Journal article

State Control, Legal Investor Protection, and Ownership Concentration: Evidence from China

Shinong Wu, Nianhang Xu, Qingbo Yuan


University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by National Natural Science Foundation of China

Awarded by Ministry of Education of China

Funding Acknowledgements

We are grateful to editor William Judge, an associate editor, two anonymous referees, Yifeng Shen, Xinzhong Xu, Hua Zhang, and Yi Zhang for providing helpful comments and suggestions that significantly improved the paper. We also received valuable comments from seminar participants at the 2005 Corporate Governance Research Incubator in Shanghai and the 30<SUP>th</SUP> Anniversary conference of the Journal of Banking and Finance in Beijing. Financial support from the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Nos.70588001 and 70802002) and the Social Science Research Project supported by the Ministry of Education of China (No. 08JC630001) are also gratefully acknowledged. Part of this research was conducted when Dr. Xu was a Ph.D. student in the School of Management at Xiamen University. All errors remain our responsibility.