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1.

Loosey-Goosey Governance: Four Misunderstood Terms in Corporate Governance

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-79, 2019
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 04 Oct 2019
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 302
2.

The Limits of Delaware Corporate Law: Internal Affairs, Federal Forum Provisions, and Sciabacucchi

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 241
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 13 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2019
Working Paper Series
Stanford University Law School
Downloads 241
3.

Stakeholders and Shareholders: Are Executives Really 'Penny Wise and Pound Foolish' About ESG?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-78, July 2019, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 3418389
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 12 Jul 2019
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, General Atlantic and High Sage Ventures
Downloads 190
4.

Have Changes in Financial Reporting Attributes Impaired Informativeness? Evidence from the Ability of Financial Ratios to Predict Bankruptcy

Rock Center for Corporate Governance Working Paper No. 13 (2008)
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 24 May 2019
Working Paper Series
Stanford University, Stanford University and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 15
5.

The Business Case for ESG

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-77
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 23 May 2019 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2019
Accepted Paper Series
ValueAct Capital, ValueAct Capital, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and ValueAct Capital
Downloads 519
6.

Mandatory Securities Arbitration’s Impermissibility Under State Corporate Law: An Analysis of the Johnson & Johnson Shareholder Proposal

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 237
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 24 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
Rutgers Law School
Downloads 82
7.

Where Does Human Resources Sit at the Strategy Table?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-76, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 19-20
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 19 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2019
Accepted Paper Series
The Miles Group (TMG), Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, The Miles Group (TMG) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 137
8.

Peer Group Choice and Chief Executive Officer Compensation

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 240, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 19-15
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 13 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2019
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago Booth School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 285
9.

Where's the Greenium?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 239, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 19-14
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 13 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2019
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University, Graduate School of Business, Students
Downloads 314
10.

Non-answers during Conference Calls

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 19-01, Fama-Miller Working Paper , Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 237
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 04 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Melbourne, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 317
11.

Scaling Up: The Implementation of Corporate Governance in Pre-IPO Companies

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-75 , Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 19-11
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 30 Nov 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 373
12.

The Double-Edged Sword of CEO Activism

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-74, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 19-5
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Nov 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, The Miles Group (TMG), Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Tideline
Downloads 392
13.

Long-Term Economic Consequences of Hedge Fund Activist Interventions

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 236, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 18-47, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 577/2018, Review of Accounting Studies,, Long-term economic consequences of hedge fund activist interventions June 2019, Volume 24, Issue 2, pp 536–569 ,
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 03 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2019
Accepted Paper Series
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Downloads 925
14.

Bank Leverage, Welfare, and Regulation

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 235, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 3729, MPI Collective Goods Discussion Paper, No. 2018/13
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 02 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 10 May 2019
Working Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
Downloads 379
15.

Mandating Gender Diversity in the Corporate Boardroom: The Inevitable Failure of California’s SB 826.

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 232, Stanford Public Law Working Paper
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2019
Working Paper Series
Stanford University Law School
Downloads 753
16.

Cashing It In: Private-Company Exchanges and Employee Stock Sales Prior to IPO

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-73, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 18-45
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 12 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 24 May 2019
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University, Graduate School of Business, Students
Downloads 295
17.

The Big Thumb on the Scale: An Overview of the Proxy Advisory Industry

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-72, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 18-27
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 04 Jun 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Manhattan Institute, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 541
18.

Netflix Approach to Governance: Genuine Transparency with the Board

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-71, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 18-24
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 03 May 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 600
19.

Why Governance Matters for Your Startup

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 232
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 18 Apr 2018
Working Paper Series
Stanford Law School
Downloads 461
20.

Governance Gone Wild: Epic Misbehavior at Uber Technologies

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-70, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 18-3
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 14 Dec 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 790
21.

Deal Momentum

65 UCLA L. Rev. 376 (2018), Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 230, Stanford Public Law Working Paper, University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 237
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2018
Working Paper Series
Stanford Law School
Downloads 266
22.

Critical Update Needed: Cybersecurity Expertise in the Boardroom

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-69, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-70
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 20 Nov 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 368
23.

Building a Better Board Book

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 68, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-67
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 05 Oct 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Value Act Capital, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Value Act Capital
Downloads 510
24.

Ask Me No Questions and I Will Tell You No Lies: The Insignificance of Leidos before the United States Supreme Court

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 229
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 Oct 2017
Working Paper Series
Stanford University Law School
Downloads 161
25.

CEO Talent: A Dime a Dozen, or Worth Its Weight in Gold?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-67, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-66
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 30 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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Downloads 204
26.

Deal Structure

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 112, No. 2, 2018, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 231, University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 229, BYU Law Research Paper No. 17-32
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 29 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Law School and Columbia Law School
Downloads 295
27.

Sunrise, Sunset: An Empirical and Theoretical Assessment of Dual-Class Stock Structures

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 228
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 14 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Florida, Levin College of Law
Downloads 931
28.

A Skeptical View of Financialized Corporate Governance

Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 31 No. 3, 2017, pp 131-150, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 227, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-51
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 424
29.

Retired or Fired: How Can Investors Tell If a CEO Was Pressured to Leave?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-66, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-40
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 30 May 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Melbourne, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 552
30.

An Activist View of CEO Compensation

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-65, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-31
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 25 Apr 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Value Act Capital, Value Act Capital, Value Act Capital, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 783
31.

From Boardroom to C-Suite: Why Would a Company Pick a Current Director as CEO?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. 64, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-27
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 25 Mar 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 255
32.

Board Evaluations and Boardroom Dynamics

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP63 , Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-22
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 04 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2017
Accepted Paper Series
The Miles Group, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, The Miles Group (TMG) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 452
33.

The Credibility of Financial Reporting: A Reputation-Based Approach

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 224, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-10
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 26 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2017
Working Paper Series
Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, CUNY Baruch College and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business - Finance Department
Downloads 383
34.

Book Review: Government Intervention into Board Composition: Gender Quotas in Norway and Diversity Disclosures in the United States

Stanford Journal of Law, Business & Finance, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 192-239, 2016, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 223, Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 2881655
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Law School
Downloads 146
35.

The Wells Fargo Cross-Selling Scandal

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-62 Version 2, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-1
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 05 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2019
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 3,614
36.

Succession 'Losers': What Happens to Executives Passed Over for the CEO Job?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-61, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-44
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 09 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2016
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, The Miles Group (TMG) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 330
37.

Political Connections and the Informativeness of Insider Trades

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 222
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 08 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge Judge Business School, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Navarra, IESE Business School and Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

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Downloads 1,587
38.

The 'Buy Side' View on CEO Pay

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-60
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 30 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Rivel Research Group and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 255
39.

Gadflies at the Gate: Why Do Individual Investors Sponsor Shareholder Resolutions?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-59
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 Aug 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 302
40.

The Information Content of Earnings Announcements: New Insights on Intertemporal and Cross-Sectional Behavior

Review of Accounting Studies, March 2018, Volume 23, Issue 1, pp 95-135, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-40, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 221
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 27 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University, Stanford University and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Downloads 446
41.

CEO Personality and Firm Policies

6th Miami Behavioral Finance Conference, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-34, Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 16-13, Fama-Miller Working Paper, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 220
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 08 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Melbourne, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 2,096
42.

Chairman and CEO: The Controversy Over Board Leadership Structure

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-58, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-32
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 25 Jun 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,900
43.

It Takes a Village to Maintain a Dangerous Financial System

Forthcoming in "Just Financial Market? Finance in a Just Society," Lisa Herzog, Editor, Oxford University Press, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 219, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-26
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 02 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,118
44.

Scoundrels in the C-Suite: How Should the Board Respond When a CEO's Bad Behavior Makes the News?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-57 , Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-23
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 09 May 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 406
45.

Combate Contra la Corrupción Internacional y Enfoque en América Latina: Ley FCPA y Nuevo Programa del Departamento de Justicia de los Estados Unidos (International Anti-Corruption Efforts and Focus on Latin America: FCPA and the New DOJ Voluntary Disclosure Pilot Program)

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 218
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 May 2016 Last Revised: 08 May 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Law School
Downloads 359
46.

CEO Pay at Valeant: Does Extreme Compensation Create Extreme Risk?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-56, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-22
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 28 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 564
47.

How Important is Culture? A Second Look at Keller Williams Realty

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-55, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-21
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 20 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 245
48.

Governance Aches and Pains: Is Bad Governance Chronic?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-54, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-19
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 14 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 254
49.

CEO Pay, Performance, and Value Sharing

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-53
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 03 Mar 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 538
50.

Causal Inference in Accounting Research

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 54, No. 2, 2016, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 217, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-16
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 09 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Melbourne, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford Graduate School of Business

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Downloads 636