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1.

Executive Compensation

Number of pages: 91 Posted: 19 May 1999
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Downloads 18,854
2.

Choice Architecture

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 02 Apr 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Harvard Law School and University of Chicago - Political Science Department

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Downloads 16,135
3.

CEO Incentives: It's Not How Much You Pay, But How

Michael C. Jensen, FOUNDATIONS OF ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGY, Harvard University Press, 1998; Harvard Business Review, No. 3, May-June 1990
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Apr 1999
Accepted Paper Series
SSRN and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business

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Downloads 14,459
4.

Reducing Retirement Risk with a Rising Equity Glide-Path

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 13 Sep 2013
Working Paper Series
The American College and The Kitces Report & Nerd's Eye View
Downloads 9,630
5.

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 9,125
6.

Pay Without Performance: Overview of the Issues

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 647-673, 2005, Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 8-22, 2005, Academy of Management Perspectives, pp. 5-24, February 2006, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 528
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 19 Jul 2005 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 9,082
7.

Are State Public Pensions Sustainable? Why the Federal Government Should Worry About State Pension Liabilities

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 17 May 2010
Working Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 7,795
8.

Executive Compensation as an Agency Problem

Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 17, pp. 71-92, 2003, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 421
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Jan 2003 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School

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Downloads 7,410
9.

Executive Compensation: Where We are, and How We Got There

George Constantinides, Milton Harris, and René Stulz (eds.), Handbook of the Economics of Finance. Elsevier Science North Holland (Forthcoming), Marshall School of Business Working Paper No. FBE 07.12,
Number of pages: 179 Posted: 17 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Downloads 7,204
10.

The 4 Percent Rule is Not Safe in a Low-Yield World

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 16 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2013
Working Paper Series
The American College, The American College and Morningstar Investment Management
Downloads 6,627
11.

Pay Without Performance: The Unfulfilled Promise of Executive Compensation

Harvard University Press, 2004, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 537783
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 30 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 05 May 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 6,551
12.

Financial Literacy, Financial Education and Downstream Financial Behaviors (full paper and web appendix)

Forthcoming in Management Science
Number of pages: 103 Posted: 02 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Catholic University of Portugal, University of Colorado-Boulder, Leeds School of Business - Center for Research on Consumer Financial Decision Making and University of Virginia - McIntire School of Commerce
Downloads 5,955
13.

Executive Equity Compensation and Incentives: A Survey

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 22 Jul 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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Downloads 5,896
14.

Behavioral Finance and Investor Governance

Washington & Lee Law Review, Vol. 59, p. 767, 2002
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 23 Jan 2001
Accepted Paper Series
George Washington University
Downloads 5,751
15.

Life-Cycle Finance in Theory and in Practice

Boston University School of Management Working Paper No. 2002-02
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 13 Jun 2002
Working Paper Series
Boston University - Department of Finance & Economics
Downloads 5,573
16.

Managerial Power and Rent Extraction in the Design of Executive Compensation

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 69, pp. 751-846, 2002, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 366, June 2002
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 19 Jun 2002 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School and Boston University School of Law

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Downloads 5,522
17.

Public Pension Promises: How Big are They and What are They Worth?

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 05 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2010
Working Paper Series
Simon Business School, University of Rochester and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 5,245
18.

Executive Equity Compensation and Incentives: A Survey

Economic Policy Review, Vol. 9, No. 1, April 2003
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Sep 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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Downloads 5,145
19.

Taxing Undocumented Immigrants: Separate, Unequal and Without Representation

Tax Lawyer, Spring 2006, Harvard Latino Law Review, Spring 2006, Chapman University Law Research Paper No. 06-20
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of Nevada, Las Vegas - William S. Boyd School of Law
Downloads 4,873
20.

The Tradeoff Between Mortgage Prepayments and Tax-Deferred Retirement Savings

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Mar 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and University of Texas at Austin - McCombs School of Business

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Downloads 4,720
21.

Pension Fund Asset Allocation and Liability Discount Rates

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 29 May 2012 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2017
Working Paper Series
Erasmus University Rotterdam, Erasmus School of Economics, Maastricht University and University of Notre Dame
Downloads 4,594
22.

Executive Remuneration in the EU: Comparative Law and Practice

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 09/2003
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 04 Mar 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Genoa - Law Department and Centre for Law and Finance, London School of Economics - Law Department and ECARES, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Downloads 4,230
23.

CEO Compensation

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 77
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 01 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Northwestern University and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Finance

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Downloads 4,174
24.

Against Financial Literacy Education

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 94, 2008, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 08-10, Loyola-LA Legal Studies Paper No. 2008-13
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 13 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Downloads 4,149
25.

The Efficacy of Publicly-Available Retirement Planning Tools

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2016
Working Paper Series
Texas Tech University, The University of Akron, Utah Valley University and Texas Tech University
Downloads 4,105
26.

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 3,684
27.

Retirement Investing: A New Approach

Boston University School of Management Working Paper No. 2001-03
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 19 Feb 2001
Working Paper Series
Boston University - Department of Finance & Economics
Downloads 3,682
28.

Executive Compensation at Fannie Mae: A Case Study of Perverse Incentives, Nonperformance Pay, and Camouflage

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 807-822, 2005, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 653125, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 505, February 2005
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 02 Feb 2005 Last Revised: 05 May 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 3,656
29.

Top Ten Myths of Medicare

The Elder Law Journal, Vol. 20, pp. 1-32, 2012, Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS13-02, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 11-28
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 3,540
30.

Managerial Incentives and Corporate Fraud: The Sources of Incentives Matter

EFA 2006 Zurich Meetings
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2011
Working Paper Series
Texas A&M University - Department of Finance, Georgia State University - Department of Finance and York University - Schulich School of Business
Downloads 3,404
31.

Corporate Governance and Banks: What Have We Learned from the Financial Crisis?

FRB of New York Staff Report No. 502
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 Jul 2011
Working Paper Series
Independent, University of Oxford - Said Business School and University of Oxford - Said Business School
Downloads 3,397
32.

Executive Compensation and Corporate Governance in the U.S.: Perceptions, Facts and Challenges

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 12-42, Fama-Miller Working Paper
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 29 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 3,365
33.

CEO Bonus Plans: And How to Fix Them

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper 12-022, Marshall School of Business Working Paper No. FBE 02-11
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 30 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and SSRN
Downloads 3,355
34.

Pension Fund Performance and Costs: Small is Beautiful

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2012
Working Paper Series
Maastricht University, University of Notre Dame and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
Downloads 3,295
35.

Public Pension Plan Reform: The Legal Framework

Education, Finance & Policy, Vol. 5, 2010, Minnesota Legal Studies Research No. 10-13
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 Mar 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law
Downloads 3,284
36.

A Guide to Starting Social Security Benefits

Journal of Retirement Planning, July-August 2008, U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE08-025
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 04 Aug 2008
Accepted Paper Series
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 3,109
37.

The 4% Rule - At What Price?

Journal Of Investment Management (JOIM), Third Quarter 2009
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Financial Engines, Inc., Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Financial Engines, Inc.
Downloads 3,060
38.

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 3,014
39.

Can Large Pension Funds Beat the Market? Asset Allocation, Market Timing, Security Selection and the Limits of Liquidity

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 15 Nov 2012
Working Paper Series
Erasmus University Rotterdam, Erasmus School of Economics, Maastricht University and University of Notre Dame
Downloads 2,885
40.

Life-Cycle Funds

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 May 2007
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 2,810
41.

Lucky CEOs

Journal of Finance, 2010 (published as "Lucky CEOs and Lucky Directors"), Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 566
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management and INSEAD - Finance

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Downloads 2,758
42.

Financial Accounting and Corporate Behavior

Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 06-05
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 29 Mar 2006
Working Paper Series
Boston University School of Law
Downloads 2,742
43.

One Share, One Vote: The Empirical Evidence

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 177/2007
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 01 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2012
Working Paper Series
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance and London School of Economics - Department of Finance

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Downloads 2,735
44.

Executive Compensation: A Modern Primer

Journal of Economic Literature, Forthcoming, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 450/2015
Number of pages: 165 Posted: 13 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2017
Accepted Paper Series
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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Downloads 2,640
45.

Golden Parachutes and the Wealth of Shareholders

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 25, April 2014, pp. 140-154, Harvard Law School John M. Olin Center Discussion Paper No. 683
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 02 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2014
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics and Harvard Business School
Downloads 2,614
46.

The Economic Consequences of Perk Disclosure

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming, AFA 2011 Denver Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 19 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, Syracuse University and University of Texas at Dallas - Department of Accounting & Information Management
Downloads 2,614
47.

Is U.S. CEO Compensation Inefficient Pay Without Performance?

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-05, 103 Michigan Law Review 1142 (2005)
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Jan 2005 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 2,571
48.

Corporate Tax Avoidance and High Powered Incentives

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 Apr 2004
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and University of Chicago Law School

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Downloads 2,487
49.

Executive Compensation and Risk Taking

FRB of New York Staff Report No. 456
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2011
Working Paper Series
Columbia Business School - Department of Economics, Independent and University of Oxford - Said Business School
Downloads 2,487
50.

What Insiders Know About Future Earnings and How They Use It: Evidence From Insider Trades

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 29 Jul 2001
Working Paper Series
National University of Singapore, Pennsylvania State University, University Park - Department of Accounting and Michigan State University - Eli Broad College of Business and Eli Broad Graduate School of Management

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