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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, Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School

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Downloads 36,130
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 34,511
3.

The Impact of Legalized Abortion on Crime

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

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Downloads 25,807
4.

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 17,847
5.

What Happens Before? A Field Experiment Exploring How Pay and Representation Differentially Shape Bias on the Pathway into Organizations

Milkman, K.L., M. Akinola, and D. Chugh. “What Happens Before? A Field Experiment Exploring How Pay and Representation Differentially Shape Bias on the Pathway into Organizations.” Journal of Applied Psychology, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 22 May 2012 Last Revised: 04 May 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Columbia University - Columbia Business School and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 17,503
6.

From Efficient Market Theory to Behavioral Finance

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 08 Nov 2002
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Cowles Foundation
Downloads 16,505
7.

Cultural Cognition of Scientific Consensus

Journal of Risk Research, Vol. 14, pp. 147-74, 2011, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 205
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
Working Paper Series
Yale Law School, University of Oklahoma and George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 15,153
8.

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 14,156
9.

IPO Underpricing: A Survey

HANDBOOK IN CORPORATE FINANCE: EMPIRICAL CORPORATE FINANCE, B. Espen Eckbo, ed., Forthcoming
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 27 Oct 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)Swedish House of Finance
Downloads 13,766
10.

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, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 13,187
11.

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 12,990
12.

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 Law School, Fordham University School 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 12,601
13.

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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Downloads 12,346
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, Marshall School of Business, USC and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, The Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 11,585
15.

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 10,899
16.

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, Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 10,669
17.

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 10,480
18.

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 10,297
19.

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

Number of pages: 88 Posted: 04 Apr 2001
Accepted Paper Series
Department of Finance and University of Oklahoma
Downloads 10,034
20.

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

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 Results for Development
Downloads 9,088
21.

Investor Psychology and Asset Pricing

AFA 2001 New Orleans Meetings
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 28 Mar 2001
Working Paper Series
Marshall School of Business, USC

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Downloads 8,791
22.

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 8,636
23.

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 8,493
24.

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

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 May 2001
Working Paper Series
Crime Prevention Research Center and Crime Prevention Research Center

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Downloads 8,453
25.

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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Downloads 8,145
26.

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 8,056
27.

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 Law, Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of Pennsylvania - Annenberg School for Communication
Downloads 7,805
28.

Is Money Really 'Smart'? New Evidence on the Relation between Mutual Fund Flows, Manager Behavior, and Performance Persistence

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 23 Jul 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 7,800
29.

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 7,791
30.

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 7,686
31.

Corporate Governance and the Returns on Investment

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 7,299
32.

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 7,227
33.

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

Journal of Political Economy, 1999, Vol. 107, no. 6, pt.1, pp. 1163-1198
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Apr 1999 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2021
Accepted Paper Series
Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 6,971
34.

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 Chicago
Downloads 6,856
35.

Does M&A Pay? (Chapter 3)

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 Aug 2003
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 6,833
36.

Accounting Discretion, Corporate Governance and Firm Performance

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 20 Jan 2004
Working Paper Series
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics, Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Accounting, Business Law & Taxation and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business

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Downloads 6,492
37.

Governance Mechanisms and Equity Prices

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 18 Sep 2003
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University of Notre Dame and University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department

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Downloads 6,438
38.

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 6,324
39.

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 6,199
40.

Corporate Governance and Accounting Scandals

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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Downloads 5,567
41.

Cross-Country Determinants of Mergers and Acquisitions

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 May 2003
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Bocconi University and Drexel University - Bennett S. LeBow College of Business

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Downloads 5,546
42.

Corporate Performance, Board Structure and its Determinants in the Banking Industry

EFA 2005 Moscow Meetings
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Jun 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford and Independent
Downloads 5,406
43.

Americans Reject Tailored Advertising and Three Activities that Enable It

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 29 Sep 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - Annenberg School for Communication, Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Annenberg Public Policy Center and Annenberg Public Policy Center
Downloads 5,347
44.

Do Judges Vary in Their Treatment of Race?

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 41, No. 2 (June 2012), pp. 347-383, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 11-07
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 02 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago
Downloads 5,249
45.

The Second National Risk and Culture Study: Making Sense of - and Making Progress In - The American Culture War of Fact

GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 370, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 154, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 370, Harvard Law School Program on Risk Regulation Research Paper No. 08-26
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 26 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
Working Paper Series
Yale Law School, George Washington University - Law School, Decision Research, Pennsylvania State University and University of Colorado - Department of Psychology
Downloads 5,240
46.

Entrepreneurial Shareholder Activism: Hedge Funds and Other Private Investors

AAA 2007 Financial Accounting & Reporting Section (FARS) Meeting Paper, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 140/2006, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-41, 1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 05 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2008
Working Paper Series
New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business

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Downloads 5,212
47.

Measuring Rates of Return for Lobbying Expenditures: An Empirical Case Study of Tax Breaks for Multinational Corporations

Journal of Law and Politics, Vol. 25, No. 401, 2009
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Freeman College of Management, University of Kansas - School of Law and University of Kansas - Accounting and Information Systems Area
Downloads 5,195
48.

All that Glitters: The Effect of Attention and News on the Buying Behavior of Individual and Institutional Investors

EFA 2005 Moscow Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Jun 2005
Working Paper Series
University of California, Davis and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business

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Downloads 5,085
49.

Broken Windows: New Evidence from New York City and a Five-City Social Experiment

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 14 Jun 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Columbia University and Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI)
Downloads 4,884
50.

The Effect of SOX Internal Control Deficiencies on Firm Risk and Cost of Equity

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming 2008
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 20 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Graduate School of Management, UC-Davis, University of Iowa - Department of Accounting, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Accounting and Algert Global, LLC
Downloads 4,875