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ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 29 Aug 2014

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1 81,486 Theory of the Firm: Managerial Behavior, Agency Costs and Ownership Structure
Michael C. Jensen and William H. Meckling
Harvard Business School and Simon School, University of Rochester (Deceased)
Date posted to database: 19 Jul 1998
Last Revised: 18 May 2013
2 26,935 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 Harvard Business School
Date posted to database: 29 Nov 1998
Last Revised: 14 Aug 2006
4 22,576 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
5 15,612 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
6 12,352 A Stakeholder Approach to Strategic Management
R. Edward Freeman and John McVea
University of Virginia (UVA) - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia (UVA) - Darden School of Business
Date posted to database: 16 Mar 2001
Last Revised: 27 Jun 2001
7 19,364 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
Harvard Business School, 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
8 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
9 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
10 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

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
30 Jun 2014 through 29 Aug 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 2,702 'Competitiveness' Has Nothing to Do With It
Edward D. Kleinbard
USC Gould School of Law
Date posted to database: 7 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 27 Aug 2014
2 281 Mergers, Acquisitions and Restructuring: Types, Regulation, and Patterns of Practice
John C. Coates, IV
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 8 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 12 Aug 2014
3 271 Facilitating Mergers and Acquisitions with Earnouts and Purchase Price Adjustments
Albert H. Choi
University of Virginia School of Law
Date posted to database: 1 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 5 Aug 2014
4 143 Law and the History of Corporate Responsibility: Corporate Governance
Lyman Johnson
Washington and Lee University - School of Law
Date posted to database: 23 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 17 Aug 2014
5 234 Rethinking Compliance
Anne Riley and D. Daniel Sokol
Independent and University of Florida - Levin College of Law
Date posted to database: 5 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 26 Aug 2014
6 209 The JOBS Act and Information Uncertainty in IPO Firms
Mary E. Barth, Wayne R. Landsman and Daniel J. Taylor
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Date posted to database: 15 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 29 Jul 2014
7 206 Nationalize the Clearinghouses!
Stephen J. Lubben
Seton Hall University - School of Law
Date posted to database: 25 Jun 2014
Last Revised: 2 Jul 2014
8 159 Does the Composition of a Company's Shareholder Base Really Matter?
Anne Beyer, David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Date posted to database: 2 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 7 Aug 2014
9 150 Ending Class Actions as We Know Them: Rethinking the American Class Action
Linda S. Mullenix
University of Texas School of Law
Date posted to database: 23 Jun 2014
Last Revised: 23 Jun 2014
10 148 The Emergence of New Corporate Social Responsibility Regimes in China and India
Afra Afsharipour and Shruti Rana
University of California, Davis - School of Law and University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Date posted to database: 27 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 18 Aug 2014





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