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1.

'I've Got Nothing to Hide' and Other Misunderstandings of Privacy

San Diego Law Review, Vol. 44, p. 745, 2007
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2014
Accepted Paper Series
George Washington University Law School
Downloads 203,824
2.

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 45,827
3.

Governance Matters VIII: Aggregate and Individual Governance Indicators, 1996-2008

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4978
Number of pages: 105 Posted: 23 Jun 2009
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Downloads 40,045
4.

We Don't Quite Know What We are Talking About When We Talk About Volatility

Journal of Portfolio Management, Vol. 33, No. 4, 2007
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 14 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Microsoft Research New York City and New York University (NYU) - NYU Tandon School of Engineering
Downloads 37,485
5.

Economic Consequences of Financial Reporting and Disclosure Regulation: A Review and Suggestions for Future Research

Number of pages: 91 Posted: 13 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 07 May 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Boston University Questrom School of Business
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Governance Matters VI: Governance Indicators for 1996-2006

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4280
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 11 Jul 2007
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Downloads 23,020
8.

Self Interest, Altruism, Incentives, and Agency Theory

Michael C. Jensen, FOUNDATIONS OF ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGY, Harvard University Press, 1998; Journal Of Applied Corporate Finance, Summer 1994
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 05 Oct 1994
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School
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9.

Deal or No Deal? Decision Making under Risk in a Large-Payoff Game Show

American Economic Review, Vol. 98, No. 1, pp. 38-71, March 2008
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 16 Dec 2004 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Graduate School of Business of Nazarbayev University, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 19,750
10.

Underwater and Not Walking Away: Shame, Fear and the Social Management of the Housing Crisis

Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 45, p. 971, 2010
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 27 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 09 May 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
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11.

Governance Matters VII: Aggregate and Individual Governance Indicators, 1996-2007

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4654
Number of pages: 105 Posted: 20 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2008
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Downloads 18,352
12.

Specific and General Knowledge and Organizational Structure

Michael C. Jensen, FOUNDATIONS OF ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGY, Harvard University Press, 1998
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 01 Sep 1995 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School and Simon School, University of Rochester (Deceased)
Downloads 16,610
13.

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

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

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14.

The Storrs Lectures: Behavioral Economics and Paternalism

Yale Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 02 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2017
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 16,036
15.

Asymmetric Information, Heterogeneity in Risk Perceptions and Insurance: An Explanation to a Puzzle

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Nov 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Warwick - Finance Group
Downloads 15,189
16.

The Consequences of Mandatory Corporate Sustainability Reporting

Harvard Business School Research Working Paper No. 11-100
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 03 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 01 May 2017
Working Paper Series
London Business School - Department of Strategic & International Management and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 14,673
17.

Understanding Privacy

Daniel J. Solove, UNDERSTANDING PRIVACY, Harvard University Press, May 2008
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 May 2008 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2014
Accepted Paper Series
George Washington University Law School
Downloads 14,409
18.

Comparing the Decision Styles of American, Chinese and Japanese Business Leaders

Best Paper Proceedings of Academy of Management Meetings, Washington, DC, August 2001
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 19 Dec 2006
Accepted Paper Series
City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Department of Management Sciences
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19.

Nudging: A Very Short Guide

37 J. Consumer Pol'y 583 (2014)
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 23 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 13,840
20.

Risk Analysis in Investment Appraisal

Project Appraisal Journal, Vol. 9, No. 1, March 1994
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 24 Apr 2001 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2019
Accepted Paper Series
Queen's University - John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy
Downloads 13,438
21.

The Loser's Curse: Decision Making & Market Efficiency in the National Football League Draft

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 Apr 2005 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 12,484
22.

Kelly Criterion for Multivariate Portfolios: A Model-Free Approach

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 02 May 2013 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2014
Working Paper Series
letYourMoneyGrow.com
Downloads 12,114
23.

Liberal Radicalism: A Flexible Design For Philanthropic Matching Funds

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 18 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 31 Dec 2018
Working Paper Series
Ethereum Foundation, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Microsoft
Downloads 11,665
24.

Libertarian Paternalism is Not an Oxymoron

University of Chicago Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 May 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 11,229
25.

Value-at-Risk: Implementing a Risk Measurement Standard

96-47
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 Feb 1997
Working Paper Series
EDHEC Risk and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 10,640
26.

The Moral Hazard of Lifesaving Innovations: Naloxone Access, Opioid Abuse, and Crime

Number of pages: 85 Posted: 06 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and Wisconsin School of Business

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Downloads 10,543
27.

Information Asymmetry, Corporate Disclosure and the Capital Markets: A Review of the Empirical Disclosure Literature

JAE Rochester Conference April 2000
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 01 Feb 2001
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School and Harvard University - Harvard Business School

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28.

Quadratic Voting: How Mechanism Design Can Radicalize Democracy

American Economic Association Papers and Proceedings, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2018
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 13 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 26 Dec 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Department of Statistics, University of Chicago and Microsoft
Downloads 10,031
29.

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
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30.

Literature Review - Knowledge Management Research at the Organizational Level

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 05 Jun 2007
Working Paper Series
Harvard University
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31.

Transparency, Financial Accounting Information, and Corporate Governance

Economic Policy Review, Vol. 9, No. 1, April 2003
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Sep 2005
Accepted Paper Series
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 9,953
32.

Governance Matters

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2196
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 05 Nov 1999
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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33.

Governance Matters IV: Governance Indicators for 1996-2004

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper Series No. 3630
Number of pages: 135 Posted: 05 May 2005
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Downloads 9,658
34.

Governance Matters Iii: Governance Indicators for 1996-2002

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3106
Number of pages: 116 Posted: 18 Jun 2003
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Downloads 9,612
35.

Agency Costs of Overvalued Equity

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 39/2004
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 29 Mar 2004 Last Revised: 06 May 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School

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36.

Divisional Performance Measurement

Michael C. Jensen, FOUNDATIONS OF ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGY, Harvard University Press, 1998
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 29 Nov 1998 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School and Simon School, University of Rochester (Deceased)

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 9,263
37.

A Brief History of Information Privacy Law

PROSKAUER ON PRIVACY, PLI, 2016
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 10 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2017
Accepted Paper Series
George Washington University Law School
Downloads 9,204
38.

Rational Decision-Making under Uncertainty: Observed Betting Patterns on a Biased Coin

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 25 Oct 2016
Working Paper Series
Elm Partners and Royal Bridge Capital
Downloads 9,088
39.

A Primer on Structured Finance

Journal of Derivatives and Hedge Funds, Vol. 13, No. 3
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2016
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - European Department
Downloads 8,814
40.

Beyond Markowitz: A Comprehensive Wealth Allocation Framework for Individual Investors

The Journal of Wealth Managment, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp 8-34, Spring 2005
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Aug 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Institute for Advanced Study
Downloads 8,705
41.

Risk and Return in General: Theory and Evidence

Number of pages: 150 Posted: 18 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2011
Working Paper Series
Pine River Capital Management
Downloads 8,632
42.

Raroc Based Capital Budgeting and Performance Evaluation: A Case Study of Bank Capital Allocation

96-40
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 06 Jan 1997
Working Paper Series
University of Florida - Department of Finance, Insurance and Real Estate
Downloads 8,582
43.

Who Wins in a Dynamic World: Theory of Constraints Vs. Activity-Based Costing?

North American Assoc. for Computational Social and Organizational Science (NAACSOS) Conference, June 2007
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 09 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2008
Working Paper Series
Emory University - Goizueta Business School, Harvard University and Emory University - Goizueta Business School
Downloads 8,451
44.

The Benefits and Costs of Using Social Distancing to Flatten the Curve for COVID-19

Forthcoming Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2020
Accepted Paper Series
University of Wyoming, University of Wyoming - College of Business - Department of Economics and Finance, University of Wyoming, University of Wyoming and University of Wyoming
Downloads 7,587
45.

The Economics of Privacy

Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. 52, No. 2, 2016
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 07 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2020
Accepted Paper Series
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Duke University - Department of Economics and Illinois Institute of Technology - Stuart School of Business, IIT
Downloads 7,580
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Aggregating Governance Indicators

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2195
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 Nov 1999
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 7,410
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Inventory Management Optimization as Part of Operational Risk Management

Economic Computation and Economic Cybernetics Studies and Research, pp.213-222, April 2009
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 03 Mar 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Uniwersytet Ekonomiczny we Wroc?awiu - Faculty of Engineering and Economics
Downloads 7,012
49.

Secret Liens and the Financial Crisis of 2008

American Bankruptcy Law Journal, Vol. 83, p. 253, 2009
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 7,004
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Textual Analysis in Accounting and Finance: A Survey

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 03 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 21 May 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Notre Dame and University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business - Department of Finance

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