3. Corporate Governance and Investment Decisions

  1. H. Kent Baker and
  2. Philip English
  1. Fodil Adjaoud1,
  2. Dorra Charfi2 and
  3. Lamia Chourou3

Published Online: 23 MAY 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118258422.ch3

Capital Budgeting Valuation: Financial Analysis for Today's Investment Projects

Capital Budgeting Valuation: Financial Analysis for Today's Investment Projects

How to Cite

Baker, H. K. and English, P. (2011) Corporate Governance and Investment Decisions, in Capital Budgeting Valuation: Financial Analysis for Today's Investment Projects, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118258422.ch3

Author Information

  1. 1

    Professor, telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa

  2. 2

    Assistant Professor, tunis School of Business

  3. 3

    Ph.D. student, Queen's University

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 MAY 2013
  2. Published Print: 13 JUN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470569504

Online ISBN: 9781118258422

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Keywords:

  • weighted average cost of capital;
  • net present value;
  • internal rate of return;
  • information asymmetry;
  • managerial compensation contract

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Causes of Investment Distortions

  • Impact of Corporate Governance on Investment Distortions

  • Summary and Conclusions

  • Discussion Questions

  • References

  • About the Authors