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1.

The Crisis of Fair Value Accounting: Making Sense of the Recent Debate

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 33, Accounting, Organizations and Society, Vol. 34, 2009
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Vienna University of Economics and Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 14,158
2.

Global Accounting Convergence and the Potential Adoption of IFRS by the United States: An Analysis of Economic and Policy Factors

Number of pages: 104 Posted: 11 Mar 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Boston University Questrom School of Business

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Downloads 11,892
3.

Pitching Research®

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Queensland
Downloads 11,532
4.

Hedge Funds, Systemic Risk, and the Financial Crisis of 2007-2008: Written Testimony for the House Oversight Committee Hearing on Hedge Funds

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Nov 2008
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 10,999
5.

The Essential Elements of Corporate Law

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 20/2009, Yale Law, Economics & Public Policy Research Paper No. 387, Harvard Law and Economics Research Paper No. 643, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 09-39, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 134/2009
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Yale University - Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 10,238
6.

The Long-Term Effects of Hedge Fund Activism

Harvard Law School John M. Olin Center Discussion Paper No. 802, Columbia Law Review, Vol. 115, 2015, pp. 1085-1156, Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 13-66
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 07 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics

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Downloads 10,117
7.

Did Fair-Value Accounting Contribute to the Financial Crisis?

Chicago Booth Research Paper 09-38, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 266/2009, Journal of Economic Perspectives, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2009
Working Paper Series
Vienna University of Economics and Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 10,075
8.

Regulating Bankers' Pay

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 98, No. 2, pp. 247-287, 2010, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 641
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 30 May 2009 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 9,888
9.

How Do Venture Capitalists Make Decisions?

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-33, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 477/2016
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 29 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 10 May 2017
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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Downloads 9,403
10.

Corporate Governance in the 2007-2008 Financial Crisis: Evidence from Financial Institutions Worldwide

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 18, 2012
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 29 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University - Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 9,203
11.

The Role of Boards of Directors in Corporate Governance: A Conceptual Framework & Survey

Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2008-21, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 228/2009, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2008-03-020
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 18 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2012
Working Paper Series
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance, University of California, Berkeley and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 8,042
12.

Executive Compensation: Where We are, and How We Got There

George Constantinides, Milton Harris, and René Stulz (eds.), Handbook of the Economics of Finance. Elsevier Science North Holland (Forthcoming), Marshall School of Business Working Paper No. FBE 07.12,
Number of pages: 179 Posted: 17 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Downloads 7,589
13.

Performance for Pay? The Relation Between CEO Incentive Compensation and Future Stock Price Performance

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 19 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business, Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and University of Cambridge
Downloads 7,583
14.

Earnings Quality: Evidence from the Field

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 10 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2014
Working Paper Series
Emory University - Department of Accounting, Duke University, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Columbia Business School

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Downloads 6,961
15.

The State of Corporate Governance Research

Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 23. No. 3, pp. 939-961, 2010., Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2009-03-20 , Charles A. Dice WP 2009-21, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 652
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2010
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance

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Downloads 6,356
16.

The New Role of the Corporate Treasurer: Emerging Trends in Response to the Financial Crisis

International Research Journal of Finance and Economics, No. 78, 2011
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 Dec 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Brunei Darussalam, Treasury Strategies, Inc. and European Treasurers' Peer Group
Downloads 6,316
17.

Accounting Discretion, Corporate Governance and Firm Performance

14th Annual Conference on Financial Economics and Accounting (FEA); EFA 2003 Annual Conference Paper No. 127
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 20 Jan 2004
Working Paper Series
University of San Diego - Department of Accountancy, Columbia Business School and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business

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Downloads 6,276
18.

Putting Integrity into Finance: A Purely Positive Approach

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 12-074, Barbados Group Working Paper No. 12-01, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) – Finance Working Paper No. 417/2014,
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 05 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2015
Working Paper Series
Independent and SSRN

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Downloads 6,194
19.

Understanding Earnings Quality: A Review of the Proxies, Their Determinants and Their Consequences

Number of pages: 164 Posted: 10 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Leventhal School of Accounting, University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department
Downloads 6,114
20.

Inside the 'Black Box' of Sell-Side Financial Analysts

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming, Fox School of Business Research Paper No. 15-042
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 04 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2015
Working Paper Series
Temple University - Department of Accounting, Arizona State University (ASU) - School of Accountancy, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Accounting and Texas A&M University - Department of Accounting

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Downloads 5,980
21.

Accounting Program Research Rankings by Topical Area and Methodology

Issues in Accounting Education. Vol. 25, No. 4, pp. 631-654, 2010
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 05 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Memphis - School of Accountancy, Brigham Young University - School of Accountancy, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Accounting and Brigham Young University - School of Accountancy
Downloads 5,746
22.

Agency Problems, Legal Strategies, and Enforcement

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 21/2009, Yale Law, Economics & Public Policy Research Paper No. 388, Harvard Law and Economics Research Paper Series No. 644 , ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 135/2009
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Yale University - Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 5,507
23.

The Effect of International Institutional Factors on Properties of Accounting Earnings

University of Rochester Working Paper FR 99-12
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 15 Sep 1999
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Downloads 5,439
24.

SOX after Ten Years: A Multidisciplinary Review

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 758
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 23 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 29 May 2014
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Business School

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Downloads 5,407
25.

Corporate Social Responsibility and Access to Finance

Strategic Management Journal, 35 (1): 1-23.
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 May 2011 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Business School, London Business School and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 5,250
26.

Corporate Governance and Accounting Scandals

AFA 2004 San Diego Meetings
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Jan 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration and University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration

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Downloads 5,038
27.

Cost of Capital and Earnings Transparency

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Forthcoming, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 2015, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 48
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 25 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 14 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
Downloads 4,880
28.

The Corporate Governance Mosaic and Financial Reporting Quality

Journal of Accounting Literature, pp. 87-152, 2004
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 31 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Boston College - Department of Accounting, Northeastern University and Northeastern University - Accounting Group
Downloads 4,880
29.

Incentives Versus Standards: Properties of Accounting Income in Four East Asian Countries, and Implications for Acceptance of IAS

Simon School of Business Working Paper No. FR 00-04; Boston JAE Conference October 2002
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 06 Jan 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) and University of Rochester - Simon Business School
Downloads 4,862
30.

The Role of Accounting in the Financial Crisis: Lessons for the Future

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Dec 2011
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 4,693
31.

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 4,559
32.

Paying for Long-Term Performance

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 158, pp. 1915-1959, 2010, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 658
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 14 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2010
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 4,551
33.

iTax - Apple's International Tax Structure and the Double Non-Taxation Issue

British Tax Review 2014 No.1
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Sydney
Downloads 4,327
34.

Bank Failure, Mark-to-Market and the Financial Crisis

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 27 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Said Business School and University of Cambridge - Judge Business School

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Downloads 4,289
35.

CEO Compensation

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 77
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 01 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Northwestern University and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Finance

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Downloads 4,270
36.

The Financial Reporting Environment: Review of the Recent Literature

Number of pages: 150 Posted: 06 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2010
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Northwestern University - Department of Accounting Information & Management
Downloads 4,252
37.

The International Politics of IFRS Harmonization

Accounting, Economics and Law 3, No. 2 (April 2013), Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 11-132
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 02 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 08 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 4,212
38.

Is Earnings Quality Associated with Corporate Social Responsibility?

Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 31 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business, Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) - School of Business and Virginia Commonwealth University
Downloads 4,178
39.

Implications for GAAP from an Analysis of Positive Research in Accounting

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Forthcoming, MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 4740-09, Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 09-137, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business Working Paper No. 09-22
Number of pages: 126 Posted: 03 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Harvard University - Harvard Business School and The University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 3,961
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Investor Protection Laws, Accounting and Auditing Around the World

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Oct 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Missouri at Columbia, University of Missouri at Columbia - Robert J. Trulaske, Sr. College of Business and University of Missouri at Columbia - School of Accountancy
Downloads 3,898
41.

Exploring the Role Delaware Plays as a Domestic Tax Haven

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Duke University, Utah State University - Huntsman School of Business and Brigham Young University
Downloads 3,669
42.

Corporate and Integrated Reporting: A Functional Perspective

Chapter in Stewardship of the Future, edited by Ed Lawler, Sue Mohrman, and James O’Toole, Greenleaf, 2015.,
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Said Business School and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 3,598
43.

Calculation of Compensation Incentives and Firm-Related Wealth Using Execucomp: Data, Program, and Explanation

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 27 Jul 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Utah - Department of Finance, Drexel University - Department of Finance and Temple University
Downloads 3,588
44.

Why do Countries Adopt International Financial Reporting Standards?

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 09-102
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 25 Aug 2009
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Business School and Boston College
Downloads 3,572
45.

Principles-Based Versus Rules-Based Accounting Standards: The Influence of Standard Precision and Audit Committee Strength on Financial Reporting Decisions

Agoglia, C.P., T.S. Doupnik, and G.T. Tsakumis. 2011. Principles-based versus rules-based accounting standards: The influence of standard precision and audit committee strength on financial reporting decisions. The Accounting Review 86 (3): 747-767.
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Massachusetts at Amherst, University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business and University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics
Downloads 3,533
46.

Chief Sustainability Officers: Who Are They and What Do They Do?

Chapter 8 in Leading Sustainable Change, Oxford University Press, 2014
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Miller Consultants and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 3,506
47.

Accounting Conservatism and Bankruptcy Risk

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 06 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
The University of Melbourne - Faculty of Business and Economics, York University and The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance
Downloads 3,471
48.

CEO Bonus Plans: And How to Fix Them

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper 12-022, Marshall School of Business Working Paper No. FBE 02-11
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 30 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and SSRN
Downloads 3,460
49.

Corporate Governance and Firm Performance: Theory and Evidence from Literature

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 27 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Otago and University of Dhaka - Department of Accounting and Information Systems
Downloads 3,450
50.

Audit Quality: Insights from the Academic Literature

Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, 32(1), February 2013
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 17 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 27 May 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Florida - Fisher School of Accounting, Bentley University, University of Baltimore - Merrick School of Business, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting and University of Delaware - Accounting & MIS
Downloads 3,401