Political Theory

International Corporate Governance and Liberty


This conference explored the impact that international operations had on corporate governance and the future of free societies, with particular focus on problems that arose from the legal and regulatory issues of different political jurisdictions.


Conference Readings

Albert, Michel. Capitalism Against Capitalism. London: Whurr Publishers Ltd., 1992.

Christiansen, Hans and Alissa Koldertsova. “The Role of Stock Exchanges in Corporate Governance.” Financial Market Trends 2009/1 (2009): 1-32.

European Commission. “Green Paper: The EU corporate governance framework.” European Commission, Brussels, Belgium, May 4, 2011.

Freeman, R. Edward, Jeffrey S. Harrison, and Andrew C. Wicks. Managing for Stakeholders: Survival, Reputation, and Success. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2007.

Friedman, Milton. “The Social Responsibility of Business is to Increase its Profits.” The New York Times Magazine (September 13, 1970): 1-6.

Holmstrom, Bengt and Steven N. Kaplan. “The State of U.S. Corporate Governance: What's Right and What's Wrong?.” Abstract, Chicago, IL, March 19, 2003.

International Corporate Governance Network. ICGN Global Corporate Governance Principles: Revised (2009). Washington, D.C.: ICGN, 2009.

Macey, Jonathan R. Corporate Governance: Promises Kept, Promises Broken. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008.

Senate Banking Committee. “Brief Summary of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.” Senate Banking Committee, Washington, D.C., 2010.

Wilson, Gregory P. Managing to the New Regulatory Reality: Doing Business Under the Dodd-Frank Act. Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2011.