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1.

Non-answers during Conference Calls

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 19-01, Fama-Miller Working Paper , Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 237
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 04 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Melbourne, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 267
2.

Deal Structure

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 112, No. 2, 2018, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 231, University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 229, BYU Law Research Paper No. 17-32
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 29 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Law School and Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
Downloads 284
3.

Sunrise, Sunset: An Empirical and Theoretical Assessment of Dual-Class Stock Structures

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 228
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 14 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2018
Working Paper Series
Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University
Downloads 908
4.

Retired or Fired: How Can Investors Tell If a CEO Was Pressured to Leave?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-66, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-40
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 30 May 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Melbourne, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 506
5.

The Information Content of Earnings Announcements: New Insights on Intertemporal and Cross-Sectional Behavior

Review of Accounting Studies, March 2018, Volume 23, Issue 1, pp 95-135, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-40, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 221
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 27 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University, Stanford University and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Downloads 420
6.

Berkshire versus KKR: Intermediary Influence and Competition

Forthcoming in University of Chicago Law Review Dialogue (2015) , GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2015-40, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-40, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 210
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 Oct 2015
Working Paper Series
George Washington University
Downloads 470
7.

Perceptions and Price: Evidence from CEO Presentations at IPO Roadshows

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol 55, No. 2, May 2017, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-35, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 206
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 30 May 2015 Last Revised: 05 May 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Kenan-Flagler Business School and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business

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Downloads 881
8.

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 2,702
9.

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 Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 1,914
10.

CEO Visibility: Are Media Stars Born or Made?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 204, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-21
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 15 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business
Downloads 804
11.

Market (In)Attention and the Strategic Scheduling and Timing of Earnings Announcements

Journal of Accounting and Economics, Volume 60, Issue 1, August 2015, Pages 36–55, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 201, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-8,
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 07 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, University of California-Irvine and Brigham Young University
Downloads 829
12.

How Reliably Do Empirical Tests Identify Tax Avoidance?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 200, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-5
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 06 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2018
Working Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Boston College, University of Virginia - McIntire School of Commerce and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business
Downloads 706
13.

Knowledge, Compensation, and Firm Value: An Empirical Analysis of Firm Communication

Journal of Accounting and Economics, Volume 58, Issue 1, August 2014, Pages 96–116, Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 12-03, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 83,
Posted: 24 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance, Shanghai Jiaotong University, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
14.

The Search for Peer Firms: When Do Crowds Provide Wisdom?

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 15-032, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 14-46, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 198
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 02 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2016
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Minnesota and Harvard Business School
Downloads 1,130
15.

Short-Sellers and Mutual Funds: Why Does Short-Sale Volume Predict Stock Returns?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 195, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 14-35, Finance Down Under 2016 Building on the Best from the Cellars of Finance
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 17 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2016
Working Paper Series
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting, Rutgers University, Newark, School of Business-Newark, Department of Finance & Economics and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 813
16.

Using IRS Data to Identify Income Shifting to Foreign Affiliates

Review of Accounting Studies, Forthcoming
Posted: 09 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2019
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business, University of Texas at Austin - McCombs School of Business and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business
17.

Does Mandatory Shareholder Voting Prevent Bad Acquisitions?

Forthcoming, Review of Financial Studies, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 422/2014 - forthcoming, Review of Financial Studies
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 31 May 2014 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (ULB), LUISS Guido Carli University - Department of Economics and Bocconi University

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Downloads 790
18.

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 2,615
19.

Capital Structure and Systematic Risk

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 178
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,159
20.

Strategic Risk Shifting and the Idiosyncratic Volatility Puzzle

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 182
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 31 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2018
Working Paper Series
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Finance, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Rice University and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 450
21.

Conservatism Correction for the Market-to-Book Ratio and Tobin's q

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4626, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 176
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 06 Mar 2014
Working Paper Series
Stanford University, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago and Stanford University - Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 359
22.

Central Clearing and Collateral Demand

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 171
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 01 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2014
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, European Central Bank (ECB) and HEC Paris - Finance Department

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Downloads 286
23.

No News is Good News: Voluntary Disclosure in the Face of Litigation

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 169, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 13-19
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 26 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2014
Working Paper Series
Graduate School of Business, Stanford University and Duke University
Downloads 411
24.

Optimal Issuance under Information Asymmetry and Accumulation of Cash Flows

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 164, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 13-12
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 18 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2016
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Rochester - Simon Business School
Downloads 977
25.

Disentangling Mandatory IFRS Reporting and Changes in Enforcement

Journal of Accounting and Economics, Vol. 56, Pages 178-188, 2013
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and IDC Herzliya - Arison School of Business
Downloads 510
26.

Unprofitable Affiliates and Income Shifting Behavior

Forthcoming, The Accounting Review
Posted: 16 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business, University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance and University of Virginia - McIntire School of Commerce
27.

The Operational Consequences of Private Equity Buyouts: Evidence from the Restaurant Industry

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 156
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2014
Working Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Oregon - Department of Finance
Downloads 993
28.

Risk-Adjusting the Returns to Venture Capital

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 180, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 14-10
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 14 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 760
29.

The Effect of Delaware Doctrine on Freezeout Structure and Outcomes: Evidence on the Unified Approach

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 153
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2013
Working Paper Series
Stanford Law School and Harvard Business School
Downloads 490
30.

Organizational Ambidexterity: Past, Present and Future

Academy of Management Perspectives, Forthcoming, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 142, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 2130; Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 13-1
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 28 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Harvard University - Organizational Behavior Unit
Downloads 788
31.

How Protective is D&O Insurance in Securities Class Actions? — An Update

PLUS Journal, May 2013, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 446, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 144
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 05 May 2013 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Law School, Stanford Law School and Stanford Law School
Downloads 496
32.

When are Securities Class Actions Dismissed, When Do They Settle, and for How Much? — An Update

PLUS Journal, April 2013, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 445, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 145
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 05 May 2013 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Law School, Stanford Law School and Stanford Law School
Downloads 452
33.

Do Different Standards of Judicial Review Affect the Gains of Minority Shareholders in Freeze-Out Transactions? A Re-Examination of Siliconix

Harvard Business Law Review, Volume 3, Issue 2, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 154
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 01 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2015
Working Paper Series
Stanford Law School
Downloads 265
34.

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 1,786
35.

And Then a Miracle Happens!: How Do Proxy Advisory Firms Develop Their Voting Recommendations?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP- 31
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 26 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 428
36.

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 2,962
37.

Effects on Comparability and Capital Market Benefits of Voluntary IFRS Adoption

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 133
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 04 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2018
Working 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 1,531
38.

Aggregate Investment and Investor Sentiment

Review of Financial Studies (RFS), Forthcoming, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 181, Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 2014-44
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,162
39.

Search Based Peer Firms: Aggregating Investor Perceptions through Internet Co-Searches

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 128, Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 13-048
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 06 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Minnesota and Harvard Business School
Downloads 1,218
40.

The Relation between Equity Incentives and Misreporting: The Role of Risk-Taking Incentives

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), 109 (August 2013): 327-350., Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 126, Stanford Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 2120
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 21 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Navarra, IESE Business School and Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 1,183
41.

Shell Games: The Long Term Performance of Chinese Reverse Merger Firms

The Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 04 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of California, Riverside (UCR) - UCR School of Business Administration (SoBA) and Guanghua School of Management
Downloads 1,319
42.

Fixed or Contingent: How Should 'Governance Monitors' Be Paid?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP-27
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 02 Oct 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 225
43.

The Revolving Door and the SEC's Enforcement Outcomes: Initial Evidence from Civil Litigation

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 07 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, Rutgers Business School, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) - Nanyang Business School and Columbia Business School
Downloads 884
44.

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 2,063
45.

Conservatism and Aggregation: The Effect on Cost of Equity Capital and the Efficiency of Debt Contracts

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 120
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 12 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2014
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 374
46.

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 1,830
47.

Sudden Death of a CEO: Are Companies Prepared When Lightening Strikes?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University, Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-24
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 09 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 633
48.

Failure Is an Option: Institutional Change, Entrepreneurial Risk and New Firm Growth

Eberhart, R.N., C.E. Eesley, K.M. Eisenhardt. 2017 Organization Science 28(1) 93-112.
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 10 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Santa Clara University - Department of Management, Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering and Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering
Downloads 651
49.

A Dialogue on the Costs and Benefits of Automatic Stays for Derivatives and Repurchase Agreements

U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 12-02, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 108, Stanford University Working Paper No. 108
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2012
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 977
50.

Pension Reserve Funds: Aligning Form and Function

Rotman International Journal of Pension Management, Vol. 4, No. 2, p. 18, Fall 2011
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 01 Oct 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Oxford University - Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment and Stanford University - Global Projects Center
Downloads 214