plant and equipment, accounted for 62% of t…

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Review: The Corporate Objective

…not extending, the work authors such as Margaret Blair, Lynn Stout and Marjorie Kelly. Keay’s most significant contribution may not be in his uninspiring although important model, but in explaining how EMS can be enforced, an area where stakeho…

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Corporate Valuation

…, information and technology. Readers of Margaret Blair’s work will be familiar with the term “firm specific human capital.” Monks and Lajoux remind us that much of the value of a firm that expands rapidly during good times is not re…

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Archives: August 1999

…ow it is more like 75%. (see the work of Margaret Blair at the Brookings Institute). If value is primarily created by the “leadership” skills of CEOs, we are on target. However, what if employees, through their investments in firm specific…

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Richard Koppes

…ite. I’ve reviewed recent books by Margaret Blair, Michael Useem, Monks and Minow and others. Looking back, what are a few books in the field that have been influential for you? Koppes: Well, there’s Michael Jacobs’ Break the Wall St…

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Corporate Governance: Opening Essay

…orate employees. See A Conversation With Margaret Blair. American workers have trillions in retirement assets such as pensions, stock plans and 401(k) savings plans. Who controls these assets? Who executes voting rights? How do the workers benefit? We…

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Opening Essay

…orate employees. See A Conversation With Margaret Blair. American workers have trillions in retirement assets such as pensions, stock plans and 401(k) savings plans. Who controls these assets? Who executes voting rights? How do the workers benefit? We…

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CorpGov.net WayBack Machine

…Specific Investment And Corporate Law by Margaret M. Blair and Lynn A. Stout argues the proper purpose of the public corporation is not maximizing shareholder wealth, but promoting long-term, value-creating economic production under conditions of comp…

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Archives: June 1998

…8217;t do much without good information. Margaret Blair and Lynn Stout argue the board’s job is to divide the pie up fairly, not to maximize shareholder return. Sanjai Bhagat and Bernard Black find little correlation between independent director…

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Archives: July 1998

…3 We’ve posted a conversation with Margaret Blair, author of the classic Ownership and Control. Please let us know others in the field you would like to hear from. Telxon Corp. sued Guy Wyser-Pratte to stop him from making “false and misle…

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Lynn Stout

Lynn Stout Dead at Age 61

…ate Law, 85 Va. L. Rev. 247 (1999) (with Margaret Blair) helped me integrate some of my own thoughts about the value of cooperatives and how some of their principles can be applied to publicly-traded companies. I feel blessed having known her. The fol…

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