Grand challenges and new avenues for corporate governance research

Introduction to the special issue
  • Marc Goergen
  • Laura RondiEmail author


Papers in this special issue focus on the challenges that financial crises, economic downturns and emerging technologies pose to corporate governance. The purpose is twofold. First, to take stock of corporate governance research to date. What do we know? What are the gaps in the literature? Could research benefit from novel perspectives? Second, to identify new challenges, brought to the foreground by the emergence of new technologies and new forms of raising funds, like Initial Coin Offerings and crowdfunding, for those intent on protecting investor rights.


Corporate governance Dividend policy Venture capital Crowdfunding Initial coin offerings (ICO) 

JEL Classification

G30 G24 


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Conflict of interest

On behalf of all authors, the corresponding author states that there is no conflict of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.IE Business SchoolMadridSpain
  2. 2.European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)BrusselsBelgium
  3. 3.Department of Management (DIGEP)Politecnico di TorinoTorinoItaly

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