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ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 21 Nov 2014

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1 19,350 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
2 17,389 Governance Matters VII: Aggregate and Individual Governance Indicators, 1996-2007
Daniel Kaufmann, Aart Kraay and Massimo Mastruzzi
The Brookings Institution, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Date posted to database: 20 Jun 2008
Last Revised: 26 Jun 2008
3 17,381 The Dynamics of Crowdfunding: An Exploratory Study
Ethan R. Mollick
University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School
Date posted to database: 12 Jul 2012
Last Revised: 8 Nov 2013
4 17,000 Deal or No Deal? Decision Making under Risk in a Large-Payoff Game Show
Thierry Post, Martijn J. Van den Assem, Guido Baltussen and Richard H. Thaler
Koc University - Graduate School of Business, VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Date posted to database: 16 Dec 2004
Last Revised: 21 Feb 2012
5 16,211 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 13,850 The 'IKEA Effect': When Labor Leads to Love
Michael I. Norton, Daniel Mochon and Dan Ariely
Harvard Business School - Marketing Unit, Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Date posted to database: 4 Mar 2011
Last Revised: 4 Mar 2011
7 13,179 The Economics of Private Equity Funds
Andrew Metrick and Ayako Yasuda
Yale School of Management and University of California, Davis - Graduate School of Management
Date posted to database: 27 Jun 2007
Last Revised: 3 Aug 2010
8 12,930 Venture Capital and Private Equity: A Course Overview
Josh Lerner
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Date posted to database: 23 Apr 1998
Last Revised: 5 Oct 2014
9 12,856 A Review of IPO Activity, Pricing and Allocations
Ivo Welch and Jay R. Ritter
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and University of Florida - Department of Finance, Insurance and Real Estate
Date posted to database: 9 Jan 2002
Last Revised: 10 Apr 2002
10 11,630 Frictions to Political Competition and Financial Openness
Kostas Koufopoulos and Aristotelis Boukouras
University of Warwick - Finance Group and University of Leicester
Date posted to database: 11 Aug 2008
Last Revised: 11 Aug 2008

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
22 Sep 2014 through 21 Nov 2014

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1 476 Creditor Rights and Innovation: Evidence from Patent Collateral
William Mann
UCLA Anderson School
Date posted to database: 29 Apr 2014
Last Revised: 16 Oct 2014
2 236 A Century of Patent Litigation in Perspective
Ron D. Katznelson
Bi-Level Technologies
Date posted to database: 12 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 18 Nov 2014
3 229 Patent Collateral, Investor Commitment, and the Market for Venture Lending
Yael V. Hochberg, Carlos J. Serrano and Rosemarie Ham Ziedonis
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona GSE and University of Oregon - Lundquist College of Business
Date posted to database: 8 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 16 Oct 2014
4 216 Inter Partes Review: An Early Look at the Numbers
Brian J. Love and Shawn Ambwani
Santa Clara University School of Law and Unified Patents, Inc.
Date posted to database: 22 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 21 Nov 2014
5 210 Business Models for Open Innovation: Matching Heterogenous Open Innovation Strategies with Business Model Dimensions
Tina Saebi and Nicolai J. Foss
Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) - Department of Strategy and Management and Copenhagen Business School - Department of Strategic Management and Globalization
Date posted to database: 10 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 21 Sep 2014
6 196 Fundamental Changes in the LLC: A Study in Path-Divergence and Convergence
Joan MacLeod Heminway
University of Tennessee College of Law
Date posted to database: 21 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 3 Nov 2014
7 168 Standard Essential Patents, Trolls and the Smartphone Wars: Triangulating the End Game
Daryl Lim
The John Marshall Law School
Date posted to database: 14 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 19 Nov 2014
8 154 Financing Innovation
William R. Kerr and Ramana Nanda
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Date posted to database: 6 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 6 Nov 2014
9 151 Our Divided Patent System
John R. Allison, Mark A. Lemley and David L. Schwartz
University of Texas - McCombs School of Business, Stanford Law School and Illinois Institute of Technology - Chicago-Kent College of Law
Date posted to database: 14 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 13 Nov 2014
10 129 An Information Theory of Copyright Law
Jeanne C. Fromer
New York University School of Law
Date posted to database: 25 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 14 Nov 2014

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