CorpGov07 - Finance 732 Corporate Governance Second Fall...

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Finance 732 Corporate Governance Second Fall Term 2007, 10:00AM, MW Contact information Thomas H. Noe About the professor Thomas H.Noe is the A.B.Freeman Professor of Finance. He received a Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin in 1987. Prior to joining the Freeman School, he taught at Georgia State University. He accepted the A.B.Free- man Chair in Finance in 1997. He has also held appointments at number of other universities and institutions, including University of Auckland (NZ), Georgia Tech, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, MIT, Oxford, and the University of Queensland (Aus). He is one of the 20 most prolific researchers in leading finance journals since the turn of the century. Objective This course aims to apply the best available academic thinking or corporate governance and restructuring to a number of concrete problems in corporate finance Instructional materials Primary Power point slides: available on Readings: available on
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Note on the Readings: I realize that some of the papers are very technical. Corporate governance is a very fast developing research area. In contrast to valuation theory, whose basic principles have remained fixed for 50 years (leaving finance professors plenty of time to digest the difficult material for students through textbooks), the consensus wisdom on many topics covered in this course changes frequently, leaving textbooks a bit out of date. Thus, the material is frequently in the form of rather intimidating journal articles. Do not fear. I will not exam you on the statistical techniques or the specific numbers in the articles. If you understand the
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