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JEL Code: G38

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1.

Economic Consequences of Financial Reporting and Disclosure Regulation: A Review and Suggestions for Future Research

Number of pages: 91 Posted: 13 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 07 May 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Boston University Questrom School of Business
Downloads 24,352
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The History of Corporate Governance

OXFORD HANDBOOK OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE, Mike Wright, Donald Siegel, Kevin Keasey and Igor Filatotchev, eds., Oxford University Press, 2013, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 54/2011, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 184/2012
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 20 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 21,268
3.

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 19,403
4.

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 16,079
5.

Blockchain Technology and Decentralized Governance: Is the State Still Necessary?

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2016
Working Paper Series
University College of London - Center for Blockchain Technologies
Downloads 14,903
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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 13,805
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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 13,759
8.

Insider Trading: An Overview

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 Oct 1998
Working Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 13,483
9.

Audit Committee, Board of Director Characteristics, and Earnings Management

NYU, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-42
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Nov 2000
Working Paper Series
New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting

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Downloads 12,956
10.

Hedge Funds, Systemic Risk, and the Financial Crisis of 2007-2008: Written Testimony for the House Oversight Committee Hearing on Hedge Funds

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Nov 2008
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Laboratory for Financial Engineering
Downloads 11,923
11.

IFRS Adoption and Accounting Quality: A Review

European Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 26 Aug 2007
Accepted Paper Series
University of Melbourne and St. John's University
Downloads 11,509
12.

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 11,264
13.

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
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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 10,755
15.

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 10,573
16.

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 10,066
17.

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
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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 9,210
19.

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 9,201
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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 9,194
21.

Earnings Quality: Evidence from the Field

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 10 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2014
Working Paper Series
Emory University - Department of Accounting, Duke University, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Accounting, Business Law & Taxation

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Downloads 8,639
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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 8,524
23.

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 8,400
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Market Reaction to the Adoption of IFRS in Europe

Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 19 May 2006 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of BusinessUniversity of Colorado - Leeds School of BusinessUniversity of Cambridge Judge Business School and Boston University - Questrom School of Business

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Downloads 8,179
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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

Multiple version iconThere are 3 versions of this paper

Downloads 8,129
26.

Reading About the Financial Crisis: A 21-Book Review

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 27 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2012
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Laboratory for Financial Engineering
Downloads 7,918
27.

Agency Problems, Legal Strategies, and Enforcement

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 21/2009, Yale Law, Economics & Public Policy Research Paper No. 388, Harvard Law and Economics Research Paper Series No. 644 , European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 135/2009
Number of pages: 23 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 7,678
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Pay Without Performance: The Unfulfilled Promise of Executive Compensation

Harvard University Press, 2004
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 30 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2019
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 7,597
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Fintech and Banking. Friends or Foes?

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Jan 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Milan - Department of Economics, Management and Quantitative Methods (DEMM), European University Institute - Economics Department (ECO), Public University of Navarre and Università degli Studi di Roma Tre
Downloads 7,411
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Corporate Governance, Board Diversity, and Firm Performance

Oklahoma State University Working Paper
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Mar 2002
Working Paper Series
Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance, Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance
Downloads 7,369
31.

Secret Liens and the Financial Crisis of 2008

American Bankruptcy Law Journal, Vol. 83, p. 253, 2009
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 7,166
32.

Modern Company and Capital Market Problems: Improving European Corporate Governance after Enron

AFTER ENRON, IMPROVING CORPORATE LAW AND MODERNISING SECURITIES REGULATION IN EUROPE AND THE U.S., pp. 445-496, J. Armour, J. A. McCahery, eds., Oxford (Hart), 2006, ECGI Law Working Paper No. 05/2002, ECGI Finance Working Paper
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 11 Dec 2002 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2009
Working Paper Series
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
Downloads 7,119
33.

Audit Committee Quality, Auditor Independence, and Internal Control Weaknesses

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Aug 2006
Working Paper Series
State University of New York at Binghamton - School of Management, University of Hawaii at Manoa and University of Cincinnati - Lindner College of Business

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Downloads 7,111
34.

The Credit Rating Industry: Competition and Regulation

Number of pages: 176 Posted: 14 Jun 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Cologne - Department of Economics
Downloads 6,903
35.

Real and Accrual-Based Earnings Management in the Pre- and Post-Sarbanes Oxley Periods

AAA 2006 Financial Accounting and Reporting Section (FARS) Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 28 Sep 2005
Working Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, Harvard Business School and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management

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Downloads 6,826
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Corporate Governance Reforms in Continental Europe

Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 117-140, Winter 2007
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 Mar 2007
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford Faculty of Law and Drexel University - Bennett S. LeBow College of Business
Downloads 6,225
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The Costs and Benefits of Financial Market Regulation

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 21/2004
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 29 Apr 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 6,137
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The AIG Bailout

Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 66, p. 943, 2009
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 19 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 6,092
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Accruals Quality and Internal Control Over Financial Reporting

The Accounting Review, Vol. 82, pp. 1141-1170, October 2007
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 30 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2010
Working Paper Series
Utah State University, University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and University of Washington

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Downloads 6,046
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The Myth of the Shareholder Franchise

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 93, No. 3, pp. 675-732, 2007, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 567, October 2005
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 23 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 6,027
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The Rise of Independent Directors in the United States, 1950-2005: Of Shareholder Value and Stock Market Prices

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 74/2006, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 301, Stanford Law Review, Vol. 59, p. 1465, 2007
Number of pages: 111 Posted: 04 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2008
Working Paper Series
Columbia Law School

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Managerial Power and Rent Extraction in the Design of Executive Compensation

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 69, pp. 751-846, 2002, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 366, June 2002
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 19 Jun 2002 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School and Boston University School of Law

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Downloads 5,735
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The Dark Side of Universal Banking: Financial Conglomerates and the Origins of the Subprime Financial Crisis

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 41, No. 4, 2009, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 468, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 468
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 13 May 2009
Accepted Paper Series
George Washington University Law School
Downloads 5,593
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Corporate Governance and Accounting Scandals

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Jan 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration and University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration

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Downloads 5,555
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The Takeover Directive as a Protectionist Tool?

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 141/2010
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 01 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, London School of Economics - Law School and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Downloads 5,543
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Comparative Company Law

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 77/2006, THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF COMPARATIVE LAW, Mathias Reimann & Reinhard Zimmermann, eds., p. 1161-1191, Oxford University Press, 2006
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2011
Working Paper Series
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
Downloads 5,253
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Financial Engineering, Corporate Governance, and the Collapse of Enron

U of Delaware Coll. of Bus. and Econ. Ctr. for Corp. Governance Working Paper No. 2002-001
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 16 Jan 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Georgia - Department of Finance and Baylor University - Department of Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
Downloads 5,189
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The Sovereign Wealth Fund Discount: Evidence from Public Equity Investments

Baffi Center Research Paper No. 2013-140, FEEM Working Paper No. 22.2009
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 09 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2015
Working Paper Series
Bocconi University, School of Management, University at Buffalo (SUNY) and University of Oklahoma
Downloads 5,145