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Featured Research: Appointments of Academic Directors

October 15, 2014

Tracie Woidtke, J. White, H. Black and R. Schweitzer

Journal of Corporate Finance


Labor markets for corporate directors remain competitive as companies seek to fill their boards with a variety of backgrounds and expertise. Woidtke and her co-authors examine the role that academics have on corporate boards and how shareholders react to the announcement of an academic director.

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