The Financial Impact of Political Connections

Industry-Level Regulation and the Revolving Door

  • Marika¬†Carboni

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Marika Carboni
    Pages 1-7
  3. Marika Carboni
    Pages 9-15
  4. Marika Carboni
    Pages 47-58
  5. Marika Carboni
    Pages 59-61
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 63-73

About this book


This book focuses on political connections in the United States. It contributes to the literature on the link between politics and business, and on the impact of political connections on firm value, by considering industry-level regulation as a discriminating factor in the investigation of firm value creation. Overall, the findings are consistent with the view that industry-level regulation matters.


Firm value creation Industry-level regulation Regulation Top regulated industries Political Parties United States Top Contractors Event study

Authors and affiliations

  • Marika¬†Carboni
    • 1
  1. 1.Università degli Studi Roma TreRomeItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2017
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, Cham
  • eBook Packages Economics and Finance
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-52775-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-52776-5
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