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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 21 Apr 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 26,414 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 22,285 The Subprime Crisis: Cause, Effect and Consequences
Christopher Whalen
Indiana State University - Networks Financial Institute
Date posted to database: 2 Apr 2008
Last Revised: 17 Jun 2008
5 18,904 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
6 15,100 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 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
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
20 Feb 2014 through 21 Apr 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 2,512 What Courses Should Law Students Take? Harvard's Largest Employers Weigh In
John C. Coates, IV, Jesse M. Fried and Kathryn E. Spier
Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School and Harvard University - Law School - Faculty
Date posted to database: 20 Feb 2014
Last Revised: 25 Feb 2014
2 721 Aftermarketfailure: Windows XP's End of Support
Andrew Tutt
Yale University - Information Society Project
Date posted to database: 8 Apr 2014
Last Revised: 9 Apr 2014
3 490 Toward a Constitutional Review of the Poison Pill
Lucian A. Bebchuk and Robert J. Jackson
Harvard Law School and Columbia Law School
Date posted to database: 1 Mar 2014
Last Revised: 31 Mar 2014
4 384 The Three Justifications for Piercing the Corporate Veil
Jonathan R. Macey and Joshua Mitts
Yale Law School and Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
Date posted to database: 19 Feb 2014
Last Revised: 7 Mar 2014
5 343 As American as Apple Inc.: International Tax and Ownership Nationality
Chris William Sanchirico
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Date posted to database: 11 Feb 2014
Last Revised: 21 Mar 2014
6 301 Six Components of Corporate Governance That Cannot Be Ignored
Joseph A. McCahery and Erik P. M. Vermeulen
Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC) and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
Date posted to database: 10 Mar 2014
Last Revised: 20 Mar 2014
7 264 Market Efficiency after the Financial Crisis: It's Still a Matter of Information Costs
Ronald J. Gilson and Reinier Kraakman
Stanford Law School and Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 17 Feb 2014
Last Revised: 12 Mar 2014
8 257 A Critique of the Corporate Law Professors’ Amicus Brief in Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood
Stephen M. Bainbridge
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Date posted to database: 23 Feb 2014
Last Revised: 10 Apr 2014
9 244 The Maker-Taker Pricing Model and Its Impact on the Securities Market Structure: A Can of Worms for Securities Fraud?
Stanislav Dolgopolov
Independent
Date posted to database: 24 Feb 2014
Last Revised: 23 Mar 2014
10 210 Beyond Efficiency in Securities Regulation
Yesha Yadav
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Date posted to database: 26 Feb 2014
Last Revised: 26 Feb 2014





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