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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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2.

Remuneration: Where We've Been, How We Got to Here, What are the Problems, and How to Fix Them

Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 04-28; ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 44/2004
Number of pages: 116 Posted: 05 Jul 2004
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and Ohio State University (OSU) - Fisher College of Business
Downloads 25,973
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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4.

Governance Matters VII: Aggregate and Individual Governance Indicators, 1996-2007

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4654
Number of pages: 105 Posted: 20 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2008
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
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5.

Multiple Victim Public Shootings

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Jun 2001
Working Paper Series
Crime Prevention Research Center and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 17,507
6.

What is Corporate Law?

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 300
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Yale University - Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 12,684
7.

Global Accounting Convergence and the Potential Adoption of IFRS by the United States: An Analysis of Economic and Policy Factors

Number of pages: 104 Posted: 11 Mar 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Boston University Questrom School of Business

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8.

Libertarian Paternalism is Not an Oxymoron

University of Chicago Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 May 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 10,836
9.

Enron and the Dark Side of Shareholder Value

Tulane Law Review, May 2002, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 02 Mar 2002
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 10,663
10.

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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11.

How and Why Credit Rating Agencies are Not Like Other Gatekeepers

FINANCIAL GATEKEEPERS: CAN THEY PROTECT INVESTORS?, Yasuyuki Fuchita, Robert E. Litan, eds., Brookings Institution Press and the Nomura Institute of Capital Markets Research, 2006, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 07-46
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 May 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 9,570
12.

Governance Matters IV: Governance Indicators for 1996-2004

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper Series No. 3630
Number of pages: 135 Posted: 05 May 2005
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Downloads 9,540
13.

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 9,535
14.

Systemic Risk

Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 163, Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 97, No. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 19 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 8,825
15.

Earnings Management and Investor Protection: An International Comparison

MIT Sloan Working Paper No. 4225-01; EFA 2002 Berlin Meetings Presented Paper
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Sep 2001 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Miami - Department of Accounting and Boston University Questrom School of Business

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16.

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)
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17.

Corporate Governance: Theories, Challenges and Paradigms

Gouvernance: Revue Internationale, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp.11-43, 2000
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 12 Apr 2000
Accepted Paper Series
International Institute for Self-Governance
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18.

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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19.

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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20.

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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21.

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) as a Model of 'Extended' Corporate Governance: An Explanation Based on the Economic Theories of Social Contract, Reputation and Reciprocal Conformism

LIUC, Ethics, Law and Economics Paper No. 142
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Mar 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Trento - Department of Economics and Management
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22.

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
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23.

Valuable Patents

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 92, p. 435, 2004, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 03-31, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 133
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 30 Jul 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Texas - McCombs School of Business, Stanford Law School, affiliation not provided to SSRN and CBO

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24.

The Law of Group Polarization

University of Chicago Law School, John M. Olin Law & Economics Working Paper No. 91
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 13 Dec 1999
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 6,121
25.

Availability Cascades and Risk Regulation

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 51, No. 4, 1999, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 181, U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 384
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 30 Oct 1998
Accepted Paper Series
Duke University - Department of Economics and Harvard Law School
Downloads 6,104
26.

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 6,012
27.

Globalization and Similarities in Corporate Governance: A Cross-Country Analysis

Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 02-31; Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 02-041; Harvard Business School Working Paper No. 02-041
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 14 Oct 2002
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Business School, Harvard University - Strategy Unit and Lehman Brothers, New York
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28.

The Economic Consequences of Increased Disclosure

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 20 Aug 1999
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department

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29.

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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30.

Antitrust in the New Economy

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 106
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 11 Dec 2000
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 5,606
31.

The Antitrust Economics of Two-Sided Markets

Number of pages: 95 Posted: 14 Nov 2002 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2014
Working Paper Series
Global Economics Group

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32.

Foreign Direct Investment and the Business Environment in Developing Countries: The Impact of Bilateral Investment Treaties

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 293
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 11 May 2005
Working Paper Series
Yale Law School and Georgetown University
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33.

On the Limits of Supremacy: Medical Marijuana and the States' Overlooked Power to Legalize Federal Crime

Vanderbilt Law Review, vol. 62, p. 1421, 2009, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 09-05
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 11 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2011
Working Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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34.

Tax Evasion and Tax Compliance

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Nov 1998 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Bologna

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35.

The Effect of International Institutional Factors on Properties of Accounting Earnings

University of Rochester Working Paper FR 99-12
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 15 Sep 1999
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
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36.

Agency Models in Law and Economics

University of Chicago Law School, John M. Olin Law and Economics Working Paper No. 92
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 Jan 2000
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Law School
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37.

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
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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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39.

Virtual Property

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 85, page 1047, 2005, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 35
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 27 Sep 2005 Last Revised: 12 May 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Washington and Lee University - School of Law
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40.

Contract Theory and the Limits of Contract Law

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 113, Nov/Dec 2003
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 25 Apr 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Yale Law School and Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 5,061
41.

The New Vote Buying: Empty Voting and Hidden (Morphable) Ownership

As published in Southern California Law Review, Vol. 79, pp. 811-908, 2006, University of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 53
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 05 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2008
Accepted Paper Series
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
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42.

Which Countries Become Tax Havens?

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago Law School and University of Michigan

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43.

The Law and Economics of Contract Interpretation

U Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 229
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 08 Nov 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 4,875
44.

Intellectual Property

As published in THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF LEGAL STUDIES, Peter Cane and Mark Tushnet, eds., Oxford University Press, pp. 617-646, October 2003
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Jun 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Boston University School of Law
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45.

Industrial Organization of Markets with Two-Sided Platforms

Competition Policy International, Vol. 3, No. 1, Spring 2007
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 May 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Global Economics Group

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46.

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 4,636
47.

Asymmetric Information and the Choice of Corporate Governance Arrangements

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 398
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 Nov 2002 Last Revised: 08 May 2009
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 4,602
48.

The Essential Role of Organizational Law

NYU Law and Economics Working Paper No. 00-006; Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper 284; Yale ICF Working Paper No. 00-11
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 07 Jun 2000
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Law School and Harvard Law School

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49.

Law and Behavioral Science: Removing the Rationality Assumption from Law and Economics

California Law Review, Vol. 88, 2000, U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. 00-01
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 15 Aug 2000 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2009
Accepted Paper Series
UCLA School of Law and University of Illinois College of Law
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50.

Intellectual Property

HANDBOOK OF LAW AND ECONOMICS, A. Mitchell Polinsky and Steven Shavell, Forthcoming, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 741724
Number of pages: 108 Posted: 14 Jun 2005
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of California - Department of Economics (Deceased)
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