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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 33,499
2.

Corporate Governance and Firm Performance

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 27 Sep 2004
Working Paper Series
Temple University - Department of Accounting and Kennesaw State University
Downloads 29,812
3.

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 25,221
4.

From Efficient Market Theory to Behavioral Finance

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1385
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 08 Nov 2002
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Cowles Foundation
Downloads 15,568
5.

Anticompetitive Effects of Common Ownership

Journal of Finance, 73(4), 2018
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 22 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 13 May 2018
Accepted Paper Series
University of Navarra, IESE Business School, University of Oxford - Finance and Charles River Associates (CRA)
Downloads 12,871
6.

New Evidence and Perspectives on Mergers

Harvard Business School Working Paper No. 01-070, HBS Finance Working Paper No. 01-070
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 May 2001
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, AQR Capital Management, LLC and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 12,812
7.

Audit Committee, Board of Director Characteristics, and Earnings Management

NYU, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-42
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Nov 2000
Working Paper Series
New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting

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Downloads 12,384
8.

Does Legalized Prostitution Increase Human Trafficking?

World Development, 41 (1), 2013, pp. 67-82
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Marburg - School of Business & Economics, Heidelberg University and London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
Downloads 12,091
9.

The Long-Term Effects of Hedge Fund Activism

Harvard Law School John M. Olin Center Discussion Paper No. 802, Columbia Law Review, Vol. 115, 2015, pp. 1085-1156, Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 13-66
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 07 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics

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10.

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, European Corporate Governance Institute (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: 72 Posted: 20 Jan 2005 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Korea University - Department of Finance and Korea University Business School

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11.

The Tragedy of the Risk-Perception Commons: Culture Conflict, Rationality Conflict, and Climate Change

Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-26, Cultural Cognition Project Working Paper No. 89, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 435, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 230
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 24 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Law School, University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law, Ohio State University - Psychology Department, Decision Research, Stanford Law School, George Washington University - Law School and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Downloads 11,280
12.

Concealed Carry Permit Holders Across the United States

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Jul 2015
Working Paper Series
Crime Prevention Research Center, Crime Prevention Research Center and Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 10,387
13.

Safe Storage Gun Laws: Accidental Deaths, Suicides, and Crime

Yale Law School, Law & Economics Working Paper No. 237
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 22 May 2000
Working Paper Series
Crime Prevention Research Center and Crime Prevention Research Center

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Downloads 10,276
14.

Can Individual Investors Beat the Market?

HBS Finance Working Paper No. 04-025, Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 02-45
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Jan 2003 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2018
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, University of California, Irvine - Paul Merage School of Business and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, The Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 10,065
15.

The Wages of Failure: Executive Compensation at Bear Stearns and Lehman 2000-2008

Yale Journal on Regulation, Vol. 27, 2010, pp. 257-282, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 657, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 287
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics and Harvard Law School
Downloads 9,806
16.

From State to Market: A Survey of Empirical Studies on Privatization

Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. 39, No. 2, June 2001
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 04 Apr 2001
Accepted Paper Series
Department of Finance and University of Oklahoma
Downloads 9,770
17.

How Important is Corporate Governance?

Number of pages: 77 Posted: 28 Sep 2004
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, AQR Capital Management, LLC and London Business School
Downloads 9,552
18.

Sex, Drugs, and Bitcoin: How Much Illegal Activity Is Financed Through Cryptocurrencies?

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 17 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2018
Accepted Paper Series
University of Sydney Business School, University of Technology Sydney (UTS), UTS Business School and University of Technology Sydney (UTS)
Downloads 9,403
19.

Does it Pay to Be Good...And Does it Matter? A Meta-Analysis of the Relationship between Corporate Social and Financial Performance

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 21 Jun 2011
Working Paper Series
Harvard University, Washington University in St. Louis, Olin School of Business and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 9,177
20.

Flash Cookies and Privacy II: Now with HTML5 and ETag Respawning

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 30 Jul 2011
Working Paper Series
Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), University of Wyoming, University of California, Berkeley - School of Information, Good Research and University of California, Berkeley - School of Information
Downloads 9,126
21.

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
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University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business, Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and University of Cambridge
Downloads 8,980
22.

Seize the State, Seize the Day: State Capture, Corruption and Influence in Transition

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2444
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Oct 2000
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Governance and Public Sector Reform, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI)
Downloads 8,623
23.

Defending the Right to Self Representation: An Empirical Look at the Pro Se Felony Defendant

North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 85, No. 2, pp. 423-487, January 2007, UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-002
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 17 May 2006 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Georgia School of Law
Downloads 8,532
24.

Cultural Cognition as a Conception of the Cultural Theory of Risk

HANDBOOK OF RISK THEORY, S. Roeser, ed., Forthcoming, Harvard Law School Program on Risk Regulation Research Paper No. 08-20, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 222
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 23 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 8,221
25.

Abortion and Crime: Unwanted Children and Out-of-Wedlock Births

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 254
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 May 2001
Working Paper Series
Crime Prevention Research Center and Crime Prevention Research Center

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26.

Ownership Structure and Corporate Performance

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Apr 2001
Working Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business

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27.

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 7,699
28.

The Effect of President Trump's Election on Hate Crimes

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2019
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University of Alabama at Birmingham - Department of Marketing, Industrial Distribution & Economics and Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Downloads 7,559
29.

Corporate Social Responsibility as a Conflict between Shareholders

EFA 2006 Zurich Meetings
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Mar 2005
Working Paper Series
Simon Fraser University (SFU) - Beedie School of Business and HEC Montreal
Downloads 7,550
30.

An Empirical Analysis of the Impact of Corporate Governance Mechanisms on the Performance of UK Firms

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 Oct 2001
Working Paper Series
Robert Gordon University - Aberdeen Business School, Robert Gordon University - Centre for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT) and University of St. Andrews - School of Management
Downloads 7,391
31.

Behavioral Corporate Finance: A Survey

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 20 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2008
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School, Harvard Business School and NYU Stern School of Business

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Downloads 7,289
32.

Partisan Gerrymandering and the Efficiency Gap

82 University of Chicago Law Review, 831 (2015), U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 493
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 23 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Public Policy Institute of California
Downloads 7,249
33.

Corporate Governance and the Returns on Investment

EFA 2002 Berlin Meetings Presented Paper; and ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 06/2003
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 23 Apr 2003
Working Paper Series
Vienna University of Economics and Business, University of Vienna - Center for Business Studies - Department of Economics and WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management
Downloads 7,144
34.

Do White Police Officers Unfairly Target Black Suspects?

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2017
Working Paper Series
Crime Prevention Research Center and College of William and Mary - Department of Economics
Downloads 6,902
35.

How Different are Young Adults from Older Adults When it Comes to Information Privacy Attitudes and Policies?

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 14 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2014
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - School of Information, Center for Internet and Society, Stanford Law School, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of Pennsylvania - Annenberg School for Communication
Downloads 6,596
36.

How Dramatically Did Women's Suffrage Change the Size and Scope of Government?

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 107, Number 6, Part 1, pp. 1163-1198, December 1999
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 15 Apr 1999
Accepted Paper Series
Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 6,561
37.

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 6,381
38.

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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39.

Accounting Discretion, Corporate Governance and Firm Performance

14th Annual Conference on Financial Economics and Accounting (FEA); EFA 2003 Annual Conference Paper No. 127
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 20 Jan 2004
Working Paper Series
Univeristy of San Diego - School of Business, Columbia Business School and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business

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Downloads 6,358
40.

Governance Mechanisms and Equity Prices

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 03-15; NYU, Ctr for Law and Business Research Paper No. 03-09; AFA 2004 San Diego Meetings
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 18 Sep 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Notre Dame and University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department

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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
Downloads 6,328
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Rule 68 Offers of Judgment: The Practices and Opinions of Experienced Civil Rights and Employment Discrimination Attorneys

University of Georgia Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-002
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 28 Jan 2007
Working Paper Series
Mercer University and University of Georgia Law School
Downloads 6,169
43.

Coin-Operated Capitalism

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 119, p. 591, 2019, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 18-37
Number of pages: 104 Posted: 18 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 31 May 2019
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania, School of Engineering & Applied Science, University of Pennsylvania Law School, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Student/Alumni/Adjunct and University of Pennsylvania - Center for Technology, Innovation & Competition
Downloads 6,058
44.

How Copyright Keeps Works Disappeared

Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS14-07, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 13-54
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 06 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Illinois College of Law

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45.

The Private and Social Costs of Patent Trolls

Boston Univ. School of Law, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-45
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 19 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2012
Working Paper Series
Technology & Policy Research Initiative, BU School of Law, Boston University - School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Downloads 5,907
46.

Racial Disparity in Federal Criminal Charging and Its Sentencing Consequences

U of Michigan Law & Econ, Empirical Legal Studies Center Paper No. 12-002
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 16 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2012
Working Paper Series
University of British Columbia and University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 5,860
47.

Notice and Takedown in Everyday Practice

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2755628
Number of pages: 182 Posted: 30 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2017
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Columbia University - The American Assembly and Authors Alliance
Downloads 5,765
48.

Cross-Country Determinants of Mergers and Acquisitions

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 25/2003; AFA 2004 San Diego Meetings; EFA 2003 Annual Conference Paper No. 251
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 May 2003
Working Paper Series
Bocconi University and City University London - Faculty of Finance

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49.

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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50.

The Weirdest People in the World?

RatSWD Working Paper No. 139
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 11 May 2010
Working Paper Series
University of British Columbia, University of British Columbia (UBC) and University of British Columbia (UBC)
Downloads 5,057