Board Gender Diversity and Firm Financial Performance: A Quantile Regression Analysis
Rey Dang and
A chapter in International Corporate Governance and Regulation, 2018, vol. 20, pp 15-55 from Emerald Publishing Ltd
Abstract Numerous empirical studies have been conducted to analyze the impact of board gender diversity (BGD) on firm performance without being able to establish a clear relationship. In this paper, we reassess the relationship between BGD and firm performance by using a quantile regression approach. Our results indicate that BGD matters only across a subset of the firm performance distribution. Moreover, when the possible endogeneity of the relationship between BGD and firm performance is taken into account, there are some conditions under which a positive and significant relationship is observed for the eight lowest quantiles.
Keywords: Gender; diversity; board composition; financial performance; quantile regression; women; J16; G30; G34 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
References: Add references at CitEc
Citations: Track citations by RSS feed
Downloads: (external link)
http://www.emeraldinsight.com/10.1108/S1569-373220 ... RePEc&WT.mc_id=RePEc (text/html)
Access to full text is restricted to subscribers
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.
Export reference: BibTeX
RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan)
Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:eme:afeczz:s1569-373220180000020002
Ordering information: This item can be ordered from
Emerald Group Publishing, Howard House, Wagon Lane, Bingley, BD16 1WA, UK
http://www.emeraldgr ... ies.htm?id=1569-3732
Access Statistics for this chapter
More chapters in Advances in Financial Economics from Emerald Publishing Ltd
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Charlotte Maiorana ().