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Homepage:http://www.solvay.edu/profile/marcobecht
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Postal address:ECARES Av. F. D. Roosevelt 50 ULB CP 114 B - 1050 Brussels Belgium
Workplace:European Centre for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES), Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, Université Libre de Bruxelles (Free University of Brussels), (more information at EDIRC)
European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI), (more information at EDIRC)
Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2018

  1. Loyalty Shares with Tenure Voting - a Coasian bargain? Evidence from the Loi Florange Experiment
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
    Also in Working Papers ECARES, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles (2018) Downloads

2015

  1. Does Mandatory Shareholder Voting Prevent Bad Acquisitions?
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Review of Financial Studies (2016)
  2. The Returns to Hedge Fund Activism: An International Study
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (16)
    See also Journal Article in Review of Financial Studies (2017)

2011

  1. Why Bank Governance is Different
    ULB Institutional Repository, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles View citations (27)
    See also Journal Article in Oxford Review of Economic Policy (2011)

2008

  1. Returns to Shareholder Activism
    OFRC Working Papers Series, Oxford Financial Research Centre Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Where do firms incorporate? Deregulation and the cost of entry
    OFRC Working Papers Series, Oxford Financial Research Centre Downloads View citations (13)
    Also in ULB Institutional Repository, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles (2008) View citations (14)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Corporate Finance (2008)

2007

  1. Corporate law and governance
    ULB Institutional Repository, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles View citations (1)
    See also Chapter (2007)
  2. The European union: a global regulator in financial services
    ULB Institutional Repository, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles

2006

  1. Where Do Firms Incorporate?
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (2)

2005

  1. Corporate governance: an assessment
    ULB Institutional Repository, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles View citations (15)
    See also Journal Article in Oxford Review of Economic Policy (2005)
  2. Why has there been so little blockholding in the United States?
    ULB Institutional Repository, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles

2004

  1. Reciprocity in takeovers
    ULB Institutional Repository, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles View citations (2)

2003

  1. Corporate governance and control
    ULB Institutional Repository, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles View citations (64)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2002) Downloads View citations (51)

    See also Chapter (2003)
  2. European corporate governance: harmonisation versus competition
    ULB Institutional Repository, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles
  3. Voting control in German corporations
    ULB Institutional Repository, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles View citations (20)
    See also Journal Article in International Review of Law and Economics (2003)

2001

  1. Beneficial ownership in the United States
    ULB Institutional Repository, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles View citations (6)
  2. Corporate control in Europe
    ULB Institutional Repository, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Revue d'économie politique (2002)
  3. European disclosure for the new millennium
    ULB Institutional Repository, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles
  4. Introduction
    ULB Institutional Repository, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles View citations (3)
  5. Ownership and voting power in Germany
    ULB Institutional Repository, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles View citations (15)
  6. Shareholding cascades: the separation of ownership and control in Belgium
    ULB Institutional Repository, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles View citations (21)
    Also in Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research (1999) Downloads View citations (3)
  7. The control of corporate Europe
    ULB Institutional Repository, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles View citations (203)

2000

  1. Commission impossible
    ULB Institutional Repository, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles

1999

  1. Blockholdings in Europe: an international comparison
    ULB Institutional Repository, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles View citations (75)
  2. European corporate governance: trading off liquidity against control
    ULB Institutional Repository, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles View citations (32)
    See also Journal Article in European Economic Review (1999)

1997

  1. Ownership and control in Belgium
    ULB Institutional Repository, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles Downloads View citations (15)
  2. Transparency of Ownership and Control in Germany
    SFB 373 Discussion Papers, Humboldt University of Berlin, Interdisciplinary Research Project 373: Quantification and Simulation of Economic Processes View citations (8)

1995

  1. "Excess Volatility" and the German Stock Market, 1870-1990
    Economic History, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
  2. The theory and estimation of individual and social welfare measures
    ULB Institutional Repository, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Surveys (1995)

1994

  1. Financial Capitalism in Pre-World War I Germany: Universal Banks, Interlocking Directorships and the Mining and Steel Industry
    Working Papers, Centro de Estudios Monetarios Y Financieros-
    Also in Working Papers, CEMFI (1994)
  2. The Theory and Estimation of Individual and Social Welfare Measures: A Critical Review
    Working Papers, Centro de Estudios Monetarios Y Financieros-
    Also in Working Papers, CEMFI (1994)

1992

  1. "Excess Volatility" and the German Stock Market, 1876-1990
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)

Undated

  1. `Excess Volatility' in the German Stock Market, 1876-1990
    J. Bradford De Long's Working Papers, University of California at Berkeley, Economics Department Downloads View citations (1)

Journal Articles

2019

  1. Does Mandatory Shareholder Voting Prevent Bad Acquisitions? The Case of the United Kingdom
    Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, 2019, 31, (1), 42-61 Downloads
  2. The Early Returns to International Hedge Fund Activism: 2000–2010
    Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, 2019, 31, (1), 62-80 Downloads

2017

  1. Returns to Hedge Fund Activism: An International Study
    Review of Financial Studies, 2017, 30, (9), 2933-2971 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (2015)

2016

  1. Does Mandatory Shareholder Voting Prevent Bad Acquisitions?
    Review of Financial Studies, 2016, 29, (11), 3035-3067 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2015)

2011

  1. Why bank governance is different
    Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 2011, 27, (3), 437-463 Downloads View citations (27)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2010

  1. Returns to Shareholder Activism: Evidence from a Clinical Study of the Hermes UK Focus Fund
    Review of Financial Studies, 2010, 23, (3), 3093-3129 Downloads View citations (15)
    Also in Review of Financial Studies, 2009, 22, (8), 3093-3129 (2009) Downloads View citations (64)

    See also Chapter (2010)

2008

  1. Where do firms incorporate? Deregulation and the cost of entry
    Journal of Corporate Finance, 2008, 14, (3), 241-256 Downloads View citations (17)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2005

  1. Corporate Governance: An Assessment
    Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 2005, 21, (2), 155-163 View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2003

  1. Does Bank Affiliation Mitigate Liquidity Constraints? Evidence from Germany's Universal Banks in the Pre-World War I Period
    Southern Economic Journal, 2003, 70, (2), 254-272 View citations (7)
  2. Voting control in German corporations
    International Review of Law and Economics, 2003, 23, (1), 1-29 Downloads View citations (26)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2002

  1. Corporate control in Europe
    Revue d'économie politique, 2002, 112, (4), 471-498 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2001)

2001

  1. Il controllo delle imprese europee
    Banca Impresa Società, 2001, (2), 221-236 Downloads

1999

  1. Blockholdings in Europe:: An international comparison1
    European Economic Review, 1999, 43, (4-6), 1049-1056 Downloads View citations (77)
  2. European corporate governance: Trading off liquidity against control
    European Economic Review, 1999, 43, (4-6), 1071-1083 Downloads View citations (37)
    See also Working Paper (1999)

1995

  1. The Theory and Estimation of Individual and Social Welfare Measures
    Journal of Economic Surveys, 1995, 9, (1), 53-87
    See also Working Paper (1995)

Edited books

2002

  1. The Control of Corporate Europe
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (3)

2001

  1. The Control of Corporate Europe
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (83)

Chapters

2010

  1. Returns to Shareholder Activism: Evidence from a Clinical Study of the Hermes UK Focus Fund
    A chapter in Corporate Governance, 2010 View citations (17)
    See also Journal Article in Review of Financial Studies (2010)

2007

  1. Corporate Law and Governance
    Elsevier Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2005

  1. Why Has There Been So Little Block Holding in America?
    A chapter in A History of Corporate Governance around the World: Family Business Groups to Professional Managers, 2005, pp 613-666 Downloads View citations (20)

2003

  1. Corporate governance and control
    Chapter 01 in Handbook of the Economics of Finance, 2003, vol. 1, Part 1, pp 1-109 Downloads View citations (91)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
 
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