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Publication Date

11-1-1986

Series Information

Occasional Paper 56

Publisher

Center for the Study of American Business (CSAB), Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO 63130

Description

It should not be government's role to "do something" about hostile takeovers. Many studies show that more harm than good is done when government interferes. Boards of directors need to realize that they need to make choices that serve the desires of their shareholders.

Keywords

Hostile Takeovers, Corporate Raiders, Boards of Directors

Disciplines

Economics | Public Policy

Comments

The Center for the Study of American Business (CSAB), 1975-2001, is the predecessor of the Weidenbaum Center on the Economy, Government, and Public Policy at Washington University in St. Louis.

Permanent URL: http://dx.doi/org/10.7936/K7V40SCT

DOI

doi:10.7936/K7V40SCT

Public Policy Toward Corporate Takeovers

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