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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
SSRN
Downloads 41,312
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 15,227
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
SSRN

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Downloads 13,442
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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
SSRN

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Downloads 13,306
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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
SSRN
Downloads 8,823
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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 8,087
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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 6,562
8.

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 6,374
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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 6,183
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 5,190
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 5,029
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 SSRN

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Downloads 5,006
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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 New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance and Independent
Downloads 4,430
14.

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 Law School and Harvard Law School

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Downloads 4,338
15.

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 4,081
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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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'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 3,889
18.

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 3,788
19.

New Institutional Economics

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 09 Sep 1998
Working Paper Series
Baylor University, Department of Entrepreneurship

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Downloads 3,402
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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 3,219
21.

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 3,038
22.

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 2,972
23.

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, Department of Entrepreneurship
Downloads 2,971
24.

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 2,777
25.

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 Law School, Harvard Law School and Fordham University School of Law

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Downloads 2,766
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Monopolio, Monopsonio e Rendimenti di Scala (Monopoly, Monopsony and Returns to Scale)

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Rome
Downloads 2,740
27.

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 2,695
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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 2,631
29.

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 2,602
30.

Integrating Managerial and Tax Objectives in Transfer Pricing

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Jul 2003
Working Paper Series
New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting, Columbia Business School - Accounting, Business Law & Taxation and Stanford University - Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 2,546
31.

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 - Economics

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Downloads 2,524
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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 2,450
33.

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: 16 Jul 2013
Working Paper Series
BI Norwegian Business School - Department of Finance and University of Stavanger

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Downloads 2,415
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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 2,355
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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 2,299
36.

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 2,213
37.

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 2,204
38.

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

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 12 May 2013 Last Revised: 03 May 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Rome
Downloads 2,137
39.

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 2,125
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 2,085
41.

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 2,064
42.

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 2,021
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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 2,019
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American Needle v. NFL: An Opportunity to Reshape Sports Law

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 119, p. 726, 2010
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 11 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of New Hampshire School of Law
Downloads 1,996
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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 1,986
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Science, Specific Knowledge and Total Quality Management

Harvard Business School Working Paper No 94-003
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Jul 1994
Working Paper Series
Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business, Department of Finance and SSRN

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Downloads 1,982
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A Clinical Exploration of Value Creation and Destruction in Acquisitions: Organization Design, Incentives, and Internal Capital Markets

Center for Research in Security Prices (CRSP) Working Paper No. 450
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 11 Aug 1997
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, AQR Capital Management, LLC and Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business, Department of Finance
Downloads 1,969
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Empirical Evidence for the Relation between Customer Satisfaction and Business Performance

ERIM Report Series Reference No. ERS-2001-32-ORG
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 06 Mar 2008
Working Paper Series
Tilburg University - Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,955
49.

A Theory of Friendly Boards

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 100/2005
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 Dec 2005
Accepted Paper Series
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance and London School of Economics - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,936
50.

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 1,919