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

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1 18,984 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 17,293 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 16,899 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 15,590 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 15,375 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 13,795 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 13,044 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 12,753 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 12,737 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 11,625 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 Jun 2014 through 23 Aug 2014

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1 271 Creating Around Copyright
Joseph Fishman
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 16 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 22 Aug 2014
2 248 Leaning In or Leaning On? Gender, Homophily, and Activism in Crowdfunding
Jason Greenberg and Ethan R. Mollick
NYU and University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School
Date posted to database: 6 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 6 Aug 2014
3 222 Patent Trolls: Evidence from Targeted Firms
Lauren Cohen, Umit G. Gurun and Scott Duke Kominers
Harvard Business School, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and Harvard University
Date posted to database: 11 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 19 Aug 2014
4 209 The State of Small Business Lending: Credit Access During the Recovery and How Technology May Change the Game
Karen Mills and Brayden McCarthy
Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School
Date posted to database: 24 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 24 Jul 2014
5 201 Crowdfunding Models: Keep-it-All vs. All-or-Nothing
Douglas J. Cumming, Gaƫl Leboeuf and Armin Schwienbacher
York University - Schulich School of Business, Univ. Lille Nord de France - Skema Business School and Univ. Lille Nord de France - SKEMA Business School
Date posted to database: 11 Jun 2014
Last Revised: 17 Aug 2014
6 150 Patent Examination and Litigation Outcomes
Shine Tu
West Virginia University College of Law
Date posted to database: 25 Jun 2014
Last Revised: 25 Jun 2014
7 146 The Effect of Patent Litigation and Patent Assertion Entities on Entrepreneurial Activity
Catherine Tucker
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Management Science (MS)
Date posted to database: 23 Jun 2014
Last Revised: 25 Jun 2014
8 145 What We Consent to When We Consent to Form Contracts: Market Price
Kenneth K. Ching
Regent University - School of Law
Date posted to database: 8 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 24 Jul 2014
9 137 Great Data, Nice Tale, But What's the Message? The OHIM/EPO Study on the Economic Relevance of IP-Intensive Industries in the EU
Annette Kur and Dietmar Harhoff
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
Date posted to database: 1 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 8 Aug 2014
10 128 Entrepreneurship as Experimentation
William R. Kerr, Ramana Nanda and Matthew Rhodes-Kropf
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard Business School - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Date posted to database: 29 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 5 Aug 2014





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