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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 4 Sep 2015

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1 23,266 The Subprime Crisis: Cause, Effect and Consequences
Richard Christopher Whalen
Kroll Bond Rating Agency
Date posted to database: 2 Apr 2008
Last Revised: 17 Jun 2008
2 23,103 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 19,021 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: 9 May 2015
4 12,166 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 10,051 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 9,821 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 9,182 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 8,631 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 8,298 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, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Date posted to database: 29 Oct 2010
Last Revised: 13 Feb 2012
10 8,218 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
6 Jul 2015 through 4 Sep 2015

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1 1,936 Hedge Funds: A Dynamic Industry in Transition
Mila Getmansky, Peter A. Lee and Andrew W. Lo
University of Massachusetts at Amherst - Eugene M. Isenberg School of Management - Department of Finance, AlphaSimplex Group, LLC and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Date posted to database: 29 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 29 Jul 2015
2 295 Does Basel Save Our Banks? The Effect of Basel I Capital Requirements on Bank Failures
Sebastien Gay and Balthazar D. Bergkamp
The University of Chicago and University of Chicago
Date posted to database: 11 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 14 Jul 2015
3 244 $=€=Bitcoin?
Hilary J. Allen
Suffolk University Law School
Date posted to database: 17 Aug 2015
Last Revised: 31 Aug 2015
4 141 Rethinking Financial Regulation: How Confusions Have Prevented Progress
Anat R. Admati
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Date posted to database: 29 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 15 Jul 2015
5 83 The Volcker Rule as Structural Law: Implications for Cost-Benefit Analysis and Administrative Law
John C. Coates, IV
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 11 Aug 2015
Last Revised: 28 Aug 2015
6 81 Four Ways To Improve SEC Enforcement
Andrew N. Vollmer
University of Virginia - School of Law
Date posted to database: 1 Aug 2015
Last Revised: 9 Aug 2015
7 78 The Pendulum Swings: Reconsidering Corporate Criminal Prosecution
David M. Uhlmann
University of Michigan Law School
Date posted to database: 13 Aug 2015
Last Revised: 17 Aug 2015
8 67 The Risks of Shadow Insurance
Daniel Schwarcz
University of Minnesota Law School
Date posted to database: 14 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 4 Sep 2015
9 66 The Existential Search of the European Banking Authority
Eilis Ferran
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 6 Aug 2015
Last Revised: 19 Aug 2015
10 64 The Effect of Financial Reporting Regulation on Arm's Length Contracting
Matthias Breuer, Katharina Hombach and Maximilian A. Müller
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich and WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management
Date posted to database: 25 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 26 Aug 2015





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