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1.

Corporate Governance and Control

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 02/2002
Number of pages: 128 Posted: 31 Oct 2002
Working Paper Series
Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (ULB), Columbia Business School - Department of Economics and Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs
Downloads 39,665
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 25,496
3.

International Corporate Governance

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 05/2003; and Tuck-JQFA Contemporary Corporate Governance Issues II Conference
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 30 Jul 2002
Working Paper Series
University of Pittsburgh - Katz School of Business and Purdue University
Downloads 18,394
4.

Mergers and Acquisitions in Europe

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 114/2006, CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2006-06
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 01 Feb 2006
Working Paper Series
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
Downloads 11,783
5.

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, 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: 66 Posted: 20 Jan 2005 Last Revised: 09 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 11,261
6.

How Do Venture Capitalists Make Decisions?

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-33, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 477/2016
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 29 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 10 May 2017
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 10,990
7.

Did Fair-Value Accounting Contribute to the Financial Crisis?

Chicago Booth Research Paper 09-38, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 266/2009, Journal of Economic Perspectives, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2009
Working Paper Series
Vienna University of Economics and Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 10,260
8.

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 9,491
9.

Agency Costs of Overvalued Equity

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 39/2004, Harvard Business School NOM Working Paper No. 04-26, Financial Management, Vol. 34, No. 1, Spring 2005
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 29 Mar 2004 Last Revised: 06 May 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School

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Downloads 9,118
10.

The State of U.S. Corporate Governance: What's Right and What's Wrong?

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 23/2003
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Sep 2003
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 8,219
11.

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 7,082
12.

Ownership: Evolution and Regulation

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 09/2003, EFA 2004 Maastricht Meetings Paper No. 3205, AFA 2003 Washington, DC Meetings, Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 26 Jan 2004 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2008
Working Paper Series
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting, University of Oxford - Said Business School and Bocconi University

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Downloads 6,598
13.

Hedge Fund Activism, Corporate Governance, and Firm Performance

Journal of Finance, Vol. 63, p. 1729, 2008, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 139/2006, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-28, FDIC Center for Financial Research Working Paper No. 2008-06
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 05 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Vanderbilt University - Law School and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 6,555
14.

Putting Integrity into Finance: A Purely Positive Approach

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 12-074, Barbados Group Working Paper No. 12-01, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) – Finance Working Paper No. 417/2014
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 05 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2015
Working Paper Series
Independent and Harvard Business School

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Downloads 6,461
15.

The Long-Term Operating Performance of European Mergers and Acquisitions

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 137/2006, TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2006-030
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Nov 2006
Working Paper Series
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Tilburg University and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
Downloads 6,431
16.

Women in the Boardroom and Their Impact on Governance and Performance

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 57/2004
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 26 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford and London School of Economics - Department of Finance
Downloads 5,575
17.

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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Downloads 5,241
18.

Returns to Shareholder Activism: Evidence from a Clinical Study of the Hermes U.K. Focus Fund

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 138/2006, London Business School Finance Working Paper No. FIN462
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 04 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2008
Working Paper Series
Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (ULB), London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting, University of Oxford - Said Business School and Bocconi University
Downloads 5,052
19.

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 4,874
20.

Shareholder Wealth Effects of European Domestic and Cross-Border Takeover Bids

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 08/2003
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 23 Jan 2003
Working Paper Series
IE Business School, IE University and Tilburg University - Department of Finance

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Downloads 4,416
21.

Socially Responsible Investments: Methodology, Risk Exposure and Performance

TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2007-013, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 175/2007
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 10 May 2007 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2014
Working Paper Series
Tilburg University - Department of Finance, TIAS School for Business and Society and University of Warwick - Finance Group
Downloads 4,169
22.

The One Share - One Vote Debate: A Theoretical Perspective

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 176/2007
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 01 Jun 2007
Working Paper Series
Swedish House of Finance and Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business
Downloads 4,160
23.

Why Do Countries Matter so Much for Corporate Governance?

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 50/2004, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2004-16 and Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2006-03-008
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 25 Aug 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance

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Downloads 4,061
24.

Takeover Bids Vs. Proxy Fights in Contests for Corporate Control

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 04/2002, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 336
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Apr 2003 Last Revised: 08 May 2009
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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Downloads 3,895
25.

What's Wrong with the Economic Value Added?

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2009
Working Paper Series
Independent
Downloads 3,750
26.

Public-to-Private Transactions: Lbos, Mbos, Mbis and Ibos

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 94/2005, CentER Discussion Paper No. 2005-98
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 05 Sep 2005
Working Paper Series
McKinsey & Co. Inc. - Amsterdam Office and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
Downloads 3,669
27.

Corporate Governance and Expected Stock Returns: Evidence from Germany

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 11/2003
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 19 Feb 2003
Working Paper Series
Hamburg University, Greenhill & Co. and University of Basel - Center for Economic Science (WWZ) - Department of Finance

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Downloads 3,551
28.

Board Compensation and Firm Performance: The Role of 'Independent' Board Members

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 104/2005
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Nov 2005
Working Paper Series
Catolica Lisbon School of Business and Economics
Downloads 3,548
29.

Ultimate Ownership and Bank Competition

Number of pages: 85 Posted: 03 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Navarra, IESE Business School, Alberta School of Business, University of Alberta and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 3,521
30.

Why Do Firms Go Dark? Causes and Economic Consequences of Voluntary SEC Deregistrations

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 155/2007, AFA 2006 Boston Meetings Paper, Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 06-045
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 24 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management

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Downloads 3,473
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Mandatory IFRS Reporting and Changes in Enforcement

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 377/2013, The Wharton School Research Paper, Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 12-12
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 07 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 3,452
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Capital-Market Effects of Securities Regulation: Prior Conditions, Implementation, and Enforcement

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 407/2014, Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 12-04
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 23 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 3,378
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Common Ownership, Competition, and Top Management Incentives

Ross School of Business Paper No. 1328, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 511/2017
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 03 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2018
Accepted Paper Series
University of Navarra, IESE Business School, Yale School of Management, IESE Business School, University of Navarra and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business

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Downloads 3,329
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Has New York Become Less Competitive in Global Markets? Evaluating Foreign Listing Choices over Time

Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2007-03-012, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 173/2007, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2007-9
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 25 Apr 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance

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Downloads 3,289
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Liquid-Claim Production, Risk Management, and Bank Capital Structure: Why High Leverage is Optimal for Banks

Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2013-8, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2013-03-08, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 356
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 23 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business - Finance and Business Economics Department and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance

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Downloads 3,273
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Who Blows the Whistle on Corporate Fraud?

AFA 2007 Chicago Meetings Paper, Chicago GSB Research Paper No. 08-22, CRSP Working Paper No. 618, 1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, Forthcoming, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 156/2007
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 3,257
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Returns to Hedge Fund Activism: An International Study

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 402/2014
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 11 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 22 May 2017
Working Paper Series
Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (ULB), London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting, London School of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Finance

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Downloads 3,219
38.

Royal Ahold: A Failure of Corporate Governance

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 67/2005
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 07 Feb 2005
Working Paper Series
Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, University of Iowa - Tippie College of Business and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Financial Management
Downloads 3,134
39.

Corporate Governance and Acquirer Returns

ECGI-Finance Working Paper No. 116/2006, Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 11 Apr 2005
Accepted Paper Series
University of New South Wales - Australian School of Business, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen and University of Delaware
Downloads 3,129
40.

Governance and Performance Revisited

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 28/2003, EFA 2003 Annual Conference Paper No. 252
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Jul 2003 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2013
Working Paper Series
BI Norwegian Business School and University of Stavanger

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Downloads 3,080
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An Integrated Framework of Corporate Governance and Firm Valuation - Evidence from Switzerland

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 34/2004
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 27 Jan 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Basel, Hamburg University, University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance and University of Basel - Center for Economic Science (WWZ) - Department of Finance
Downloads 3,074
42.

Takeovers

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 118/2006
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Feb 2006
Working Paper Series
Swedish House of Finance and Bocconi University - Department of Economics

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Downloads 3,064
43.

Do Foreigners Invest Less in Poorly Governed Firms?

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 43/2004 , IFDP No. 816
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 08 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Utah - Department of Finance and University of Virginia - Darden Business School

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Downloads 3,004
44.

Blockholders and Corporate Governance

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 385/2013
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 27 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2018
Working Paper Series
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting

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Downloads 2,938
45.

The Investment Allocation of Sovereign Wealth Funds

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 03 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Miami - Department of Finance and European Central Bank (ECB)
Downloads 2,875
46.

Recent Developments in German Corporate Governance

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 41/2004 (Revised), CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2004-123 (Revised)
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 May 2004
Working Paper Series
IE Business School, IE University, Universitat Rovira i Virgili - Department of Economics and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
Downloads 2,865
47.

Executive Compensation: A Modern Primer

Journal of Economic Literature, Forthcoming, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 450/2015
Number of pages: 171 Posted: 13 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2018
Accepted Paper Series
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting, Harvard University - Department of Economics and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Finance

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Downloads 2,855
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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 Oxford and London School of Economics - Department of Finance

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Downloads 2,827
49.

Private Equity and the Resolution of Financial Distress

AFA 2012 Chicago Meetings Paper, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 331/2012
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 21 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2014
Working Paper Series
Boston College - Carroll School of Management, Swedish House of Finance and University of Virginia - McIntire School of Commerce
Downloads 2,811
50.

Stakeholder Capitalism, Corporate Governance and Firm Value

EFA 2007 Ljubljana Meetings Paper, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 190/2007, Wharton Financial Institutions Center Working Paper #09-28
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 05 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2014
Working Paper Series
Imperial College London, Bocconi University - Department of Finance and University of California, Davis
Downloads 2,706