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1.

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 9,285
2.

How and Why Credit Rating Agencies are Not Like Other Gatekeepers

FINANCIAL GATEKEEPERS: CAN THEY PROTECT INVESTORS?, Yasuyuki Fuchita, Robert E. Litan, eds., Brookings Institution Press and the Nomura Institute of Capital Markets Research, 2006, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 07-46
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 May 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of San Diego School of Law
Downloads 8,745
3.

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 8,232
4.

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 7,880
5.

Corporate Governance of Banks after the Financial Crisis - Theory, Evidence, Reforms

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 130/2009
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Mainz - Center for German and International Law of Financial Services and Faculty
Downloads 7,693
6.

Swept Away by the Crowd? Crowdfunding, Venture Capital, and the Selection of Entrepreneurs

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 25 Mar 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School
Downloads 6,207
7.

The Changing of the Boards: The Impact on Firm Valuation of Mandated Female Board Representation

Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2012, vol. 127(1): 137-197.
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 21 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - The Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 6,161
8.

What Courses Should Law Students Take? Harvard's Largest Employers Weigh In

HLS Program on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2014-12, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 14-20
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School and Harvard University - Law School - Faculty
Downloads 5,944
9.

Audit Quality and Auditor Reputation: Evidence from Japan

Forthcoming, The Accounting Review, Volume 87, No. 5, September 2012, Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 10-15, Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 10-088
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 22 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2012
Working Paper Series
The University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Harvard Business School

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Downloads 5,625
10.

Behind the Scenes: The Corporate Governance Preferences of Institutional Investors

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 15 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC), Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gemeinnützige GmbH and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
Downloads 5,318
11.

Controlling Shareholders and Corporate Governance: Complicating the Comparative Taxonomy

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 49/2005, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 309, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 281
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 Aug 2005
Working Paper Series
Stanford Law School
Downloads 4,995
12.

The Sovereign Wealth Fund Discount: Evidence from Public Equity Investments

Baffi Center Research Paper No. 2013-140, FEEM Working Paper No. 22.2009
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 09 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2015
Working Paper Series
Bocconi University, State of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo and University of Oklahoma
Downloads 4,910
13.

Creditor Control Rights, Corporate Governance, and Firm Value

Number of pages: 79 Posted: 17 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2011
Working Paper Series
Drexel University - Department of Finance, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Virginia - McIntire School of Commerce
Downloads 4,696
14.

The Enron Scandal (Slides)

Number of pages: 101 Posted: 04 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 14 May 2009
Working Paper Series
Hodak Value Advisors
Downloads 4,118
15.

Managerial Miscalibration

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business, Finance Department, Duke University and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business

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Downloads 3,997
16.

Controlling Controlling Shareholders

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 228; Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 262
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 17 Jun 2003
Working Paper Series
Stanford Law School and Columbia Law School
Downloads 3,948
17.

Boards of Directors as an Endogenously Determined Institution: A Survey of the Economic Literature

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 29 Jun 2000
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 3,540
18.

Are CEOs Different? Characteristics of Top Managers

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 16-27, Paris December 2016 Finance Meeting EUROFIDAI - AFFI
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 15 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Copenhagen Business School
Downloads 3,319
19.

Corporate Fraud and Managers' Behavior: Evidence from the Press

Journal of Business Ethics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 24 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Boston College - Department of Accounting, China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), JMSB and HEC Paris - Accounting and Management Control Department
Downloads 3,275
20.

A Female Style in Corporate Leadership? Evidence from Quotas

American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 09 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Virginia - Department of Economics
Downloads 3,243
21.

The Role of External Auditors in Corporate Governance: Agency Problems and the Management of Risk

Amazon Books April 2014
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 02 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2014
Accepted Paper Series
George Mason University
Downloads 3,089
22.

Passive Investors, Not Passive Owners

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 03 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Boston College - Carroll School of Management, Washington University in St. Louis and University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School
Downloads 3,080
23.

Understanding and Preventing Money Laundering

Internal Auditing, 19(5): 22-25, September-October 2004
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 21 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 06 May 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Dallas and Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Downloads 3,043
24.

A Cross-Country Comparison of Full and Partial Venture Capital Exits

Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 27, No. 3, pp. 511-548, 2003
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 May 2001
Accepted Paper Series
York University - Schulich School of Business and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law

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Downloads 3,003
25.

An Empirical Analysis of Venture Capital Exits in Europe and the United States

EFA 2002 Berlin Meetings Discussion Paper
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Mar 2002
Working Paper Series
SKEMA Business School
Downloads 2,928
26.

What Doesn't Kill You Will Only Make You More Risk-Loving: Early-Life Disasters and CEO Behavior

Number of pages: 80 Posted: 11 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Miami - School of Business Administration, George Washington University - Department of Finance and University of Cambridge

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Downloads 2,851
27.

Adverse Selection and Capital Structure: Evidence from Venture Capital

Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Vol. 30, pp. 155-184, 2006
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Mar 2001 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2008
Accepted Paper Series
York University - Schulich School of Business

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Downloads 2,767
28.

Borrow Cheap, Buy High? The Determinants of Leverage and Pricing in Buyouts

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 27 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2012
Accepted Paper Series
London School of Economics, University of Oxford - Said Business School, Swedish House of Finance and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance

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Downloads 2,696
29.

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 and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

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Downloads 2,663
30.

A Corporate Beauty Contest

Duke I&E Research Paper No. 16-10
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
Duke University, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business

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Downloads 2,652
31.

Returns to Hedge Fund Activism: An International Study

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 402/2014
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 11 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 22 May 2017
Working Paper Series
Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (ULB), London Business School, Berenberg and Bocconi University - Department of Finance

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Downloads 2,616
32.

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 2,593
33.

Boards of Directors as an Endogenously Determined Institution: A Survey of the Economic Literature

Economic Policy Review, Vol. 9, No. 1, April 2003
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Sep 2005
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance

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Downloads 2,509
34.

Beauty is Wealth: CEO Appearance and Shareholder Value

Number of pages: 79 Posted: 21 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee and University of Arkansas - Department of Finance
Downloads 2,479
35.

Accounting Conservatism and Board of Director Characteristics: an Empirical Analysis

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 02 Mar 2006
Working Paper Series
Texas A&M University - Mays Business School and Saint Louis University - Department of Accounting

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Downloads 2,451
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Loyalty's Core Demand: The Defining Role of Good Faith in Corporation Law

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 93, p. 629, 2010, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-13, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 630
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 27 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Government of the State of Delaware - Supreme Court of Delaware, Widener University Delaware Law School, Richards, Layton & Finger and Friedlander & Gorris, P.A.
Downloads 2,421
37.

CEO Tenure, Performance and Turnover in S&P 500 Companies

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 191/2007, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 595
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 22 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 2,413
38.

When Do Fiduciary Duties Arise?

Law Quarterly Review, Vol. 126, pp. 302-327, 2010, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 65/2010
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 2,384
39.

Role of Auditors in Corporate Governance

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 14 Oct 2009
Working Paper Series
School of Law, University of Sheffield and The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences
Downloads 2,364
40.

The Auditing Oligopoly and Lobbying on Accounting Standards

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 13-054
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 11 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2013
Working Paper Series
Brigham Young University - Marriott School, Harvard University - Harvard Business School and Boston College
Downloads 2,331
41.

Speaking of the Short-Term: Disclosure Horizon and Managerial Myopia

Review of Accounting Studies, Volume 20, Issue 3, pp 1122–1163, 2015,
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 06 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Boston University - Department of Accounting, MIT Sloan School of Management and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 2,306
42.

Role of Institutional Investors in Corporate Governance

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 23 Apr 2009
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 2,229
43.

Stock Volatility, Institutional Ownership and Analyst Coverage

Bankers Markets & Investors, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 05 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
IPAG Business School, Jendouba University and Aix-Marseille University
Downloads 2,205
44.

The Dark Side of Analyst Coverage: The Case of Innovation

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 14 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Georgia - Department of Finance and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 2,191
45.

Audit Market Concentration and Audit Quality

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 03 Feb 2010
Working Paper Series
Indian School of Business, National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Accounting and Singapore Management University - School of Accountancy
Downloads 2,187
46.

Corporate Strategy Analysis: General Electric Co. (1981–Present)

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 14 Oct 2009
Working Paper Series
Australian National University (ANU) - Crawford School of Public Policy
Downloads 2,183
47.

Shareholder Primacy in Corporate Law: Can it Survive? Should it Survive?

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 10 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Leeds - School of Law
Downloads 2,170
48.

Hidden Power of the Big Three? Passive Index Funds, Re-Concentration of Corporate Ownership, and New Financial Risk

Business and Politics, April 2017, DOI: 10.1017/bap.2017.6
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 15 May 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Amsterdam / CORPNET, University of Amsterdam / CORPNET and University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR)
Downloads 2,146
49.

Corporate Governance in the Post Sarbanes-Oxley Era: Auditor Experiences

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 13 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Boston College - Department of Accounting, Northeastern University and Northeastern University - Accounting Group
Downloads 2,097
50.

Rethinking Regulation of Credit Rating Agencies: An Institutional Investor Perspective

Council of Institutional Investors, April 2009, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 09-014
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 Jul 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of San Diego School of Law
Downloads 2,091