What is Encycogov?
is an interactive encyclopedia about
corporate governance and financial issues intended for use by students,
academics, investors and regulators.
Q2: What is Encycogov's mission?
To be a useful resource for people searching for information about corporate
governance and finance.
Q3: Who produces the contents
This site was produced by
H. Mathiesen mainly
during his PhD program. It is no longer expanded but it will stand as it is to the benefit of students, academics, investors and
Who are using this site?
The majority of Encycogov's visitors come from USA and United Kingdom. Indeed, most of the visitors come from English speaking
countries. Nevertheless, every month Encycogov
have visitors from at least 100 different countries.
Q5: What kind of information does
encyclopedia covers issues of relevance for corporate governance and finance.
This includes all the topics that are listed in the border to the left.
I found an interesting reference, Coase . Where can I find the full reference?
to the reference pages by clicking the REFERENCES
button in the upper right corner of any webpage at Encycogov.
Q7: What is the fastest way to get
relevant info and references on a particular topic?
have two options: 1) Browse through the hierarchy of pages starting by
selecting a topic in the blue border that fits your special interest. 2)
Use the search engine of the encyclopedia. The search engine
page is accessed by clicking the SEARCH
ENCYCOGOV button at the upper right corner of the webpage.
Tip: When you have found the relevant web pages containing your search keywords
you may use the find function in your browser's edit menu to locate exactly
where the keywords appear on the web page (alternatively launch the find
function by simultaneously typing the 'Ctrl + F' keys). This is relevant for
large pages, such as the pages containing the Encyclopedia References.
I have printed a few pages from Encycogov but they are updated
frequently. How do I know that I have the latest version of a particular page?
is simple. Just check the version
number at the top of the page under 'Page info'. If it is larger than the version
number at your printed page you don't have the latest version.
Why do some pages look different on print than on my screen?
This is a common problem with web pages and the magnitude of it depends on the
internet browser that you are using and the skills of the web page creator. You may solve the problem immediately by using Microsoft's Internet Explorer
browser instead of other internet browsers since this website is optimized for use with
Internet Explorer. If you don't have it on you computer you can
and install it for free at Microsoft's website.
Q10: How may I contact Encycogov?
You may e-mail Encycogov's author and producer
Mails about the contents of this site are welcome (such as, critique and