Review of Corporate Finance > Vol 2 > Issue 4

Corporate Finance and Family Firms

Zhenyu Wu, I.H. Asper School of Business, University of Manitoba, Canada, , Li Yu, I.H. Asper School of Business, University of Manitoba, Canada,
Suggested Citation
Zhenyu Wu and Li Yu (2022), "Corporate Finance and Family Firms", Review of Corporate Finance: Vol. 2: No. 4, pp 663-677.

Publication Date: 07 Dec 2022
© 2022 Z. Wu and L. Yu
Corporate finance,  Family-owned firms,  Firm ownership,  Management structure, governance and performance
JEL Codes: G30
Corporate financefamily firm


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Corporate Finance and Family Business 


This paper reviews the studies on corporate finance-related topics in family firms, including ownership structure, corporate governance, and corporate risk-taking, among other research topics. We discuss the effects of unique characteristics in family firms, review the studies and theories applied in these studies, and propose potential research directions. At the end of this article, we also briefly introduce the papers that are published in this special issue which contributes to interdisciplinary studies on corporate finance in family firms.



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