Corporate Governance in Developing Economies: Country Studies of Africa, Asia and Latin America

Overview

This book is not a stand-alone. It is the sixth book in the Springer series on transition and developing economies. The other five volumes in the series dealt with financial reporting and tax issues or corporate governance issues in transition economies. This book addresses corporate governance issues.

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Overview

This book is not a stand-alone. It is the sixth book in the Springer series on transition and developing economies. The other five volumes in the series dealt with financial reporting and tax issues or corporate governance issues in transition economies. This book addresses corporate governance issues.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781441946539
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 11/4/2010
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2009
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 302
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.66 (d)

Meet the Author

Robert W. McGee is a professor at the Florida International University, USA. He has doctorates in accounting, economics, law and philosophy. He is an attorney, certified public accountant, certified management accountant and economist and has worked on the USAID Accounting Reform projects in Russia, Armenia and Bosnia & Herzegovina and was a nonresident advisor for the USAID Accounting Reform projects in Georgia and Kazakhstan. He has published more than 40 books and more than 300 scholarly articles in the fields of accounting, taxation, economics, law and philosophy. He is co-author of Accounting and Financial System Reform in a Transition Economy: A Case Study of Russia, which is forthcoming from Springer Science. One of his other recent books is The Philosophy of Taxation and Public Finance, published by Kluwer Academic Publishers.

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Table of Contents

Selected Issues in Corporate Governance.- Corporate Governance in Developing Economies.- Shareholder Rights Issues.- Equitable Treatment of Shareholders.- The Role of Stakeholders in Corporate Governance.- Disclosure&Transparency.- The Responsibility of the Board.- Insider Trading in Developing Economies.- The Market for Corporate Control in Developing Economies.- Case Studies and Comparative Studies.- The Timeliness of Financial Reporting in Developing Countries: An Overview.- Corporate Governance and the Timeliness of Financial Reporting: A Case Study of Kenya.- Corporate Governance and the Timeliness of Financial Reporting: A Case Study of Kenya and the European Union.- Corporate Governance and the Timeliness of Financial Reporting: A Comparative Study of Kenya and the United States of America.- Corporate Governance and the Timeliness of Financial Reporting: A Comparative Study of Kenya and Russia.- Corporate Governance and the Timeliness of Financial Reporting: A Comparative Study of Kenya and the People’s Republic of China.- Corporate Governance in Asia: A Comparative Study.- Corporate Governance in Latin America: A Comparative Study.- A Comparative Analysis of Corporate Governance Systems in Latin America: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, and Venezuela.- Corporate Governance in Africa and the Middle East: A Comparative Study.- International Influence on Accountancy in Vietnam.- Country Studies.- An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Bhutan.- An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in India.- An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Indonesia.- An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in the Republic of Korea.- An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Malaysia.- An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Nepal.- An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Pakistan.- An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in the Philippines.- An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Thailand.- An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Turkey.- An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Vietnam.- An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Brazil.- An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Chile.- An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Colombia.- An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Mexico.- An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Panama.- An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Peru.- An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Uruguay.- An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Egypt.- An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Ghana.- An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Jordan.- An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Mauritius.- An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Senegal.- An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in South Africa.- An Overview of Corporate Governance Practices in Zimbabwe.

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