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Corporate, Securities & Finance Law eJournals

ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 30 Jul 2016

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 81,486 Theory of the Firm: Managerial Behavior, Agency Costs and Ownership Structure
Michael C. Jensen and William H. Meckling
Social Science Electronic Publishing (SSEP), Inc. and Simon School, University of Rochester (Deceased)
Date posted to database: 19 Jul 1998
Last Revised: 18 May 2013
2 29,483 What Matters in Corporate Governance?
Lucian A. Bebchuk, Alma Cohen and Allen Ferrell
Harvard Law School, Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics and Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 21 Sep 2004
Last Revised: 17 Apr 2009
3 25,517 Separation of Ownership and Control
Eugene F. Fama and Michael C. Jensen
University of Chicago - Finance and Social Science Electronic Publishing (SSEP), Inc.
Date posted to database: 29 Nov 1998
Last Revised: 14 Aug 2006
4 23,963 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
5 22,131 Remuneration: Where We've Been, How We Got to Here, What are the Problems, and How to Fix Them
Michael C. Jensen, Kevin J. Murphy and Eric G. Wruck
Social Science Electronic Publishing (SSEP), Inc., University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and Ohio State University (OSU) - Fisher College of Business
Date posted to database: 5 Jul 2004
Last Revised: 23 Sep 2004
6 19,221 Economic Consequences of Financial Reporting and Disclosure Regulation: A Review and Suggestions for Future Research
Christian Leuz and Peter D. Wysocki
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Miami - School of Business Administration
Date posted to database: 13 Mar 2008
Last Revised: 7 May 2008
7 14,220 Corporate Governance and Equity Prices
Paul A. Gompers, Joy L. Ishii and Andrew Metrick
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Yale School of Management
Date posted to database: 12 Sep 2001
Last Revised: 22 Jan 2009
8 14,026 Executive Compensation
Kevin J. Murphy
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Date posted to database: 19 May 1999
Last Revised: 30 Oct 2001
9 13,197 Board Models in Europe - Recent Developments of Internal Corporate Governance Structures in Germany, the United Kingdom, France, and Italy
Klaus J. Hopt and Patrick C. Leyens
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law and University of Hamburg - Institute of Law and Economics, Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 20 Jan 2004
Last Revised: 28 Feb 2006
10 12,352 A Stakeholder Approach to Strategic Management
R. Edward Freeman and John McVea
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Date posted to database: 16 Mar 2001
Last Revised: 27 Jun 2001

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
31 May 2016 through 30 Jul 2016

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 1,064 Berkshire's Blemishes: Lessons for Buffett's Successors, Peers, and Policy
Lawrence A. Cunningham
George Washington University
Date posted to database: 9 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 9 Jul 2016
2 636 It Takes a Village to Maintain a Dangerous Financial System
Anat R. Admati
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Date posted to database: 2 Jun 2016
Last Revised: 6 Jul 2016
3 486 How Rigged Are Stock Markets? Evidence from Microsecond Timestamps
Robert P. Bartlett and Justin McCrary
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of California, Berkeley
Date posted to database: 21 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 25 Jul 2016
4 264 Fiduciary Financial Advice to Retirement Savers: Don't Overlook the Prudent Investor Rule
Max M. Schanzenbach and Robert H. Sitkoff
Northwestern University - School of Law and Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 15 Jun 2016
Last Revised: 23 Jul 2016
5 212 Bank Governance
John Armour, Dan Awrey, Paul L. Davies, Luca Enriques, Jeffrey N. Gordon, Colin Mayer and Jennifer Payne
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, University of Oxford, University of Oxford- Faculty of Law, University of Oxford Faculty of Law, Columbia Law School, University of Oxford - Said Business School and University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 11 Jun 2016
Last Revised: 15 Jun 2016
6 204 The Inefficient Evolution of Merger Agreements
Robert Anderson and Jeffrey Manns
Pepperdine University School of Law and George Washington University Law School
Date posted to database: 11 Jun 2016
Last Revised: 9 Jul 2016
7 187 The Parable of the Talents
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Date posted to database: 2 Jun 2016
Last Revised: 7 Jul 2016
8 177 Say When: When Must an Issuer Disclose Inside Information?
Jesper Lau Hansen
University of Copenhagen - Faculty of Law (FOCOFIMA)
Date posted to database: 16 Jun 2016
Last Revised: 16 Jun 2016
9 143 Fintech Venture Capital
Douglas J. Cumming and Armin Schwienbacher
York University - Schulich School of Business and Université Lille - SKEMA Business School
Date posted to database: 27 May 2016
Last Revised: 6 Jun 2016
10 135 Regulating Equity Crowdfunding in India: Walking a Tightrope
Arjya B. Majumdar and Umakanth Varottil
Jindal Global Law School and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 9 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 29 Jul 2016





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