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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 3 Mar 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 22,954 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 22,397 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 18,898 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 11,786 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 9,790 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 9,540 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 9,052 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 7,935 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
9 8,012 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 8,541 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

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
2 Jan 2015 through 3 Mar 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 216 Bank Resolution in Europe: The Unfinished Agenda of Structural Reform
Jeffrey N. Gordon and Wolf-Georg Ringe
Columbia Law School and Copenhagen Business School - Department of Law
Date posted to database: 13 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 5 Feb 2015
2 185 Legal by Design: A New Paradigm for Handling Complexity in Banking Regulation and Elsewhere in Law
Paul Lippe, Daniel Martin Katz and Dan Jackson
OnRamp Systems, Michigan State University - College of Law and Northeastern University - NuLawLab
Date posted to database: 18 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 23 Jan 2015
3 183 Understanding the Role of Debt in the Financial System
Bengt Holmstrom
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Date posted to database: 22 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 22 Jan 2015
4 168 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: 3 Mar 2015
5 153 Safe Banking
Adam J. Levitin
Georgetown University Law Center
Date posted to database: 2 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 2 Jan 2015
6 101 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
7 95 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: 30 Jan 2015
8 91 The Bank-Centered View of the Money Market - Part 1: Why Banks Are Different
Carolyn Sissoko
University of Southern California - Center for Law and Social Science
Date posted to database: 4 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 21 Jan 2015
9 90 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
10 93 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





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