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1.

Multiple Victim Public Shootings, Bombings, and Right-to-Carry Concealed Handgun Laws: Contrasting Private and Public Law Enforcement

University of Chicago Law School, John M. Olin Law & Economics Working Paper No. 73
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 21 Apr 1999
Working Paper Series
Crime Prevention Research Center and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 52,897
2.

What Matters in Corporate Governance?

Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 783-827, February 2009, Harvard Law School John M. Olin Center Discussion Paper No. 491 (2004)
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 21 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics and Harvard Law School

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Downloads 30,774
3.

The Impact of Legalized Abortion on Crime

Quarterly Journal of Economics
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 12 Aug 1999
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Law School and University of Chicago

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Downloads 24,591
4.

Remuneration: Where We've Been, How We Got to Here, What are the Problems, and How to Fix Them

Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 04-28; ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 44/2004
Number of pages: 116 Posted: 05 Jul 2004
Working Paper Series
SSRN, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and Ohio State University (OSU) - Fisher College of Business
Downloads 23,802
5.

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

Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 45, p. 971, 2010, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No 09-35
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
Downloads 19,424
6.

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 18,014
7.

Multiple Victim Public Shootings

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Jun 2001
Working Paper Series
Crime Prevention Research Center and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 15,736
8.

The Storrs Lectures: Behavioral Economics and Paternalism

Yale Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 02 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2012
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 15,296
9.

Estimating Gender Disparities in Federal Criminal Cases

University of Michigan Law and Economics Research Paper, No. 12-018
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 12,154
10.

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 11,660
11.

What is Corporate Law?

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 300
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Yale Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 10,233
12.

Enron and the Dark Side of Shareholder Value

Tulane Law Review, May 2002, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 02 Mar 2002
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 10,172
13.

Safe Storage Gun Laws: Accidental Deaths, Suicides, and Crime

Yale Law School, Law & Economics Working Paper No. 237
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 22 May 2000
Working Paper Series
Crime Prevention Research Center and Crime Prevention Research Center

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Downloads 9,981
14.

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 Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 9,732
15.

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 9,721
16.

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 9,354
17.

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 9,331
18.

The Wages of Failure: Executive Compensation at Bear Stearns and Lehman 2000-2008

Yale Journal on Regulation, Vol. 27, 2010, pp. 257-282, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 657, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 287
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics and Harvard Law School
Downloads 9,085
19.

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 8,800
20.

Systemic Risk

Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 163, Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 97, No. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 19 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 8,383
21.

Earnings Management and Investor Protection: An International Comparison

MIT Sloan Working Paper No. 4225-01; EFA 2002 Berlin Meetings Presented Paper
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Sep 2001 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Miami - School of Business Administration and Boston University Questrom School of Business

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Downloads 8,343
22.

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 8,174
23.

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 7,723
24.

Corporate Governance: Theories, Challenges and Paradigms

Gouvernance: Revue Internationale, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp.11-43, 2000
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 12 Apr 2000
Accepted Paper Series
International Institute for Self-Governance
Downloads 7,576
25.

Abortion and Crime: Unwanted Children and Out-of-Wedlock Births

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 254
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 May 2001
Working Paper Series
Crime Prevention Research Center and Crime Prevention Research Center

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Downloads 7,517
26.

Anti-Competitive Effects of Common Ownership

Ross School of Business Paper No. 1235
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 22 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Navarra, IESE Business School, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Charles River Associates (CRA)
Downloads 7,492
27.

Keeping the Internet Neutral?: Tim Wu and Christopher Yoo Debate

Federal Communications Law Journal, Vol. 59, No. 3, 2007, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 06-27, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Working Paper No. 06-30, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 310
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 12 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Columbia University - Law School and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 7,404
28.

Executive Compensation as an Agency Problem

Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 17, pp. 71-92, 2003, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 421
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Jan 2003 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School

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Downloads 7,399
29.

Behavioral Corporate Finance: A Survey

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 20 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2008
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School, Harvard Business School and NYU Stern School of Business

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Downloads 6,890
30.

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) as a Model of 'Extended' Corporate Governance: An Explanation Based on the Economic Theories of Social Contract, Reputation and Reciprocal Conformism

LIUC, Ethics, Law and Economics Paper No. 142
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Mar 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Trento - Department of Economics and Management
Downloads 6,559
31.

Does Legalized Prostitution Increase Human Trafficking?

World Development, 41 (1), 2013, pp. 67-82
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Marburg - School of Business & Economics, University of Heidelberg and London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
Downloads 6,182
32.

A Theory of Path Dependence in Corporate Ownership and Governance

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 52, pp. 127-170, 1999, Columbia Law School, Center for Studies in Law & Economics Paper No. 131, November 1999
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 03 Jan 2000 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 6,145
33.

The Direct Costs from NPE Disputes

99 Cornell L. Rev. 387 (2014), Boston Univ. School of Law, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-34
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 25 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Boston University - School of Law and Boston University - School of Law
Downloads 6,012
34.

Digital Market Manipulation

82 George Washington Law Review 995 (2014), University of Washington School of Law Research Paper No. 2013-27
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 16 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 5,827
35.

Valuable Patents

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 92, p. 435, 2004, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 03-31, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 133
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 30 Jul 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Texas - McCombs School of Business, Stanford Law School, affiliation not provided to SSRN and CBO

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Downloads 5,791
36.

Globalization and Similarities in Corporate Governance: A Cross-Country Analysis

Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 02-31; Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 02-041; Harvard Business School Working Paper No. 02-041
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 14 Oct 2002
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Business School, Harvard University - Strategy Unit and Lehman Brothers, New York
Downloads 5,634
37.

The Economic Consequences of Increased Disclosure

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 20 Aug 1999
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department

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Downloads 5,525
38.

Managerial Power and Rent Extraction in the Design of Executive Compensation

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 69, pp. 751-846, 2002, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 366, June 2002
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 19 Jun 2002 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School and Boston University School of Law

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Downloads 5,520
39.

The Law and Economics of Contracts

Handbook of Law and Economics, Forthcoming, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 296
Number of pages: 144 Posted: 12 Jun 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley, Columbia University - Law School and Stanford Law School
Downloads 5,497
40.

The Private and Social Costs of Patent Trolls

Boston Univ. School of Law, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-45
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 19 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2012
Working Paper Series
Boston University - School of Law, Boston University - School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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41.

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 - Accounting, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Downloads 5,398
42.

Availability Cascades and Risk Regulation

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 51, No. 4, 1999, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 181, U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 384
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 30 Oct 1998
Accepted Paper Series
Duke University - Department of Economics and Harvard Law School
Downloads 5,322
43.

The Law of Group Polarization

University of Chicago Law School, John M. Olin Law & Economics Working Paper No. 91
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 13 Dec 1999
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 5,225
44.

Antitrust in the New Economy

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 106
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 11 Dec 2000
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 5,201
45.

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 Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 5,172
46.

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 5,144
47.

Agency Models in Law and Economics

University of Chicago Law School, John M. Olin Law and Economics Working Paper No. 92
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 Jan 2000
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 5,032
48.

The Antitrust Economics of Two-Sided Markets

Number of pages: 95 Posted: 14 Nov 2002 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2014
Working Paper Series
Global Economics Group

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Downloads 5,025
49.

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 5,008
50.

On the Limits of Supremacy: Medical Marijuana and the States' Overlooked Power to Legalize Federal Crime

Vanderbilt Law Review, vol. 62, p. 1421, 2009, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 09-05
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 11 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2011
Working Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 5,003