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1.

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 43,873
2.

Financial Accounting Information and Corporate Governance

JAE Rochester Conference April 2000
Number of pages: 115 Posted: 28 Apr 2002
Working Paper Series
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 16,033
3.

Paying People to Lie: The Truth About the Budgeting Process

Harvard NOM Research Paper No. 01-03, and HBS Working Paper No. 01-072
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 30 Apr 2001
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School

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Downloads 14,163
4.

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 13,735
5.

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 9,447
6.

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 8,244
7.

The Global Automotive Industry Value Chain: What Prospects for Upgrading by Developing Countries

UNIDO Sectorial Studies Series Working Paper
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 02 Sep 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex - Institute of Development Studies and United Nations Industrial Development Organisation - Strategic Research and Economics
Downloads 7,230
8.

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) as a Model of 'Extended' Corporate Governance: An Explanation Based on the Economic Theories of Social Contract, Reputation and Reciprocal Conformism

LIUC, Ethics, Law and Economics Paper No. 142
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Mar 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Trento - Department of Economics and Management
Downloads 6,972
9.

The Cost of Diversity: The Diversification Discount and Inefficient Investment

CRSP Working Paper No. 463
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 05 Feb 1998
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, London Business School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 6,461
10.

The Law, Culture, and Economics of Fashion

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 61, March 2009, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 344, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 627, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 09-63
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2013
Accepted Paper Series
New York University School of Law and Harvard Law School
Downloads 5,700
11.

The Antitrust Economics of Two-Sided Markets

Number of pages: 95 Posted: 14 Nov 2002 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2014
Working Paper Series
Global Economics Group

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Downloads 5,506
12.

Science, Specific Knowledge, and Total Quality Management

Michael C. Jensen, FOUNDATIONS OF ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGY, Harvard University Press, 1998; Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 10, No. 2, Summer 1997
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 29 Jan 1998
Accepted Paper Series
Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business, Department of Finance and Harvard Business School
Downloads 5,125
13.

Origin of the Theory of Agency: An Account By One of the Theory's Originators

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 10 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Pittsburgh
Downloads 4,943
14.

Corporate Performance, Board Structure and its Determinants in the Banking Industry

EFA 2005 Moscow Meetings
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Jun 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford and Independent
Downloads 4,812
15.

The Essential Role of Organizational Law

NYU Law and Economics Working Paper No. 00-006; Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper 284; Yale ICF Working Paper No. 00-11
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 07 Jun 2000
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Law School and Harvard Law School

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Downloads 4,512
16.

'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 4,472
17.

An Economic Perspective on Transfer Pricing

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 26 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 27 May 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW) and University of Basel
Downloads 4,345
18.

Business Model Innovation: Creating Value in Times of Change

IESE Business School Working Paper No. 870
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 02 Nov 2010
Working Paper Series
The Wharton School UPENN and University of Navarra, IESE Business School
Downloads 4,304
19.

Motivation Crowding Theory: A Survey of Empirical Evidence

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 26; CESifo Working Paper Series No. 245
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 30 Apr 2000
Working Paper Series
CREMA and University of Zurich - Department of Economics

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Downloads 4,205
20.

New Institutional Economics

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 09 Sep 1998
Working Paper Series
Baylor University - Hankamer School of Business

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Downloads 3,799
21.

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 3,500
22.

Monopolio, Monopsonio e Rendimenti di Scala (Monopoly, Monopsony and Returns to Scale)

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Rome Sapienza
Downloads 3,396
23.

The Hold-Up Problem and Incomplete Contracts: A Survey of Recent Topics in Contract Theory

Bulletin of Economic Research, Vol. 53, No. 1, January 2001
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Apr 2001
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cologne
Downloads 3,318
24.

Explicating Open Innovation: Clarifying an Emerging Paradigm for Understanding Innovation

Henry Chesbrough, Wim Vanhaverbeke, and Joel West, eds. New Frontiers in Open Innovation. Oxford: Oxford University Press, Forthcoming (pp. 3-28)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and University of Copenhagen - Department of Food and Resource Economics (IFRO)
Downloads 3,268
25.

Governance and Performance Revisited

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 28/2003, EFA 2003 Annual Conference Paper No. 252
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Jul 2003 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2019
Working Paper Series
BI Norwegian Business School and University of Stavanger

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Downloads 3,095
26.

The Make-or-Buy Decision: Lessons from Empirical Studies

CORI Working Paper No. 04-07
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 Apr 2004
Working Paper Series
Baylor University - Hankamer School of Business
Downloads 3,042
27.

Law and the Rise of the Firm

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 57/2006, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 326
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 03 Jan 2006
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Law School, Harvard Law School and Fordham University School of Law

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Downloads 2,979
28.

The Concept of Dominance in EC Competition Law

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 05 Aug 2005
Working Paper Series
Tilburg Law & Economics Center (TILEC), University of Liege - School of Law, Charles River Associates, Incorporated, NERA Economic Consulting and Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
Downloads 2,965
29.

Pyramidal Groups and the Separation Between Ownership and Control in Italy

THE CONTROL OF CORPORATE EUROPE, Fabrizio Barca and Marco Becht, eds., Oxford University Press, pp. 154-186, 2001
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 12 Jul 1999 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Assonime, Bank of Italy and University of Oxford Faculty of Law
Downloads 2,908
30.

The Business Model: An Integrative Framework for Strategy Execution

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Jul 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Hawaii at Manoa Shidler College of Business
Downloads 2,882
31.

Hidden Power of the Big Three? Passive Index Funds, Re-Concentration of Corporate Ownership, and New Financial Risk

Business and Politics, April 2017, DOI: 10.1017/bap.2017.6
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 15 May 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Amsterdam / CORPNET, University of Amsterdam / CORPNET and University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR)
Downloads 2,858
32.

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 2,690
33.

Integrating Managerial and Tax Objectives in Transfer Pricing

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Jul 2003
Working Paper Series
Columbia Buiness School, Columbia Business School - Accounting, Business Law & Taxation and Stanford University - Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 2,626
34.

Incentives Versus Transaction Costs: A Theory of Procurement Contracts

Stanford University, Department of Economics Working Paper No. 99-029
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 Nov 1999
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics

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Downloads 2,624
35.

Motivation, Knowledge Transfer, and Organizational Forms

IEER Working Paper No. 27
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 Aug 2000
Working Paper Series
University of Basel and CREMA
Downloads 2,525
36.

Barriere all'entrata: come calcolarle (Barriers to Entry: How to Compute Them)

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 12 May 2013 Last Revised: 16 May 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Rome Sapienza
Downloads 2,478
37.

FinTech Platforms and Strategy

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5183-16
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 03 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2017
Working Paper Series
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and Sloan School of Management, MIT
Downloads 2,399
38.

Strategic Transfer Pricing, Absorption Costing and Vertical Integration

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Jul 1998
Working Paper Series
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW)
Downloads 2,382
39.

Auditor Size and Audit Quality Revisited: The Importance of Audit Technology

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2014
Working Paper Series
Université Laval - École de comptabilité and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 2,369
40.

The Importance of Industry Links in Merger Waves

Journal of Finance, 2014, vol. 69(2): 527-576.
Number of pages: 159 Posted: 14 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and University of Washington
Downloads 2,266
41.

Shareholder Interests, Human Capital Investment and Corporate Governance

Stanford GSB Working Paper No. 1631
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Jul 2000
Working Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Harvard Business School - Strategy Unit
Downloads 2,264
42.

Six Components of Corporate Governance That Cannot Be Ignored

Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2014-2, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 248/2014, Tilburg Law School Research Paper No. 08/2014
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 10 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 26 May 2014
Working Paper Series
Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC) and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
Downloads 2,184
43.

Big Bang Disruption

Harvard Business Review, March, 2013, pp. 44-56
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 02 Jan 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy and Accenture Institute for High Performance
Downloads 2,175
44.

Productivity Effects of Information Diffusion in Networks

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 21 May 2007
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Boston University – Questrom School of Business
Downloads 2,172
45.

Market, Hierarchy, and Trust: The Knowledge Economy and the Future of Capitalism

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 25 Oct 1999
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department
Downloads 2,166
46.

Understanding the Board of Directors after the Financial Crisis

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 229, Lex Research Topics in Corporate Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2013-5
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2015
Working Paper Series
Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC) and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
Downloads 2,166
47.

Four Formal(Izable) Theories of the Firm?

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 04-34
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 28 Sep 2004
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Sloan School and Department of Economics
Downloads 2,113
48.

Fusioni orizzontali (Horizontal Mergers)

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 06 May 2013 Last Revised: 11 May 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Rome Sapienza
Downloads 2,091
49.

A Theory of Partnerships

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 244
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 May 2002
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 2,061
50.

Platform Ecosystems: How Developers Invert the Firm

Boston University Questrom School of Business Research Paper No. 2861574
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 31 Oct 2016
Working Paper Series
Dartmouth College, Boston University – Questrom School of Business and Tulane University
Downloads 2,045