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1.

The Future as History: The Prospects for Global Convergence in Corporate Governance and its Implications

Columbia Law School Center for Law and Economic Studies Working Paper No. 144
Number of pages: 141 Posted: 04 Jan 1999
Working Paper Series
Columbia Law School
Downloads 9,347
2.

A Theory of Corporate Scandals: Why the U.S. And Europe Differ

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 274
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 30 Mar 2005
Working Paper Series
Columbia Law School
Downloads 8,245
3.

Keeping the Internet Neutral?: Tim Wu and Christopher Yoo Debate

Federal Communications Law Journal, Vol. 59, No. 3, 2007, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 06-27, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Working Paper No. 06-30, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 310
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 12 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Columbia University - Law School and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 7,927
4.

What Caused Enron?: A Capsule Social and Economic History of the 1990's

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 214
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 29 Jan 2003
Working Paper Series
Columbia Law School
Downloads 7,121
5.

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 7,106
6.

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 6,418
7.

A Theory of Path Dependence in Corporate Ownership and Governance

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 52, pp. 127-170, 1999, Columbia Law School, Center for Studies in Law & Economics Paper No. 131, November 1999
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 03 Jan 2000 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 6,236
8.

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 5,607
9.

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 5,487
10.

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 5,280
11.

The Law, Culture, and Economics of Fashion

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 61, March 2009, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 344, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 627, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 09-63
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2013
Accepted Paper Series
New York University School of Law and Harvard Law School
Downloads 5,277
12.

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 5,061
13.

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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Downloads 5,027
14.

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 4,948
15.

The Rise of Dispersed Ownership: The Role of Law in the Separation of Ownership and Control

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 182
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 12 Jan 2001
Working Paper Series
Columbia Law School
Downloads 4,637
16.

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 4,234
17.

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 3,998
18.

Racing Towards the Top?: The Impact of Cross-Listings and Stock Market Competition on International Corporate Governance

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 205
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 15 Jun 2002
Working Paper Series
Columbia Law School
Downloads 3,981
19.

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 3,956
20.

Political Preconditions to Separating Ownership from Corporate Control

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 53, p. 539, 2000, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 155
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 10 Jun 1999
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 3,788
21.

Toward Supranational Copyright Law? The WTO Panel Decision and the 'Three-Step Test' for Copyright Exceptions

Revue Internationale du Droit d'Auteur, January 2001
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 05 Jan 2001
Accepted Paper Series
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 3,708
22.

The New Stock Market: Sense and Nonsense

Duke Law Journal, Forthcoming, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 513, Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 15-32
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 19 Mar 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Columbia University - Law School, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 3,695
23.

What Enron Means for the Management and Control of the Modern Business Corporation: Some Initial Reflections

Forthcoming, University of Chicago Law Review, Summer 2002
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 12 Apr 2002
Accepted Paper Series
Columbia Law School
Downloads 3,688
24.

The Essential Role of Securities Regulation

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 55, p. 711, 2006, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 259
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 05 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Columbia University - Law School and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 3,576
25.

Venture Capital Limited Partnership Agreements: Understanding Compensation Arrangements

U of Texas Law and Economics Research Paper No. 29, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 254
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 07 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2008
Working Paper Series
Downloads 3,553
26.

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
Downloads 3,463
27.

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 3,353
28.

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 3,079
29.

Regulation for Conservatives: Behavioral Economics and the Case for 'Asymmetric Paternalism'

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 151, p. 1211, 2003, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 225
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 29 Apr 2003 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2010
Accepted Paper Series
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, New York University School of Law, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Cornell University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
Downloads 3,028
30.

The Acquiescent Gatekeeper: Reputational Intermediaries, Auditor Independence and the Governance of Accounting

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 191
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 25 May 2001
Working Paper Series
Columbia Law School
Downloads 3,009
31.

Gatekeeper Failure and Reform: The Challenge of Fashioning Relevant Reforms

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 237
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 30 Sep 2003
Working Paper Series
Columbia Law School
Downloads 2,859
32.

Competition Among Securities Markets: A Path Dependent Perspective

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 192
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 25 Sep 2001
Working Paper Series
Columbia Law School
Downloads 2,590
33.

Governance Failures of the Enron Board and the New Information Order of Sarbanes-Oxley

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 216; Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 416
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 28 Mar 2003
Working Paper Series
Columbia Law School
Downloads 2,533
34.

The Agency Costs of Agency Capitalism: Activist Investors and the Revaluation of Governance Rights

Columbia Law Review, 2013 (Forthcoming), ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 197, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 438, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 130
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 24 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 31 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Law School and Columbia Law School
Downloads 2,492
35.

Executive Compensation: If There's a Problem, What's the Remedy? The Case for "Compensation Discussion and Analysis"

Journal of Corporation Law, Summer, 2006, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 273, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 05-90, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 35/2005
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Apr 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Columbia Law School
Downloads 2,384
36.

Journey into the Whirlwind: Graham-and-Doddsville Revisited

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 290
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 26 Jan 2006
Working Paper Series
Columbia Law School
Downloads 2,317
37.

Copyright Use and Excuse on the Internet

Columbia - VLA Journal of Law & the Arts, Vol. 24, Fall 2000
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 11 Sep 2000
Accepted Paper Series
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 2,297
38.

Convergence and its Critics: What are the Preconditions to the Separation of Ownership and Control?

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 179
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 14 Sep 2000
Working Paper Series
Columbia Law School
Downloads 2,201
39.

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 2,166
40.

Dispersed Ownership: The Theories, the Evidence, and the Enduring Tension Between 'Lumpers' and 'Splitters'

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 363, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 144/2010
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 09 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2010
Working Paper Series
Columbia Law School
Downloads 2,099
41.

Do Norms Matter?: A Cross-Country Examination of the Private Benefits of Control

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 183
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 30 Jan 2001
Working Paper Series
Columbia Law School
Downloads 2,080
42.

We are the (National) Champions: Understanding the Mechanisms of State Capitalism in China

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 409
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 01 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2012
Working Paper Series
University of British Columbia (UBC), Faculty of Law and Columbia Law School
Downloads 2,057
43.

Stability, Not Crisis: Medical Malpractice Claim Outcomes in Texas, 1988-2002

as published in 2 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, pp. 207-259 (2005), Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 287, U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE05-002, U of Texas law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 030
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 25 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, University of Texas at Austin - School of Law, Georgetown University and University of Texas at Austin School of Law
Downloads 2,019
44.

The Known Unknowns of the Business Tax Reforms Proposed in the House Republican Blueprint

Columbia Journal of Tax Law, Vol. 8, No. 117, 2017, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 557
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 03 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 01 May 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Columbia Law School
Downloads 2,014
45.

Reforming the Securities Class Action: An Essay on Deterrence and its Implementation

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 293
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 29 Mar 2006
Working Paper Series
Columbia Law School
Downloads 2,003
46.

Enron's Legislative Aftermath: Some Reflections on the Deterrence Aspects of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 212; St. John's Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 19 Nov 2002
Working Paper Series
St. John's University School of Law
Downloads 1,971
47.

Bail-Ins Versus Bail-Outs: Using Contingent Capital to Mitigate Systemic Risk

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 380
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 10 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2010
Working Paper Series
Columbia Law School
Downloads 1,946
48.

Corporate Law's Limits

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 31, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 186
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 08 Mar 2001
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 1,925
49.

The Evolution of Corporate Law: A Cross-Country Comparison

University of Pennsylvania, Journal of International Economic Law, Vol. 23, No. 4, pp. 791-871
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 17 Jul 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Columbia University School of Law, Ernst & Young, London School of Economics - Law Department and University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 1,904
50.

Deals: Bringing Corporate Transactions into the Law School Classroom

Forthcoming Columbia Business Law Review, Spring 2002
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 12 Apr 2002
Accepted Paper Series
University of San Diego School of Law
Downloads 1,897