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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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Downloads 30,781
2.

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 23,818
3.

The History of Corporate Governance

OXFORD HANDBOOK OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE, Mike Wright, Donald Siegel, Kevin Keasey and Igor Filatotchev, eds., Oxford University Press, 2013, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 54/2011, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 184/2012
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 20 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 12,940
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 10,889
5.

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 10,253
6.

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 10,175
7.

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 10,128
8.

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 9,736
9.

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 9,377
10.

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 9,086
11.

Corporate Governance in China: An Overview

Donald C. Clarke, "Corporate Governance in China: An Overview", China Economic Review, vol. 14, 2003, pp. 494-507
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 14 Aug 2003 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
George Washington University Law School
Downloads 8,642
12.

The State of U.S. Corporate Governance: What's Right and What's Wrong?

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 23/2003
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Sep 2003
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 8,087
13.

Beyond Profit: Rethinking Corporate Social Responsibility and Greenwashing After the BP Oil Disaster

Tulane Law Review, Vol. 85, No. 4, p. 983, 2011
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 02 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2013
Working Paper Series
Saint Louis University - School of Law and Savannah Law School
Downloads 7,908
14.

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 7,636
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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Downloads 7,399
16.

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 7,124
17.

Executive Compensation: Where We are, and How We Got There

George Constantinides, Milton Harris, and René Stulz (eds.), Handbook of the Economics of Finance. Elsevier Science North Holland (Forthcoming), Marshall School of Business Working Paper No. FBE 07.12,
Number of pages: 179 Posted: 17 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Downloads 7,114
18.

Valuation of an Expropriated Company: The Case of YPF and Repsol in Argentina

IESE Business School Working Paper No. WP-1055-E
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 17 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Navarra - IESE Business School

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Downloads 7,080
19.

Reading About the Financial Crisis: A 21-Book Review

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 27 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2012
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 6,978
20.

Earnings Quality: Evidence from the Field

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 10 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2014
Working Paper Series
Emory University - Department of Accounting, Duke University, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Columbia Business School

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Downloads 6,810
21.

Financial Scandals and the Role of Private Enforcement: The Parmalat Case

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 40/2005
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 27 May 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Genoa - Law Department and Centre for Law and Finance and Free University of Bozen, Bolzano - School of Economics and Management
Downloads 6,713
22.

The State of Corporate Governance Research

Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 23. No. 3, pp. 939-961, 2010., Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2009-03-20 , Charles A. Dice WP 2009-21, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 652
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2010
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance

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Downloads 6,275
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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 6,227
24.

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
25.

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 5,339
26.

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 5,253
27.

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 5,149
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The Dark Side of Universal Banking: Financial Conglomerates and the Origins of the Subprime Financial Crisis

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 41, No. 4, 2009, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 468, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 468
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 13 May 2009
Accepted Paper Series
George Washington University Law School
Downloads 5,142
29.

Corporate Governance and Accounting Scandals

AFA 2004 San Diego Meetings
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Jan 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration and University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration

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Downloads 4,971
30.

Corporate Governance and Firm Performance

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 28 Sep 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and Portland State University - School of Business Administration
Downloads 4,758
31.

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
Downloads 4,480
32.

Diversity on Corporate Boards: How Much Difference Does Difference Make?

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law (DJCL), Vol. 39, No. 2 pp. 377-426, 2014
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 01 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Law School and Stanford Law School
Downloads 4,353
33.

European Company Law 1999-2010: Renaissance and Crisis

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 175/2011, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 63/2010
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 14 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Hamburg - Institute of Law & Economics
Downloads 4,330
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Theories and Models of Corporate Governance

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE: A SYNTHESIS OF THEORY, RESEARCH, AND PRACTICE, H. Kent Baker, Ronald Anderson, eds., John Wiley & Sons, 2010, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 213
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 4,316
35.

Transparency and Corporate Governance

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 22 Jan 2007
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance

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Downloads 4,213
36.

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

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Downloads 4,165
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Finding Order in the Morass: The Three Real Justifications for Piercing the Corporate Veil

Cornell Law Review, Forthcoming, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 488
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 19 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Yale Law School and Columbia Law School
Downloads 4,156
38.

The Takeover Directive as a Protectionist Tool?

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 141/2010
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 01 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford- Faculty of Law, London School of Economics - Law Department and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Downloads 4,097
39.

The International Politics of IFRS Harmonization

Accounting, Economics and Law 3, No. 2 (April 2013), Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 11-132
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 02 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 08 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 4,096
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The Reasons Behind a Corporate Collapse: A Case Study of Enron

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 06 Sep 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Malakand
Downloads 4,060
41.

What Determines Corporate Transparency?

Journal of Accounting Research 2004 , 42 (2)
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 30 Aug 2003 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2017
Working Paper Series
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 3,950
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The Role of Human Resource Management in Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions

International Journal of Human Resource Management, Vol. 15, No. 8, pp. 1357-1372, December 2004
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 Sep 2004
Accepted Paper Series
and Northeastern University - D'Amore-McKim
Downloads 3,947
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Corporate Law in the UK after Recent Reforms: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

CURRENT LEGAL PROBLEMS, Vol. 63, pp 315-374, Oxford University Press, 2010
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Brunel University London
Downloads 3,928
44.

Multinational Corporations, Transnational Law: The United Nation's Norms on the Responsibilities of Transnational Corporations as Harbinger of Corporate Responsibility in International Law

Columbia Human Rights Law Review, Vol. 37, 2005
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 05 Apr 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
Downloads 3,847
45.

Corporate Social Responsibility Beyond Law, Through Law, for Law

U. of Edinburgh School of Law Working Paper No. 2009/03
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 28 Mar 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Edinburgh - School of Law
Downloads 3,817
46.

Agency Problems and Legal Strategies

THE ANATOMY OF CORPORATE LAW: A COMPARATIVE AND FUNCTIONAL APPROACH, R. Kraakman, P. Davies, H. Hansmann, G. Hertig, K. Hopt, H. Kanda, and E. Rock, Oxford University Press, pp. 21-31, 2004
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Dec 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Yale Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 3,804
47.

Corporate Governance Convergence: Evidence from Takeover Regulation Reforms

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 33/2005
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Apr 2005
Working Paper Series
Cardiff University - Cardiff Business School, Cornerstone Research and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
Downloads 3,804
48.

Corporate Governance Failures. To What Extent is Parmalat a Particularly Italian Case?

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Jul 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Cagliari

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49.

In Defense of the Shareholder Wealth Maximization Norm

Washington & Lee Law Review, Vol. 50, 1993
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Mar 2002
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 3,655
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Executive Compensation at Fannie Mae: A Case Study of Perverse Incentives, Nonperformance Pay, and Camouflage

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 807-822, 2005, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 653125, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 505, February 2005
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 02 Feb 2005 Last Revised: 05 May 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 3,654