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1.

The Worldwide Governance Indicators: Methodology and Analytical Issues

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5430
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 24 Sep 2010
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Downloads 53,978
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 21,003
3.

Corporate Social Responsibility - An Economic and Financial Framework

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Jan 2005
Working Paper Series
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
Downloads 10,537
4.

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 9,712
5.

The Concept and the Rule of Law

Georgia Law Review, Forthcoming, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 08-50
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 25 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2008
Accepted Paper Series
New York University School of Law
Downloads 6,771
6.

Hedge Fund Activism, Corporate Governance, and Firm Performance

Journal of Finance, Vol. 63, p. 1729, 2008, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 139/2006, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-28, FDIC Center for Financial Research Working Paper No. 2008-06
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 05 Apr 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Vanderbilt University - Law School and University of San Diego School of Law
Downloads 6,352
7.

An Aid-Institutions Paradox? A Review Essay on Aid Dependency and State Building in Sub-Saharan Africa

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 74, Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies Working Paper No. 11-05
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 Dec 2005
Working Paper Series
Center for Global Development, Birk Consulting and Cornell University
Downloads 5,644
8.

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 5,399
9.

Can't We All Be More Like Scandinavians? Asymmetric Growth and Institutions in an Interdependent World

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 12-22
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 21 Aug 2012
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Government and Paris School of Economics (PSE)

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Downloads 4,624
10.

The Case Against Corporate Social Responsibility

Goldman School of Public Policy Working Paper No. GSPP08-003
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 25 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2008
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 4,491
11.

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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Downloads 4,387
12.

Making of A Successful Entrepreneur: Anatomy of an Entrepreneur Part II

Kauffman Foundation Small Research Projects Research Paper No. 2
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 Nov 2009
Working Paper Series
Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, Pratt School of Engineering, University of Akron, University of Southern California and Duke University - Pratt School of Engineering
Downloads 4,009
13.

Human Nature and Institutional Analysis

NEW INSTITUTIONAL ECONOMICS: A GUIDEBOOK, Eric Brousseau and Jean-Michel Glachant, eds., pp. 81-99, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UPF Economics and Business Working Paper No. 822
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 28 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2008
Working Paper Series
Pompeu Fabra University
Downloads 3,828
14.

The Digital Learning Challenge: Obstacles to Educational Uses of Copyrighted Material in the Digital Age

Berkman Center Research Publication No. 2006-09
Number of pages: 117 Posted: 10 Aug 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Minnesota Law School and Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society
Downloads 3,446
15.

Stakeholder Influence Capacity and the Variability of Financial Returns to Corporate Social Responsibility

Academy of Management Review, October 2005
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 23 Nov 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick
Downloads 3,339
16.

Economic Analysis of Law

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 316, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 536
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 Nov 2005
Working Paper Series
Stanford Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 3,237
17.

Does Corporate Social Responsibility Lead to Superior Financial Performance? A Regression Discontinuity Approach

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 14 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2013
Working Paper Series
Boston University
Downloads 3,197
18.

The Economic Consequences of Legal Origins

Journal of Economic Literature, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 09 Nov 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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Downloads 3,191
19.

The Institutions of Corporate Governance

Handbook of New Institutional Economics (Claude Ménard & Mary M. Shirley, eds.) (Kluwer, 2005), Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 488,
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 3,154
20.

Different Approaches to Corporate Reporting Regulation: How Jurisdictions Differ and Why

Chicago Booth Initiative on Global Markets Research Paper No. 53, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 156/2010
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 30 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 31 May 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 3,078
21.

Digital Currencies: Principles, Trends, Opportunities, and Risks

Number of pages: 110 Posted: 12 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2016
Working Paper Series
UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies
Downloads 3,016
22.

The Elusive Quest for Global Governance Standards

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 157, pp. 1263-1317, 2009, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 633
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law
Downloads 3,000
23.

Resource Based View (RBV) of Competitive Advantages: Importance, Issues and Implications

KHOJ Journal of Indian Management Research and Practices, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp 2-12, May-August 2009
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 18 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2013
Accepted Paper Series
ICFAI Business School (IBS)
Downloads 2,865
24.

Case Study of the Bank of America and Merrill Lynch Merger

U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-21
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Florida - Levin College of Law
Downloads 2,833
25.

Business Ethics and Corporate Responsibility - A New Perspective

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 13 Apr 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Delhi - School of Economics - Commerce Department
Downloads 2,752
26.

Virtual Worlds, Virtual Economies, Virtual Institutions

Virtual Worlds and New Realities Conference at Emory University, February 2008
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2014
Working Paper Series
Harvard University and Emory University - Goizueta Business School
Downloads 2,696
27.

Corporate Finance in Europe: A Survey

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 121/2006, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 06-17
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Apr 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Lugano - Faculty of Economics and University of Mannheim Business School
Downloads 2,643
28.

The Market for Corporate Law

Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, Vol. 162, pp. 134-172, 2006, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 377
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 28 Jun 2001 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School, University of Virginia School of Law and Harvard Law School

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Downloads 2,554
29.

Transaction Cost Economics

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 13 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2012
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and University of California, Berkeley - Business & Public Policy Group
Downloads 2,514
30.

An Introduction to IAD and the Language of the Ostrom Workshop: A Simple Guide to a Complex Framework for the Analysis of Institutions and Their Development

Policy Studies Journal, March 2011, Indiana University-Bloomington: School of Public & Environmental Affairs Research Paper Series No. 2011-02-01
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Indiana University Bloomington - Department of Political Science
Downloads 2,469
31.

Gender, Feminism, and Death: Physician-Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia

Susan M. Wolf, FEMINISM & BIOETHICS: BEYOND REPRODUCTION, pp. 282-317, New York: Oxford University Press, 1996
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 2,454
32.

Leviathan in Business: Varieties of State Capitalism and Their Implications for Economic Performance

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 31 May 2012 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2012
Working Paper Series
Brandeis University- International Business School and Insper Institute of Education and Research
Downloads 2,410
33.

On the Evolutionary Origin of Prospect Theory Preferences

Journal of Politics, Vol. 70, No. 2, pp. 335-350, April 2008
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2008
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Santa Barbara - Department of Political Science, UC San Diego Division of Social Sciences and State University of New York (SUNY) - Department of Political Science
Downloads 2,252
34.

How Many Varieties of Capitalism? Comparing the Comparative Institutional Analyses of Capitalist Diversity

MPIfG Discussion Paper No. 06/2
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Apr 2006
Working Paper Series
Freie Universität Berlin and Temple University
Downloads 2,238
35.

Productivity Through Coffee Breaks: Changing Social Networks by Changing Break Structure

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Apr 2010
Working Paper Series
MIT - Media Laboratory, MIT - Media Laboratory, MIT - Media Laboratory and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Downloads 2,233
36.

The Perception of and Adaptation to Climate Change in Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4308
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University College London - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,200
37.

Shareholder Primacy in Corporate Law: Can it Survive? Should it Survive?

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 10 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Leeds - School of Law
Downloads 2,197
38.

Recasting the Sovereign Wealth Fund Debate: Trust, Legitimacy, and Governance

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 May 2008 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2009
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Global Projects Center
Downloads 2,188
39.

Shareholder Protection and Stock Market Development: An Empirical Test of the Legal Origins Hypothesis

University of Cambridge, CBR Working Paper, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 108/2008
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge - Centre for Business Research (CBR), affiliation not provided to SSRN, Durham University - Durham Law School and United Nations
Downloads 2,162
40.

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 2,143
41.

Consumer Contracts: Behavioral Economics vs. Neoclassical Economics

NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-17, Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 92, 2007-2008
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 25 Apr 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and New York University School of Law
Downloads 2,138
42.

A Model of China's State Capitalism

Number of pages: 76 Posted: 20 May 2012 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2015
Working Paper Series
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST), Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST)
Downloads 2,096
43.

Taxation and Corporate Governance: An Economic Approach

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 03 May 2007
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 2,089
44.

The Triple Helix -- University-Industry-Government Relations: A Laboratory for Knowledge Based Economic Development

EASST Review, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 14-19, 1995
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 15 Aug 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - H-STAR Institute and University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Communication Research (ASCoR)
Downloads 2,032
45.

The Institutional Nature of Price Bubbles

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 01 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Texas at Dallas and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Business
Downloads 2,015
46.

Accountability and Institutional Design: Some Thoughts on the Grammar of Governance

Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 116, PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY: DESIGNS, DILEMMAS AND EXPERIENCES, Michael Dowdle, ed., Cambridge University Press, Chapter 5, pp. 115-156, 2006
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Nov 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Yale Law School
Downloads 2,007
47.

CRM and Stakeholder Management

20th SKOCH Summit, Hyatt Regency, Mumbai, 16-17 July 2009
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 01 Feb 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Classic Consultants
Downloads 1,907
48.

Innovations in Microfinance - Looking beyond Income Poverty

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 21 Apr 2009
Working Paper Series
St. Aloysius Evening College
Downloads 1,902
49.

Do Natural Resources Fuel Authoritarianism? A Reappraisal of the Resource Curse

American Political Science Review, Vol. 105, No. 1, pp. 1-26, 2011
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 10 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 25 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Hoover Institution and Political Science and University of Washington - Department of Political Science
Downloads 1,880
50.

How to Capture the Heart? Reviewing 20 Years of Emotion Measurement in Advertising

KUL Working Paper No. MO 0605
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Nov 2006
Working Paper Series
Ghent University-Universiteit Gent - Department of Communication Studies and KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics (FEB)
Downloads 1,850