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1.

Governance Matters VI: Governance Indicators for 1996-2006

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4280
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 11 Jul 2007
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Downloads 23,254
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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
Downloads 18,622
3.

Challenges of Insecurity and Terrorism in Nigeria: Implication for National Development

OIDA International Journal of Sustainable Development, Vol. 08, No. 02, pp. 11-18, 2015
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 29 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Delta State University - Department of Economics
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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
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5.

Governance Matters Iii: Governance Indicators for 1996-2002

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3106
Number of pages: 116 Posted: 18 Jun 2003
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
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6.

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
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7.

A Concise Guide to the Rule of Law

FLORENCE WORKSHOP ON THE RULE OF LAW, Neil Walker, Gianluigi Palombella, eds., Hart Publishing Company, 2007, St. John's Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-0082
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 13 Sep 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 9,149
8.

An Aid-Institutions Paradox? A Review Essay on Aid Dependency and State Building in Sub-Saharan Africa

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 74, Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies Working Paper No. 11-05
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 Dec 2005
Working Paper Series
Center for Global Development, Birk Consulting and Cornell University
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9.

Measuring the Rule of Law

Number of pages: 120 Posted: 01 Dec 2011
Working Paper Series
Pontifica Universidad Javeriana Law School and The World Justice Project
Downloads 6,701
10.

Human Nature and Institutional Analysis

In E. Brousseau and J.-M. Glachant, eds., New Institutional Economics: A Guidebook, 2008, Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, pp. 81-99
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 28 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2018
Working Paper Series
Pompeu Fabra University - Department of Economics and Business
Downloads 6,347
11.

Digital Finance & The COVID-19 Crisis

University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2020/017, UNSW Law Research
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2021
Accepted Paper Series
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of LawUniversity of Hong Kong, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law, Thomson Reuters - Refinitiv (formally Thomson Reuters), University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law, Qatar University - College of Law and Universite du Luxembourg - Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance
Downloads 5,970
12.

Regulating a Revolution: From Regulatory Sandboxes to Smart Regulation

23 Fordham Journal of Corporate and Financial Law 31-103 (2017), European Banking Institute Working Paper Series 2017 - No. 11, University of Luxembourg Law Working Paper No. 006/2017, University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2017/019, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 17-71, Center for Business and Corporate Law (CBC) Working Paper Series 001/2017
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 19 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Universite du Luxembourg - Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance, University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of LawUniversity of Hong Kong and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
Downloads 5,916
13.

Comparative Company Law

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 77/2006, THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF COMPARATIVE LAW, Mathias Reimann & Reinhard Zimmermann, eds., p. 1161-1191, Oxford University Press, 2006
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2011
Working Paper Series
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
Downloads 5,244
14.

Corporate Social Responsibility in Nigeria: Western Mimicry or Indigenous Influences?

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 Apr 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Edinburgh Business School, Lagos Business School, Pan-Atlantic University - Lagos Business School and University of Sussex Law School

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Downloads 5,181
15.

Governance and Corruption in Public Health Care Systems

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 78
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 03 May 2007
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 5,120
16.

Police Structure: A Comparative Study of Policing Models

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 12 May 2010 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
Kerala Judicial Service
Downloads 4,980
17.

Corporate Social Responsibility: An Issues Paper

International Labour Office Working Paper No. 27
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 25 Jul 2006
Working Paper Series
International Labour Organization (ILO) - Policy Integration Department
Downloads 4,965
18.

How to Restructure Venezuelan Debt (¿Cómo restructurar la deuda venezolana?)

Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2017-52
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Center for Contract and Economic Organization and University of Virginia School of Law
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20.

The Banking System in Emerging Economies: How Much Progress Has Been Made?

BIS Paper No. 28
Number of pages: 382 Posted: 01 Aug 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Bank for International Settlements (BIS)
Downloads 4,779
21.

A Review on Judicial Activism in Pakistan

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 20 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Karachi
Downloads 4,512
22.

China's Financial System: Past, Present, and Future

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 05 Aug 2005
Working Paper Series
Imperial College London, Fanhai International School of Finance, Fudan University and Australian National University (ANU) - College of Business and Economics
Downloads 4,506
23.

Global Data Privacy Laws: 89 Countries, and Accelerating

Privacy Laws & Business International Report, Issue 115, Special Supplement, February 2012, Queen Mary School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 98/2012
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 06 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of New South Wales, Faculty of Law
Downloads 4,460
24.

Regulation of Digital Financial Services in China: Last Mover Advantage

(2015) 8(1) Tsinghua China Law Review 25-62, University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2015/044, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2015-62
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of LawUniversity of Hong Kong and University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 4,440
25.

Country Risk Components, the Cost of Capital, and Returns in Emerging Markets

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Nov 2004
Working Paper Series
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 4,194
26.

What is Law and Development?

Revista Argentina de Teoria Juridica, Vol. 11, No. 1, 2010
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 09 Aug 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 4,194
27.

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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28.

The Relationship Between Law and Development: Optimists versus Skeptics

American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 56, No. 4, 2008, NYU Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 08-14, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-24
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 23 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2009
Accepted Paper Series
New York University School of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 4,097
29.

After Libra, Digital Yuan and COVID-19: Central Bank Digital Currencies and the New World of Money and Payment Systems

European Banking Institute Working Paper Series 65/2020, University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2020/036, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 20-59
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 16 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2021
Working Paper Series
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law, Universite du Luxembourg - Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of LawUniversity of Hong Kong and University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Hard vs. Soft Law: Alternatives, Complements and Antagonists in International Governance

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 94, pp. 706-99, 2010, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-23
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 03 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Irvine School of Law and Temple University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 3,985
31.

The Independent Director in Chinese Corporate Governance

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, Vol. 31, No. 1, pp. 125-228, 2006, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 204, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 204
Number of pages: 104 Posted: 15 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2014
Accepted Paper Series
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 3,866
32.

International Law, Dignity, Democracy, and the Arab Spring

46 Cornell International Law Journal 1 (2013), U of Houston Law Center No. 2012-A-3
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 25 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 3,855
33.

The Use and Interpretation of Tax Treaties in the Emerging World: Theory and Implications

British Tax Review, No. 4, 2008
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 26 Sep 2008
Accepted Paper Series
London School of Economics - Law School
Downloads 3,809
34.

The Economic Consequences of Legal Origins

Journal of Economic Literature, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 09 Nov 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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Downloads 3,788
35.

Initial Coin Offerings: The Top 25 Jurisdictions and Their Comparative Regulatory Responses

CodeX Stanford Journal of Blockchain Law & Policy (2018), U of St. Thomas (Minnesota) Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-07
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 18 May 2018
Working Paper Series
University of St. Thomas, Minnesota - School of Law
Downloads 3,583
36.

Succession at Customary Law - Addressing the Crossroads of Constitutional Conflicts

Olabisi Onabanjo University Law Journal vol. 1. No. 1. pp. 21- 47, 2010
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 15 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2018
Accepted Paper Series
University of Lagos
Downloads 3,539
37.

Fintech for Financial Inclusion: A Framework for Digital Financial Transformation

UNSW Law Research Paper No. 18-87, University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2019/001, University of Luxembourg Law Working Paper No. 004-2019
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 29 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of LawUniversity of Hong Kong, University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law and Universite du Luxembourg - Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance
Downloads 3,445
38.

The History and Elements of the Rule of Law

Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-02-07
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 01 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2013
Working Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law

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39.

Environmental Impact Assessment of Civil Engineering Infrastructure Development Projects

OIDA International Journal of Sustainable Development, Vol. 2, No. 4, pp. 57-66, 2010
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 22 Nov 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Tshwane University of Technology - Department of Civil Engineering
Downloads 3,268
40.

Mutual Funds Fees Around the World

HBS Finance Working Paper No. 901023
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 May 2006
Working Paper Series
Georgia Institute of Technology - Finance Area, London Business School and University of Oxford - Said Business School
Downloads 3,243
41.

Voluntary Winding Up in India - A Comparative Analysis

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 13 Jan 2014
Working Paper Series
Independent
Downloads 3,210
42.

A Comparative Study of Insider Trading Regulation Enforcement In the U.S. and China

Journal of Business & Securities Law, Vol. 9, No. 1, Fall 2008
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
Downloads 3,202
43.

Constitutional Courts Vs. Religious Fundamentalism: Three Middle Eastern Tales

Texas Law Review, Forthcoming, U Toronto, Public Law Research Paper No. 04-08
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Nov 2004 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of Toronto
Downloads 3,169
44.

Corporate Social Responsibility: An Overview of Principles and Practice

International Labour Office Working Paper No. 34
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 Jul 2006
Working Paper Series
La Trobe Law School
Downloads 3,157
45.

From Talk to Walk: The Emergence of Human Rights Responsibilities for Corporations at International Law

Virginia Journal of International Law, Vol. 44, No. 4, pp. 931-1023, 2004
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 15 Aug 2006
Accepted Paper Series
The University of Sydney Law School and NYU Law School
Downloads 3,101
46.

The Objectives and Principles of the TRIPs Agreement

Houston Law Review, Vol. 46, pp. 797-1046, 2009
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 06 May 2009 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Texas A&M University School of Law
Downloads 3,097
47.

An Outline of Construction Law in Kenya

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Mar 2011
Working Paper Series
oseko.alfred@gmail.com
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48.

The Future of Data-Driven Finance and RegTech: Lessons from EU Big Bang II

European Banking Institute Working Paper Series 2019/35, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 19-22, University of Luxembourg Law Working Paper No. 005-2019, University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2019/004
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 27 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
Universite du Luxembourg - Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of LawUniversity of Hong Kong, University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law and University of Zurich - Faculty of Law
Downloads 2,968
49.

Economic Impacts of COVID-19 Macro and Microeconomics Evidences from Sri Lanka

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 11 May 2020
Working Paper Series
Uva Wellassa University
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50.

What is the Rule of Law and Why is It so Important?

Silkenat, Barenboim and Hickey, eds., "The Legal Doctrines of the Rule of Law and the Legal State" (Springer, 2014 Forthcoming), University of Baltimore School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-15
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 04 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 28 May 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Baltimore - School of Law
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