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ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 23 Jul 2014

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1 18,890 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 17,264 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 16,883 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, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE), 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
4 15,497 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
5 14,912 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
6 13,791 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 13,006 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 12,710 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
9 12,690 Venture Capital and Private Equity: A Course Overview
Josh Lerner
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Date posted to database: 23 Apr 1998
Last Revised: 26 Jan 2009
10 11,621 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
24 May 2014 through 23 Jul 2014

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1 866 Price Theory: A Short Summary
E. Glen Weyl
University of Chicago
Date posted to database: 2 Jun 2014
Last Revised: 14 Jul 2014
2 496 The Returns to Cash and Microenterprise Support Among the Ultra-Poor: A Field Experiment
Christopher Blattman, Julian Jamison, Eric Green and Jeannie Annan
Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA), Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Research Department, Duke Global Health Institute and International Rescue Committee
Date posted to database: 23 May 2014
Last Revised: 23 May 2014
3 344 Understanding the Realities of Modern Patent Litigation
John R. Allison, Mark A. Lemley and David L. Schwartz
University of Texas - McCombs School of Busniess, Stanford Law School and Illinois Institute of Technology - Chicago-Kent College of Law
Date posted to database: 28 May 2014
Last Revised: 2 Jul 2014
4 293 Do University Patents Pay Off? Evidence from a Survey of University Inventors in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
Brian J. Love
Santa Clara University School of Law
Date posted to database: 14 Jun 2014
Last Revised: 14 Jun 2014
5 243 Wisdom or Madness? Comparing Crowds with Expert Evaluation in Funding the Arts
Ethan R. Mollick and Ramana Nanda
University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Date posted to database: 1 Jun 2014
Last Revised: 28 Jun 2014
6 219 Entrepreneurship from an Islamic Perspective
Ali Aslan Guemuesay
University of Oxford - Said Business School
Date posted to database: 3 Jun 2014
Last Revised: 3 Jun 2014
7 186 We Need to Talk About Aereo: Copyright-Avoiding Business Models, Cloud Storage and a Principled Reading of the 'Transmit' Clause
Rebecca Giblin and Jane C. Ginsburg
Monash University - Faculty of Law and Columbia Law School
Date posted to database: 1 Jun 2014
Last Revised: 1 Jun 2014
8 182 A Panorama of the Israeli Software Startup Ecosystem
Fabio Kon, Daniel Cukier, Claudia Melo, Orit Hazzan and Harry Yuklea
University of Sao Paulo (USP) - Department of Computer Science, University of Sao Paulo (USP) - Department of Computer Science, University of São Paulo, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology and The Technion, IE&M Faculty
Date posted to database: 25 May 2014
Last Revised: 1 Jul 2014
9 167 Creating Around Copyright
Joseph Fishman
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 16 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 18 Jul 2014
10 160 O'Reilly v. Morse
Adam Mossoff
George Mason University School of Law
Date posted to database: 12 Jun 2014
Last Revised: 16 Jul 2014





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