IDLab Workshop on corporate governance in European companies: does a culture matter?
On April 20 Marina Zavertiaeva presented the idea of her joint paper with Felix Iturriaga. It is dedicated to cultural characteristics of CEOs place of birth and education on a corporate risk.
The research will use extensive database on European CEOs that includes 1 455 companies for the period from 2008 to 2013. For cultural characteristics measurement Marina suggested to use the results of Geert Hofstede research and the GLOBE project. Marina and Felix suppose to get preliminary results within the next months and they will take into account comments they have received during the workshop.