Journal of Investment and Management

Volume 5, Issue 2, April 2016

  • Corporate Governance Mechanisms and Firm Performance: The Case of Ethiopian Insurance Industry

    Asamnew Techan Demeke

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, April 2016
    Pages: 6-16
    Received: 2 October 2015
    Accepted: 20 October 2015
    Published: 21 July 2016
    Abstract: In this study the effects of board characteristics (specifically proportion of outsiders in the board, board size, CEO-Chairman duality, and board meeting frequency), debt policy, and dividend policy are investigated in the Ethiopian context using two theories of corporate governance, which are agency theory and stewardship theory. Financial perfor... Show More