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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 Oct 2014

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1 22,726 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 21,646 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 18,828 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 11,450 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 9,592 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 9,294 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 8,483 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
8 7,776 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
9 7,757 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
10 8,940 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

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
31 Aug 2014 through 30 Oct 2014

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1 265 Banks, Marijuana, and Federalism
Julie Andersen Hill
University of Alabama - School of Law
Date posted to database: 30 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 25 Sep 2014
2 221 How Do Bank Regulators Determine Capital Adequacy Requirements?
Eric A. Posner
University of Chicago - Law School
Date posted to database: 10 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 10 Sep 2014
3 213 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: 25 Oct 2014
4 190 The Effect of Deferred and Non-Prosecution Agreements on Corporate Governance: Evidence from 1993-2013
Wulf A. Kaal and Timothy Lacine
University of St. Thomas, Minnesota - School of Law and University of St. Thomas (Minnesota)
Date posted to database: 27 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 28 Aug 2014
5 182 When Bank Examiners Get It Wrong: Financial Institution Appeals of Material Supervisory Determinations
Julie Andersen Hill
University of Alabama - School of Law
Date posted to database: 12 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 12 Sep 2014
6 136 Rethinking Virtual Currency Regulation in the Bitcoin Age
Kevin V. Tu and Michael W. Meredith
University of New Mexico School of Law and United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
Date posted to database: 24 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 21 Oct 2014
7 125 An Assessment of Behavioral Law and Economics Contentions and What We Know Empirically About Credit Card Use by Consumers
Thomas A. Durkin, Gregory Elliehausen and Todd J. Zywicki
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (FRB), Federal Reserve Board and George Mason University School of Law
Date posted to database: 24 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 24 Sep 2014
8 123 A Conceptual Framework for the Regulation of Cryptocurrencies
Omri Y. Marian
University of Florida - Fredric G. Levin College of Law
Date posted to database: 15 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 24 Oct 2014
9 117 Lessons from the Efforts to Manage the Shift Away from Defined Benefit Plans to Defined Contribution Plans in Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States
Elizabeth F. Brown
Georgia State University - Department of Risk Management and Insurance
Date posted to database: 9 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 9 Sep 2014
10 108 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

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