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1.

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 9,029
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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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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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 8,065
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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 6,467
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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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 5,416
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 5,136
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 4,018
11.

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 3,812
12.

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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13.

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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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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15.

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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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 2,801
17.

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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18.

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 2,312
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 1,967
22.

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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Downloads 1,850
23.

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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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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25.

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 1,794
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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 1,735
27.

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 1,669
28.

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 1,289
29.

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

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 02 Nov 2014
Working Paper Series
Bruegel and Bruegel
Downloads 1,266
30.

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 1,241
31.

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
SSRN, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Econalytics
Downloads 1,219
32.

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 1,219
33.

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 1,170
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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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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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37.

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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38.

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 989
39.

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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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 834
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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 806
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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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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
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‘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 695
45.

What Has Mattered to Economics Since 1970

Ross School of Business Paper No. 1045
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 Aug 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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46.

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

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 10 Dec 2000
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business - Economics 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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Efficiency and Distribution in Financial Restructuring: The Case of the Ferruzzi Group

CRSP Working Paper No. 466
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 06 Nov 2000
Working Paper Series
Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Milan and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 630
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Bureaucracy as a Mechanism to Generate Information

CRSP Working Paper No. 477
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 May 2003
Working Paper Series
Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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50.

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 602