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1.

Earnings Quality in U.K. Private Firms

LBS Accounting Subject Area Working Paper No. ACCT025
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 20 May 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Accounting and London Business School

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A Long Run House Price Index: The Herengracht Index, 1628-1973

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 01 Mar 1996
Working Paper Series
University of Maastricht - Limburg Institute of Financial Economics (LIFE)

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3.

Financial Vergangenheitsbewaeltigung: The 1953 London Debt Agreement

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 880
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Jan 2004 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2015
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,255
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Qard Hasan, Wadiah/Amanah and Bank Deposits: Applications and Misapplications of Some Concepts in Islamic Banking

Arab Law Quarterly, Vol. 25, No. 2, 2011
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 13 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Independent
Downloads 2,217
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Does Law Matter?: The Separation of Ownership and Control in the United Kingdom

ERSC Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge, Working Paper No. 172
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 03 Nov 2000
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law

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Corporate Governance Reform in Germany: The Second Decade

European Business Law Review, Vol. 16, No. 5, pp. 1033-64, 2004, CBC-RPS 0010
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Jan 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Heinrich Heine University Duesseldorf - Faculty of Law - Center for Business & Corporate Law (CBC) and ADA Chair in Financial Law / Inclusive Finance, University of Luxembourg
Downloads 1,484
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IFRS Introduction and its Effect on Listed Companies in Spain

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 24 Jul 2007
Working Paper Series
Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences and Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences
Downloads 1,444
8.

A Survey of Day of the Month Effect in World Stock Markets

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 07 Nov 2012
Working Paper Series
B.K.School of Business Management, Gujarat University and Shri Chimanbhai Patel Institute of Management & Research
Downloads 1,355
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The Origins of the German Corporation - Finance, Ownership and Control

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 110/2005, AFA 2006 Boston Meetings Paper, EFA 2005 Moscow Meetings Paper, Review of Finance, Vol. 10, No. 4, pp. 537-585, 2006
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 23 Mar 2005 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2008
Working Paper Series
London Business School, University of Oxford - Said Business School and Bocconi University - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,354
10.

History and the Global Governance Revolution: The UK Perspective

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 30 Mar 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,298
11.

IPO Underpricing Over the Very Long Run

Journal of Finance, Vol. 64, No. 3, June 2009, pages 1407–1443 ,
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Judge Business School, Department of Finance & Accounting and University of Cambridge - Judge Business School
Downloads 1,212
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British Investment Overseas 1870-1913: A Modern Portfolio Theory Approach

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 05-03
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 28 Mar 2005
Working Paper Series
Yale School of Management - International Center for Finance and Cornell University

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13.

Dividends as a Substitute for Corporate Law: The Separation of Ownership and Control in the United Kingdom

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 69/2006
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 13 Jul 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law

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Explicit and Implicit System of Corporate Control - A Convergence Theory of Shareholder Rights

CBC-RPS No. 0001
Number of pages: 157 Posted: 07 Oct 2004
Working Paper Series
ADA Chair in Financial Law / Inclusive Finance, University of Luxembourg
Downloads 983
15.

Betting on Hitler - The Value of Political Connections in Nazi Germany

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 02 Feb 2005
Accepted Paper Series
University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society and University of Massachusetts Boston - Department of Political Science

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16.

Stock Price Volatility and Political Uncertainty: Evidence from the Interwar Period

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 02-09, AFA 2003 Washington, DC Meetings
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 Mar 2002
Working Paper Series
University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
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Is the ‘Euro Bond’ the Answer to the Euro Sovereign Debt Crisis? What Outcome Can Investors Expect Out of Europe?

The Journal of Wealth Management, Vol. 14, No. 4, pp. 11-21, 2012
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 Feb 2012
Accepted Paper Series
McGill University - School of Continuing Studies
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18.

Balancing Past and Present: Impact of Accounting Internationalization on German Accounting Regulation

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 10 May 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Bayreuth and University of Bayreuth
Downloads 886
19.

Will History Rhyme? The Past as Financial Future

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 04-19
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 29 Jun 2004
Working Paper Series
Yale School of Management - International Center for Finance
Downloads 816
20.

The Rise and Fall of the Gold Standard in the United States

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 31 Aug 2012
Working Paper Series
The Cato Institute

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21.

The Rise of Corporate Governance in the U.K.: When and Why

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 18/2015, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 293/2015
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 25 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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22.

'Running in the Family': The Evolution of Ownership, Control, and Performance in German Family-Owned Firms, 1903-2003

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 06-13
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 16 Mar 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Lugano, University of Applied Sciences Stralsund and Elephant Equity
Downloads 629
23.

Descriptive Analysis of Finnish Equity, Bond, and Money Markets

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 06 Sep 2005 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
Aalto University and University of Turku - Turku School of Economics

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24.

The Emergence of the Corporate Form

Forthcoming in "Journal of Law, Economics & Organization", Amsterdam Law School Research Paper No. 2013-11, Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2013-02
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 26 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2017
Working Paper Series
Amsterdam Law School, Utrecht University, Utrecht University and University of Amsterdam - Finance Group

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25.

Myths and Realities of Hedge Fund Activism: Some Empirical Evidence

7 Virginia Law & Business Review 459 (2013)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2013
Accepted Paper Series
King's College London – The Dickson Poon School of Law
Downloads 593
26.

Local Analyst Earnings Forecast Advantages in Europe

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 09 Mar 2004
Working Paper Series
Arizona State University
Downloads 517
27.

Use by Banks of Cloud Computing: An Empirical Study

Queen Mary School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 245/2016
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 20 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Queen Mary University of London, School of Law - Centre for Commercial Law Studies and Queen Mary University of London, School of Law - Centre for Commercial Law Studies
Downloads 514
28.

The Federal Reserve, the Bank of England and the Rise of the Dollar as an International Currency, 1914-39

BIS Working Paper No. 328
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 01 Dec 2010
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley and Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)
Downloads 510
29.

With a Bang, not a Whimper: Pricking Germany's 'Stock Market Bubble' in 1927 and the Slide into Depression

U. Pompeu Fabra Economics Working Paper No. 516
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Feb 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society

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Financial Institutions in Interwar Romania (Le Istituzioni Finanziarie Della Romania Nel Periodo Infrabellico)

Universitá Degli Studi di Milano, Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche Aziendali e Statistiche Working Paper No. 2010-03,
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 04 Mar 2010
Working Paper Series
Universitatea Spiru Haret and Università Degli Studi di Milano
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31.

Law as Bedrock: The Foundations of an Economy Dominated by Widely Held Public Companies

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 15 Aug 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law

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If You're So Smart: John Maynard Keynes and Currency Speculation in the Interwar Years

Forthcoming, Journal of Economic History
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 03 Dec 2015
Accepted Paper Series
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and University of Cambridge - Judge Business School, Department of Finance & Accounting
Downloads 432
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Fatalistically Flawed: A Review Essay on Fragile by Design, by Charles W. Calomiris and Stephen H. Haber

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2015
Working Paper Series
The Cato Institute
Downloads 430
34.

Law, Politics and the Rise and Fall of German Stock Market Development, 1870-1938

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 283/2015, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 4/2015
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 13 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2017
Working Paper Series
Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, University of Cambridge - Judge Business School, Department of Finance & Accounting and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 400
35.

Shattered on the Rock? British Financial Stability from 1866 to 2007

Bank of Finland Research Discussion Paper No. 30/2008
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 19 Feb 2009
Working Paper Series
Loughborough University - School of Business and Economics and Cass Business School
Downloads 398
36.

Are Good Managers Required for a Separation of Ownership and Control?

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 23 Jun 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law

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37.

The Law and Finance of Share Repurchases in Europe

Journal of Corporate Law Studies, Vol. 12, pp. 33-57, 2012
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 10 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Durham University - Durham Law School and University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School - Finance & Accounting Group
Downloads 358
38.

Paths to Eurobonds

IMF Working Paper No. 12/172
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 01 Nov 2012
Working Paper Series
Bank for International Settlements, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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39.

A Challenge to Triumphant Optimists? A Blue Chips Index for the Paris Stock-Exchange (1854-2007)

Financial History Review, Vol. 17, No..2, p. 141-183, 2010
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Toulouse Business School and Paris School of Economics
Downloads 322
40.

The Politics of the German Company Network

MPIfG Working Paper No. 2003-9
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 Feb 2004
Working Paper Series
Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies and Max-Planck-Institute for the Study of Societies
Downloads 318
41.

Convertibility, Currency Controls and the Cost of Capital in Western Europe, 1950-1999

UPF Department of Economics Working Paper No. 551
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 29 May 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society
Downloads 317
42.

What Is a Market Crash?

Economic History Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Toulouse Business School

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Productivity, Competition and Innovation in the Spanish Private Banking Sector (1900-1914) [Productividad, Competencia e Innovacion en la Banca Privada Espanola (1900-1914)]

UPF Working Paper No. 530
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 30 Jun 2001
Working Paper Series
Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences, University of Coruña and Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
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44.

Determinants of Asymmetric Loss Recognition Timeliness in Public and Private Firms in Brazil

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2016
Working Paper Series
UFC - FEAAC - PPAC, Fundacao Instituto Capixaba de Pesquisas em Contabilidade, Economia e Financas (FUCAPE) and Universidade de São Paulo
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Stocks, Bonds, Bills, and Inflation During the Twentieth Century in Denmark

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 31 Jul 2002
Working Paper Series
Copenhagen Business School - Department of Finance
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46.

The First Global Emerging Markets Investor: Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust 1880-1913

Explorations in Economic History (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 18 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Department of Economics and University of Cambridge - Judge Business School, Department of Finance & Accounting
Downloads 294
47.

Role of the IMF in the Global Financial Crisis

Cato Journal, Vol. 30, No. 3, 2010
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 19 Apr 2013
Accepted Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 282
48.

Dodd-Frank and the Great Debate: Regulation vs. Growth

Networks Financial Institute Policy Brief No. 2014-PB-01
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 20 May 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Economic Advisory Committee of FINRA
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Applying a Systematic Investment Process to Distributive Portfolios: A 150 Year Study Demonstrating Enhanced Outcomes Through Trend Following

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2017
Working Paper Series
Blueprint Investment Partners LLC, Blueprint Investment Partners, Spartan Planning & Wealth Management, Blueprint Investment Partners and Spartan Planning & Wealth Management
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50.

The Swedish Model of Corporate Ownership and Control in Transition

WHO WILL OWN EUROPE? THE INTERNATIONALISATION OF ASSET OWNERSHIP IN EUROPE, Harry Huizinga, Lars Jonung, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2005
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 05 Jul 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
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