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1.

Market Reaction to the Adoption of IFRS in Europe

Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 19 May 2006 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Cambridge Judge Business School and Boston University - Questrom School of Business

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Downloads 7,826
2.

Fallacies, Irrelevant Facts, and Myths in the Discussion of Capital Regulation: Why Bank Equity is Not Socially Expensive

Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods 2013/23, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 161, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 13-7
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 04 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2016
Working Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 7,528
3.

Detecting Deceptive Discussions in Conference Calls

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 50, Issue 2, pp. 495-540, 2012 , Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 83
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 17 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 6,208
4.

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 4,892
5.

How did Financial Reporting Contribute to the Financial Crisis?

European Accounting Review 19, no. 3: 399-423. , Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 79
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 May 2010 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
Downloads 4,455
6.

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 4,365
7.

Regulation and Bonding: The Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the Flow of International Listings

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 11
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 15 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Harvard Business School

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8.

Are IFRS-based and US GAAP-based Accounting Amounts Comparable?

Journal of Accounting & Economics, Vol. 54, Issue 1, pp. 68-93, August 2012, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 78
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 07 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 3,882
9.

Extreme Governance: An Analysis of Dual-Class Companies in the United States

AFA 2005 Philadelphia Meetings, Rodney L. White Center for Financial Research Working Paper No. 12-04, Rock Center for Corporate Governance Working Paper No. 39
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 08 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2009
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Yale School of Management
Downloads 3,593
10.

Seven Myths of Corporate Governance

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-16
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 02 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 3,347
11.

The Incentives for Tax Planning

Journal of Accounting and Economics, Volume 53, Issues 1–2, (Feb–April 2012): 391-411. , Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 56, Stanford Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 2032,
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 10 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 3,182
12.

Sec Rule 10b5-1 and Insiders' Strategic Trade

Management Science, February 2009
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 May 2004 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge Judge Business School
Downloads 3,077
13.

Corporate Governance, Incentives, and Tax Avoidance

Journal of Accounting and Economics 60 (August 2015): 1–17., Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 136,
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Cambridge Judge Business School and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 2,979
14.

Does a Central Clearing Counterparty Reduce Counterparty Risk?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 46, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 2022
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 2,959
15.

CEO Turnover and Relative Performance Evaluation

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 1992, MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 4594-06, Rock Center for Corporate Governance Working Paper No. 24
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2014
Working Paper Series
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Finance and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

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Downloads 2,773
16.

Berkshire's Disintermediation: Buffett's New Managerial Model 

GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2015-16, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-16, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper Series No. 205
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 07 May 2015 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2015
Working Paper Series
George Washington University
Downloads 2,657
17.

Innovations in Credit Risk Transfer: Implications for Financial Stability

BIS Working Paper No. 255
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 22 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2013
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 2,651
18.

The Agency Costs of Agency Capitalism: Activist Investors and the Revaluation of Governance Rights

Columbia Law Review, 2013 (Forthcoming), ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 197, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 438, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 130
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 24 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 31 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Law School and Columbia Law School
Downloads 2,641
19.

Attracting Early Stage Investors: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 185, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 14-17
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 02 May 2014 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and AngelList
Downloads 2,482
20.

Stock Price Response to News of Securities Fraud Litigation: Market Efficiency and the Slow Diffusion of Costly Information

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 208
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 06 Dec 2000
Working Paper Series
University of California, Davis - Graduate School of Management, Stanford University Law School and St. John's University - School of Law
Downloads 2,428
21.

Big But Brittle: Economic Perspectives on the Future of the Law Firm in the New Economy

Columbia Business Law Review, 2011, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 87
Number of pages: 118 Posted: 22 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law, Campbell University and University of San Diego School of Law
Downloads 2,407
22.

The Mystery of Zero-Leverage Firms

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 14 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2013
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Georgia State University - Robinson College of Business

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Downloads 2,182
23.

Ambidexterity as a Dynamic Capability: Resolving the Innovator's Dilemma

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 1963
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 06 Apr 2007
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Harvard University - Organizational Behavior Unit
Downloads 2,153
24.

The Role of Dissemination in Market Liquidity: Evidence from Firms' Use of Twitter

Accounting Review, 2014, Vol. 89, No. 1, pp.79-112, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 135
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 11 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Penn State University
Downloads 2,042
25.

Rating the Ratings: How Good are Commercial Governance Ratings?

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 360, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 1, Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 98, No. 3, 2010
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 27 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2017
Working Paper Series
Stanford Law School, The University of Melbourne and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 2,019
26.

Outsourcing Shareholder Voting to Proxy Advisory Firms

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 58, No. 1 (February 2015), pp. 173-204, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 119, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 14-27 (2105R), IESE Business School Working Paper No. WP1096-E
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 19 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2015
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Navarra, IESE Business School
Downloads 1,917
27.

Political Connections and SEC Enforcement

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Forthcoming, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 61
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 21 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2014
Accepted Paper Series
London School of Economics and Political Science
Downloads 1,895
28.

Fair Value Accounting for Financial Instruments: Does It Improve the Association Between Bank Leverage and Credit Risk?

The Accounting Review, Vol. 88, No. 4, pp. 1143-1177, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 121, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 2107
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 07 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Financial Accounting Standards Board, Michigan State University - Eli Broad College of Business and Eli Broad Graduate School of Management and University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 1,890
29.

The Market Reaction to Corporate Governance Regulation

Journal of Financial Economics, Volume 101, Issue 2, August 2011, Pages 431–448, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper Series No. 82,
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 14 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Navarra, IESE Business School and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 1,870
30.

The Wells Fargo Cross-Selling Scandal

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-62, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-1
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 05 Dec 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,860
31.

Corporate Diversification and the Cost of Capital

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, Marshall School of Business Working Paper No. FBE 32-09, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 58, AFA 2011 Denver Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 21 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business - Finance and Business Economics Department
Downloads 1,815
32.

Competing for a Share of Global Derivatives Markets: Trends and Policy Choices for the United States

U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 145, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 50
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 05 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2009
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 1,802
33.

Evaluating Firm-Level Expected-Return Proxies

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 15-022, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 197, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-57
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 06 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2017
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Harvard Business School
Downloads 1,796
34.

CEO Personality and Firm Policies

6th Miami Behavioral Finance Conference, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-34, Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 16-13, Fama-Miller Working Paper, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 220
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 08 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2016
Working Paper Series
The University of Melbourne, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 1,752
35.

Ten Myths of 'Say on Pay'

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-26
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 27 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Navarra, IESE Business School and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,737
36.

Chief Executive Officer Equity Incentives and Accounting Irregularities

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 4, Journal of Accounting Research, Chicago, Vol. 48, No. 2, p. 225, May 2010
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 12 May 2008 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Cambridge Judge Business School and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,718
37.

Debt Overhang and Capital Regulation

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 114, MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2012/5
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 30 Mar 2012
Working Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,709
38.

Market Reaction to the Adoption of IFRS in Europe

Accounting Review, Forthcoming, Harvard Business School Finance Working Paper No. 09-032, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 5
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 10 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Cambridge Judge Business School and Boston University - Questrom School of Business

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Downloads 1,709
39.

Deconstructing Equity: Public Ownership, Agency Costs, and Complete Capital Markets

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 108, p. 231, 2008, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 86/2007, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 346, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 302, Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 07-25, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 8
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 06 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Law School and Cornell Law School
Downloads 1,708
40.

Regulatory Dualism as a Development Strategy: Corporate Reform in Brazil, the U.S., and the EU

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 390, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 368, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 399, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 149/2010, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 80
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 26 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2015
Working Paper Series
Stanford Law School, Yale University - Law School and Fundação Getulio Vargas Law School at São Paulo
Downloads 1,700
41.

Abnormal Accruals in Newly Public Companies: Opportunistic Misreporting or Economic Activity?

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 18 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 1,696
42.

Measurement in Financial Reporting: The Need for Concepts

Accounting Horizons, 2014, Forthcoming, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 140
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,653
43.

Reforming Money Market Funds

Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 2011-86, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 109, Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 12-13
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 19 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2012
Working Paper Series
Brookings Institution, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Hoover Institution, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Yale University - Cowles Foundation, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, Bank for International Settlements, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,653
44.

If the Inventory Manager Knew: Value of Visibility and RFID under Imperfect Inventory Information

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Mar 2009
Working Paper Series
McKinsey & Co. Inc., Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Texas at Dallas
Downloads 1,599
45.

The Financial Crisis and the Policy Responses: An Empirical Analysis of What Went Wrong

Rock Center for Corporate Governance Working Paper No. 30, NBER Working Paper No. w14631
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2009
Working Paper Series
Stanford University

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Downloads 1,556
46.

Economic Characteristics, Corporate Governance, and the Influence of Compensation Consultants on Executive Pay Levels

Rock Center for Corporate Governance Working Paper No. 15, Review of Accounting Studies, Vol. 17, No. 2, June 2012
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 15 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,552
47.

Skill and Luck in Private Equity Performance

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 179
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 03 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and Copenhagen Business School

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Downloads 1,532
48.

Quadrophobia: Strategic Rounding of EPS Data

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 65, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 388
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2014
Working Paper Series
Boston College - Carroll School of Management and Stanford University Law School
Downloads 1,525
49.

Cash Holdings and Credit Risk

Western Finance Association 2008 Meetings Paper, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 123
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2012
Working Paper Series
New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, University of Toronto - Finance Area and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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Downloads 1,518
50.

Organizational Ambidexterity: IBM and Emerging Business Opportunities

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 2025, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 53
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 12 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2009
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Harvard University - Organizational Behavior Unit and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 1,509