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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 14,227
2.

The Long-Term Effects of Hedge Fund Activism

Harvard Law School John M. Olin Center Discussion Paper No. 802, Columbia Law Review, Vol. 115, 2015, pp. 1085-1156, Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 13-66
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 07 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics

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Downloads 12,284
3.

How and Why Credit Rating Agencies are Not Like Other Gatekeepers

FINANCIAL GATEKEEPERS: CAN THEY PROTECT INVESTORS?, Yasuyuki Fuchita, Robert E. Litan, eds., Brookings Institution Press and the Nomura Institute of Capital Markets Research, 2006, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 07-46
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 May 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 10,002
4.

The Changing of the Boards: The Impact on Firm Valuation of Mandated Female Board Representation

Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2012, vol. 127(1): 137-197.
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 21 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - The Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 9,022
5.

Corporate Governance of Banks after the Financial Crisis - Theory, Evidence, Reforms

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 130/2009
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Mainz - Center for German and International Law of Financial Services and Faculty
Downloads 8,825
6.

The Role of Boards of Directors in Corporate Governance: A Conceptual Framework & Survey

Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2008-21, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 228/2009, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2008-03-020
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 18 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford, University of California, Berkeley and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 8,690
7.

Swept Away by the Crowd? Crowdfunding, Venture Capital, and the Selection of Entrepreneurs

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 25 Mar 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School
Downloads 7,887
8.

What Courses Should Law Students Take? Harvard's Largest Employers Weigh In

HLS Program on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2014-12, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 14-20
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School and Harvard University - Law School - Faculty
Downloads 7,532
9.

Audit Quality and Auditor Reputation: Evidence from Japan

Forthcoming, The Accounting Review, Volume 87, No. 5, September 2012, Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 10-15, Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 10-088
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 22 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2012
Working Paper Series
The University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Harvard Business School

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Downloads 6,361
10.

Behind the Scenes: The Corporate Governance Preferences of Institutional Investors

Journal of Finance 71, 2016, 2905-2932
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 15 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2020
Accepted Paper Series
Tilburg University - School of Law; European Banking Center (EBC), Frankfurt School of Finance & Management and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
Downloads 6,281
11.

Controlling Shareholders and Corporate Governance: Complicating the Comparative Taxonomy

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 49/2005, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 309, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 281
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 Aug 2005
Working Paper Series
Stanford Law School
Downloads 5,557
12.

Creditor Control Rights, Corporate Governance, and Firm Value

Number of pages: 79 Posted: 17 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2011
Working Paper Series
Drexel University - Department of Finance, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Virginia - McIntire School of Commerce
Downloads 5,475
13.

The Sovereign Wealth Fund Discount: Evidence from Public Equity Investments

Baffi Center Research Paper No. 2013-140, FEEM Working Paper No. 22.2009
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 09 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2015
Working Paper Series
Bocconi University, School of Management, University at Buffalo (SUNY) and University of Oklahoma
Downloads 5,084
14.

The Illusory Promise of Stakeholder Governance

Forthcoming, Cornell Law Review, December 2020
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 27 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2020
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 4,968
15.

Role of Institutional Investors in Corporate Governance

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 23 Apr 2009
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 4,949
16.

When Do Fiduciary Duties Arise?

Law Quarterly Review, Vol. 126, pp. 302-327, 2010, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 65/2010
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Downloads 4,661
17.

The Role of Audit Committee in Corporate Governance: Descriptive Study

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 27 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2014
Working Paper Series
University Putra Malaysia - Putra Business School
Downloads 4,655
18.

Passive Investors, Not Passive Owners

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 03 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Boston College - Carroll School of Management, Washington University in St. Louis and University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School
Downloads 4,502
19.

Are CEOs Different?

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 16-27, Paris December 2016 Finance Meeting EUROFIDAI - AFFI, Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 15 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2020
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business

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Downloads 4,498
20.

The Enron Scandal (Slides)

Number of pages: 101 Posted: 04 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 14 May 2009
Working Paper Series
Hodak Value Advisors
Downloads 4,449
21.

Controlling Controlling Shareholders

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 17 Jun 2003
Working Paper Series
Stanford Law School and Columbia Law School
Downloads 4,302
22.

Managerial Miscalibration

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2019
Accepted Paper Series
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, Duke University and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business

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Downloads 4,299
23.

The Role of External Auditors in Corporate Governance: Agency Problems and the Management of Risk

Amazon Books April 2014
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 02 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2014
Accepted Paper Series
American Accounting Association
Downloads 3,967
24.

Understanding and Preventing Money Laundering

Internal Auditing, 19(5): 22-25, September-October 2004
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 21 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 06 May 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Dallas and Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi-Department of Accounting
Downloads 3,718
25.

Returns to Hedge Fund Activism: An International Study

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 402/2014
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 11 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 22 May 2017
Working Paper Series
Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (ULB), London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting, London School of Economics and Bocconi University - Department of Finance
Downloads 3,673
26.

Boards of Directors as an Endogenously Determined Institution: A Survey of the Economic Literature

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 29 Jun 2000
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 3,653
27.

What Doesn't Kill You Will Only Make You More Risk-Loving: Early-Life Disasters and CEO Behavior

Number of pages: 80 Posted: 11 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Miami - Department of Finance, George Washington University - Department of Finance and University of Cambridge

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Downloads 3,626
28.

A Female Style in Corporate Leadership? Evidence from Quotas

American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 09 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Virginia - Department of Economics
Downloads 3,579
29.

Corporate Fraud and Managers' Behavior: Evidence from the Press

Journal of Business Ethics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 24 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Boston College - Department of Accounting, China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), JMSB and HEC Paris - Accounting and Management Control Department
Downloads 3,534
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Are Expanded Audit Reports Informative to Investors? Evidence from the U.K.

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 19 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2019
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University of Southern California, University of Texas at Austin and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Downloads 3,414
31.

Borrow Cheap, Buy High? The Determinants of Leverage and Pricing in Buyouts

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 27 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2018
Accepted Paper Series
London School of Economics, University of Oxford - Said Business School, Swedish House of Finance and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance

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Downloads 3,402
32.

An Empirical Analysis of Venture Capital Exits in Europe and the United States

EFA 2002 Berlin Meetings Discussion Paper
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Mar 2002
Working Paper Series
SKEMA Business School
Downloads 3,334
33.

Corporate Strategy Analysis: General Electric Co. (1981–Present)

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 14 Oct 2009
Working Paper Series
Australian National University (ANU) - Crawford School of Public Policy
Downloads 3,259
34.

Hidden Power of the Big Three? Passive Index Funds, Re-Concentration of Corporate Ownership, and New Financial Risk

Business and Politics, April 2017, DOI: 10.1017/bap.2017.6
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 15 May 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Amsterdam / CORPNET, University of Amsterdam / CORPNET and University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR)
Downloads 3,256
35.

Role of Auditors in Corporate Governance

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 14 Oct 2009
Working Paper Series
School of Law, University of Sheffield and West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences
Downloads 3,252
36.

Beauty is Wealth: CEO Appearance and Shareholder Value

Number of pages: 79 Posted: 21 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Nevada, Reno and University of Arkansas - Department of Finance
Downloads 3,169
37.

A Cross-Country Comparison of Full and Partial Venture Capital Exits

Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 27, No. 3, pp. 511-548, 2003
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 May 2001
Accepted Paper Series
Florida Atlantic University and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law

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Downloads 3,163
38.

Index Funds and the Future of Corporate Governance: Theory, Evidence, and Policy

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 119, December 2019, pp. 2029-2146, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 433/2018, Harvard Law School John M. Olin Center Discussion Paper No. 986
Number of pages: 125 Posted: 14 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2020
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Boston University - School of Law

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Downloads 3,124
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How Does Hedge Fund Activism Reshape Corporate Innovation?

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 17 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Yale School of Management and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance

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Downloads 3,089
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The Forewarning Effect of Critical Audit Matter Disclosures Involving Measurement Uncertainty

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Texas at Austin, University of Texas at Austin, Red McCombs School of Business, Department of Accounting, Students, University of Texas at Austin and University of Georgia

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Downloads 3,071
41.

CEO Turnover and Relative Performance Evaluation

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 1992, MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 4594-06, Rock Center for Corporate Governance Working Paper No. 24
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2014
Working Paper Series
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Finance and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

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Downloads 2,973
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Accounting Conservatism and Board of Director Characteristics: an Empirical Analysis

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 02 Mar 2006
Working Paper Series
Texas A&M University - Mays Business School and Saint Louis University - Department of Accounting

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Downloads 2,966
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Adverse Selection and Capital Structure: Evidence from Venture Capital

Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Vol. 30, pp. 155-184, 2006
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Mar 2001 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Florida Atlantic University

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Downloads 2,937
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A Proposal to Limit the Anti-Competitive Power of Institutional Investors

Antitrust Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 22 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago - Law School, Yale School of Management and Microsoft
Downloads 2,932
45.

The Dark Side of Analyst Coverage: The Case of Innovation

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 14 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Georgia - Department of Finance and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 2,899
46.

A Corporate Beauty Contest

Duke I&E Research Paper No. 16-10
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
Duke University, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business

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Downloads 2,895
47.

ESG Shareholder Engagement and Downside Risk

AFA 2018 paper, European Corporate Governance Institute – Finance Working Paper No. 671/2020
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 25 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2020
Working Paper Series
Smurfit Graduate Business School, University College Dublin, University of Reading - ICMA Centre, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance and University of Oxford-Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment
Downloads 2,869
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Speaking of the Short-Term: Disclosure Horizon and Managerial Myopia

Review of Accounting Studies, Volume 20, Issue 3, pp 1122–1163, 2015
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 06 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Boston University - Department of Accounting, The University of Texas at Dallas and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 2,855
49.

Berkshire's Disintermediation: Buffett's New Managerial Model 

GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2015-16, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-16, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper Series No. 205
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 07 May 2015 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2015
Working Paper Series
George Washington University
Downloads 2,841
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Loyalty's Core Demand: The Defining Role of Good Faith in Corporation Law

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 93, p. 629, 2010, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-13, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 630
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 27 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2012
Accepted Paper Series
, Widener University Delaware Law School, Richards, Layton & Finger and Friedlander & Gorris, P.A.
Downloads 2,754