Corporate Governance in Publicly Traded Canadian Companies

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Author: Hu, Jie
Author: Wang, Chong
We investigate the effectiveness of corporate governance practices in this paper, focusing on the corporate governance practices implemented by TSX listed companies in Canada. We analyze the determinants of the effectiveness of corporate governance practices and test whether corporate governance mechanisms relate to quality of accounting earnings and company performance. We obtain mixed results from regression analyses indicating that corporate governance mechanisms are not significantly related to earnings quality and the market value of the company.
FRM Project-Simon Fraser University
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