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Sonia Marcos is assistant professor of Business Administration at the University of Burgos (Spain) and her main research focuses on corporate governance, sustainable entrepreneurship, circular economy and cultural industries. She studied Business Administration in Alcalá de Henares (Spain). She received her PhD in Business Administration at the University of Burgos.
The European Union has a clear strategy on how sustainable development should be financed. However, there is still no regulation that defines which activities can be considered sustainable and which cannot. Private initiative has taken the lead in recent years with the publication of different taxonomies and principles applicable on a voluntary bas...
Corporate governance systems around the world are shaped by legal traditions, but the most important determinant of their effectiveness is law enforcement. Developing countries tend to have weak institutional structures and contracting environments. In this context, markets are inefficient and ownership concentration becomes the main corporate gove...
Objectives: For years, a large body of empirical research suggests that certain corporate governance structures have an effect on firm value and drive improved performance (Shleifer and Vishny, 1986; McConnell and Servaes, 1990). Their conclusions are based on statistically significant results. But, empirical corporate governance research has serio...
El análisis de la relación entre el gobierno corporativo, las estructuras de propiedad y capital y el resultado de la empresa cumplen las características para mantener una relación de equilibrio, donde los mecanismos de gobierno interno y el valor de la empresa contrarrestan su efecto, ya que son variables endógenas que se determinan simultáneament...
This paper studies the influence of ownership concentration, board size, and debt in firm performance of a sample of 216 companies from Spain and the United Kingdom, over a four-year period (2000 - 2003), with the aim of uncovering evidence on the influence of the legal environment in the design of governance mechanisms. Our findings show that the...
El Proyecto se focaliza en la mejora de competencias y cualificaciones de personas trabajadoras en ámbitos de sostenibilidad, emprendimiento verde y digitalización, para afrontar los desafíos de la transición energética, circular y ambiental. The project focuses on improving the skills and qualifications of workers in the fields of sustainability, green entrepreneurship and digitalisation in order to meet the challenges of energy, circular and environmental transition. Cofinanciado por: Fondo Social Europeo Co-financed by: European Social Fund