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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 30,866
2.

The Subprime Crisis: Cause, Effect and Consequences

Networks Financial Institute Policy Brief No. 2008-PB-04
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 02 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2008
Working Paper Series
Economic Advisory Committee of FINRA
Downloads 24,505
3.

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 20,810
4.

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the Making of Quack Corporate Governance

NYU, Law and Econ Research Paper 04-032; Yale Law & Econ Research Paper 297; Yale ICF Working Paper 04-37; ECGI - Finance Working Paper 52/2004
Number of pages: 234 Posted: 27 Sep 2004
Working Paper Series
Yale Law School

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Downloads 12,322
5.

Disclosure Quality and Earnings Management

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 May 2001 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Hawaii at Manoa and University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business

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Downloads 11,828
6.

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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Downloads 11,712
7.

Insider Trading: An Overview

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 Oct 1998
Working Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 10,824
8.

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 10,336
9.

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 9,686
10.

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 8,829
11.

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 8,407
12.

Earnings Management and Investor Protection: An International Comparison

MIT Sloan Working Paper No. 4225-01; EFA 2002 Berlin Meetings Presented Paper
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Sep 2001 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Miami - School of Business Administration and Boston University Questrom School of Business

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Downloads 8,368
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 7,998
14.

The Role of Boards of Directors in Corporate Governance: A Conceptual Framework & Survey

Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2008-21, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 228/2009, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2008-03-020
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 18 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2012
Working Paper Series
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance, University of California, Berkeley and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 7,939
15.

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 7,649
16.

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 7,410
17.

Accounting Information, Disclosure, and the Cost of Capital

Wharton Financial Institutions Center Working Paper Series #06-20
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 Oct 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department

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Downloads 7,311
18.

Understanding Enron: It's About the Gatekeepers, Stupid

Columbia Law & Economics Working Paper No. 207
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Aug 2002
Working Paper Series
Columbia Law School
Downloads 7,078
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 7,004
20.

Market vs. Regulatory Responses to Corporate Fraud: A Critique of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 28, No. 1
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 23 Oct 2002
Accepted Paper Series
University of Illinois College of Law (deceased)

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21.

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 6,884
22.

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 6,829
23.

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 6,748
24.

The World Price of Insider Trading

Journal of Finance, February 2002
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 22 Dec 2000
Accepted Paper Series
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - HKUST School of Business and Management and Cornell University - School of Applied Economics and Management
Downloads 6,724
25.

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 6,551
26.

Special Purpose Vehicles and Securitization

FRB Philadelphia Working Paper No. 05-21
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 04 May 2005 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2011
Working Paper Series
Yale School of Management and University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department

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Downloads 6,157
27.

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 5,689
28.

The Subprime Panic

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 08-25
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 01 Oct 2008
Working Paper Series
Yale School of Management

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29.

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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30.

Accruals Quality and Internal Control Over Financial Reporting

The Accounting Review, Vol. 82, pp. 1141-1170, October 2007
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 30 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2010
Working Paper Series
Utah State University, University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and University of Washington

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31.

Law and the Market: The Impact of Enforcement

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 304
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 09 Mar 2007
Working Paper Series
Columbia Law School
Downloads 5,451
32.

The AIG Bailout

Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 66, p. 943, 2009
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 19 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 5,440
33.

Legal and Economic Issues in Litigation Arising from the 2007-2008 Credit Crisis

PRUDENT LENDING RESTORED: SECURITIZATION AFTER THE MORTGAGE MELTDOWN, Chapter 5, pp. 163-235, Yasuyuki Fuchita, Richard Herring, and Robert Litan, eds., Brookings Institution Press, Washington DC, 2009, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 612, Harvard Law School Program on Risk Regulation Research Paper No. 08-5
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 03 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2010
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Babson College and Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 5,324
34.

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 5,256
35.

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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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 5,172
37.

The Law and Economics of Insider Trading: A Comprehensive Primer

Number of pages: 84 Posted: 13 Mar 2001
Working Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 5,155
38.

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 San Diego School of Law
Downloads 5,088
39.

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 5,042
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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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Downloads 4,989
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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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42.

Regulation by Deal: The Government's Response to the Financial Crisis

Number of pages: 81 Posted: 25 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2011
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of Pennsylvania - Legal Studies Department
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43.

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 4,896
44.

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 4,890
45.

Enron, Sarbanes-Oxley and Accounting: Rules Versus Principles Versus Rents

Villanova Law Review, Vol. 48, No. 4, p. 1023, 2003
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 Nov 2003
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 4,884
46.

Enron and Andersen - What Went Wrong and Why Similar Audit Failures Could Happen Again

ENRON: CORPORATE FIASCOS AND THEIR IMPLICATIONS, pp. 155-168, Nancy B. Rapoport, Bala G. Dharan, eds., Foundation Press 2004
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 07 Sep 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Notre Dame Law School
Downloads 4,834
47.

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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48.

The Truth About Reverse Mergers

Entrepreneurial Business Law Journal, Vol. 2, 2008
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 09 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2008
Accepted Paper Series
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 4,730
49.

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 4,715
50.

Shareholder Value, Corporate Governance and Corporate Performance: A Post-Enron Reassessment of the Conventional Wisdom

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND CAPITAL FLOWS IN A GLOBAL ECONOMY, Peter K. Cornelius and Bruce Kogut, eds., Oxford University Press, January 2003
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 10 Dec 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 4,643