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1.

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 24,242
2.

Executive Compensation

Number of pages: 91 Posted: 19 May 1999
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Downloads 18,943
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 14,631
4.

Compensation and Incentives: Practice vs. Theory

Michael C. Jensen, FOUNDATIONS OF ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGY, Harvard University Press, 1998; Journal of Finance, Vol. 63, No. 3, pp. 593-616, July 1998
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 24 Sep 1998
Accepted Paper Series
HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit, SSRN and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Downloads 10,557
5.

Performance Pay and Top Management Incentives

Michael C. Jensen, FOUNDATIONS OF ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGY, Harvard University Press, 1998
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 08 Mar 2001
Accepted Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and SSRN
Downloads 10,340
6.

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 7,414
7.

Relational Contracts and the Theory of the Firm

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 May 1997
Working Paper Series
HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit, Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Sloan School and Department of Economics and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Downloads 6,054
8.

What's Really Wrong with U.S. Business Schools?

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 01 Aug 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business - Finance and Business Economics Department, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business - Finance and Business Economics Department and University of Rochester - Simon Business School
Downloads 5,829
9.

Capital Structure, Payout Policy, and Financial Flexibility

Marshall School of Business Working Paper No. FBE 02-06
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 17 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 20 May 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business - Finance and Business Economics Department and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business - Finance and Business Economics Department
Downloads 5,789
10.

Social Capital: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

KNOWLEDGE AND SOCIAL CAPITAL: FOUNDATIONS AND APPLICATIONS, Eric L. Lesser, ed., Butterworth-Heinemann, Boston, MA, pp. 89-115, 2000, Marshall School of Business Working Paper No. MKT 03-09
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department and University of Calgary - Haskayne School of Business
Downloads 4,750
11.

Do Non-Audit Service Fees Impair Auditor Independence? Evidence from Going-Concern Audit Opinions

USC Leventhal School of Accounting
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Jan 2002
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Leventhal School of Accounting, Florida International University (FIU) - School of Accounting and University of Southern California - Leventhal School of Accounting
Downloads 4,118
12.

Financial Statement Effects of Adopting International Accounting Standards: the Case of Germany

Review of Accounting Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 24 Nov 2004
Working Paper Series
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) and University of Southern California - Leventhal School of Accounting
Downloads 3,438
13.

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 3,416
14.

Equity Trading in the 21st Century

Marshall School of Business Working Paper No. FBE 09-10
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 11 May 2010 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2015
Working Paper Series
Georgetown University - Department of Finance, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business - Finance and Business Economics Department and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business
Downloads 3,407
15.

The Irrelevance of the Mm Dividend Irrelevance Theorem

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Mar 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business - Finance and Business Economics Department and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business - Finance and Business Economics Department
Downloads 3,181
16.

Internal Control Weakness and Cost of Equity: Evidence from Sox Section 404 Disclosures

AAA 2006 Financial Accounting and Reporting Section (FARS) Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 05 Aug 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business, Florida International University (FIU) - School of Accounting and University of Southern California - Leventhal School of Accounting
Downloads 3,136
17.

First to Market, First to Fail? Real Causes of Enduring Market Leadership

MIT Sloan Management Review, Vol. 37, No. 2, pp. 65-75, Winter 1996
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 02 Jun 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business, Department of Marketing and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 3,093
18.

What Determines Firm Size?

CRSP Working Paper No. 496; and USC Finance & Business Econ. Working Paper No. 01-1
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 03 Sep 1999
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Southern California

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Downloads 3,079
19.

CAPM Over the Long-Run: 1926-2001

AFA 2004 San Diego Meetings
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Nov 2003
Working Paper Series
BlackRock, Inc and University of California, Davis - Graduate School of Management
Downloads 3,053
20.

Portfolio Optimization and Hedge Fund Style Allocation Decisions

USC FBE Working Paper No. 02-4
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Mar 2002
Working Paper Series
EDHEC Business School and EDHEC Business School
Downloads 2,992
21.

Downside Correlation and Expected Stock Returns

EFA 2002 Berlin Meetings Presented Paper; USC Finance & Business Econ. Working Paper No. 01-25
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Nov 2001
Working Paper Series
BlackRock, Inc, University of California, Davis - Graduate School of Management and Rice University
Downloads 2,968
22.

Inflation and Nominal Financial Reporting: Implications for Performance and Stock Prices

The Accounting Review, Year 2011, Volume 86, Number 3 (May), Pages 1045-1085
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 26 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 2,683
23.

Stock Options for Undiversified Executives

Harvard NOM Research Paper No. 00-05; Presented at Tuck-JFE Contemporary Corporate Governance Conference; USC FBE Working Paper No. 01-16
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 14 Dec 2000
Working Paper Series
NOM Unit Head, Harvard Business School and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business

Multiple version iconThere are 3 versions of this paper

Downloads 2,676
24.

Corporate Bond Market Transparency and Transaction Costs

Fifteenth Annual Utah Winter Finance Conference
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Sep 2004
Working Paper Series
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business - Finance and Business Economics Department and Government of the United States of America - Banking Committee
Downloads 2,589
25.

Determinants of Market Reactions to Restatement Announcements

University of Kansas Working Paper
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Apr 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California, University of Arkansas at Fayetteville and University of Kansas - Accounting and Information Systems Area

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Downloads 2,568
26.

Dividend Policy, Agency Costs, and Earned Equity

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Jun 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business - Finance and Business Economics Department, 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 2,492
27.

Payout Policy Irrelevance and the Dividend Puzzle

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 09 Apr 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business - Finance and Business Economics Department and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business - Finance and Business Economics Department
Downloads 2,484
28.

The Trouble with Stock Options

Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 03-33
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 13 Jun 2003
Working Paper Series
NOM Unit Head, Harvard Business School and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 2,418
29.

When Are Outside Directors Effective?

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming, USC CLEO Research Paper No. C07-13, Marshall School of Business Working Paper No. MKT 02-09
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 26 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business - Finance and Business Economics Department
Downloads 2,376
30.

Are Dividends Disappearing? Dividend Concentration and the Consolidation of Earnings

USC CLEO Research Paper No. C02-17; USC FBE Working Paper No. 02-9
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Aug 2002
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business - Finance and Business Economics Department, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business - Finance and Business Economics Department and The University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 2,295
31.

An Empirical Analysis of Analysts' Cash Flow Forecasts

USC Leventhal School of Accounting Working Paper
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 Apr 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Leventhal School of Accounting and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST)

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 2,241
32.

Macroeconomic Factors Do Influence Aggregate Stock Returns

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 03 Oct 2002
Working Paper Series
University of Florida - Department of Finance, Insurance and Real Estate and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business - Finance and Business Economics Department

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Downloads 2,205
33.

Value of Corporate Control: Some International Evidence

USC Finance & Business Econ. Working Paper No. 01-4
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Oct 2001
Working Paper Series
Villanova University - School of Business, Santa Clara University - Department of Finance and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business

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Downloads 2,187
34.

Costly External Finance, Corporate Investment, and the Subprime Mortgage Credit Crisis

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming, Marshall School of Business Working Paper No. MKT 01-09, Ross School of Business Paper No. 1121
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business - Finance and Business Economics Department and Vanderbilt University - Finance
Downloads 2,167
35.

Market, Hierarchy, and Trust: The Knowledge Economy and the Future of Capitalism

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 25 Oct 1999
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department
Downloads 2,142
36.

Research on Innovation: A Review and Agenda for Marketing Science

Marketing Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 11 Jun 2006
Accepted Paper Series
MIT Sloan School of Management, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business, Department of Marketing and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Business Administration
Downloads 2,043
37.

Drivers of Success for Market Entry into China and India

Journal of Marketing, Forthcoming, Marshall School of Business Working Paper No. MKT 10-07
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 26 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2007
Accepted Paper Series
University of Miami - Department of Marketing and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business, Department of Marketing
Downloads 2,031
38.

Restated Financial Statements and Auditor Litigation

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 11 Dec 2000
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California and University of Kansas - Accounting and Information Systems Area
Downloads 2,028
39.

Determinants of Capital Structure: a Case for Pakistani Cement Industry

Lahore Journal of Economics, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 63-80, 2006
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 21 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2009
Accepted Paper Series
IIU and COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Abbottabad Campus
Downloads 1,988
40.

Brand Attachment and Brand Attitude Strength: Conceptual and Empirical Differentiation of Two Critical Brand Equity Drivers

Journal of Marketing, Forthcoming, Marshall School of Business Working Paper No. MKT 16-10
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 14 May 2010 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California - Marketing Department, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business, Imperial College London and Vanderbilt University - Marketing
Downloads 1,981
41.

Dividend Policy and the Earned/Contributed Capital Mix: A Test of the Lifecycle Theory

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Aug 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business - Finance and Business Economics Department, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business - Finance and Business Economics Department and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,955
42.

Asset Liquidity, Debt Covenants, and Managerial Discretion in Financial Distress: The Collapse of L.A. Gear

Dice Center Working Paper No. 2001-7; and USC Finance & Business Econ. Working Paper No. 01-12
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 21 Jun 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business - Finance and Business Economics Department, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business - Finance and Business Economics Department and Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business, Department of Finance
Downloads 1,908
43.

Special Dividends and the Evolution of Dividend Signaling

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 15 Dec 1999
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business - Finance and Business Economics Department, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business - Finance and Business Economics Department and The University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 1,892
44.

Intertemporal CAPM and the Cross-Section of Stock Returns

EFA 2002 Berlin Meetings Discussion Paper
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 03 Mar 2002
Working Paper Series
University of California, Davis - Graduate School of Management
Downloads 1,840
45.

The Politics of Pay: A Legislative History of Executive Compensation

Marshall School of Business Working Paper No. FBE 01.11
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 26 Aug 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Downloads 1,822
46.

Transaction Costs, Trade Throughs, and Riskless Principal Trading in Corporate Bond Markets

Number of pages: 79 Posted: 18 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business - Finance and Business Economics Department
Downloads 1,797
47.

Discretion in Executive Incentive Contracts: Theory and Evidence

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 27 Dec 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,786
48.

Corporate Diversification and the Cost of Capital

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, Marshall School of Business Working Paper No. FBE 32-09, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 58, AFA 2011 Denver Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 21 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business - Finance and Business Economics Department
Downloads 1,769
49.

Forecasting Crashes: Trading Volume, Past Returns and Conditional Skewness in Stock Prices

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 03 Jan 2000
Working Paper Series
University of California, Davis - Graduate School of Management, Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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Downloads 1,768
50.

Executive Pay and 'Independent' Compensation Consultants

Marshall School of Business Working Paper No. FBE 10-09, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and Harvard Business School - Accounting and Control
Downloads 1,735