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1.

Facts and Fantasies about Commodity Futures

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 04-20
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 29 Jun 2004
Working Paper Series
Yale School of Management and Yale School of Management - International Center for Finance

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2.

The Golden Dilemma

Financial Analysts Journal, vol. 69, no. 4 (July/August 2013) 10-42.
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 06 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2015
Accepted Paper Series
TR and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business

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3.

The Worldwide Equity Premium: A Smaller Puzzle

Chapter 11 of R Mehra (Ed), Handbook of the Equity Risk Premium. Elsevier, 2008, pages 467–514, AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper; EFA 2006 Zurich Meetings Paper,
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2016
Accepted 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 17,700
4.

Theodore Levitt's 'The Globalization of Markets': An Evaluation after Two Decades

Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 03-20; Harvard Business School Working Paper No. 03-082
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 26 Feb 2003
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Downloads 8,118
5.

The Global Multi-Asset Market Portfolio 1959-2012

Financial Analysts Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Independent, Rabobank and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)
Downloads 5,977
6.

Irrational Optimism

Financial Analysts Journal, Vol. 60, No. 1, 2004, pages 16–25, LBS Accounting Subject Area Working Paper No. IFA397,
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 21 Dec 2003 Last Revised: 20 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

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Downloads 5,695
7.

A Literature Review of Risk Perception Studies in Behavioral Finance: The Emerging Issues

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 25 May 2007
Working Paper Series
Goucher College - Department of Business Management
Downloads 5,607
8.

Challenging the Empirical Contribution of Thomas Piketty's Capital in the 21st Century

Journal of Private Enterprise, Spring 2015, GMU School of Public Policy Research Paper No. 15-2
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 28 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2015
Accepted Paper Series
George Mason University - School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs and Institute for Energy Research
Downloads 5,402
9.

Three Centuries of Asset Pricing

Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 23, No. 12, 1999, pages 1745–1769, LBS Institute of Finance and Accounting Working Paper No. IFA 385,
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Jan 2000 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Judge Business School and Cantab Capital Partners

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10.

Innovation Concepts and Typology – An Evolutionary Discussion

Higher School of Economics Research Paper No. WP BRP 05/STI/2013
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 21 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 08 May 2013
Working Paper Series
National Research University - Higher School of Economics, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration and National Research University Higher School of Economics
Downloads 4,995
11.

The Rise of Independent Directors in the United States, 1950-2005: Of Shareholder Value and Stock Market Prices

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 74/2006, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 301, Stanford Law Review, Vol. 59, p. 1465, 2007
Number of pages: 111 Posted: 04 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2008
Working Paper Series
Columbia Law School

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12.

What is Corruption?: A History of Corruption Studies and the Great Definitions Debate

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 15 Jan 2011
Working Paper Series
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Division of Social Sciences
Downloads 4,864
13.

The Origins of Mutual Funds

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 04-48
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 Dec 2004
Working Paper Series
Yale School of Management - International Center for Finance
Downloads 4,766
14.

Political Institutions and China's Early Industrial Revolution, 1000 - 1300 A.D.

APSA 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2012
Working Paper Series
Tamkang University
Downloads 4,468
15.

Inequality and Institutions in 20th Century America

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 07-17
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 07 May 2007
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Urban Studies & Planning and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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16.

A New Historical Database For The NYSE 1815 To 1925: Performance And Predictability

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 00-13; Yale SOM Working Paper No. ICF - 00-13
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Aug 2000
Working Paper Series
Yale School of Management - International Center for Finance, Yale School of Management and Smeal College of Business, The Pennsylvania State University
Downloads 4,206
17.

The Islamic Commercial Crisis: Institutional Roots of Economic Underdevelopment in the Middle East

USC CLEO Research Paper No. C01-12
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 25 Jul 2001
Working Paper Series
Duke University - Department of Economics

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18.

A Research Starting Point for the New Scholar: A Unique Perspective of Behavioral Finance

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 24 Mar 2005
Working Paper Series
Goucher College - Department of Business Management

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Downloads 3,832
19.

Chapter 1: Investor Behavior: An Overview

Investor Behavior: The Psychology of Financial Planning and Investing. H. Kent Baker and Victor Ricciardi, editors, 3-24. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2014.
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2014
Accepted Paper Series
American University - Kogod School of Business and Goucher College - Department of Business Management
Downloads 3,814
20.

Austerity and Anarchy: Budget Cuts and Social Unrest in Europe, 1919-2008

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 01 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2011
Working Paper Series
Kellogg School of Management - Department of Finance and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society

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Downloads 3,780
21.

Political Determinants of Corporate Governance

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 451
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Jan 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 3,551
22.

The Rise and Fall of the First American Patent Thicket: The Sewing Machine War of the 1850s

Arizona Law Review, Vol. 53, pp. 165-211, 2011, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 09-19
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 06 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2012
Accepted Paper Series
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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23.

Global Evidence on the Equity Risk Premium

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol 15, No 4, pages 27–34, LBS Accounting Subject Area Working Paper No. IFA 385,
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 11 Aug 2003 Last Revised: 20 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

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24.

Fibonacci and the Financial Revolution

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 03-28
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Oct 2003
Working Paper Series
Yale School of Management - International Center for Finance

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25.

Not What They Had in Mind: A History of Policies that Produced the Financial Crisis of 2008

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 18 Sep 2009
Working Paper Series
George Mason University
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26.

Congress and the Stock Market

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Mar 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Cincinnati - Department of Finance - Real Estate and University of Missouri at Columbia - Department of Finance
Downloads 3,125
27.

Technological Revolutions and Stock Prices

CRSP Working Paper No. 606, EFA 2006 Zurich Meetings, AFA 2007 Chicago Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 24 May 2006 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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28.

Natural Selection and the Origin of Economic Growth

Brown University Working Paper No. 2000-18
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 16 Nov 2000
Working Paper Series
Brown University - Department of Economics and University of Warwick - Department of Economics

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Downloads 2,892
29.

Law and the Rise of the Firm

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 57/2006, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 326
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 03 Jan 2006
Working Paper Series
Yale Law School, Harvard Law School and Fordham University School of Law

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30.

The State of Macro

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 08-12
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2008
Working Paper Series
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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31.

What One Can Learn from the Initial Public Offering of Google? A Twenty-Year Excursion to the Venture Capital Industry

PIER Working Paper No. 04-041
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 Oct 2004
Working Paper Series
City University of New York, CUNY City College of New York - Department of Economics and Independent
Downloads 2,499
32.

From Physical to Human Capital Accumulation: Inequality in the Process of Development

Brown University Working Paper No. 99-27
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Nov 2000
Working Paper Series
Brown University - Department of Economics and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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33.

Legal Origins and Modern Stock Markets

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 120, pp. 460-527, 2006, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 563
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 16 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
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34.

The Transformation of the U.S. Financial Services Industry, 1975-2000: Competition, Consolidation and Increased Risks

University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 2002, No. 2, 2002
Number of pages: 262 Posted: 20 Jan 2005
Accepted Paper Series
George Washington University Law School
Downloads 2,415
35.

Financial Vergangenheitsbewaeltigung: The 1953 London Debt Agreement

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 880
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Jan 2004 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2015
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,259
36.

The Foundations of Securities Law

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2009
Working Paper Series
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 2,250
37.

Was There Too Little Entry During the Dot Com Era?

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 06-029
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 Dec 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland and University of California, San Diego - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,241
38.

Paradox, Natural Mathematics, Relativity and Twentieth-Century Ideas

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2009
Working Paper Series
Independent
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39.

The Psychology of Risk: The Behavioral Finance Perspective

HANDBOOK OF FINANCE: VOLUME 2: INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, Frank J. Fabozzi, ed., John Wiley & Sons, pp. 85-111, 2008
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Goucher College - Department of Business Management
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40.

Persecution Perpetuated: The Medieval Origins of Anti-Semitic Violence in Nazi Germany

Quarterly Journal of Economics 2012, 127(3): 1339-1392
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 27 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management and University of Zurich - UBS International Center of Economics in Society

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41.

Reforming Corporate Governance: What History Can Teach Us

Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 485663
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 22 Jan 2004
Working Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 2,146
42.

China and the World Financial Markets 1870-1930: Modern Lessons From Historical Globalization (English Version)

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 00-62
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 31 Oct 2001
Working Paper Series
Yale School of Management - International Center for Finance, Cornell University and China Academy of Financial Research (CAFR)
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43.

Conflict and Cooperation within an Organization: A Case Study of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Number of pages: 176 Posted: 08 May 2008 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2012
Working Paper Series
Leiden University - Leiden University College
Downloads 2,122
44.

Banking Industry Structure, Competition, and Performance: Does Universality Matter?

California Institute of Technology Social Science Working Paper No. 1078
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 13 Dec 2000
Working Paper Series
Emory University
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45.

The Vanishing Hand: The Changing Dynamics of Industrial Capitalism

UConn Center for Institutions, Organizations, & Markets Working Paper No. 01-1
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 03 Oct 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Connecticut

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46.

Historical Returns of the Market Portfolio

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 02 Jun 2017
Working Paper Series
Independent, Rabobank and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)
Downloads 1,986
47.

Art and Money

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 09-26, TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2010-002, CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2010-08
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 07 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2013
Working Paper Series
Yale School of Management - International Center for Finance, Tilburg University - Department of Finance and HEC Paris - Finance Department

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48.

From Stagnation to Growth: Unified Growth Theory

Minerva Center for Economic Growth Working Paper No. 2004-1
Number of pages: 108 Posted: 08 Jul 2004
Working Paper Series
Brown University - Department of Economics

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49.

The Price of Wine

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 118, No. 2, 2015, pages 431–449,
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 07 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Judge Business School, Vanderbilt University - Department of Economics and HEC Paris - Finance Department
Downloads 1,953
50.

Das Human Kapital

Brown University Working Paper No. 2000-17
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 31 Jul 2003
Working Paper Series
Brown University - Department of Economics and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,921