- Better to Invest in Academic Excellence Than to Give Protection To Dutch Companies
- Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam, Faculty of Economics and Business
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- In response to recent attempts to take over AkzoNobel and Unilever, Dutch authorities now want to take measures to improve the protection of Dutch listed companies against unwelcome bidders. Professor Arnoud Boot is sceptical about these plans: ‘Too much protection disrupts innovation and economic growth.’ According to Boot, investing in academic excellence is much more effective.
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