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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 23 Nov 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 22,789 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 21,808 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 18,842 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 11,523 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 9,619 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 9,348 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 8,962 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 7,825 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 7,817 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 8,504 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
24 Sep 2014 through 23 Nov 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 225 The Behavioral Law and Economics of Fixed-Rate Mortgages (and Other Just-So Stories)
Todd J. Zywicki
George Mason University School of Law
Date posted to database: 15 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 27 Oct 2014
2 183 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
3 164 Executive Remuneration. A Comparative Overview
Guido A. Ferrarini and Maria Cristina Ungureanu
University of Genoa - Law School and Sodali
Date posted to database: 24 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 27 Oct 2014
4 149 How the SEC Helps Speedy Traders
Robert J. Jackson and Joshua Mitts
Columbia Law School and Columbia Law School
Date posted to database: 8 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 8 Nov 2014
5 139 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
6 124 Oxford Handbook: Institutional Investors in Corporate Governance
Edward B. Rock
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Date posted to database: 21 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 22 Oct 2014
7 114 Avoiding the Nuclear Option: Balancing Borrower and Lender Rights Under the Truth in Lending Act's Right of Rescission
Jonathan L. Caulder
Washington and Lee University - School of Law
Date posted to database: 20 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 20 Oct 2014
8 108 Regulating Bitcoin and Block Chain Derivatives
Houman B. Shadab
New York Law School
Date posted to database: 13 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 31 Oct 2014
9 86 Do Market Abuse Rules Violate Human Rights? The Grande Stevens v. Italy Case
Marco Ventoruzzo
Pennsylvania State University - Dickinson School of Law
Date posted to database: 2 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 2 Nov 2014
10 83 Personal Ethics & the U.S. Financial Collapse of 2007-08
Lawrence J. Trautman
American University
Date posted to database: 28 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 28 Sep 2014





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