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1.

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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2.

Economic Consequences of Financial Reporting and Disclosure Regulation: A Review and Suggestions for Future Research

Number of pages: 91 Posted: 13 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 07 May 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Boston University Questrom School of Business
Downloads 20,584
3.

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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4.

Does Corporate Governance Predict Firms' Market Values? Evidence from Korea

post-publication version, published in Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Vol. 22, No. 2, Fall 2006, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 86/2005, KDI School of Pub Policy & Management Paper No. 02-04, McCombs Research Paper Series No. 02-05, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 237, U of Texas law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 26
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 20 Jan 2005 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Korea University - Department of Finance and Korea University Business School

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Downloads 10,854
5.

International Accounting Standards and Accounting Quality

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 1976
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 11 Apr 2005
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Downloads 10,841
6.

Risk Management and Corporate Governance: The Case of Enron

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 35, No. 1157, 2003
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 05 Jan 2004
Accepted Paper Series
University of Miami - School of Law
Downloads 10,091
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 9,834
8.

The Promise and Perils of Credit Derivatives

University of Cincinnati Law Review, Vol. 75, p. 1019, 2007, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 06-22, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 06-36, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 07-74
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of San Diego School of Law
Downloads 9,642
9.

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 9,224
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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 9,054
11.

Pay Without Performance: Overview of the Issues

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 647-673, 2005, Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 8-22, 2005, Academy of Management Perspectives, pp. 5-24, February 2006, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 528
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 19 Jul 2005 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 9,022
12.

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 8,747
13.

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 8,360
14.

Payout Policy in the 21st Century

Tuck Contemporary Corporate Finance Issues III Conference Paper
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 Aug 2004
Working Paper Series
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Duke University and [email protected] Tech, Cornell University

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15.

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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16.

A Plan for Addressing the Financial Crisis

The Economists' Voice, Vol. 5, No. 5, Article 6, 2008, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 620, September 2008
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 26 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 7,225
17.

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 7,118
18.

Why Did Some Banks Perform Better during the Credit Crisis? A Cross-Country Study of the Impact of Governance and Regulation

Charles A Dice Center Working Paper No. 2009-12 , Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2009-03-012
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2010
Working Paper Series
Bocconi University - Department of Finance and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance

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Downloads 7,091
19.

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 7,019
20.

Shareholder Activism and Institutional Investors

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 05-20
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 07 Sep 2005
Working Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 6,847
21.

Pay Without Performance: The Unfulfilled Promise of Executive Compensation

Harvard University Press, 2004, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 537783
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 30 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 05 May 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 6,534
22.

The Evolution of Shareholder Activism in the United States

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 28 Jan 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Georgia - Department of Finance and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
Downloads 6,149
23.

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 5,958
24.

Optimal Capital Structure

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Duke University and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Downloads 5,768
25.

Capital Structure, Payout Policy, and Financial Flexibility

Marshall School of Business Working Paper No. FBE 02-06
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 17 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 20 May 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business - Finance and Business Economics Department and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business - Finance and Business Economics Department
Downloads 5,627
26.

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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27.

Does it Pay to Be Good...And Does it Matter? A Meta-Analysis of the Relationship between Corporate Social and Financial Performance

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 21 Jun 2011
Working Paper Series
Harvard University, Washington University in St. Louis, Olin School of Business and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 5,352
28.

The Myth of the Shareholder Franchise

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 93, No. 3, pp. 675-732, 2007, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 567, October 2005
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 23 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 5,331
29.

The Corporate Governance Industry

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 32, No. 4, Summer 2007, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 May 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Ohio State University - Moritz College of Law
Downloads 5,239
30.

Enron and the Use and Abuse of Special Purpose Entities in Corporate Structures

University of Cincinnati Law Review, Vol. 70, p. 1309, 2006, Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 28
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 12 May 2002
Accepted Paper Series
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 5,157
31.

Equity Premia Around the World

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 08 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Judge Business School, London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting and London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting
Downloads 5,112
32.

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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33.

Spam Works: Evidence from Stock Touts and Corresponding Market Activity

Berkman Center Research Publication No. 2006-11, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 135, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 43/2006
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Jul 2006
Working Paper Series
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Downloads 5,034
34.

The Failure of Private Equity

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 82, p. 481, 2009
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 23 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 25 May 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 5,012
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The Relation Between Auditors' Fees for Non-Audit Services and Earnings Management

MIT Sloan Working Paper No. 4330-02
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Jan 2002
Working Paper Series
Washington University in Saint Louis - Olin Business School, Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems and Texas Christian University - Department of Accounting

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36.

A Team Production Theory of Corporate Law

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 85, No. 2, pp. 248-328, March 1999
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 23 Jul 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Cornell Law School - Jack G. Clarke Business Law Institute

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FinTech, RegTech and the Reconceptualization of Financial Regulation

Northwestern Journal of International Law & Business, Forthcoming, University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2016/035
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 05 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law and University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 4,874
38.

Security Offerings

HANDBOOK OF CORPORATE FINANCE: EMPIRICAL CORPORATE FINANCE, Vol. 1, B. E. Eckbo, ed., Chapter 6, pp. 233-373, Elsevier/North-Holland Handbook of Finance Series, 2007, Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 2005-28
Number of pages: 168 Posted: 06 Dec 2005 Last Revised: 03 May 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, University of New South Wales - Australian School of Business and BI Norwegian Business School - Department of Financial Economics
Downloads 4,873
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Crowdfunding and the Federal Securities Laws

Columbia Business Law Review, Vol. 2012, No. 1, 2012
Number of pages: 150 Posted: 25 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 18 May 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Nebraska College of Law
Downloads 4,790
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Adopting a Label: Heterogeneity in the Economic Consequences Around IAS/IFRS Adoptions

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 12 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Mannheim - Accounting and Taxation, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

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41.

The New Vote Buying: Empty Voting and Hidden (Morphable) Ownership

As published in Southern California Law Review, Vol. 79, pp. 811-908, 2006, University of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 53
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 05 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2008
Accepted Paper Series
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 4,701
42.

The Importance of Reporting Incentives: Earnings Management in European Private and Public Firms

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Jan 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Washington, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 4,634
43.

Financial Regulation, Behavioural Finance, and the Global Credit Crisis: In Search of a New Regulatory Model

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 13 May 2008 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Edinburgh - School of Law
Downloads 4,486
44.

Asymmetric Information and the Choice of Corporate Governance Arrangements

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 398
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 Nov 2002 Last Revised: 08 May 2009
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School
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Earnings Management and Value Relevance During the Mandatory Transition from Local GAAPs to IFRS in Europe

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 29 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2013
Working Paper Series
HEC Paris - Accounting and Management Control Department, ESSEC Business School, ESSEC Business School - Department of Accounting and Management Control and Tufts University - The Fletcher School
Downloads 4,383
47.

International Differences in the Cost of Equity Capital: Do Legal Institutions and Securities Regulation Matter?

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 15/2003, Rodney L. White Center for Financial Research Working Paper No. 17-04, AFA 2005 Philadelphia Meetings
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 21 Dec 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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48.

Earnings Quality and the Equity Risk Premium: A Benchmark Model

Contemporary Accounting Research, Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 833-877, Fall 2006
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 15 Nov 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Mellon Capital Management
Downloads 4,354
49.

Corporate Governance and Innovation - Venture Capital, Joint Ventures, and Family Businesses

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 65/2006
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 04 Apr 2006
Working Paper Series
Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC) and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
Downloads 4,303
50.

'Competitiveness' Has Nothing to Do With It

144 Tax Notes 1055 (September 1, 2014), USC Legal Studies Research Papers Series No. 14-34, USC CLASS Research Paper No. 14-26
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 07 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2014
Accepted Paper Series
USC Gould School of Law
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