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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

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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
SSRN, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and Ohio State University (OSU) - Fisher College of Business
Downloads 23,651
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 17,850
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The Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the Making of Quack Corporate Governance

NYU, Law and Econ Research Paper 04-032; Yale Law & Econ Research Paper 297; Yale ICF Working Paper 04-37; ECGI - Finance Working Paper 52/2004
Number of pages: 234 Posted: 27 Sep 2004
Working Paper Series
Yale Law School

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5.

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
Cornerstone Research and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
Downloads 11,058
6.

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: 18 Jun 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Korea University - Department of Finance and Korea University Business School

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Downloads 10,854
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
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Vienna University of Economics and Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 9,833
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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 9,052
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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
SSRN

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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

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Downloads 8,234
11.

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 8,082
12.

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
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Vienna University of Economics and Business, University of Vienna - Center for Business Studies - Department of Economics and WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management

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Downloads 6,990
13.

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, University of Oxford - Said Business School and Bocconi University

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Hedge Fund Activism, Corporate Governance, and Firm Performance

Journal of Finance, Vol. 63, p. 1729, 2008, 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: 56 Posted: 05 Apr 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Vanderbilt University - Law School and University of San Diego School of Law
Downloads 6,263
15.

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 SSRN

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16.

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
Cornerstone Research, Tilburg University and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
Downloads 5,816
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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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, University of Oxford - Said Business School and Bocconi University
Downloads 4,858
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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
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New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business

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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
Cardiff University - Cardiff Business School and Tilburg University - Department of Finance

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Downloads 4,093
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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 - Johnson Graduate School of Management and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance

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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
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Swedish House of Finance and Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business
Downloads 3,957
23.

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
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Harvard Law School and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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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 3,837
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 3,694
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 3,589
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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
University of Hamburg, Greenhill & Co. and University of Basel - Center for Economic Science (WWZ) - Department of Finance

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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
IMD International
Downloads 3,390
29.

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
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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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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
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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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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
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University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Cornell University - Johnson Graduate School of Management and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance

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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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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
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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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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
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University of Basel, University of Hamburg, University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance and University of Basel - Center for Economic Science (WWZ) - Department of Finance
Downloads 3,032
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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
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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 3,027
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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, China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) and University of Delaware
Downloads 3,025
37.

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 2,994
38.

Takeovers

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

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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
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University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Utah - Department of Finance and University of Virginia - Darden Business School

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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
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Cardiff University - Cardiff Business School, Universitat Rovira i Virgili - Department of Economics and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
Downloads 2,807
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The Investment Allocation of Sovereign Wealth Funds

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 03 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2009
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University of Miami and European Central Bank (ECB)
Downloads 2,773
42.

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
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University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance and London School of Economics - Department of Finance

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Blockholders and Corporate Governance

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 385
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 27 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2016
Working Paper Series
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting

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Debt, Equity, and Hybrid Decoupling: Governance and Systemic Risk Implications

U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 120, Europen Financial Management Journal, Vol. 14, 2008, ECGI - Finance Working Paper Series No. 207/2008, McCombs Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law

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Downloads 2,629
45.

Corporate Finance in Europe: A Survey

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 121/2006, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 06-17
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Apr 2006
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University of Lugano - Faculty of Economics and University of Mannheim Business School
Downloads 2,626
46.

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, Berenberg and Bocconi University - Department of Finance

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Downloads 2,616
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Ultimate Ownership and Bank Competition

Number of pages: 85 Posted: 03 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2016
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University of Navarra, IESE Business School, Alberta School of Business, University of Alberta and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 2,575
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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 2,560
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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 2,518
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Managers, Workers, and Corporate Control

EFA 2002 Berlin Meetings Presented Paper; ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 01/2002
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 11 Apr 2003
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City University London - Faculty of Finance and University of Naples Federico II - Department of Economics and Statistics

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