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JEL Code: G32

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1.

Theory of the Firm: Managerial Behavior, Agency Costs and Ownership Structure

Michael C. Jensen, A THEORY OF THE FIRM: GOVERNANCE, RESIDUAL CLAIMS AND ORGANIZATIONAL FORMS, Harvard University Press, December 2000, Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 3, No. 4, 1976
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 19 Jul 1998 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2022
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School and Simon School, University of Rochester (Deceased)
Downloads 139,938
2.

Corporate Governance and Control

Number of pages: 128 Posted: 31 Oct 2002
Working Paper Series
Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (ULB), Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Economics and Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs
Downloads 41,535
3.

Separation of Ownership and Control

Michael C. Jensen, FOUNDATIONS OF ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGY, Harvard University Press, 1998, and Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 26, June 1983
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 Nov 1998
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago - Finance and Harvard Business School
Downloads 40,064
4.

Taxes, Financing Decisions, and Firm Value

Center for Research in Security Prices (CRSP) Working Paper No.
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 Feb 1997
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Finance and Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business

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Downloads 27,198
5.

WACC: Definition, Misconceptions and Errors

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 05 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 26 May 2019
Working Paper Series
IESE Business School
Downloads 24,250
6.

Optimal Capital Allocation Using RAROC and EVA

Journal of Financial Intermediation, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Sep 1998
Accepted Paper Series
Vienna University of Economics and Business and Vienna University of Economics and Business

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Downloads 24,214
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8.

Squaring Venture Capital Valuations with Reality

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 22 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2019
Accepted Paper Series
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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Downloads 19,691
9.

International Corporate Governance

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 30 Jul 2002
Working Paper Series
University of Pittsburgh - Katz School of Business and Purdue University
Downloads 19,404
10.

Trade-Off and Pecking Order Theories of Debt

Number of pages: 85 Posted: 22 Feb 2005 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Minnesota and HKUSTHong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance
Downloads 19,244
11.

Venture Capital and Private Equity: A Course Overview

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 23 Apr 1998
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 18,656
12.

Eclipse of the Public Corporation

HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW (Sept.-Oct. 1989), revised 1997.
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 03 May 1999
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School
Downloads 18,514
13.

What is Corporate Law?

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 300
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Yale University - Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 16,080
14.

WACC: definición, interpretaciones equivocadas y errores (WACC: Definition and Errors)

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 03 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2019
Working Paper Series
IESE Business School
Downloads 15,817
15.

The Theory and Practice of Corporate Finance: Evidence from the Field

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Apr 2000
Working Paper Series
Duke University and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 15,548
16.

Agency Problems and Residual Claims

Michael C. Jensen, FOUNDATIONS OF ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGY, Harvard University Press, 1998; Journal of Law & Economics, Vol. 26, June 1983
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 29 Nov 1998
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago - Finance and Harvard Business School
Downloads 15,516
17.

Theory of Capital Structure - a Review

FRIHET OG MANGFOLD, FESTSSKRIFT TIL ODD, G. Arntzen. L. Fallan & O. Gustafsson, eds., Trondheim: Tapir/TØH, Tapir Academic Press, NO-7005 Trondheim, Norway
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
NTNU Business School - Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
Downloads 15,251
18.

CAPM: An Absurd Model

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 07 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 26 May 2019
Working Paper Series
IESE Business School
Downloads 14,626
19.

Crowdfunding: Tapping the Right Crowd

Journal of Business Venturing, 2014, 29(5), 585-609, CORE Discussion Paper No. 2011/32
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 30 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2014
Accepted Paper Series
CORE/LIDAM, UCLouvain (Université Catholique de Louvain), Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University and SKEMA Business School

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Downloads 14,301
20.

The Long-Term Effects of Hedge Fund Activism

Harvard Law School John M. Olin Center Discussion Paper No. 802, Columbia Law Review, Vol. 115, 2015, pp. 1085-1156, Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 13-66
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 07 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Emory University Goizueta Business School

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Downloads 13,807
21.

The Essential Elements of Corporate Law

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 20/2009, Yale Law, Economics & Public Policy Research Paper No. 387, Harvard Law and Economics Research Paper No. 643, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 09-39, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 134/2009
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2018
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Yale University - Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 13,761
22.

A Simplified Perspective of the Markowitz Portfolio Theory

Global Journal of Business Research, v. 7 (1) pp. 59-70, 2013
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 29 Jan 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Swiss Management Centre University (Switzerland)
Downloads 12,884
23.

A Review of Empirical Capital Structure Research and Directions for the Future

Annual Review of Financial Economics, Vol. 3, 2011
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 22 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2011
Working Paper Series
Duke University and Washington University in St. Louis - Olin Business School

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Downloads 12,842
24.

Understanding CVA, DVA, and FVA: Examples of Interest Rate Swap Valuation

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2015
Working Paper Series
Boston University - Department of Finance & Economics
Downloads 12,651
25.

Does Corporate Governance Predict Firms' Market Values? Evidence from Korea

post-publication version, published in Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Vol. 22, No. 2, Fall 2006, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 86/2005, KDI School of Pub Policy & Management Paper No. 02-04, McCombs Research Paper Series No. 02-05, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 237, U of Texas law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 26
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 20 Jan 2005 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Korea University - Department of Finance and Korea University Business School

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Downloads 12,296
26.

Valuation for Mergers, Buyouts and Restructuring

VALUATION FOR MERGERS, BUYOUTS AND RESTRUCTURING, John Wiley & Sons, New York, 2004
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 31 Jul 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Finance
Downloads 11,858
27.

Growth, Beta and Agency Costs as Determinants of Dividend Payout Ratios

Journal of Financial Research, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 249-259, Fall 1982
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 19 Oct 2005
Accepted Paper Series
SUNY at Buffalo - Department of Financial & Managerial Economics
Downloads 11,581
28.

Shareholder Activism and Corporate Governance in the United States

As published in The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics and the Law, vol. 3, pp. 459-465, 1998
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 Dec 1997
Accepted Paper Series
Downloads 11,562
29.

Performance Pay and Top Management Incentives

Michael C. Jensen, FOUNDATIONS OF ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGY, Harvard University Press, 1998
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 08 Mar 2001
Accepted Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and Harvard Business School
Downloads 11,333
30.

The Illusory Promise of Stakeholder Governance

Cornell Law Review, Volume 106, 2020, pp. 91-178, Harvard Law School John M. Olin Center Discussion Paper No.1052, Harvard Law School Program on Corporate Governance Working Paper 2020-1
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 27 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2022
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 11,296
31.

The Case for Increasing Shareholder Power

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 118, No. 3, pp. 833-914, January 2005, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 500
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 17 Mar 2003 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 11,121
32.

Compensation and Incentives: Practice vs. Theory

Michael C. Jensen, FOUNDATIONS OF ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGY, Harvard University Press, 1998; Journal of Finance, Vol. 63, No. 3, pp. 593-616, July 1998
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 24 Sep 1998
Accepted Paper Series
HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit, Harvard Business School and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Downloads 11,080
33.

Capital Structure Decisions

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 28 May 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Minnesota and HKUSTHong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance
Downloads 10,906
34.

How Important is Corporate Governance?

Number of pages: 77 Posted: 28 Sep 2004
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, AQR Capital Management, LLC and London Business School
Downloads 10,771
35.

Pay Without Performance: Overview of the Issues

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 647-673, 2005, Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 8-22, 2005, Academy of Management Perspectives, pp. 5-24, February 2006, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 528
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 19 Jul 2005 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 10,756
36.

Competition and Crisis in Mortgage Securitization

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 88, p.213, (2013)
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 10 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Southern California Gould School of Law

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Downloads 10,736
37.

Discounted Cash Flow Valuation Methods: Examples of Perpetuities, Constant Growth and General Case

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 14 Jun 2005 Last Revised: 26 May 2019
Working Paper Series
IESE Business School
Downloads 10,709
38.

Corporate Governance, Corporate Ownership, and the Role of Institutional Investors: A Global Perspective

Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance Working Paper No. 2003-01
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 27 Sep 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Georgia - Department of Finance and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance

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Downloads 10,344
39.

The Promise and Perils of Credit Derivatives

University of Cincinnati Law Review, Vol. 75, p. 1019, 2007, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 06-22, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 06-36, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 07-74
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 10,255
40.

Integrated Risk Management for the Firm: A Senior Manager's Guide

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 Feb 2002
Working Paper Series
Claremont McKenna College - Robert Day School of Economics and Finance
Downloads 10,201
41.

From State to Market: A Survey of Empirical Studies on Privatization

Number of pages: 88 Posted: 04 Apr 2001
Accepted Paper Series
Department of Finance and University of Oklahoma
Downloads 10,009
42.

Risk Management Failures: What are They and When do They Happen?

Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2008-03-017, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2008-18
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 Oct 2008
Working Paper Series
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance

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Downloads 9,782
43.

The Subprime Credit Crisis of 07

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 25 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business, Natixis and Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
Downloads 9,345
44.

Why and How Investors Use ESG Information: Evidence from a Global Survey

Financial Analysts Journal, 2018, Volume 74 Issue 3, pp. 87-103.
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2020
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Said Business School and Harvard Business School
Downloads 9,276
45.

Fallacies, Irrelevant Facts, and Myths in the Discussion of Capital Regulation: Why Bank Equity is Not Socially Expensive

Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods 2013/23, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 161, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 13-7
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 04 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2016
Working Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 9,212
46.

Corporate Governance: Effects on Firm Performance and Economic Growth

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Sep 2000
Working Paper Series
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Economics Department (ECO) and Jonkoping University

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Downloads 9,203
47.

The Determinants of Capital Structure Choice: A Survey of European Firms

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 02 Feb 2002
Working Paper Series
European School of Management (ESCP) - (EAP) and University of Manitoba - Department of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 9,131
48.

Crowdfunding und Crowdinvesting: State-of-the-Art der wissenschaftlichen Literatur (Crowdfunding and Crowdinvesting: A Review of the Literature)

Zeitschrift für KMU und Entrepreneurship, Vol. 62, No. 1, pp. 57-89, 2014
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Trier - Faculty of Management and University of Trier - Faculty of Management
Downloads 8,593
49.

Payout Policy in the 21st Century

Tuck Contemporary Corporate Finance Issues III Conference Paper
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 Aug 2004
Working Paper Series
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Duke University and The University of Hong Kong

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Downloads 8,471
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Testing the Pecking Order Theory of Capital Structure

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 12 Dec 2000
Working Paper Series
University of Minnesota and HKUSTHong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance
Downloads 8,369