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The Accounting Review (2021) 96 (1): 171–198.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Xinzi Gao; T. J. Wong; Lijun Xia; Gwen Yu ABSTRACT Social ties between mutual funds and the companies in which they invest (investees) can both facilitate information transfers and encourage favoritism. Using the investment choices of mutual funds in China, we compare investment performance...
Journal Articles
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The Accounting Review (2014) 89 (1): 113–145.
Published: 01 January 2014
... appear to be “fully” independent, anecdotal evidence suggests that CEOs often appoint directors from their social networks. Based on a 2004 to 2008 sample of U.S.-listed companies after the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, we find that these social ties have a negative effect on variables that proxy for oversight...