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Indiana University Bloomington

Institute for Corporate Governance

Program Objectives

The Institute for Corporate Governance is dedicated to the study, dissemination, and application of best-in-class corporate governance principles.

Corporate Governance Research

The Institute for Corporate Governance has a substantial research mission and its faculty collectively research and benchmark trends and best practices in corporate governance. The ICG is dedicated to empirical research, relying on compelling and innovative protocols, with clear application to practice.

The ICG's reputation on the research dimension is underscored by its exposure in the top-tier journals in the field as well as academic and industry conferences worldwide. Not only does the ICG produce research of the highest quality, it encourages and enables such research. Accordingly, the ICG sponsors competitive research grant programs for faculty members and doctoral students engaged in corporate governance research. The ICG is particularly interested in research addressing areas of ongoing debate in corporate governance.

Moreover, the ICG is charged with communicating its work and industry best practices not only to the academic community, but with industry outlets as well. Consider for example that the research and commentary of Institute faculty often appears in outlets with extremely broad distribution to both academic and practitioner audiences such as:

ABCAcross the BoardAgenda
Atlanta Journal ConstitutionArizona RepublicAssociated Press
Baltimore SunBaronsBloomberg Radio
Board AlertBoardroom InsiderBoston Globe
Business WeekCBSCFO
Chicago TribuneChief ExecutiveChronicle of Higher Education
Cincinnati EnquirerCIOCNBC
Conference BoardCongressional QuarterlyCorporate Board
Corporate Board MemberCouncil of Institutional InvestorsDetroit Free Press
Directors & BoardsDirectors’ MonthlyDirectorship
Dow Jones8-KFast Company
Financial TimesFinancial PostFinancial Review
Florida Times UnionForbesFortune
Fox Market WireHarvard Business ReviewHouston Chronicle
Indianapolis StarInternational Herald TribuneInvestor Responsibility Research Center
Kiplinger’sKnight Rider/Tribune Business NewsLos Angeles Times
Miami HeraldMinneapolis Star TribuneMoney Magazine
MSNBCNational Public RadioNew York Times
NewsdayPhiladelphia InquirerPBS
Public InterestReutersSan Diego Union Tribune
San Francisco ExaminerScripps Howard News ServiceSeattle Times
St. Louis Post-DispatchThe EconomistWall Street Journal
Washington PostUSA TodayU. S. News & World Report


Institute faculty regularly address public and industry groups on corporate governance issues.