Incorporations of Foreign Firms in the UK, 1997-2006
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For details on the construction of the database, please see Becht, Marco, Colin Mayer and Hannes F. Wagner, "Where Do Firms Incorporate? Deregulation and the Cost of Entry", Journal of Corporate Finance 14, 241-256.
The Life Cycle of Family Ownership
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The internet appendix for our working paper "The Life Cycle of Family Ownership: International Evidence" (with Colin Mayer, Julian Franks and Paolo Volpin) describes in detail how the TOP 4,000, the FAMILY LISTED and the ALL FIRM samples are constructed from AMADEUS and other sources. It also shows a detailed breakdown of the corrections we make to the data in Faccio and Lang (2002), JFE.