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1.

Separation of Ownership and Control

Michael C. Jensen, FOUNDATIONS OF ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGY, Harvard University Press, 1998, and Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 26, June 1983
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 Nov 1998
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago - Finance and Harvard Business School
Downloads 36,244
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 33,211
3.

Executive Compensation

Number of pages: 91 Posted: 19 May 1999
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Downloads 19,648
4.

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 16,320
5.

Agency Problems and Residual Claims

Michael C. Jensen, FOUNDATIONS OF ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGY, Harvard University Press, 1998; Journal of Law & Economics, Vol. 26, June 1983
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 29 Nov 1998
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago - Finance and Harvard Business School
Downloads 14,576
6.

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 University - Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 13,073
7.

The End of History for Corporate Law

Yale Law School Working Paper No. 235; NYU Working Paper No. 013; Harvard Law School Discussion Paper No. 280; Yale SOM Working Paper No. ICF - 00-09
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 Mar 2000
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 12,177
8.

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 11,593
9.

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 8,080
10.

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 7,775
11.

Ownership Structure and Corporate Performance

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Apr 2001
Working Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business

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Downloads 7,702
12.

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 7,467
13.

Private Benefits in Public Offerings: Tax Receivable Agreements in IPOs

Vanderbilt Law Review, 2018, BYU Law Research Paper No. 17-24
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 06 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 03 May 2018
Working Paper Series
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
Downloads 7,306
14.

What Caused Enron?: A Capsule Social and Economic History of the 1990's

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 214
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 29 Jan 2003
Working Paper Series
Columbia Law School
Downloads 7,305
15.

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 7,140
16.

Corporate Ownership Around the World

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Paper No. 1840
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 31 Jul 1998
Working Paper Series
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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17.

Valoracion de una expropiacion: YPF y Repsol en Argentina (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: 14 Posted: 06 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Navarra - IESE Business School

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18.

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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19.

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 5,610
20.

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 5,390
21.

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 5,386
22.

The Paradox of Credit Ratings

U San Diego Law & Econ Research Paper No. 20
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Oct 2001
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 5,385
23.

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 IMD Business School, Global Board Center
Downloads 5,127
24.

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 4,981
25.

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 4,955
26.

The Rise of Dispersed Ownership: The Role of Law in the Separation of Ownership and Control

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 182
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 12 Jan 2001
Working Paper Series
Columbia Law School
Downloads 4,815
27.

The Essential Role of Organizational Law

NYU Law and Economics Working Paper No. 00-006; Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper 284; Yale ICF Working Paper No. 00-11
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 07 Jun 2000
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Law School and Harvard Law School

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Downloads 4,552
28.

The Private Company Discount

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 12, No. 4, Winter 2000
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 18 Dec 2000
Accepted Paper Series
Santa Clara University - Department of Finance, University of San Francisco - School of Business and Management and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Downloads 4,463
29.

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 4,330
30.

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 University - Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 4,154
31.

Lifting of Corporate Veil

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 14 Dec 2010
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 4,086
32.

Modeling the Message: Communicating Compliance Through Organizational Values and Culture

Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, Vol. 25, No. 4, 2012
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 13 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 12 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Bryan Cave LLP
Downloads 3,988
33.

Power in a Theory of the Firm

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 31 Mar 1997
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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34.

The Myth that Insulating Boards Serves Long-Term Value

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 113, No. 6, pp. 1637-1694, October 2013, Harvard Law School John M. Olin Center Discussion Paper No. 755
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 11 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 3,821
35.

Public vs. Private Ownership: The Current State of the Debate

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2420
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 26 Mar 2001
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank (Formerly)
Downloads 3,783
36.

Applicability of Doctrine of Ultra Vires on Companies

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 27 Feb 2010
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Lawyer at MP High Court, Indore, India
Downloads 3,635
37.

Entrepreneurial Finance and Moral Hazard: Evidence from Token Offerings

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 04 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 01 May 2019
Working Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
Downloads 3,606
38.

The Cost to Firms of Cooking the Books

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 43, September 2008, 581-612.
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Feb 2005 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, University of Nevada, Las Vegas - Lee Business School and American University - Kogod School of Business
Downloads 3,504
39.

Enlightened Shareholder Value, Social Responsibility, and the Redefinition of Corporate Purpose Without Law

Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2010-11
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 16 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
Washington and Lee University - School of Law
Downloads 3,480
40.

Boards in Europe – Accountability and Convergence

American Journal of Comparative Law 61 (2013) 301-375, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 205/2013, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 40/2013
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 09 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford- Faculty of Law and Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
Downloads 3,399
41.

Shareholder Rights and Shareholder Activism: The Role of the General Meeting of Shareholders

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 188/2012
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2012
Working Paper Series
Tilburg Law School
Downloads 3,380
42.

The Mechanisms of Market Efficiency Twenty Years Later: The Hindsight Bias

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 240; Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 270; Harvard Law and Economics Disc. Paper No. 446
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 07 Nov 2003
Working Paper Series
Stanford Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 3,356
43.

Learning and the Disappearing Association Between Governance and Returns

Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 108, No. 2, pp. 323-348, May 2013, Harvard Law School John M. Olin Center Discussion Paper No. 667
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 14 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics and Harvard Business School

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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: 06 Dec 2018
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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45.

Valuation of Bankrupt Firms

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Jul 1998
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Boston College - Carroll School of Management and Harvard Business School

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Downloads 3,157
46.

Problems with Destination-Based Corporate Taxes and the Ryan Blueprint

U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 16-029
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 15 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 25 May 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Michigan Law School and Reed College - Department of Economics
Downloads 3,144
47.

Strategic Leadership for the 21st Century

Business Horizons (2010) 53, 437-444, Mays Business School Research Paper No. 2012-23
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 13 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Texas A&M University - Department of Management, Texas A&M University, Mays Business School and University of Texas A&M (Retired)
Downloads 3,101
48.

Corporate Governance Changes in the Wake of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act: A Morality Tale for Policymakers Too

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 525
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Sep 2005
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 3,074
49.

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 3,018
50.

Empty Voting and Hidden (Morphable) Ownership: Taxonomy, Implications, and Reforms

As published in Business Lawyer, Vol. 61, pp. 1011-1070, 2006, European Corporate Governance Institute - Law Research Paper No. 64/2006, University of Texas Law, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 70
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 28 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2019
Accepted Paper Series
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 2,995