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JEL Code: L21

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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 50,685
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 47,191
3.

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 14,026
4.

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 13,736
5.

Just Say No to Wall Street: Putting a Stop to the Earnings Game

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 14, No. 4, pp. 41-46, Winter 2002
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 17 Jan 2002 Last Revised: 18 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
The Monitor Company and Harvard Business School

Multiple version iconThere are 3 versions of this paper

Downloads 11,801
6.

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 10,356
7.

Corporate Social Responsibility and Economic Performance

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 16 May 2006
Working Paper Series
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Arizona State University
Downloads 8,520
8.

A Review of Tax Research

Number of pages: 138 Posted: 23 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2010
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Downloads 8,241
9.

An Empirical Analysis of the Impact of Corporate Governance Mechanisms on the Performance of UK Firms

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 Oct 2001
Working Paper Series
Robert Gordon University - Aberdeen Business School, Robert Gordon University - Centre for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT) and University of St. Andrews - School of Management
Downloads 7,598
10.

Corporate Governance and the Returns on Investment

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 23 Apr 2003
Working Paper Series
Vienna University of Economics and Business, University of Vienna - Center for Business Studies - Department of Economics and WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management
Downloads 7,237
11.

Diversity on Corporate Boards: How Much Difference Does Difference Make?

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law (DJCL), Vol. 39, No. 2 pp. 377-426, 2014
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 01 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Law School and Stanford Law School
Downloads 5,940
12.

ESG and Financial Performance: Aggregated Evidence from More than 2000 Empirical Studies

Journal of Sustainable Finance & Investment, Volume 5, Issue 4, p. 210-233, 2015, DOI: 10.1080/20430795.2015.1118917
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Dec 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management, University of Hamburg and University of Hamburg
Downloads 5,738
13.

Common Ownership, Competition, and Top Management Incentives

Ross School of Business Paper No. 1328, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 511/2017
Number of pages: 106 Posted: 03 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2021
Accepted Paper Series
University of Navarra, IESE Business School, Yale School of Management, IESE Business School, University of Navarra and University of Oxford - Finance

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Downloads 5,591
14.

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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Downloads 5,564
15.

Video: The Three Foundations of A Great Life, Great Leadership, and A Great Organization

Barbados Group Working Paper No. 11-04, Harvard Business School NOM Unit Research Paper No. 11-122
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 10 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 18 May 2013
Working Paper Series
Independent and Harvard Business School
Downloads 5,476
16.

Business Cases for Sustainability: The Role of Business Model Innovation for Corporate Sustainability

International Journal of Innovation and Sustainable Development, 2012, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 95-119
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 01 May 2012 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Leuphana University of Lueneburg, University of Hamburg, Chair of Capital Markets and Management and Johannes Kepler University (JKU) Linz
Downloads 5,228
17.

Performance Measurement Using Balanced Score Card

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 19 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2012
Accepted Paper Series
School of Management Studies, University of Hyderabad
Downloads 5,225
18.

Corporate Social Responsibility and Shareholder's Value: An Event Study Analysis

FRB of Atlanta Working Paper No. 2007-6, Bank of Finland Research Discussion Paper No. 1/2009
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 06 Sep 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Rome Tor Vergata - Faculty of Economics, Tor Vergata University of Rome - Department of Economics and Finance and Fordham University
Downloads 5,215
19.

Do Agents Game Their Agents' Behavior? Evidence from Sales Managers

Benson, Alan. "Do Agents Game Their Agents' Behavior? Evidence from Sales manages." Journal of Labor Economics, 33(4): 863-90.
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2019
Accepted Paper Series
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management
Downloads 5,002
20.

A Study of the Construction of BCG Matrix for Nestle India

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 25 May 2008
Working Paper Series
Supreme Court of India
Downloads 4,821
21.

'Implicit' and 'Explicit' CSR: A Conceptual Framework for a Comparative Understanding of Corporate Social Responsibility

Academy of Management Review Vol. 33, No. 2
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Jan 2010
Accepted Paper Series
York University - Schulich School of Business and Nottingham University Business School (NUBS)
Downloads 4,809
22.

Competitiveness of Firms: Review of Theory, Frameworks and Models

Singapore Management Review, Vol 26, No. 1, (2004) p. 45-61
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 16 Sep 2012
Accepted Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IITB)
Downloads 4,088
23.

Economic Aspects of Bitcoin and Other Decentralized Public-Ledger Currency Platforms

University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 685
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 14 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 17 May 2014
Working Paper Series
Global Economics Group
Downloads 4,053
24.

Case Study of the Bank of America and Merrill Lynch Merger

U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-21
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Downloads 3,994
25.

Corporate Social Responsibility: International Perspectives

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 16 May 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Illinois at Chicago, Arizona State University and Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 3,919
26.

Horizontal Shareholding

109 Harvard Law Review 1267 (2016), Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 16-17
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 3,911
27.

Companies Should Maximize Shareholder Welfare Not Market Value

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 521/2017
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 3,892
28.

A 'Value-Free' Approach to Values (PDF File of Powerpoint Slides)

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 11-010, Barbados Group Working Paper No. 10-06, Simon School Working Paper No. FR10-26
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2013
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School and Independent
Downloads 3,849
29.

Accountability and Responsibility in Corporate Governance

Notre Dame Law Review, Forthcoming, Univ. of Illinois Law & Economics, Research Paper Series, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 20 Jun 2005
Accepted Paper Series
University of Illinois College of Law (deceased)
Downloads 3,316
30.

Socially Responsible Firms

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 432/2014
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 12 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2016
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business and Tilburg University - Department of Finance

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Downloads 3,251
31.

Moving Towards Stakeholderism? Constituency Statutes, Enlightened Shareholder Value and All That: Much Ado About Little?

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 04 Jan 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Leeds - School of Law
Downloads 3,137
32.

Paid and Free Digital Business Models Innovations in the Video Game Industry

Digiworld Economic Journal, No. 94, 2nd Q. 2014, p. 83
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
École Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications (ENST)
Downloads 3,045
33.

Fintech Lending: Financial Inclusion, Risk Pricing, and Alternative Information

FRB of Philadelphia Working Paper No. 17-17
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 Jul 2017
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

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Downloads 2,957
34.

Market Analysis and the Assessment of Competitiveness in Project Appraisal

Harvard Institute for International Development, Development Discussion Paper No. 755
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Mar 2001 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Queen's University - John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy
Downloads 2,867
35.

Berkshire's Disintermediation: Buffett's New Managerial Model 

GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2015-16, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-16, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper Series No. 205
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 07 May 2015 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2015
Working Paper Series
George Washington University
Downloads 2,863
36.

Multinational Corporations as Objects and Sources of Transnational Regulation

ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law, Vol. 14, No. 2, 2008
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 12 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2008
Accepted Paper Series
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 2,854
37.

Enterprise Risk Management: Review, Critique, and Research Directions

Forthcoming, Long Range Planning
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 09 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2014
Working Paper Series
University of California, Irvine, Old Dominion University, Old Dominion University - Strome College of Business and Bryant University
Downloads 2,806
38.

Assessing the Chrysler Bankruptcy

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 108, pp. 727-772, 2010, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 645, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 09-22, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 09-17, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 09-42
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 30 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 2,770
39.

Shareholder Primacy in Corporate Law: Can it Survive? Should it Survive?

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 10 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Leeds - School of Law
Downloads 2,756
40.

Crowdfunding: Some Empirical Findings and Microeconomic Underpinnings

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 16 May 2014 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2014
Working Paper Series
CORE/LIDAM, UCLouvain (Université Catholique de Louvain) and Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University
Downloads 2,746
41.

The New Media Technologies: Overview and Research Framework

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 Apr 2008
Working Paper Series
Baruch College, CUNY - Zicklin School of Business and Brooklyn College of the City University of New York
Downloads 2,735
42.

An Overview of Organizational Performance Index: Definitions and Measurements

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 28 Apr 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Malaya, Malaysia, Department of Science and Technology Studies, Faculty of Science
Downloads 2,665
43.

Corporate Social Responsibility and Financial Performance: An Event Study Following a CSR Announcement (Responsabilité Sociale et Performance Financière: Une Étude D'Événement à L'Annonce D'un Classement RSE)

Euromed Marseille Working Paper No. 03-08
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 May 2008 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Euromed Management and Euromed Management
Downloads 2,661
44.

Beyond Dichotomy: The Curvilinear Relationship between Social Responsibility and Financial Performance

Strategic Management Journal, Vol. 27, No. 11, pp. 1101-1122, September 2006
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 28 Feb 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick and New York University (NYU) - Department of Management and Organizational Behavior

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Downloads 2,629
45.

Legal Origins and Modern Stock Markets

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 120, pp. 460-527, 2006, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 563
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 16 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 2,584
46.

Just Say No to Wall Street: Putting a Stop to the Earnings Game

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 22, No. 1, Winter 2010, Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 10-090
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 05 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 18 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
The Monitor Company and Harvard Business School

Multiple version iconThere are 3 versions of this paper

Downloads 2,535
47.

The Present and Future of Corporate Governance: Re-Examining the Role of the Board of Directors and Investor Relations in Listed Companies

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 211, Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2013-3
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 22 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2013
Working Paper Series
Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC), Tilburg University - Department of Business Law and Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry
Downloads 2,509
48.

A View Inside Corporate Risk Management

Duke I&E Research Paper No. 16-6
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 May 2014 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2016
Working Paper Series
Johns Hopkins University - Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Syracuse University - Whitman School of Management - Finance Department; James D. Kuhn Center for Real Estate, Duke University and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 2,413
49.

The Balanced Scorecard: The Effects of Assurance and Process Accountability on Managerial Judgment

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Jul 2002
Working Paper Series
Kenneth G. Dixon School of Accounting - University of Central Florida, Queen's University - Smith School of Business and University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance

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Downloads 2,410
50.

Product Market Threats, Payouts, and Financial Flexibility

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 17 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business - Finance and Business Economics Department, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School
Downloads 2,406