Causes and Consequences of Corporate Culture
An NBER Conference on the "Causes and Consequences of Corporate Culture" took place in Cambridge on December 8-9, 2011. Luigi Zingales, University of Chicago and NBER, and James Poterba, MIT and NBER, organized the conference. These papers were discussed:
* Serguey Braguinsky, Carnegie Mellon University, and Sergey V. Mityakov, Clemson University, "Foreign Corporations and the Culture of Transparency: Evidence from Russian Administrative Data"
* Yan-Leung Cheung and Aris Stouraitis, Hong Kong Baptist University, and Raghavendra Rau, University of Cambridge, "Which Firms Benefit from Bribes, and by How Much? Evidence from Corruption Cases Worldwide"
* Jason M. DeBacker, Department of the Treasury, and Bradley Heim and Anh Tran, Indiana University, "Importing Corruption Culture from Overseas: Evidence from Corporate Tax Evasion in the United States"
* Lee Biggerstaff and Andy Puckett, University of Tennessee, and David C. Cicero, University of Delaware, "Unethical Executives and Corporate Misbehavior"
* Robert Davidson, Georgetown University; Aiyesha Dey, University of Minnesota; and Abbie Smith, University of Chicago, "Executives' Off-The-Job Behavior, Corporate Culture, and Financial Reporting Risk"
* Dhananjay Nanda and Peter Wysocki, University of Miami School of Business, "The Relation between Trust and Accounting Quality"
* Robert G. …