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1.

The Impact of Legalized Abortion on Crime

Quarterly Journal of Economics
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 12 Aug 1999
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Law School and University of Chicago

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Downloads 24,584
2.

Does Corporate Governance Predict Firms' Market Values? Evidence from Korea

post-publication version, published in Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Vol. 22, No. 2, Fall 2006, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 86/2005, KDI School of Pub Policy & Management Paper No. 02-04, McCombs Research Paper Series No. 02-05, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 237, U of Texas law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 26
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 20 Jan 2005 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Korea University - Department of Finance and Korea University Business School

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Downloads 10,853
3.

Russian Privatization and Corporate Governance: What Went Wrong?

As published in Stanford Law Review, Vol. 52, pp. 1731-1808, 2000.
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 22 Sep 1999
Accepted Paper Series
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Harvard Law School and University of Maryland - Center on Institutional Reform and the Informal Sector (IRIS)
Downloads 7,216
4.

The Non-Correlation Between Board Independence and Long-Term Firm Performance

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 185
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 03 Oct 1998
Accepted Paper Series
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law

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Downloads 6,873
5.

The Uncertain Relationship Between Board Composition and Firm Performance

As published in Business Lawyer, Vol. 54, pp. 921-963, 1999.
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Oct 1997
Accepted Paper Series
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 6,367
6.

The Legal and Institutional Preconditions for Strong Securities Markets

UCLA Law Review, vol. 48, pp. 781-855, 2001, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 179
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 06 Oct 1999 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Downloads 6,106
7.

The Impact of Right to Carry Laws and the NRC Report: The Latest Lessons for the Empirical Evaluation of Law and Policy

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 461
Number of pages: 108 Posted: 31 May 2014 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2014
Working Paper Series
Stanford University, Stanford Law School and Johns Hopkins University

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Downloads 5,634
8.

Taking Shareholder Protection Seriously? Corporate Governance in the United States and Germany

American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 53, Winter 2005, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 17/2003, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 30 Nov 2003
Accepted Paper Series
J.W. Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main and Stanford Law School
Downloads 5,308
9.

Controlling Shareholders and Corporate Governance: Complicating the Comparative Taxonomy

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 49/2005, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 309, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 281
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 Aug 2005
Working Paper Series
Stanford Law School
Downloads 4,995
10.

Does Venture Capital Require an Active Stock Market?

As published in Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, pp. 36-48, Winter 1999
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 Mar 2000
Accepted Paper Series
Downloads 4,929
11.

The End of End-to-End: Preserving the Architecture of the Internet in the Broadband Era

UC Berkeley Law & Econ Research Paper No. 2000-19 , UCLA Law Review, Vol. 48, p. 925, 2001, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 207, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 37
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 07 Nov 2000 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Law School and Harvard Law School

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Downloads 3,962
12.

Controlling Controlling Shareholders

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 228; Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 262
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 17 Jun 2003
Working Paper Series
Stanford Law School and Columbia Law School
Downloads 3,948
13.

Globalizing Corporate Governance: Convergence of Form or Function

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 192; and Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 174
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Jul 2000
Working Paper Series
Stanford Law School
Downloads 3,900
14.

Outside Director Liability Across Countries

as published in Texas Law Review, Vol. 84, pp. 1385-1480, 2006, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 71/2006, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 266, Univ of Texas Law and Economics Research Paper No. 31
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 20 Jan 2005 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 3,854
15.

Engineering a Venture Capital Market: Lessons from the American Experience

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 55, April 2003
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 04 Dec 2002
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Law School
Downloads 3,506
16.

Understanding Venture Capital Structure: A Tax Explanation for Convertible Preferred Stock

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 199; Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 230
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 28 Feb 2002
Working Paper Series
Stanford Law School and Columbia University - Law School
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17.

Patent Holdup and Royalty Stacking

Texas Law Review, Vol. 85, 2007, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 324
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 10 Aug 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Law School and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 3,405
18.

The Core Fiduciary Duties of Outside Directors

As published in Asia Business Law Review, pp. 3-16, July 2001
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Jun 2001
Accepted Paper Series
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19.

Sovereign Wealth Funds and Corporate Governance: A Minimalist Response to the New Merchantilism

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 355, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 328, Rock Center for Corporate Governance Working No. 26
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2009
Working Paper Series
Stanford Law School and Columbia Law School
Downloads 3,336
20.

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 3,182
21.

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 3,032
22.

A New Balance between IP and Antitrust

Southwestern Journal of Law and Trade in the Americas, Vol. 13, p. 237, 2007, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 340
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 12 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Law School
Downloads 2,958
23.

What Economists Have Taught Us About Venture Capital Contracting

BRIDGING THE ENTREPRENEURIAL FINANCING GAP: LINKING GOVERNANCE WITH REGULATORY POLICY, Michael Whincop, ed., Ashgate, 2001
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 15 Aug 2001
Accepted Paper Series
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24.

Outside Director Liability

as published in Stanford Law Review, Vol. 58, pp. 1055-1159, 2006, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 68/2006, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 319, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 76
Number of pages: 107 Posted: 04 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and Stanford Law School
Downloads 2,533
25.

The Good, the Bad and the Lucky: CEO Pay and Skill

Univ. of Pennsylvania Institute for Law and Economics, Research Paper Series, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Nov 2004
Working Paper Series
Stanford Law School, University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department and New York University School of Law

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Downloads 2,521
26.

Rules for Growth: Promoting Innovation and Growth Through Legal Reform

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 426, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 410, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1757982
Number of pages: 513 Posted: 08 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2014
Working Paper Series
Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) - Council on Foreign Relations- Washington D.C., Harvard University, George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Human Dynamics Group, Arizona State University (ASU), University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of California at Berkeley, Notre Dame Law School, Stanford Law School, Vermont Law School, USC Law School and Department of Economics, Stanford Law School, University of San Diego School of Law, Yale University - Law School, University of Illinois College of Law (deceased), Columbia University - Law School, Yale University - Law School, Harvard Law School, Columbia University - Law School, Brooklyn Law School, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, American Enterprise Institute and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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27.

Conceptualizing the 'Fat Tax': The Role of Food Taxes in Developed Economies

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 286
Number of pages: 107 Posted: 05 Jul 2004
Working Paper Series
Stanford Law School
Downloads 2,441
28.

Does Corporate Governance Matter? A Crude Test Using Russian Data

As published in University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 149, pp. 2131-2150, 2001
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 Jan 2001
Accepted Paper Series
Downloads 2,417
29.

The Corporate Governance Behavior and Market Value of Russian Firms

Emerging Markets Review, Vol. 2, pp. 89-108, 2001
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 Mar 2001
Accepted Paper Series
Downloads 2,380
30.

Stock Price Response to News of Securities Fraud Litigation: Market Efficiency and the Slow Diffusion of Costly Information

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 208
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 06 Dec 2000
Working Paper Series
University of California, Davis - Graduate School of Management, Stanford University Law School and St. John's University School of Law
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31.

Economic Evidence in Antitrust: Defining Markets and Measuring Market Power

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 328
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Sep 2006
Working Paper Series
American University - Washington College of Law and Stanford University - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,355
32.

Outside Director Liability (Before Enron and WorldCom)

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 250
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 12 Dec 2003
Working Paper Series
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and Stanford Law School
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33.

The Legal Infrastructure of High Technology Industrial Districts: Silicon Valley, Route 128, and Covenants Not to Compete

Stanford Law School, John M. Olin Program in Law and Economics, Working Paper No. 163
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 24 Sep 1998
Working Paper Series
Stanford Law School
Downloads 2,299
34.

Public vs. Private Enforcement of Antitrust Law: A Survey

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 335
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 17 Dec 2006
Working Paper Series
Stanford University and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,246
35.

General Principles of Company Law for Transition Economies (English Version)

Stanford Law School, Olin Law and Economics Working Paper No. 165; and Columbia Law School, Law and Economic Studies Working Paper No. 138
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 02 Sep 1998
Accepted Paper Series
Government of the Russian Federation - Institute for Legislation and Comparative Law, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, University of Paris, Research Center for Private Law, Russian Federation, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Corporate Affairs Division and SJ Reynolds Associates
Downloads 2,135
36.

Patent Quality and Settlement among Repeat Patent Litigants

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 398
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Texas - McCombs School of Business, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP and Stanford Law School
Downloads 2,022
37.

Do Patent Licensing Demands Mean Innovation?

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 101, 2015, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 473, Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 2565292, UC Hastings Research Paper No. 135
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 16 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of California Hastings College of the Law and Stanford Law School
Downloads 1,982
38.

Rating the Ratings: How Good are Commercial Governance Ratings?

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 360, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 1, Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 98, No. 3, 2010
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 27 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2013
Working Paper Series
Stanford Law School, Harvard University - Accounting & Control Unit and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,933
39.

A Theory of Partnerships

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 244
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 May 2002
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 1,910
40.

The First International Merger Wave (and the Fifth and Last U.S. Wave)

As published in University of Miami Law Review, Vol. 54, pp. 799-818, 2000
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 12 Jun 2000
Accepted Paper Series
Downloads 1,907
41.

Corporate Governance in Korea at the Millennium: Enhancing International Competitiveness (Final Report and Legal Reform Recommendations to the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Korea)

As published in Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 26, pp. 537-608, 2001
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 16 Jun 2000
Accepted Paper Series
Coudert Brothers LLP - New York, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Coudert Brothers LLP - Hong Kong Law Offices and Shin & Kim

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Downloads 1,906
42.

Predicting Firms' Corporate Governance Choices: Evidence from Korea

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 12, pp. 660-691, 2006, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 87/2005, KDI School of Pub Policy & Management Paper No. 04-16, McCombs Working Paper No. FIN-03-05, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 269, U of Texas law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 39
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Nov 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Korea University Business School, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and Korea University - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,833
43.

The Core Institutions that Support Strong Securities Markets

As published in Business Lawyer, Vol. 55, pp. 1565-1607, 2000
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Jun 2000
Accepted Paper Series
Downloads 1,789
44.

Legal Determinants of the Return on Equity

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 193; and University of Salerno Working Paper No. 24
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 29 Feb 2000
Working Paper Series
European University Institute and University of Naples Federico II - Department of Economics and Statistics
Downloads 1,728
45.

The Price of Law: How the Market for Lawyers Distorts the Justice System

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 98, No. 4, 2000
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 09 Nov 1999
Accepted Paper Series
USC Law School and Department of Economics

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46.

Deconstructing Equity: Public Ownership, Agency Costs, and Complete Capital Markets

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 108, p. 231, 2008, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 86/2007, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 346, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 302, Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 07-25, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 8
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 06 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Law School and Cornell Law School
Downloads 1,678
47.

Regulatory Dualism as a Development Strategy: Corporate Reform in Brazil, the U.S., and the EU

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 390, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 368, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 399, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 149/2010, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 80
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 26 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2015
Working Paper Series
Stanford Law School, Yale Law School and Fundação Getulio Vargas Law School at São Paulo
Downloads 1,604
48.

Corporate Governance and East Asia

Stanford Law School, John M. Olin Program in Law and Economics Working Paper No. 176
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 26 Aug 1999
Working Paper Series
Stanford Law School
Downloads 1,602
49.

How to Make a Patent Market

Hofstra Law Review, Vol. 36, p. 257, 2008, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 347
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 11 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Law School and Intellectual Ventures
Downloads 1,590
50.

Missing the Forest for the Trolls

Columbia Law Review, Forthcoming, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 443
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 25 May 2013 Last Revised: 28 May 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Law School and Stanford Law School
Downloads 1,582