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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: 18 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School and Simon School, University of Rochester (Deceased)
Downloads 132,248
2.

Corporate Governance and Control

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 02/2002
Number of pages: 128 Posted: 31 Oct 2002
Working Paper Series
Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (ULB), Columbia Business School - Department of Economics and Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs
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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 36,435
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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5.

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 23,970
6.

WACC: Definition, Misconceptions and Errors

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 05 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 26 May 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Navarra - IESE Business School
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8.

International Corporate Governance

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 05/2003; and Tuck-JQFA Contemporary Corporate Governance Issues II Conference
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 30 Jul 2002
Working Paper Series
University of Pittsburgh - Katz School of Business and Purdue University
Downloads 18,688
9.

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 Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance
Downloads 18,135
10.

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 17,461
11.

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 16,645
12.

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 15,701
13.

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 14,665
14.

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

AFA 2001 New Orleans; Duke University Working Paper
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Apr 2000
Working Paper Series
Duke University and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 14,633
15.

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 14,260
16.

CAPM: An Absurd Model

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 07 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 26 May 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Navarra - IESE Business School
Downloads 13,812
17.

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 13,288
18.

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 and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain), Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University and SKEMA Business School

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19.

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
University of Navarra - IESE Business School
Downloads 12,856
20.

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 11,911
21.

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 Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics

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22.

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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23.

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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24.

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 Business School - Finance and Economics
Downloads 10,899
25.

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 10,873
26.

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 10,795
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 10,678
28.

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 10,536
29.

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 10,381
30.

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
University of Navarra - IESE Business School
Downloads 10,283
31.

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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32.

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 10,252
33.

Capital Structure Decisions

AFA 2004 San Diego Meetings
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 28 May 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Minnesota and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance
Downloads 10,179
34.

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 Law School and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 10,023
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 9,835
36.

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

Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. 39, No. 2, June 2001
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 04 Apr 2001
Accepted Paper Series
Department of Finance and University of Oklahoma
Downloads 9,765
37.

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 9,549
38.

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 9,365
39.

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 9,158
40.

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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41.

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 8,707
42.

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

AFA 2003 Washington, DC Meetings; EFMA 2002 London Meetings
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 8,696
43.

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 8,229
44.

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 University of Geneva - Geneva Finance Research Institute (GFRI)

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45.

Testing the Pecking Order Theory of Capital Structure

EFA 0157: AFA 2001 New Orleans
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 12 Dec 2000
Working Paper Series
University of Minnesota and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance
Downloads 8,058
46.

Organization Theory and Methodology

Michael C. Jensen, FOUNDATIONS OF ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGY, Harvard University Press, 1998, Accounting Review, Vol. LVIII, No. 2, pp. 319-339, April 1983
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Aug 1998
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School
Downloads 8,004
47.

Capital Structure Decisions: Which Factors are Reliably Important?

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 24 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Minnesota and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance
Downloads 7,897
48.

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 7,891
49.

Testing Tradeoff and Pecking Order Predictions About Dividends and Debt

CRSP Working Paper No. 506
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 15 Dec 1999
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Finance and Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business
Downloads 7,891
50.

Executive Compensation as an Agency Problem

Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 17, pp. 71-92, 2003, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 421
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Jan 2003 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School

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