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Information Disclosure

  • Mika Pajarinen
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-7883-6_253-1

Abstract

This essay discusses information disclosure, i.e., making company related information accessible to interested parties, in regard to economic literature. The two main fields in which information disclosure is dealt with in this context are corporate finance and innovations. Short notes on other contexts in economics are also made. The essay excludes the descriptions of formal procedures and legal aspects of disclosing information.

Keywords

Corporate Governance Information Disclosure Growth Opportunity Corporate Finance Incumbent Firm 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy (ETLA)HelsinkiFinland