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1.

Seize the State, Seize the Day: State Capture, Corruption and Influence in Transition

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2444
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Oct 2000
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Governance and Public Sector Reform, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI)
Downloads 8,172
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Political Institutions and China's Early Industrial Revolution, 1000 - 1300 A.D.

APSA 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2012
Working Paper Series
Tamkang University
Downloads 4,465
3.

Filial Support Laws in the Modern Era: Domestic and International Comparison of Enforcement Practices for Laws Requiring Adult Children to Support Indigent Parents

20 Elder Law Journal 269 (2013), Penn State Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson Law
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Ownership Structure, Corporate Governance, and Corporate Performance: The Case of Chinese Stock Companies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1794
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 07 Dec 1997
Working Paper Series
Amherst College and Peking University
Downloads 4,255
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Measuring Governance, Corruption, and State Capture: How Firms and Bureaucrats Shape the Business Environment in Transition Economies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2312
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 05 Jun 2001
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Governance and Public Sector Reform, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and London School of Economics and Political Science
Downloads 3,986
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The Role of Human Resource Management in Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions

International Journal of Human Resource Management, Vol. 15, No. 8, pp. 1357-1372, December 2004
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 Sep 2004
Accepted Paper Series
and Northeastern University - D'Amore-McKim
Downloads 3,945
7.

'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
8.

Is There a Relationship between Guns and Freedom? Comparative Results from 59 Nations

Texas Review of Law and Politics, Vol. 13
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 06 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2008
Working Paper Series
Independence Institute, College of William and Mary - Department of Economics and Independent
Downloads 3,747
9.

The Purposes and Accountability of the Corporation in Contemporary Society: Corporate Governance at a Crossroads

Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 62, No. 3, Summer 1999
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 14 Jun 2000
Accepted Paper Series
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 3,562
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Islamic Financial Institutions and Products in the Global Financial System: Key Issues in Risk Management and Challenges Ahead

IMF Working Paper No. 02/192
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 Feb 2006
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)

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11.

The (True) Legacy of Two Really Existing Economic Systems

Munich Discussion Paper No. 2014-26
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2015
Working Paper Series
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Duke University, University of Trier and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 3,498
12.

What Works in Securities Laws?

Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 03-22; AFA 2005 Philadelphia Meetings
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Dec 2004
Working Paper Series
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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Downloads 3,443
13.

Analyst Activity Around the World

HBS Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 01-061
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 27 Feb 2000
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Harvard University - Strategy Unit and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 3,425
14.

The Effect of FDI on India and Chinese Economy: A Comparative Analysis

Second Singapore International Conference on Finance 2008
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Feb 2008
Working Paper Series
Bangalore University
Downloads 3,306
15.

Islamic Banking: Issues in Prudential Regulations and Supervision

IMF Working Paper No. 98/30
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 3,034
16.

The New Comparative Economics

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 2002; Yale SOM Working Paper No. ES-24; World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3054
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Dec 2004
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - John F. Kennedy School of Government, Department of Economics, SKEMA Business School, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)

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17.

Civic Crowdfunding: Participatory Communities, Entrepreneurs and the Political Economy of Place

Number of pages: 173 Posted: 18 May 2014 Last Revised: 23 May 2014
Working Paper Series
Center for Work, Technology and Organizations
Downloads 2,807
18.

History, Institutions and Economic Performance: The Legacy of Colonial Land Tenure Systems in India

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 02-27
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 13 Aug 2002
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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19.

Leviathan in Business: Varieties of State Capitalism and Their Implications for Economic Performance

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 31 May 2012 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2012
Working Paper Series
Brandeis University- International Business School and Insper Institute of Education and Research
Downloads 2,384
20.

Comparing China's Financial System

China Journal of Finance, Vol. 1, pp. 1-28, June 2003
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 18 Sep 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Imperial College London, Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University and Australian National University (ANU) - College of Business and Economics
Downloads 2,295
21.

E-Banking: Status, Trends, Challenges and Policy Implications

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 12 Jan 2004
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund
Downloads 2,281
22.

The Foundations of Securities Law

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2009
Working Paper Series
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 2,234
23.

How Many Varieties of Capitalism? Comparing the Comparative Institutional Analyses of Capitalist Diversity

MPIfG Discussion Paper No. 06/2
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Apr 2006
Working Paper Series
Freie Universität Berlin and Temple University
Downloads 2,188
24.

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), affiliation not provided to SSRN, Durham University - Durham Law School and United Nations
Downloads 2,156
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An Emerging Market for Corporate Control? The Mannesmann Takeover and German Corporate Governance

Max-Planck-Institute for the Study of Societies, Discussion Paper No. 01/4
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 24 Nov 2001
Working Paper Series
Freie Universität Berlin and Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies
Downloads 2,134
26.

Agency Theory and Executive Compensation: The Case of Chinese State-Owned Enterprises

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Jan 2003
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 2,112
27.

The Functional Method of Comparative Law

THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF COMPARATIVE LAW, Mathias Reimann & Reinhard Zimmermann, eds., Oxford University Press, Forthcoming, Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 87
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 03 Nov 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 2,060
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Virtual Currencies; Bitcoin & What Now after Liberty Reserve, Silk Road, and Mt. Gox?

Richmond Journal of Law and Technology, Vol. 20, No. 4, 2014
Number of pages: 108 Posted: 11 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Western Carolina University
Downloads 2,043
29.

Impediments to SME Access to Finance and Credit Guarantee Schemes in China

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 25 Jan 2004
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund
Downloads 2,038
30.

Rethinking Governance: Empirical Lessons Challenge Orthodoxy

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 02 Jun 2003
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI)
Downloads 1,995
31.

A Comparative Analysis on Capitalism and Islamic Economic System

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 10 Mar 2012
Working Paper Series
Management and Science University (MSU) - Faculty of Business Management and Professional Studies
Downloads 1,976
32.

Risk Analysis of Accounting Information System Infrastructure

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 15 Feb 2011
Working Paper Series
"Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University - Iaşi, România - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration - Doctoral School of Economics
Downloads 1,949
33.

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
Downloads 1,947
34.

The Evolution of Corporate Law: A Cross-Country Comparison

University of Pennsylvania, Journal of International Economic Law, Vol. 23, No. 4, pp. 791-871
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 17 Jul 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Columbia University School of Law, Ernst & Young, London School of Economics - Law Department and University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 1,886
35.

Corporate Governance in Asia: A Comparative Study

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 24 Dec 2007
Working Paper Series
Fayetteville State University - Department of Accounting
Downloads 1,882
36.

Corporate Governance in Comparative Perspective: Prospects for Convergence

Comparative Labor Law & Policy Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Oct 2001
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles
Downloads 1,873
37.

Measuring National Innovation Systems Efficiency – A Review of DEA Approach

Higher School of Economics Research Paper No. WP BRP 16/STI/2013
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 03 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2013
Working Paper Series
National Research University - Higher School of Economics
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38.

How Do Legal Rules Evolve? Evidence from a Cross-Country Comparison of Shareholder, Creditor and Worker Protection

European Corporate Governance Institute - Law Working Paper No. 129/2009, Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge Working Paper No. 382
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 07 Jul 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge - Centre for Business Research (CBR), Ashurst LLP and Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 1,864
39.

Islamic Economics: A Survey of the Literature

University of Birmingham: Religions and Development Research Programme, Working Paper No. 22
Number of pages: 158 Posted: 12 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2014
Working Paper Series
Pakistan Institute of Development Economics
Downloads 1,788
40.

The End of Comparative Law

Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 2, pp. 133-150, 2007
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 1,692
41.

Is Disruptive Blockchain Technology the Future of Financial Services?

69 The Consumer Finance Law Quarterly Report 232 (2016)
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 31 May 2016 Last Revised: 15 Nov 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Western Carolina University
Downloads 1,665
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The Role of International Accounting Standards in Foreign Direct Investment: A Case Study of Russia

International Trade and Finance Association, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Oct 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Abu Dhabi University - Department of Accounting and Fayetteville State University - Department of Accounting
Downloads 1,650
43.

Private Benefits of Control, Ownership, and the Cross-Listing Decision

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 77/2005, Dice Center Working Paper No. 2005-2
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 16 Mar 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Cornell University - Johnson Graduate School of Management, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, University of Utah - Department of Finance and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Edwin L. Cox School of Business

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Downloads 1,626
44.

Corruption, Public Finances, and the Unofficial Economy

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2169
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 25 Feb 2000
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,624
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Corporate Governance in Transition: Ten Empirical Findings on Shareholder Value and Industrial Relations in Germany

Max-Planck-Institute for the Study of Societies Working Paper No. 05/2001
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 19 Oct 2001
Working Paper Series
Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies
Downloads 1,594
46.

The Shari'a Law Factor in International Commercial Arbitration

Number of pages: 75 Posted: 27 Apr 2006
Working Paper Series
Valparaiso University Law School
Downloads 1,584
47.

Islamic Economic System and Poverty Reduction

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 26 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2014
Working Paper Series
Centre for Management Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia (Central University), New Delhi, India
Downloads 1,556
48.

Shareholder Protection: A Leximetric Approach

University of Cambridge, CBR Working Paper No 324
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Ashurst LLP and Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 1,495
49.

Political Instability: Its Effects on Financial Development, Its Roots in the Severity of Economic Inequality

Journal of Comparative Economics 39 (2011) 279-309
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 06 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and University of Michigan
Downloads 1,488
50.

Convergence in Corporate Governance: Empirical Evidence from Europe 2000-2003

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 29 Jun 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford, St. Peter's College
Downloads 1,457