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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 20 Sep 2014

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1 22,624 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 21,380 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 18,737 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 11,335 The Crisis of Fair Value Accounting: Making Sense of the Recent Debate
Christian Laux and Christian Leuz
Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Date posted to database: 21 Apr 2009
Last Revised: 11 Aug 2009
5 9,517 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 9,221 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 8,895 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 8,460 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 7,714 Two Faces: Demystifying the Mortgage Electronic Registration System's Land Title Theory
Christopher Lewis Peterson
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
Date posted to database: 1 Oct 2010
Last Revised: 5 Feb 2013
10 7,709 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

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
22 Jul 2014 through 20 Sep 2014

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1 398 After the Deal: Fannie, Freddie and the Financial Crisis Aftermath
Steven Davidoff Solomon and David T. Zaring
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of Pennsylvania - Legal Studies Department
Date posted to database: 15 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 1 Sep 2014
2 130 Rolling Back the Repo Safe Harbors
Edward R. Morrison, Mark J. Roe and Christopher S. Sontchi
Columbia Law School, Harvard Law School and United States Bankruptcy Courts, District of Delaware
Date posted to database: 23 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 29 Aug 2014
3 129 Securities Litigation in the Roberts Court: An Early Assessment
John C. Coates, IV
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 30 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 6 Aug 2014
4 111 Banks, Marijuana, and Federalism
Julie Andersen Hill
University of Alabama - School of Law
Date posted to database: 30 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 16 Sep 2014
5 100 Misdiagnosis: Incomplete Cures of Financial Regulatory Failures
James R. Barth, Gerard Caprio and Ross Levine
Auburn University - College of Business, Williams College and UC Berkeley
Date posted to database: 30 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 30 Jul 2014
6 90 A Critical Evaluation of Bail-Ins as Bank Recapitalisation Mechanisms
Charles Goodhart and Emilios Avgouleas
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Financial Markets Group and University of Edinburgh - School of Law
Date posted to database: 12 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 12 Aug 2014
7 87 The Law and Economics of Benchmark Manipulation
Andrew Verstein
Wake Forest University School of Law
Date posted to database: 18 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 18 Aug 2014
8 74 Crowdfunding 6.0: Does the SEC's FinTechLaw Failure Reveal the Agency’s True Mission to Protect — Solely Accredited — Investors?
David Groshoff, Kurtis R. Urien and Alex Nguyen
Western State University College of Law, Western State College of Law and Western State College of Law
Date posted to database: 20 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 20 Aug 2014
9 72 Cost-Benefit Analysis of Financial Regulation: Case Studies and Implications
John C. Coates, IV
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 15 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 15 Aug 2014
10 71 Towards Better Cost-Benefit Analysis: An Essay on Regulatory Management
John C. Coates, IV
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 27 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 27 Jul 2014





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