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Djankov, Simeon

Overview
Works: 171 works in 683 publications in 1 language and 8,136 library holdings
Genres: Case studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Thesis advisor, Honoree
Classifications: HD3611, 338.7095
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Most widely held works by Simeon Djankov
East Asian corporations Heroes or villains? by Stijn Claessens( )
17 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 1,210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
East Asian corporations differ from their counterparts in other countries in important ways. Before the recent financial crisis these differences were viewed as one of the reasons for the success of East Asian economies. The crisis altered that view, and many scholars now argue that the weak corporate governance and financing structures of East Asian corporations are partly to blame for the recent crisis. This paper reviews several features of East Asian corporations, showing that they have high leverage and concentrated ownership, are typically affiliated with business groups, and operate in multiple industries. These characteristics affected the performance of corporations prior to the crisis as well as their ability to deal with its aftermath. Each economy's level of development also affected how these characteristics interacted with firm performance and valuation. Finally, the concentration of ownership in the hands of a few large families may have influenced economies' institutional development
Doing business in 2004 understanding regulation by World Bank( )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Doing Business in 2004 provides both qualitative and quantitative information on the business climate in over 130 countries. Doing Business constructs a new set of indicators on the regulatory environment for private sector development and provides a collection of informative case studies of real-life experiences. Doing Business in 2004 covers the fundamental aspects of a business life cycle, from starting a business to bankruptcy. Topics include access to credit, bankruptcy, entry regulations, contract enforcement, and labor regulations."
Doing business 2007 how to reform : comparing regulation in 175 economies ( )
7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Doing Business 2007 focuses on reforms, identifies top reformers in business regulation, and best practices in how to reform. This volume is the fourth in a series of annual reports investigating global regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. Co-sponsored by the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation - the private sector arm of the World Bank Group - this year's report measures quantitative indicators on business regulations and their enforcement compared across 175 countries - from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe - and over time. Doing Business 2007 updat
Restructuring large industrial firms in Central and Eastern Europe an empirical analysis by Gerhard Pohl( )
19 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Resolution of financial distress an international perspective on the design of bankruptcy laws by Stijn Claessens( )
20 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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The Determinants of Enterprise Restructuring in Transition an Assessment of the Evidence by Simeon Djankov( )
19 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Doing business in 2006 creating jobs by World Bank( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Doing Business in 2006: Creating Jobs is the third in a series of annual reports investigating the scope and manner of regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. New quantitative indicators on business regulations and their enforcement can be compared across more than 150 countries, and over time. The indicators are used to analyze economic outcomes and identify what reforms have worked, where, and why. Book jacket
The regulation of entry by Simeon Djankov( Book )
29 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New data show that countries that regulate the entry of new firms more heavily have greater corruption and larger unofficial economies, but not better quality goods. The evidence supports the view that regulating entry benefits politicians and bureacrats
Who owns the media? by Simeon Djankov( Book )
21 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Abstract: We examine the patterns of media ownership in 97 countries around the world. We find that almost universally the largest media firms are owned by the government or by private families. Government ownership is more pervasive in broadcasting than in the printed media. Government ownership of the media is generally associated with less press freedom, fewer political and economic rights, and, most conspicuously, inferior social outcomes in the areas of education and health. It does not appear that adverse consequences of government ownership of the media are restricted solely to the instances of government monopoly
Inside the euro crisis : an eyewitness account by Simeon Djankov( Book )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The new comparative economics by Simeon Djankov( Book )
23 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Abstract: In recent years, comparative economics experienced a revival, with a new focus on comparing capitalist economies. The theme of the new research is that institutions exert a profound influence on economic development. We argue that, to understand capitalist institutions, one needs to understand the basic tradeoff between the costs of disorder and those of dictatorship. We then apply this logic to study the structure of efficient institutions, the consequences of colonial transplantation, and the politics of institutional choice
Catching up with Eastern Europe? : the European Union's Mediterranean Free Trade Initiative by Bernard M Hoekman( )
13 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Courts : the Lex Mundi project by Simeon Djankov( Book )
22 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Abstract: In cooperation with Lex Mundi member law firms in 109 countries, we measure and describe the exact procedures used by litigants and courts to evict a tenant for non-payment of rent and to collect a bounced check. We use these data to construct an index of procedural formalism of dispute resolution for each country. We find that such formalism is systematically greater in civil than in common law countries. Moreover, procedural formalism is associated with higher expected duration of judicial proceedings, more corruption, less consistency, less honesty, less fairness in judicial decisions, and inferior access to justice. These results suggest that legal transplantation may have led to an inefficiently high level of procedural formalism, particularly in developing countries
Intra-industry trade, foreign direct investment and the reorientation of Eastern European exports by Bernard M Hoekman( )
13 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ownership structure and enterprise restructuring in six newly independent states by Simeon Djankov( Book )
8 editions published in 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thailand's corporate financing and governance structures by Pedro Alba( )
9 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Which firms do foreigners buy? evidence from Korea by Caroline L Freund( )
11 editions published in 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Growth induces foreign investment, which tends to focus on high-value-added sectors, on larger and more profitable firms, on firms with low debt, and on forms that export a large share of output
Ownership and corporate governance : evidence from the Czech Republic by Stijn Claessens( Book )
6 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Restructuring of insider-dominated firms : a comparative analysis by Simeon Djankov( Book )
7 editions published in 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Competition law in Bulgaria after central planning by Bernard M Hoekman( )
7 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
D'ânkov, Semen.
Dʹi︠a︡nkov, Semen
Díankov, Semen 1970-
Díankov, Simeon
Languages
English (254)
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