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Marc van Essen holds an PhD degree at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. He holds an MSc degree in economics and law from Utrecht University. His research interests are mainly comparative corporate governance and law and finance approach. Specifically, he examines the following topics (i) relationship between concentrated ownership and firm financial performance around the world (ii) why shareholder activism persists in spite of the available evidence and theoretical arguments against it (iii) the impact of the level of investor protection and the general legal framework.

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1 Jan 201531 Dec 2020


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