Corporate governance index in emerging markets: Peruvian listed companies

Edmundo R. Lizarzaburu, Luis Berggrun, Kurt Burneo

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Companies are wishing to incorporate good corporate governance practices into their organization in order to be more attractive to investors, knowing whether this influences their financial indicators and profitability or not. This, in fact, is beneficial for investors so they know that a company who applies the principles of corporate governance (CG) presents best management practices and transparent information, safeguarding the interests of all its stakeholders, which helps their investment decision; reducing market uncertainty, making it more efficient and liquid. The research focuses on the companies listed in the Stock Exchange of Lima that had implemented CG strategies in their organizations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)311-336
Number of pages26
JournalResearch in Finance
StatePublished - 2016


  • Corporate governance
  • Corporate governance index
  • Financial scandals
  • Lima Stock Exchange
  • Principles of corporate governance


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