Publication Trends and Methodological Advancements in the Area of Agency Cost
The paper presents a systematic literature review of the Research done in the last 30 years in the area of Agency Cost. It undertakes content analysis technique for the purpose and does a complete publication and methodological analysis to discuss the path the research is following. Simple counts and cross tabs are run to look at the advancements in the publication and methodology of the research over the years and in the four different regions of the world where this research is taking place. The results help us determine where and how most of the research in the world is taking place, as in what are its characteristics. The implication of this would be to use the characteristics to do further research in the area of Agency Cost. Also, this research would help in identifying the gaps in the methodology used to research for Agency Cost creating room for further research.
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