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Regulation of Financial Institutions eJournal

ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 26 Mar 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 23,003 The Subprime Crisis: Cause, Effect and Consequences
Christopher Whalen
Kroll Bond Rating Agency
Date posted to database: 2 Apr 2008
Last Revised: 17 Jun 2008
2 22,540 International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS): Pros and Cons for Investors
Ray Ball
University of Chicago
Date posted to database: 13 Sep 2006
Last Revised: 9 Mar 2009
3 18,922 Underwater and Not Walking Away: Shame, Fear and the Social Management of the Housing Crisis
Brent T. White
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Date posted to database: 27 Oct 2009
Last Revised: 29 Oct 2010
4 11,853 The Crisis of Fair Value Accounting: Making Sense of the Recent Debate
Christian Laux and Christian Leuz
Vienna University of Economics and Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Date posted to database: 21 Apr 2009
Last Revised: 11 Aug 2009
5 9,840 Slapped in the Face by the Invisible Hand: Banking and the Panic of 2007
Gary B. Gorton
Yale School of Management
Date posted to database: 18 May 2009
Last Revised: 18 May 2009
6 9,585 Hedge Funds, Systemic Risk, and the Financial Crisis of 2007-2008: Written Testimony for the House Oversight Committee Hearing on Hedge Funds
Andrew W. Lo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Date posted to database: 17 Nov 2008
Last Revised: 2 Mar 2009
7 9,078 The Promise and Perils of Credit Derivatives
David A. Skeel and Frank Partnoy
University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of San Diego School of Law
Date posted to database: 13 Sep 2006
Last Revised: 20 Mar 2010
8 8,560 The Subprime Credit Crisis of 07
Stuart M. Turnbull, Michel Crouhy and Robert A. Jarrow
University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business, Natixis and Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
Date posted to database: 25 Mar 2008
Last Revised: 20 Jul 2008
9 8,067 Corporate Governance in the 2007-2008 Financial Crisis: Evidence from Financial Institutions Worldwide
David H. Erkens, Mingyi Hung and Pedro P. Matos
University of Southern California - Leventhal School of Accounting, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology & University of Southern California and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Date posted to database: 29 Oct 2010
Last Revised: 13 Feb 2012
10 7,980 Did Securitization Lead to Lax Screening? Evidence from Subprime Loans
Benjamin J. Keys, Tanmoy K. Mukherjee, Amit Seru and Vikrant Vig
Harris School of Public Policy, Sorin Capital Management, LLC, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and London Business School
Date posted to database: 3 Mar 2008
Last Revised: 11 Jan 2009

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
25 Jan 2015 through 26 Mar 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 206 The U.S. Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act: American Legal Imperialism?
Bruce W. Bean and Abbey Wright Farnsworth
Michigan State University - College of Law and Independent
Date posted to database: 27 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 27 Feb 2015
2 204 Excessive Corporate Risk-Taking and the Decline of Personal Blame
Steven L. Schwarcz
Duke University School of Law
Date posted to database: 24 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 17 Mar 2015
3 145 Regulating Against Bubbles: How Mortgage Regulation Can Keep Main Street and Wall Street Safe - From Themselves
Ryan Bubb and Prasad Krishnamurthy
New York University School of Law and U.C. Berkeley School of Law
Date posted to database: 1 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 7 Feb 2015
4 116 A Comparative Analysis of Bitcoin and Other Decentralized Virtual Currencies: Legal Regulation in the People's Republic of China, Canada, and the United States
Matthew Ponsford
McGill University - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 24 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 24 Jan 2015
5 106 Second-Liens and the Leverage Option
Adam J. Levitin and Susan M. Wachter
Georgetown University Law Center and University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School, Department of Real Estate
Date posted to database: 30 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 26 Mar 2015
6 104 Virtual Currencies & Federal Law
Julie Andersen Hill
University of Alabama - School of Law
Date posted to database: 24 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 31 Jan 2015
7 103 Approaches to Financial System Regulation: An International Comparative Survey
Andrew D. Schmulow
Melbourne Law School
Date posted to database: 29 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 29 Jan 2015
8 100 Insider Trading in Commodities Markets
Andrew Verstein
Wake Forest University School of Law
Date posted to database: 23 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 20 Mar 2015
9 91 Big Data and Social Netbanks: Are You Ready to Replace Your Bank?
Nizan Geslevich Packin and Yafit Lev Aretz
City University of New York, Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business and Columbia Law School
Date posted to database: 19 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 22 Feb 2015
10 107 Corporate Governance and Banks: How Justified is the Match?
Christoph Van der Elst
Tilburg Law School
Date posted to database: 17 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 17 Feb 2015





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