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The Importance of Being Politically Connected

The Importance of Being Politically Connected

Prof Tom Smith, Prof Jing Shi; Prof Terence O'Neill, A/Prof Kathleen Walsh, A/Prof Karen Benson, Prof Dr Gary Tian, Asst Prof Yongxiang Wang; Dr Mamiza Haq

The literature on the importance of political connections to firms and their value implications is scant. This project aims to develop a framework that depicts the interplay of political connections, institutional factors, corporate governance, media coverage and firm value. In particular, it investigates how political connections enhance the value of firms in China and how this changes as the market transitions.

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Our College is actively engaged in partnering with industry for the co-creation of value in areas congruent with our research agenda

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