50 most cited papers in the journal

This list was published on January 22, 2018.

  1. Licht, A. N. (2004). Cross-listing and corporate governance: Bonding or avoiding? Corporate Ownership & Control, 1(4), 36-48. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv1i4p3. Quantity of citations: 360.
  2. Abdul Hamid, F. Z. (2004). Corporate social disclosure by banks and finance companies: Malaysian evidence. Corporate Ownership & Control, 1(4), 118-130. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv1i4p10. Quantity of citations: 169.
  3. Füerst, O., & Kang, S. H. (2003). Corporate governance, expected operating performance, and pricing. Corporate Ownership & Control, 1(2), 13-30. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv1i2p1. Quantity of citations: 153.
  4. Ayuso, S., & Argandoña, A. (2009). Responsible corporate governance: Towards a stakeholder board of directors? Corporate Ownership & Control, 6(4), 9-19. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv6i4p1. Quantity of citations: 146.
  5. Kao, L., & Chen, A. (2004). The effects of board characteristics on earnings management. Corporate Ownership & Control, 1(3), 96-107. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv1i3p9. Quantity of citations: 140.
  6. Tricker, B. (2004). Corporate governance - a subject whose time has come. Corporate Ownership & Control, 2(2), 11-19. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv2i2p1. Quantity of citations: 99.
  7. Darmadi, S. (2011). Board diversity and firm performance: The Indonesian evidence. Corporate Ownership & Control, 8(2-4), 450-466. http://dx.doi.org/10.22495/cocv8i2c4p4. Quantity of citations: 97.
  8. Kyereboah-Coleman, A., & Biekpe, N. (2007). The relationship between board size, board composition, CEO duality and firm performance: Experience from Ghana. Corporate Ownership & Control, 4(2), 114-122. http://dx.doi.org/10.22495/cocv4i2p11. Quantity of citations: 97.
  9. Rahman, R. A., & Haniffa, R. M. (2004). The effect of role duality on corporate performance in Malaysia. Corporate Ownership & Control, 2(2), 40-47. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv2i2p4. Quantity of citations: 94.
  10. Zhang, W. (2006). China’s SOE reform: A corporate governance perspective. Corporate Ownership & Control, 3(4), 132-150. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv3i4p14. Quantity of citations: 92.
  11. Yurtoglu, B. B. (2003). Corporate governance and implications for minority shareholders in Turkey. Corporate Ownership & Control, 1(1), 72-86. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv1i1p9. Quantity of citations: 85.
  12. Chen, C. W., Barry Lin, J., & Yi, B. (2008). CEO duality and firm performance—an endogenous issue. Corporate Ownership & Control, 6(1), 58-65. http://dx.doi.org/10.22495/cocv6i1p6. Quantity of citations: 84.
  13. Bianchi, M., & Enriques, L. (2005). Corporate governance in Italy after the 1998 reform: What role for institutional investors? Corporate Ownership & Control, 2(4), 11-31. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv2i4p1. Quantity of citations: 81
  14. Nguyen, H., & Faff, R. (2007). Impact of board size and board diversity on firm value: Australian evidence. Corporate Ownership & Control, 4(2), 24-32. http://dx.doi.org/10.22495/cocv4i2p2. Quantity of citations: 78.
  15. Gupta, P. P., Kennedy, D. B., & Weaver, S. C. (2009). Corporate governance and firm value: Evidence from Canadian capital markets. Corporate Ownership & Control, 6(3-2), 293-307. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv6i3c2p4. Quantity of citations: 76.
  16. Lee, S. (2008). Ownership structure and financial performance: Evidence from panel data of South Korea. Corporate Ownership & Control, 6(2-2), 254-267. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv6i2c2p1. Quantity of citations: 76.
  17. Benkel, M., Mather, P., & Ramsay, A. (2006). The association between corporate governance and earnings management: The role of independent directors. Corporate Ownership & Control, 3(4), 65-75. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv3i4p4. Quantity of citations: 73.
  18. Babatunde, M. A., & Olaniran, O. (2009). The effects of internal and external mechanism on governance and performance of corporate firms in Nigeria. Corporate Ownership & Control, 7(2-3), 230-242. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv7i2c3p1. Quantity of citations: 67.
  19. Kyereboah-Coleman, A., & Biekpe, N. (2006). Do boards and CEOs matter for bank performance? A comparative analysis of banks in Ghana. Corporate Ownership & Control, 4(1), 119-126. http://dx.doi.org/10.22495/cocv4i1p10. Quantity of citations: 53.
  20. Huse, M. (2005). Corporate governance: Understanding important contingencies. Corporate Ownership & Control, 2(4), 41-50. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv2i4p3. Quantity of citations: 53.
  21. Ho, P. L., Tower, G., Barako, D. (2008). Improving governance leads to improved corporate communication. Corporate Ownership & Control, 5(4), 26-33. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv5i4p3. Quantity of citations: 52.
  22. Useem, M. (2004). Corporate governance is directors making decisions: Reforming the outward foundations for inside decision making. Corporate Ownership & Control, 2(1), 129-136. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv2i1p10. Quantity of citations: 52.
  23. Rammal, H. G.(2006). The importance of Shari’ah supervision in Islamic financial institutions. Corporate Ownership & Control, 3(3-1), 204-208. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv3i3c1p5. Quantity of citations: 51.
  24. Davidson, W. N., & Rowe, W. (2004). Intertemporal endogeneity in board composition and financial performance. Corporate Ownership & Control, 1(4), 49-60. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv1i4p4. Quantity of citations: 49.
  25. Ab Razaka, N. H., Ahmad, R., & Aliahmed, H. J. (2008). Government ownership and performance: An analysis of listed companies in Malaysia. Corporate Ownership & Control, 6(2-4), 434-442. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv6i2c4p2. Quantity of citations: 47.
  26. Li, H., & Qi, A. (2008). Impact of corporate governance on voluntary disclosure in Chinese listed companies. Corporate Ownership & Control, 5(2-3), 360-366. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv5i2c3p5. Quantity of citations: 47.
  27. Rogers, P., Dami, A. B. T., de Sousa Ribeiro, K. C., & de Sousa, A. F. (2008). Corporate governance and ownership structure in Brazil: Causes and consequences. Corporate Ownership & Control, 5(2), 36-54. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv5i2p4. Quantity of citations: 46.
  28. Eklund, J. E., Palmberg, J. & Wiberg, D. (2009). Ownership structure, board composition and investment performance. Corporate Ownership & Control, 7(1), 120-130. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv7i1p11. Quantity of citations: 45.
  29. Chin, T., Vos, E., & Casey, Q. (2004). Levels of ownership structure, board composition and board size seem unimportant in New Zealand. Corporate Ownership & Control, 2(1), 119-128. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv2i1p9. Quantity of citations: 45.
  30. Chen, J. J. (2003). Corporatisation of China’s state-owned enterprises and corporate governance. Corporate Ownership & Control, 1(2), 82-93. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv1i2p7. Quantity of citations: 42.
  31. Melis, A. (2003). Financial reporting, corporate communication and governance. Corporate Ownership & Control, 1(2), 31-37. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv1i2p2. Quantity of citations: 41.
  32. Boubaker, S. (2007). On the relationship between ownership-control structure and debt financing: new evidence from France. Corporate Ownership & Control, 5(1), 139-154. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv5i1p12. Quantity of citations: 40.
  33. Apreda, R. (2006). The semantics of governance: The common thread running through corporate, public, and global governance. Corporate Ownership & Control, 3(2), 45-53. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv3i2p6. Quantity of citations: 39.
  34. López-Iturriaga, F. J., & Hoffmann, P. S. (2005). Earnings management and internal mechanisms of corporate governance: Empirical evidence from Chilean firms. Corporate Ownership & Control, 3(1), 17-29. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv3i1p2. Quantity of citations: 39.
  35. Carvalhal da Silva, A. L., Câmara Leal, R. P. (2006). Ownership, control, valuation and performance of Brazilian corporations. Corporate Ownership & Control, 4(1-2), 300-308. http://dx.doi.org/10.22495/cocv4i1c2p6. Quantity of citations: 38.
  36. Zeitun, R. (2009). Ownership structure, corporate performance and failure: Evidence from panel data of emerging market the case of Jordan. Corporate Ownership & Control, 6(4), 96-114. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv6i4p10. Quantity of citations: 37.
  37. Atrilla, P., Omranb, M., & Pointonc, J. (2005). Company mission statements and financial performance. Corporate Ownership & Control, 2(3), 28-35. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv2i3p3. Quantity of citations: 37.
  38. Maingot, M., & Zeghal, D. (2008). An analysis of corporate governance information disclosure by Canadian banks. Corporate Ownership & Control, 5(2-1), 225-236. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv5i2c1p7. Quantity of citations: 36.
  39. Barako, D. G., & Tower, G. (2007). Corporate governance and bank performance: Does ownership matter? Evidence from the Kenyan banking sector. Corporate Ownership & Control 4(2), 133-144. http://dx.doi.org/10.22495/cocv4i2p13. Quantity of citations: 35.
  40. Ujunwa, A., Nwakoby, I., & Ugbam, C. O. (2012). Corporate board diversity and firm performance: Evidence from Nigeria. Corporate Ownership & Control, 9(2-1), 216-226. http://dx.doi.org/10.22495/cocv9i2c1art6. Quantity of citations: 34.
  41. Alshimmiri, T. (2004). Board composition, executive remuneration, and corporate performance: The case of REITs. Corporate Ownership & Control, 2(1), 104-118. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv2i1p8. Quantity of citations: 34.
  42. Hutchinson, M., & Zain, M. M. (2009). Internal audit quality, audit committee independence, growth opportunities and firm performance. Corporate Ownership & Control, 7(2), 50-65. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv7i2p4. Quantity of citations: 33.
  43. Sabarwal, T. (2006). Common structures of asset-backed securities and their risks. Corporate Ownership & Control, 4(1-2), 258-265. http://dx.doi.org/10.22495/cocv4i1c2p2. Quantity of citations: 33.
  44. Pukthuanthong, K., Talmor, E., & Wallac, J. S. (2003). Corporate governance and theories of executive pay. Corporate Ownership & Control, 1(2), 94-105. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv1i2p8. Quantity of citations: 33.
  45. Almas Heshmati, A., & Lööf, H. (2008). Investment and performance of firms: Correlation or causality? Corporate Ownership & Control, 6(2-2), 268-282. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv6i2c2p2. Quantity of citations: 31.
  46. Colarossi, F., Giorgino, M., Steri, R., & Viviani, D. (2008). A corporate governance study on Italian family firms. Corporate Ownership & Control, 5(4), 93-103. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv5i4p8. Quantity of citations: 31.
  47. Francoeur, C. (2007). The long-run performance of cross-border mergers and acquisitions: Evidence to support the internalization theory. Corporate Ownership & Control, 4(2-2), 312-323. http://dx.doi.org/10.22495/cocv4i2c2p8. Quantity of citations: 31.
  48. Chapelle, A. (2004). Separation between ownership and control: Where do we stand? Corporate Ownership & Control, 2(2), 91-101. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv2i2p8. Quantity of citations: 31.
  49. Abdullah, S. N., Mohamad, N. R., & Mokhtar, M. Z. (2011). Board independence, ownership and CSR of Malaysian large firms. Corporate Ownership & Control, 8(2-4), 467-483. http://dx.doi.org/10.22495/cocv8i2c4p5. Quantity of citations: 30.
  50. Chung, R., Firth, M., & Kim, J. B. (2005). FCF agency costs, earnings management, and investor monitoring. Corporate Ownership & Control, 2(4), 51-61. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv2i4p4. Quantity of citations: 30.