See Michael C. Jensen and William H. Meckling, “Theory of the Firm: Managerial Behavior,” in Agency Costs and Ownership Structure, International Library of Critical Writings in Economics, Vol. 106 (Cheltenham, U.K. and Northampton, Mass.: Elgar, 1999).
See Franklin Allen and Douglas Gale, Comparing Financial Systems (Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press, 2000).
See Jonathan Barron Baskin and Paul J. Miranti, Jr., A History of Corporate Finance (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1997).
See John Riley, “Silver Signals: Twenty-Five Years of Screening and Signaling,” Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. 39, 2001, pp. 432–78.
See, for example, the IRO web sites for Lockheed Martin and ING: http://www.lockheedmartin.com/investor/ and http://www.ing.com/ing/contentm.nsf/homeinvestors!ReadForm&sc=investors&lan=en.