Chapter 18. State Law, Shareholder Protection, and the Theory of the Corporation

  1. Donald A. Wittman
  1. Ralph K. Winter

Published Online: 17 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470752135.ch18

Economic Analysis of the Law: Selected Readings

Economic Analysis of the Law: Selected Readings

How to Cite

Winter, R. K. (2004) State Law, Shareholder Protection, and the Theory of the Corporation, in Economic Analysis of the Law: Selected Readings (ed D. A. Wittman), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470752135.ch18

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631231578

Online ISBN: 9780470752135

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Keywords:

  • corporate law;
  • federal regulations;
  • economic welfare;
  • corporate management;
  • economic theory

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Issues

  • Delaware's “Race for the Bottom” and the Capital Market

  • The Theory of the Corporation: Product Competition, the Market for Management Control and Management Discretion

  • The Proper Role of Law in Corporate Governance

  • Summary and Conclusion