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1.

Does Foreign Direct Investment Accelerate Economic Growth?

U of Minnesota Department of Finance Working Paper
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 Jun 2002
Working Paper Series
Institute for Business Innovation and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 16,121
2.

The Economic Lives of the Poor

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 06-29
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 Nov 2006
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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3.

The Miracle of Microfinance? Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 13-09
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 14 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2013
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Department of Economics

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4.

Measuring the Performance of Microfinance Institutions

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 27 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Geneva and University of Neuchatel - Institute for Research in Economics (IRENE)
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5.

Corruption, Governance and Security: Challenges for the Rich Countries and the World

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Oct 2004
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI)
Downloads 4,108
6.

Value-Based Inventory Management

Value-Based Inventory Management, Journal of Economic Forecasting, 9/1, 82-90, 2008
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 07 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2013
Working Paper Series
Uniwersytet Ekonomiczny we Wroc?awiu - Faculty of Engineering and Economics
Downloads 4,101
7.

Myths and Realities of Governance and Corruption

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 01 Nov 2005
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI)
Downloads 3,804
8.

Political Determinants of Corporate Governance

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 451
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Jan 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 3,711
9.

Problems of Implementing International Accounting Standards in a Transition Economy: A Case Study of Russia

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 Nov 2003
Case and Teaching Paper Series
Fayetteville State University - Department of Accounting and Abu Dhabi University - Department of Accounting
Downloads 3,664
10.

The Determinants of Commercial Bank Interest Margin and Profitability: Evidence from Tunisia

Frontiers in Finance and Economics, Vol. 5, No. 1, 106-130
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Jan 2010
Accepted Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and IHEC Carthage

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11.

The Role of the Capital Market in the Economic Development

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 13 Dec 2006
Working Paper Series
Alexandru Ioan Cuza University - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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12.

Corporate Culture: Evidence from the Field

27th Annual Conference on Financial Economics and Accounting Paper, Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 16-49, Duke I&E Research Paper No. 2016-33
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 09 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
Duke University, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Columbia Business School

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13.

Bank Regulation and Supervision: What Works Best?

Univ. of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management; World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2725
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 17 May 2001
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Auburn University, Williams College and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business

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14.

Net Working Capital Management Strategies as Factor Shaping Small Firm Value

Oficyna Wydawnicza Szkoly Glownej Handlowej w Warszawie, 2005
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 19 Jul 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Uniwersytet Ekonomiczny we Wroc?awiu - Faculty of Engineering and Economics
Downloads 3,133
15.

Stock Markets, Banks, and Economic Growth

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1690; A1.213 Working Paper No. 297
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 Jan 2005
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and World Bank

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16.

A Corporate Culture Channel: How Increased Shareholder Governance Reduces Firm Value

Number of pages: 85 Posted: 27 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2014
Working Paper Series
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 3,070
17.

A Digital Pathway to Financial Inclusion

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Dec 2012
Working Paper Series
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Downloads 2,994
18.

Investment and Saving in China

World Bank Policy Research Paper Series No. 3633
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 28 Jul 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank
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19.

A Resolution to the NPV - IRR Debate?

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 05 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Sussex
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20.

Corporate Governance in Emerging Markets: A Survey

Number of pages: 77 Posted: 20 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2012
Working Paper Series
Bank for International Settlements (BIS) and WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management
Downloads 2,715
21.

Investor Protection, Ownership, and the Cost of Capital

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2834
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 19 Mar 2002
Working Paper Series
Goldman, Sachs & Co., Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and World Bank - Development Economics Data Group (DECDG)
Downloads 2,605
22.

Can Microfinance Reduce Portfolio Volatility?

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2014
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New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and New York University (NYU) - Wilf Family Department of Politics

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23.

What One Can Learn from the Initial Public Offering of Google? A Twenty-Year Excursion to the Venture Capital Industry

PIER Working Paper No. 04-041
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 Oct 2004
Working Paper Series
City University of New York, CUNY City College of New York - Department of Economics and Independent
Downloads 2,590
24.

Law and Finance in Transition Economies

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Working Paper No. 48
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Mar 2000
Working Paper Series
Columbia University School of Law, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and Credit Suisse First Boston
Downloads 2,492
25.

The Reality of IPO Performance: An Empirical Study of Venture-Backed Public Companies

PIER Working Paper No. 04-030
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Jul 2004
Working Paper Series
City University of New York, CUNY City College of New York - Department of Economics
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26.

Small and Medium Enterprises Accounts Receivable Management With Value of Liquidity in View

Finansowe Aspekty Funkcjonowania Malych i Srednich Przedsiebiorstw, pp. 357-369, 2003
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 14 Jul 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Uniwersytet Ekonomiczny we Wroc?awiu - Faculty of Engineering and Economics
Downloads 2,472
27.

Virtual Currency, Tangible Return: Portfolio Diversification with Bitcoin

Journal of Asset Management, 16, 6, 365-373, doi:10.1057/jam.2015.5
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 14 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 23 May 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Amundi Asset Management, Université Libre de Bruxelles - SBS-EM, CEB and Université Libre de Bruxelles, Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, Centre Emile Bernheim (CEB) & CERMi
Downloads 2,470
28.

The Foundations of Securities Law

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2009
Working Paper Series
European University Institute (EUI)
Downloads 2,444
29.

Executive Compensation, Firm Performance, and Corporate Governance in China: Evidence from Firms Listed in the Shanghai and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1767, William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 690
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 24 Oct 2005
Working Paper Series
Colgate University - Economics Department and Colgate University - Economics Department
Downloads 2,408
30.

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 2,363
31.

Recent Trends in FDI Flows and Prospects for India

Australian National University Working Paper
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Aug 2003
Working Paper Series
Australian National University (ANU) - Australia South Asia Research Centre (ASARC)
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32.

Global Differences in Corporate Governance Systems - Theory and Implications for Reforms

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 303
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 17 Jan 2001
Working Paper Series
European Investment Bank
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33.

Microfinance and Financial Development

Michigan Journal of International Law, Vol. 26, p. 271, 2005
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 May 2005
Accepted Paper Series
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 2,246
34.

Shareholder Protection and Stock Market Development: An Empirical Test of the Legal Origins Hypothesis

University of Cambridge, CBR Working Paper, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 108/2008
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge - Centre for Business Research (CBR), University of Cambridge, European University Institute (EUI) and United Nations
Downloads 2,245
35.

Credit Allocation under Economic Stimulus: Evidence from China

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 17-19
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 01 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE), Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)

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36.

An Empirical Investigation of Factors Influencing Voluntary Disclosure of Financial Information on the Internet in the GCC Countries

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Aug 2003 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2009
Working Paper Series
Faculty of Commerce
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37.

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 2,183
38.

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
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39.

Privatization and Corporate Governance: The Lessons from Securities Market Failure

Columbia Law School, Center for Law and Economics Studies, Working Paper No. 158
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 11 Nov 1999
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Columbia Law School

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40.

Does Banking Competition Affect Innovation?

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 13 May 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Pennsylvania State University - Department of Finance, Cornell University - SC Johnson College of Business - Finance Department, Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance and State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo
Downloads 2,157
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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
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42.

Capital Structure and the Financing of Smes: Empirical Evidence From an Irish Survey

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2009
Working Paper Series
Trinity Business School, Trinity College Dublin and Dublin City University
Downloads 2,119
43.

Microfinance and Missing Markets

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 21 Jul 2007
Working Paper Series
George Washington University - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
Downloads 2,099
44.

Outreach and Efficiency of Microfinance Institutions

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Jun 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Groningen - Department of Economics, Econometrics and Finance and University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business
Downloads 2,093
45.

Why Does FDI Go Where it Goes? New Evidence from the Transition Economies

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 573
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 Aug 2003
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Brunel University London - Economics and Finance
Downloads 2,048
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A Study of the Indian Corporate Bond Market

Money & Finance, Vol. 2, No. 12, January-March 2003
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 01 Aug 2003
Accepted Paper Series
ICRA Ltd and Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi - Economic Research Unit
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47.

Financial Intermediation and Growth: Causality and Causes

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2059
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 27 Oct 2000
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, World Bank - Research Department and City University London - Sir John Cass Business School

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48.

Financial Development and the Determinants of Capital Structure in Vietnam

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Mar 2012
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affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Otago - School of Business and University of East Anglia
Downloads 1,951
49.

Banking Crises in Emerging Economies: Origins and Policy Options

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 25 Feb 1998
Working Paper Series
Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics and Bank for International Settlements (BIS) - Monetary and Economic Department
Downloads 1,924
50.

Financial Bubbles, Real Estate Bubbles, Derivative Bubbles, and the Financial and Economic Crisis

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 09-15
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 12 Jun 2009
Working Paper Series
ETH Zürich - Department of Management, Technology, and Economics (D-MTEC) and ETH Zurich

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