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1.

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 11,103
2.

Private Equity Performance: What Do We Know?

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, Fama-Miller Working Paper, Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 11-44, Darden Business School Working Paper No. 1932316
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 23 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, University of Oxford - Said Business School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Private Equity Performance: Returns, Persistence and Capital Flows

MIT Sloan Working Paper No. 4446-03; AFA 2004 San Diego Meetings
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 04 Dec 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 9,555
4.

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 8,224
5.

Corporate Governance

The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics and the Law, 1998
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Jun 1998
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 6,790
6.

The Cost of Diversity: The Diversification Discount and Inefficient Investment

CRSP Working Paper No. 463
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 05 Feb 1998
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, London Business School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 6,445
7.

The Costs and Benefits of Financial Market Regulation

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 21/2004
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 29 Apr 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 5,678
8.

Why are Buyouts Levered? The Financial Structure of Private Equity Funds

Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2008-15; Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2008-03-014, Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 12 Mar 2005 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2008
Accepted Paper Series
London School of Economics, Swedish House of Finance and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 5,267
9.

Corporate Governance and Merger Activity in the U.S.: Making Sense of the 1980s and 1990s

MIT Dept. of Economics Working Paper No. 01-11
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 21 Feb 2001
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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10.

Which CEO Characteristics and Abilities Matter?

Swedish Institute for Financial Research Conference on the Economics of the Private Equity Market, AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Chicago - Graduate School of Business (GSB) and Copenhagen Business School

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Downloads 4,218
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How Do Private Equity Investments Perform Compared to Public Equity?

Darden Business School Working Paper No. 2597259
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, University of Oxford - Said Business School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 4,048
12.

Power in a Theory of the Firm

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 31 Mar 1997
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 3,885
13.

Financial Contracting Theory Meets the Real World: An Empirical Analysis of Venture Capital Contracts

CRSP Working Paper No. 513
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 26 Apr 2000
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Swedish House of Finance

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14.

Has Persistence Persisted in Private Equity? Evidence from Buyout and Venture Capital Funds

Darden Business School Working Paper No. 2304808, Fama-Miller Working Paper
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, University of Oxford - Said Business School, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Oxford - Said Business School
Downloads 3,314
15.

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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16.

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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17.

Wall Street and Main Street: What Contributes to the Rise in the Highest Incomes?

CRSP Working Paper No. 615, AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 20 Sep 2006
Working Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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18.

Private Benefits of Control: An International Comparison

CRSP Working Paper No. 535; and Harvard PON Working Paper; AFA 2003 Washington, DC Meetings
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 07 Jan 2002
Working Paper Series
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 2,785
19.

Judging Fund Managers by the Company They Keep

CRSP Working Paper No. 545; EFA 2003 Annual Conference Paper No. 884, HBS Finance Working Paper No. 04-023
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 17 Dec 2002
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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20.

Banks and Markets: The Changing Character of European Finance

CRSP Working Paper No. 546
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 23 Apr 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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21.

A Clinical Exploration of Value Creation and Destruction in Acquisitions: Organization Design, Incentives, and Internal Capital Markets

Center for Research in Security Prices (CRSP) Working Paper No. 450
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 11 Aug 1997
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, AQR Capital Management, LLC and Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business, Department of Finance
Downloads 1,995
22.

Law and Blockchain: A Legal Perspective on Current Regulatory Trends Worldwide

Revue Trimestrielle de Droit Financier (Corporate Finance and Capital Markets Law Review) RTDF N°4-2017 - December 2017,
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 11 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne - Sorbonne Law School
Downloads 1,940
23.

Theft and Taxes

ECGI - Finance Research Paper No. 63/2005, EFA 2005 Moscow Meetings, Forthcoming, CRSP Working Paper No. 600
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 06 Dec 2005
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Should Investors Bet on the Jockey or the Horse? Evidence from the Evolution of Firms from Early Business Plans to Public Companies

CRSP Working Paper No. 603
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Feb 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Vanderbilt University - Finance and Swedish House of Finance

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Downloads 1,899
25.

The Corporate Governance Role of the Media

CRSP Working Paper No. 543
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 01 Nov 2002
Working Paper Series
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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26.

Improving the Role of Equity Crowdfunding in Europe's Capital Markets

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 02 Nov 2014
Working Paper Series
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and Bruegel
Downloads 1,859
27.

Does Culture Affect Economic Outcomes?

CRSP Working Paper No. 608
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 Jan 2006
Working Paper Series
Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF), Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management - Department of Finance and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 1,850
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The Firm as a Dedicated Hierarchy: A Theory of the Origin and Growth of Firms

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 16 Nov 1998
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 1,771
29.

In Search of New Foundations

CRSP Working Paper No. 515
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 Jul 2000
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 1,698
30.

Trusting the Stock Market

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 170/2007, CFS Working Paper No. 2005/27, CRSP Working Paper No. 602
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 03 Oct 2005
Working Paper Series
Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF), Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management - Department of Finance and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 1,311
31.

Is the U.S. Capital Market Losing its Competitive Edge?

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 192/2007
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 12 Nov 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 1,290
32.

How Costly is Financial (Not Economic) Distress? Evidence from Highly Leveraged Transactions that Became Distressed

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 21 Apr 1997
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 1,267
33.

Effects of Lbos on Tax Revenues of the U.S. Treasury

Tax Notes, Vol. 42, No. 6, 1989
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 16 Aug 2000
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Econalytics
Downloads 1,261
34.

Characteristics, Contracts and Actions: Evidence from Venture Capitalist Analyses

CRSP Working Paper No. 536
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 15 Jan 2002
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Swedish House of Finance

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The Role of Social Capital in Financial Development

Eleventh Annual Utah Winter Conference; AFA 2001 New Orleans; CRSP Working Paper No. 511
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 21 Mar 2000
Working Paper Series
Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF), Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management - Department of Finance and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 1,190
36.

How Smart is Smart Money? A Two-Sided Matching Model of Venture Capital

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 31 Jan 2006
Working Paper Series
Copenhagen Business School

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Downloads 1,118
37.

Coordinating Supply and Demand on an On-Demand Service Platform with Impatient Customers

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 30 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 15 Nov 2018
Working Paper Series
SUNY at Binghamton - School of Management, University of California, Irvine - Paul Merage School of Business, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Decisions, Operations, and Technology Management (DOTM) Area, Zhejiang University and Singapore Management University - School of Information Systems
Downloads 1,111
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The Influence of the Financial Revolution on the Nature of Firms

CRSP Working Paper No. 525
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 12 Feb 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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What is the Price of Hubris? Using Takeover Battles to Infer Overpayments and Synergies

AFA 2001 New Orleans Meetings
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 16 Sep 2000
Working Paper Series
INSEAD - Finance, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Fuqua School of Business, Duke University

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Downloads 1,078
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Why Do Entrepreneurs Hold Large Ownership Shares? Testing Agency Theory Using Entrepreneur Effort and Wealth

CRSP Working Paper No. 544
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 17 Dec 2002
Working Paper Series
University of California, Davis - Departments of Economics and Agricultural Resource Economics, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Yale University, Yale SOM
Downloads 1,014
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People's Opium? Religion and Economic Attitudes

CRSP Working Paper No. 542
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 19 Nov 2002
Working Paper Series
Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF), Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management - Department of Finance and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 997
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Does Local Financial Development Matter?

CRSP Working Paper No. 538
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 May 2003
Working Paper Series
Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF), Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management - Department of Finance and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 850
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Berg Electronics Corporation

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 30 Jan 2001
Case and Teaching Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Baylor University - Department of Finance, Insurance & Real Estate and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
Downloads 836
44.

How Well Do Venture Capital Databases Reflect Actual Investments?

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Oct 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Swedish House of Finance and Vanderbilt University - Finance
Downloads 814
45.

How and Why Multinational Corporations Pursue CSR Strategies: The Case of Nestle in China

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 06 Apr 2014
Working Paper Series
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick School of Arts & Sciences
Downloads 795
46.

Are Elite Universities Losing Their Competitive Edge?

CRSP Working Paper No. 609, Ross School of Business Paper No. 1046
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 10 May 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 759
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The Principle of 'Comply or Explain' Underpinning the UK Corporate Governance Regulation: Is There a Need for a Change?

Corporate Law: Corporate Governance Law Journal, Vol 7, Issue 81, November 27, 2015
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 15 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2018
Working Paper Series
Ernst & Young Cyprus | EY LAW - Prountzos & Prountzos LLC
Downloads 747
48.

‘The Valley of Opportunity’ Rethinking Venture Capital for Long-Term Institutional Investors

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 07 Feb 2014
Working Paper Series
University of California Office of Chief Investment Officer, Oxford University - Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, Stanford University - Global Projects Center and Stanford University
Downloads 738
49.

The Effects of Business-to-Business E-Commerce on Transaction Costs

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 10 Dec 2000
Working Paper Series
IE Business School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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The Corporate Governance Role of the Media: Evidence from Russia

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 154/2007
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 17 Mar 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, New Economic School (NES) and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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