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

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 19,501 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 18,047 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
3 17,418 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
4 17,036 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 16,385 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 13,866 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 13,240 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 12,994 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 12,983 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
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 Oct 2014 through 21 Dec 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 476 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
2 294 A Century of Patent Litigation in Perspective
Ron D. Katznelson
Bi-Level Technologies
Date posted to database: 12 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 2 Dec 2014
3 278 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
4 214 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
5 201 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
6 173 The New Cognitive Property: Human Capital Law and the Reach of Intellectual Property
Orly Lobel
University of San Diego School of Law
Date posted to database: 2 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 2 Nov 2014
7 145 Entrepreneurship and Business Groups: An Evolutionary Perspective on the Growth of the KoƧ Group in Turkey
Asli M. Colpan and Geoffrey Gareth Jones
Kyoto University - Graduate School of Management and Harvard University - General Management Unit
Date posted to database: 8 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 8 Nov 2014
8 136 Financial Development and Technology Diffusion
Diego Comin and Ramana Nanda
Dartmouth College and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Date posted to database: 9 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 9 Nov 2014
9 130 The Antitrust Analysis of Rules and Standards for Software Platforms
David S. Evans
University of Chicago Law School
Date posted to database: 9 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 22 Nov 2014
10 119 Family Firms and Labor Market Regulation
Morten Bennedsen, Sterling Huang, Hannes F. Wagner and Stefan Zeume
INSEAD - Economics and Political Sciences, Singapore Management University, Bocconi University - Department of Finance and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Date posted to database: 18 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 7 Nov 2014





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