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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 30 Jun 2015

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1 23,185 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 22,937 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 18,990 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 12,088 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 9,982 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 9,733 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 9,142 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 8,150 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 8,605 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
10 8,223 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

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
1 May 2015 through 30 Jun 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 244 The Gordon Gekko Effect: The Role of Culture in the Financial Industry
Andrew W. Lo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Date posted to database: 8 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 8 Jun 2015
2 188 Asset Management and Systemic Risk
Thierry Roncalli and Guillaume Weisang
Université d'Évry - Centre D'Etudes des Politiques Economiques et de L'Emploi (EPEE) and Clark University - Graduate School of Management
Date posted to database: 29 May 2015
Last Revised: 29 May 2015
3 105 Regulating the Financial Cycle: An Integrated Approach with a Leverage Ratio
Dirk Schoenmaker and Peter Wierts
Duisenberg School of Finance and De Nederlandsche Bank
Date posted to database: 19 May 2015
Last Revised: 19 May 2015
4 92 Other Comprehensive Income: A Review and Directions for Future Research
Dirk E. Black
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business
Date posted to database: 2 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 16 Jun 2015
5 79 A Model of Shadow Banking: Crises, Central Banks and Regulation
Giovanni di Iasio and Zoltan Pozsar
Bank of Italy and Credit Suisse
Date posted to database: 26 May 2015
Last Revised: 26 May 2015
6 77 Banking Union: Aspects of the Single Supervisory Mechanism and the Single Resolution Mechanism Compared
Eddy Wymeersch
Ghent University - Financial Law Institute
Date posted to database: 28 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 28 Apr 2015
7 73 High Frequency Trading and End-of-Day Price Dislocation
Michael J. Aitken, Douglas J. Cumming and Feng Zhan
UNSW Australia Business School, School of Banking and Finance, York University - Schulich School of Business and John Carroll University - Boler School of Business
Date posted to database: 12 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 12 Jun 2015
8 71 A Bad Man's Guide to Private Equity and Pensions
Elizabeth Lewis
Harvard University - Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics
Date posted to database: 19 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 23 Jun 2015
9 67 The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive in Malta: Past, Present … What Next?
Christopher P. Buttigieg
University of Malta
Date posted to database: 5 May 2015
Last Revised: 5 May 2015
10 63 The Changing Nature of Banking and Why it Matters
Ross P. Buckley
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 5 May 2015
Last Revised: 18 May 2015





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