2011–2015

Comments on "Corporate Ownership, Political Connections and M&A: Empirical Evidence from China"

The paper is an interesting effort to address a topical issue considering the 12th Chinese Fiveyear Plan, the global race for inward foreign direct investment (FDI) and for new jobs and the gradual Chinese dismantling of cross-border barriers. Based on an analysis of listed Chinese firms during 1998–2010 the authors conclude that political connections of Chinese listed firms have a strong influence on M&A activities and performance.


Reference:

Oxelheim, Lars (2013), Comments on Ningyue Liu, Liming Wang and Min Zhang: "Corporate Ownership, Political Connections and M&A: Empirical Evidence from China". Asian Economic Papers 12(3).

Lars Oxelheim

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An Agenda for Europe

Institutional Reform for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

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The authors of this book, Niklas Elert, Magnus Henrekson and Mikael Stenkula, advise the economies of the European Union to become more entrepreneurial in promoting innovation and economic growth. The authors propose a reform strategy with respect to several aspects to achieve this goal.

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