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1.

Value Maximization, Stakeholder Theory, and the Corporate Objective Function

Tuck Business School Working Paper No. 01-09; Harvard NOM Research Paper No. 01-01; Harvard Business School Working Paper No. 00-058
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Apr 2000
Accepted Paper Series
SSRN

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Downloads 43,268
2.

Corporate Governance and Control

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 02/2002
Number of pages: 128 Posted: 31 Oct 2002
Working Paper Series
Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (ULB), Columbia Business School - Department of Economics and Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs

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Governance Matters VI: Governance Indicators for 1996-2006

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4280
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 11 Jul 2007
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Downloads 22,576
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Integrity: A Positive Model that Incorporates the Normative Phenomena of Morality, Ethics, and Legality -- Abridged (English Language Version)

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 10-061, Barbados Group Working Paper No. 10-01, Simon School Working Paper No. 10-07
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2016
Working Paper Series
Independent, SSRN and Landmark Worldwide LLC

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Downloads 15,187
6.

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 13,097
7.

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 10,497
8.

The Laws of the Virtual Worlds

California Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 101 Posted: 29 May 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Rutgers School of Law and Swinburne Law School
Downloads 10,400
9.

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 10,179
10.

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 8,677
11.

Some Simple Economics of the Blockchain

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2874598, MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5191-16
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 27 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2017
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management

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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 7,943
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Anti-Competitive Effects of Common Ownership

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 22 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Navarra, IESE Business School, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Charles River Associates (CRA)
Downloads 7,790
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Corporate Governance of Banks after the Financial Crisis - Theory, Evidence, Reforms

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 130/2009
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Mainz - Center for German and International Law of Financial Services and Faculty
Downloads 7,756
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A Century of Corporate Takeovers: What Have We Learned and Where Do We Stand? (previous title: The History of M&A Activity Around the World: A Survey of Literature)

Journal of Banking and Finance, 2008, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 97/2005
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 06 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Cornerstone Research and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
Downloads 7,304
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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 7,222
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Where Do Alphas Come From?: A New Measure of the Value of Active Investment Management

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 26 Mar 2008
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

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Corporate Investment and Stock Market Listing: A Puzzle?

Review of Financial Studies 28, no. 2 (February 2015): 342-390
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 10 May 2010 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2015
Accepted Paper Series
New York University - Leonard N. School of Business - Department of Economics, Cornerstone Research and New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance

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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) as a Model of 'Extended' Corporate Governance: An Explanation Based on the Economic Theories of Social Contract, Reputation and Reciprocal Conformism

LIUC, Ethics, Law and Economics Paper No. 142
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Mar 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Trento - Department of Economics and Management
Downloads 6,600
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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 6,328
21.

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 6,274
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Putting Integrity into Finance: A Purely Positive Approach

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 12-074, Barbados Group Working Paper No. 12-01, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) – Finance Working Paper No. 417/2014,
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 05 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2015
Working Paper Series
Independent and SSRN

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Does M&A Pay? (Chapter 3)

Robert F. Bruner, APPLIED MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 Aug 2003
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 6,028
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Executive Equity Compensation and Incentives: A Survey

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 22 Jul 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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Downloads 5,900
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The Law and Economics of Contracts

Handbook of Law and Economics, Forthcoming, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 296
Number of pages: 144 Posted: 12 Jun 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley, Columbia University - Law School and Stanford Law School
Downloads 5,529
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The Death of Big Law

Wisconsin Law Review, Vol. 2010, No. 3, 2010
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 04 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Illinois College of Law (deceased)
Downloads 5,504
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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 5,364
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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 5,361
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Worldwide Governance Indicators Project: Answering the Critics

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4149
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Downloads 5,330
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Executive Equity Compensation and Incentives: A Survey

Economic Policy Review, Vol. 9, No. 1, April 2003
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Sep 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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The Failure of Private Equity

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 82, p. 481, 2009
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 23 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 25 May 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 5,028
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Corporate Social Responsibility and Access to Finance

Strategic Management Journal, 35 (1): 1-23.
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 May 2011 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Business School, London Business School and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 5,012
33.

Corporate Governance and Bank Performance

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 31 Aug 2007
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City and Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
Downloads 5,011
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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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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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Video: The Three Foundations of A Great Life, Great Leadership, and A Great Organization

Barbados Group Working Paper No. 11-04, Harvard Business School NOM Unit Research Paper No. 11-122
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 10 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 18 May 2013
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Independent and SSRN
Downloads 4,958
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The Stakeholder Concept: A Mistaken Doctrine

Foundation for Business Responsibilities, Issue Paper No. 4, November 1999
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Mar 2001
Accepted Paper Series
University of Miami
Downloads 4,923
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Corporate Governance, Accounting Outcomes, and Organizational Performance

Accounting Review, October 2007
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 30 Mar 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, AQR Capital Management, LLC and London Business School
Downloads 4,895
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Corporate Social Responsibility and Social Entrepreneurship

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 03 Dec 2005
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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Contract Theory and the Limits of Contract Law

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 113, Nov/Dec 2003
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 25 Apr 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Yale Law School and Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 4,727
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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 4,718
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Financial Engineering, Corporate Governance, and the Collapse of Enron

U of Delaware Coll. of Bus. and Econ. Ctr. for Corp. Governance Working Paper No. 2002-001
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 16 Jan 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Georgia - Department of Finance and Baylor University - Department of Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
Downloads 4,594
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Comparative Company Law

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 77/2006, THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF COMPARATIVE LAW, Mathias Reimann & Reinhard Zimmermann, eds., p. 1161-1191, Oxford University Press, 2006
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2011
Working Paper Series
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
Downloads 4,541
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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
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CEO Overconfidence and Management Forecasting

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming, Singapore Management University School of Accountancy Research Paper No. 2015-34
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business and Singapore Management University - School of Accountancy
Downloads 4,333
47.

Shadow Banking and Financial Regulation

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 370
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 24 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2014
Working Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 4,200
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The Impact of International Accounting Standards on Firms

AAA 2006 Financial Accounting and Reporting Section (FARS) Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 16 May 2006
Working Paper Series
University of American college - Skopje - School of Business Economics and Management
Downloads 4,130
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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
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Active Ownership

Review of Financial Studies (RFS), Volume 28, Issue 12, pp. 3225-3268, 2015., Fox School of Business Research Paper No. 16-009
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 01 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Judge Business School, Cambridge Judge Business School - Department of Finance & Accounting and London School of Economics
Downloads 4,048