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1.

Explaining the Housing Bubble

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 100, No. 4, pp. 1177-1258, University of Pennsylvania Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 10-15, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 10-60, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-16
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 01 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 07 May 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center and University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School, Department of Real Estate
Downloads 7,541
2.

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 5,238
3.

A Team Production Theory of Corporate Law

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 85, No. 2, pp. 248-328, March 1999
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 23 Jul 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Cornell Law School - Jack G. Clarke Business Law Institute

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Downloads 4,911
4.

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 4,584
5.

A Transactional Genealogy of Scandal: From Michael Milken to Enron to Goldman Sachs

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 86, pp. 783-868 (2013), U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 12-26, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-034, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 12-126
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 15 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 3,414
6.

Regulating the Rating Agencies

Washington University Law Quarterly, Vol. 82, p. 43, 2004
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 04 Mar 2005
Accepted Paper Series
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 3,128
7.

Post-Enron Reflections on Comparative Corporate Governance

Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 316663
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 02 Jul 2002
Working Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 2,937
8.

Hedge Funds and Governance Targets

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 95, p. 1375, 2007, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 928689, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 80/2007
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 06 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 2,812
9.

Mortgage Servicing

Yale Journal on Regulation, Vol. 28, No. 1, 2011, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-09, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-01
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 18 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center and National Consumer Law Center
Downloads 2,800
10.

The Willingness to Pay-Willingness to Accept Gap, the 'Endowment Effect,' Subject Misconceptions, and Experimental Procedures for Eliciting Valuations

American Economic Review, June 2005
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 15 Nov 2004 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences and Boston University - School of Law
Downloads 2,699
11.

How International Financial Law Works (and How it Doesn't)

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 99, 2011, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-15, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-112
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 27 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 2,619
12.

Corporate Governance and the New Hedge Fund Activism: an Empirical Analysis

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 32, No. 4, Summer 2007
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 26 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Independent
Downloads 2,595
13.

The New Dividend Puzzle

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 93, p. 845, 2005, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 535462
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 28 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 2,490
14.

How Does Corporate Mobility Affect Lawmaking? A Comparative Analysis

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 91/2008, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 1086667, Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2008-01
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School, Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC) and Tilburg University - Department of Business Law
Downloads 2,350
15.

Trust, Trustworthiness, and the Behavioral Foundations of Corporate Law

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, June 2001
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 14 Sep 2000
Accepted Paper Series
Cornell Law School - Jack G. Clarke Business Law Institute and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 2,329
16.

Criminal Law in Cyberspace

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 149, April 2001
Number of pages: 121 Posted: 05 Jan 2001
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 2,315
17.

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 2,141
18.

The Case Against Shareholder Empowerment

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 158, p. 653, 2010, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 09-35, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 1480290
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 01 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics
Downloads 1,926
19.

Securitization: Cause or Remedy of the Financial Crisis?

Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 1462895, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 09-31
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 28 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 16 May 2012
Working Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center, Simon Fraser University (SFU) - Finance Area and University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School, Department of Real Estate
Downloads 1,906
20.

Shareholder Primacy's Corporatist Origins: Adolf Berle and 'The Modern Corporation'

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 34, Pg. 99, 2008, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 07-24, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 1021273
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 16 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 13 May 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics
Downloads 1,903
21.

The Human Nature of Corporate Boards: Law, Norms and the Unintended Consequences of Independence and Accountability

Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 241402
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Sep 2000
Working Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 1,704
22.

Shareholder Litigation in Mergers and Acquisitions

18 Journal of Corporate Finance 1248 (2012), AFA 2012 Chicago Meetings Paper, 6th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, Northwestern Univ Law School 2011, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-23, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-37
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 09 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 05 May 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Case Western Reserve University - Department of Banking & Finance, University of New South Wales - Australian School of Business, Vanderbilt University - Law School and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 1,670
23.

Director Accountability and the Mediating Role of the Corporate Board

Washington University Law Quarterly, Vol. 79, 2001, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 12 Apr 2001
Accepted Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Cornell Law School - Jack G. Clarke Business Law Institute
Downloads 1,611
24.

Enemy Aliens

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 54, p. 953, 2002
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 08 Aug 2002
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 1,534
25.

Firm-Specific Human Capital and Theories of the Firm

EMPLOYEES AND CORPORATE GOVERNANCE, Margaret M. Blair and Mark J. Roe, eds., Brookings Institution Press, 1999
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Sep 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 1,499
26.

Relational Investing and Firm Performance

Journal of Financial Research, Vol. 27, pp. 1-30, 2004
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 02 Jun 2003
Accepted Paper Series
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 1,448
27.

Moral Grammar and Intuitive Jurisprudence: A Formal Model of Unconscious Moral and Legal Knowledge

THE PSYCHOLOGY OF LEARNING AND MOTIVATION: MORAL COGNITION AND DECISION MAKING, D. Medin, L. Skitka, C. W. Bauman, D. Bartels, eds., Vol. 50, Academic Press, 2009, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 1163422
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 23 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 1,430
28.

Self-Regulation and Securities Markets

Regulation, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 15 Jul 2002
Accepted Paper Series
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 1,422
29.

Behavioral Economics and the SEC

Michigan Law Econ. Paper No. 03-002;Georgetown Law Econ. Paper No. 389560;UC Berkeley Public Law Paper No. 115;CLEO Research Paper No. C03-6
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 09 Feb 2004
Working Paper Series
New York University School of Law and University of Michigan Law School

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Downloads 1,353
30.

Aspects of the Theory of Moral Cognition: Investigating Intuitive Knowledge of the Prohibition of Intentional Battery and the Principle of Double Effect

Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 762385, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 762385
Number of pages: 129 Posted: 27 Jul 2005
Working Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 1,347
31.

Bond Covenants and Creditor Protection: Economics and Law, Theory and Practice, Substance and Process

European Business Organization Law Review (EBOR), Forthcoming, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 902910
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 May 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 1,325
32.

Locking in Capital: What Corporate Law Achieved for Business Organizers in the Nineteenth Century

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 51, No. 2, pp. 387-455, 2003
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 06 Feb 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 1,289
33.

Brand New Deal: The Branding Effect of Corporate Deal Structures

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 05-18, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 790928
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 26 Aug 2005
Working Paper Series
University of San Diego School of Law
Downloads 1,270
34.

A Tournament of Judges?

California Law Review, January 2004
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 Apr 2003
Accepted Paper Series
New York University School of Law and Duke University School of Law
Downloads 1,222
35.

Taming the Animal Spirits of the Stock Markets: A Behavioral Approach to Securities Regulation

Northwestern University Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 15 Jul 2002
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 1,201
36.

Law, Science, and Morality: A Review of Richard Posner's 'The Problematics of Moral and Legal Theory'

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 54, p. 1057, 2002, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 877011, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 877011
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 24 Jan 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 1,196
37.

Monitoring: The Behavioral Economics of Inducing Agents' Compliance with Legal Rules

USC CLEO Research Paper No. C01-7; Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 276121
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 23 Jul 2001
Working Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 1,179
38.

Choosing the Next Supreme Court Justice: An Empirical Ranking of Judicial Performance

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 141; Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 473281; Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 473281
Number of pages: 103 Posted: 07 Dec 2003
Working Paper Series
New York University School of Law and Duke University School of Law
Downloads 1,175
39.

Managing the 'Expectations Gap' in Investor Protection: The SEC and the Post-Enron Reform Agenda

Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 328080
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Sep 2002
Working Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center

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Downloads 1,138
40.

Team Production in Business Organizations: An Introduction

Georgetown University Law Center, Business, Economics, and Regulatory Law Working Paper No. 180991
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 20 Sep 1999
Working Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Cornell Law School - Jack G. Clarke Business Law Institute

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Downloads 1,103
41.

The Commercial Real Estate Bubble

Harvard Business Law Review, Vol. 3, pp. 83-118 (2013), Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-005, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 12-018
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center and University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School, Department of Real Estate
Downloads 1,076
42.

Clarifying Intellectual Property Rights for the New Economy

Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 274038
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Jun 2001
Working Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School, Dickstein Shapiro Morin & Oshinsky LLP and Dickstein Shapiro Morin & Oshinsky LLP
Downloads 1,065
43.

The Law and Economics of Critical Race Theory

Yale Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 28 May 2003
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and Duke University School of Law

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Downloads 1,019
44.

Sovereign Debt Restructuring and the Best Interest of Creditors

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 57, Pg. 1, 2004, GWU Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 59, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 387880
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 14 Mar 2003 Last Revised: 25 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Duke University School of Law
Downloads 1,002
45.

Rewriting Frankenstein Contracts: The Workout Prohibition in Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 82, pp. 1077-1152, 2009, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 1323546, Rutgers School of Law-Newark Research Papers No. 33, CLEA 2009 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 06 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 994
46.

The First Principles Approach to Antitrust, Kodak, and Antitrust at the Millennium

Georgetown University Law Center, Business, Economics, and Regulatory Law Working Paper No. 195490
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Dec 1999
Working Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center

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Downloads 968
47.

Patent Damages and Real Options: How Judicial Characterization of Non-Infringing Alternatives Reduces Incentives to Innovate

Berkeley Technology Law Journal, Vol. 22, pp. 825-853, Fall 2007
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Edgeworth Economics and Criterion Economics, L.L.C.
Downloads 958
48.

Why Soft Law Dominates International Finance - And Not Trade

Journal of International Economic Law, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 623-643, 2010, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-17, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-114
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 18 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 957
49.

The SEC and the Madoff Scandal: Three Narratives in Search of a Story

Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 1475433, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 1475433
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 22 Sep 2009
Working Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 944
50.

The Behavioral Economics of Mergers and Acquisitions

Transactions, Forthcoming, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-17
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 16 Oct 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 940