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JEL Code: G34

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1.

Value Maximization, Stakeholder Theory, and the Corporate Objective Function

Tuck Business School Working Paper No. 01-09; Harvard NOM Research Paper No. 01-01; Harvard Business School Working Paper No. 00-058
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Apr 2000
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School
Downloads 47,224
2.

Agency Cost of Free Cash Flow, Corporate Finance, and Takeovers

American Economic Review, Vol. 76, No. 2, May 1986
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 25 Mar 1999
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School
Downloads 44,492
3.

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
Downloads 40,109
4.

Integrity: Without it Nothing Works

Rotman Magazine: The Magazine of the Rotman School of Management, pp. 16-20, Fall 2009, Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 10-042, Barbados Group Working Paper No. 09-04, Simon School Working Paper No. FR 10-01
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 22 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School
Downloads 37,407
5.

What Matters in Corporate Governance?

Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 783-827, February 2009, Harvard Law School John M. Olin Center Discussion Paper No. 491 (2004)
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 21 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics and Harvard Law School

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 33,149
6.

Corporate Governance and Firm Performance

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 27 Sep 2004
Working Paper Series
Temple University - Department of Accounting and Kennesaw State University
Downloads 29,403
7.

Corporate Governance and Equity Prices

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 118, No. 1, pp. 107-155, February 2003
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 12 Sep 2001
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Yale School of Management

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Downloads 27,014
8.

Remuneration: Where We've Been, How We Got to Here, What are the Problems, and How to Fix Them

Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 04-28; ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 44/2004
Number of pages: 116 Posted: 05 Jul 2004
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and Ohio State University (OSU) - Fisher College of Business
Downloads 26,063
9.

151 Trading Strategies

Z. Kakushadze and J.A. Serur. 151 Trading Strategies. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, an imprint of Springer Nature, 1st Edition (2018), XX, 480 pp; ISBN 978-3-030-02791-9
Number of pages: 361 Posted: 13 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2019
Accepted Paper Series
Quantigic Solutions LLC and University of CEMA
Downloads 18,857
10.

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 18,605
11.

Corporate Governance and Earnings Management

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Jun 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Sfax, Université Laval - École de comptabilité and Free University of Bozen-Bolzano - Faculty of Economics and Management
Downloads 16,455
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 16,385
13.

CEO Incentives: It's Not How Much You Pay, But How

Michael C. Jensen, FOUNDATIONS OF ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGY, Harvard University Press, 1998; Harvard Business Review, No. 3, May-June 1990
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Apr 1999
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business

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Downloads 15,370
14.

Investor Protection and Corporate Governance

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Jul 2000
Working Paper Series
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 15,172
15.

The Modern Industrial Revolution, Exit, and the Failure of Internal Control Systems

Michael C. Jensen, A THEORY OF THE FIRM: GOVERNANCE, RESIDUAL CLAIMS AND ORGANIZATIONAL FORMS, Harvard University Press, December 2000; Journal of Finance, July 1993
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 09 May 1999 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School

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Downloads 13,778
16.

The Fall of Enron

Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 03-38
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Oct 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School
Downloads 13,421
17.

A New Model of Integrity: An Actionable Pathway to Trust, Productivity and Value (PDF File of Keynote Slides)

Barbados Group Working Paper No. 07-01, Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 07-01, 1st IESE Conference on "Humanizing the Firm and the Management Profession" Presentation
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 20 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2012
Working Paper Series
Independent, Harvard Business School and Landmark Worldwide LLC
Downloads 13,377
18.

Predicting Material Accounting Misstatements

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming, AAA 2008 Financial Accounting and Reporting Section (FARS) Paper
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 30 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 24 May 2010
Accepted Paper Series
USC Marshall School of Business, University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, University of Houston - Department of Accountancy & Taxation and University of Southern California - Leventhal School of Accounting
Downloads 13,172
19.

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 12,910
20.

Equity Risk Premiums (ERP): Determinants, Estimation and Implications - The 2010 Edition

Number of pages: 89 Posted: 21 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2010
Working Paper Series
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 12,844
21.

Anticompetitive Effects of Common Ownership

Journal of Finance, 73(4), 2018
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 22 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 13 May 2018
Accepted Paper Series
University of Navarra, IESE Business School, University of Oxford - Finance and Charles River Associates (CRA)
Downloads 12,258
22.

The End of History for Corporate Law

Yale Law School Working Paper No. 235; NYU Working Paper No. 013; Harvard Law School Discussion Paper No. 280; Yale SOM Working Paper No. ICF - 00-09
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 Mar 2000
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 12,127
23.

Mergers and Acquisitions in Europe

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 114/2006, CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2006-06
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 01 Feb 2006
Working Paper Series
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
Downloads 12,119
24.

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 11,535
25.

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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Downloads 11,530
26.

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 11,461
27.

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 10,708
28.

Earnings Management and Corporate Governance: The Roles of the Board and the Audit Committee

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 22 Mar 2002
Working Paper Series
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Department of Finance and Susquehanna University

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 10,509
29.

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 10,160
30.

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 9,983
31.

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 9,743
32.

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 9,735
33.

The Future as History: The Prospects for Global Convergence in Corporate Governance and its Implications

Columbia Law School Center for Law and Economic Studies Working Paper No. 144
Number of pages: 141 Posted: 04 Jan 1999
Working Paper Series
Columbia Law School
Downloads 9,734
34.

Accounting Quality, Auditing and Corporate Governance

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Mar 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business

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Downloads 9,647
35.

The Free Cash Flow Theory of Takeovers: A Financial Perspective on Mergers and Acquisitions and the Economy

"The Merger Boom", Proceedings of a Conference sponsored by Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, pp. 102-143, October 1987
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 08 Feb 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School
Downloads 9,580
36.

The Economics of Small Business Finance: The Roles of Private Equity and Debt Markets in the Financial Growth Cycle

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 27 Nov 1998
Working Paper Series
University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance

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Downloads 9,544
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 9,467
38.

Risk Management: The Reinvention of Internal Control and the Changing Role of Internal Audit

Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, Vol. 16, No. 4, pp. 640-661, 2003
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 05 Jan 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Oxford Brookes University and Portsmouth Business School
Downloads 9,253
39.

Agency Costs of Overvalued Equity

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 39/2004, Harvard Business School NOM Working Paper No. 04-26, Financial Management, Vol. 34, No. 1, Spring 2005
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 29 Mar 2004 Last Revised: 06 May 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School

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Downloads 9,251
40.

Conservatism in Accounting - Part I: Explanations and Implications

Simon School of Business Working Paper No. FR 03-16
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 06 Jun 2003
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 8,906
41.

Performance for Pay? The Relation Between CEO Incentive Compensation and Future Stock Price Performance

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 19 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business, Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and University of Cambridge
Downloads 8,775
42.

Earnings Management and Investor Protection: An International Comparison

MIT Sloan Working Paper No. 4225-01; EFA 2002 Berlin Meetings Presented Paper
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Sep 2001 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Miami - Department of Accounting and Boston University Questrom School of Business

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Downloads 8,772
43.

Executive Compensation: Where We are, and How We Got There

George Constantinides, Milton Harris, and René Stulz (eds.), Handbook of the Economics of Finance. Elsevier Science North Holland (Forthcoming), Marshall School of Business Working Paper No. FBE 07.12,
Number of pages: 179 Posted: 17 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Downloads 8,648
44.

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 8,569
45.

The Role of Boards of Directors in Corporate Governance: A Conceptual Framework & Survey

Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2008-21, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 228/2009, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2008-03-020
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 18 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford, University of California, Berkeley and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 8,462
46.

A Century of Corporate Takeovers: What Have We Learned and Where Do We Stand? (previous title: The History of M&A Activity Around the World: A Survey of Literature)

Journal of Banking and Finance, 2008, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 97/2005
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 06 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2009
Accepted Paper Series
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
Downloads 8,418
47.

The State of U.S. Corporate Governance: What's Right and What's Wrong?

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 23/2003
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Sep 2003
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 8,269
48.

Internal Audit Quality and Earnings Management

The Accounting Review, Vol. 84, No. 4, pp. 1255-1280, 2009
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 11 May 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Brigham Young University, University of Nevada, Las Vegas and Brigham Young University - School of Accountancy
Downloads 8,115
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 University of Geneva - Geneva Finance Research Institute (GFRI)

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Downloads 8,040
50.

The Changing of the Boards: The Impact on Firm Valuation of Mandated Female Board Representation

Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2012, vol. 127(1): 137-197.
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 21 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - The Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 8,034