NBER’s Program On Corporate Finance
Kewajaran ( fairness) : yaitu keadilan dan kesetaraan dalam memenuhi hak – hak stakeholder yang timbul berdasarkan perjanjian dan perundangan yang berlaku. Because firms are at the center of economic activity, and almost any topic of concern to economists -from microeconomic issues like incentives and risk sharing to macroeconomic issues such as currency crises – affects corporate financing and investment, it is however increasingly difficult to draw precise boundaries around the field.
In spite of their different roles, finance and accounting are joined at the hip: The higher levels of accounting (budgeting and analysis) blend with financial functions (analysis and projections). Increased merger and acquisition activity will create more opportunities for people in finance who are able to think strategically. RCFS will review papers on the basis of their original contribution to the field of Corporate Finance. The CFA Programme is the essential qualification for those wishing to pursue a career in the finance sector and the CFA Institute recognises the MSc in Corporate Finance as strong preparation for their professional exams. The course also deals with the interaction between corporate and capital markets and the agency conflicts between managers and shareholders.
Pentingnya penerapan Good Corporate Governance adalah merupakan cerminan keseriusan Board dalam memberikan komitmen kepada pencapaian tujuan perusahaan yang telah ditetapkan. Pertama, praktek good corporate governance harus memberi ruang kepada pihak diluar korporasi untuk berperan secara optimal sehingga memungkinkan adanya sinergi diantara mereka.
Given the significance of this objective for both the development and the applicability of corporate financial theory, it is important that we examine it much more carefully and address some of the very real concerns and criticisms it has garnered: It assumes that what stockholders do in their own self-interest is also in the best interests of the firm, it is sometimes dependent on the existence of efficient markets, and it is often blind to the social costs associated with value maximization.
The link between these decisions and firm value can be made by recognizing that the value of a firm is the present value of its expected cash flows, discounted back at a rate that reflects both the riskiness of the projects of the firm and the financing mix used to finance them.