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1.

The Impact of Legalized Abortion on Crime

Quarterly Journal of Economics
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 12 Aug 1999
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Law School and University of Chicago

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Downloads 24,592
2.

The Subprime Crisis: Cause, Effect and Consequences

Networks Financial Institute Policy Brief No. 2008-PB-04
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 02 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2008
Working Paper Series
Economic Advisory Committee of FINRA
Downloads 24,469
3.

Governance Matters VI: Governance Indicators for 1996-2006

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4280
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 11 Jul 2007
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Downloads 22,552
4.

Economic Consequences of Financial Reporting and Disclosure Regulation: A Review and Suggestions for Future Research

Number of pages: 91 Posted: 13 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 07 May 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Boston University Questrom School of Business
Downloads 20,694
5.

Governance Matters VII: Aggregate and Individual Governance Indicators, 1996-2007

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4654
Number of pages: 105 Posted: 20 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2008
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Downloads 18,014
6.

Political Competition, Ideology and Corruption

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 30 Jan 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Leicester and University of Warwick - Finance Group
Downloads 17,103
7.

Comparing the Decision Styles of American, Chinese and Japanese Business Leaders

Best Paper Proceedings of Academy of Management Meetings, Washington, DC, August 2001
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 19 Dec 2006
Accepted Paper Series
City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Department of Management Sciences
Downloads 13,754
8.

Integrity: A Positive Model that Incorporates the Normative Phenomena of Morality, Ethics and Legality

Harvard Business School NOM Working Paper No. 06-11, Barbados Group Working Paper No. 06-03, Simon School Working Paper No. FR 08-05
Number of pages: 124 Posted: 08 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Independent, SSRN and Landmark Worldwide LLC

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Downloads 12,530
9.

Existence and Efficiency of Nash Equilibria under Deterministic Voting

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 24 Jul 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Leicester and University of Warwick - Finance Group
Downloads 12,101
10.

Frictions to Political Competition and Financial Openness

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Aug 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Warwick - Finance Group and University of Leicester
Downloads 11,647
11.

Globalization and Corporate Social Responsibility

THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY, A. Crane, A. McWilliams, D. Matten, J. Moon, D. Siegel, eds., pp. 413-431, Oxford University Press, 2008
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 May 2007 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Zurich - IBW Department of Business Administration and University of Lausanne
Downloads 11,499
12.

What is Corporate Law?

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 300
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Yale Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 10,242
13.

Governance Matters III: Governance Indicators for 1996-2002

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3106
Number of pages: 116 Posted: 18 Jun 2003
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Downloads 9,374
14.

Governance Matters IV: Governance Indicators for 1996-2004

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper Series No. 3630
Number of pages: 135 Posted: 05 May 2005
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Downloads 9,331
15.

Governance Matters

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2196
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 05 Nov 1999
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 7,724
16.

Public Schooling, Indoctrination, and Totalitarianism

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 107, Number 6, Part 2, pp. S127-S157, December 1999,
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 03 May 1999
Accepted Paper Series
Crime Prevention Research Center
Downloads 7,610
17.

Law and Borders - The Rise of Law in Cyberspace

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 48, p. 1367, 1996
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Feb 1997
Accepted Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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18.

An Aid-Institutions Paradox? A Review Essay on Aid Dependency and State Building in Sub-Saharan Africa

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 74, Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies Working Paper No. 11-05
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 Dec 2005
Working Paper Series
Center for Global Development, Birk Consulting and Cornell University
Downloads 5,443
19.

The Myth of the Shareholder Franchise

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 93, No. 3, pp. 675-732, 2007, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 567, October 2005
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 23 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 5,341
20.

Foreign Direct Investment in India: A Critical Analysis of FDI from 1991-2005

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Oct 2005
Working Paper Series
Centre for Civil Society
Downloads 5,311
21.

Worldwide Governance Indicators Project: Answering the Critics

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4149
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Downloads 5,270
22.

Is Newspaper Coverage of Economic Events Politically Biased?

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 13 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2008
Working Paper Series
Crime Prevention Research Center and American Enterprise Institute (AEI)

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23.

Growth Without Governance

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2928
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 20 Jul 2002
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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24.

Misery and Myopia: Understanding the Failures of U.S. Efforts to Stop Human Trafficking

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 74, p. 2977, May 2006, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 79, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2009-31, Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship Research Paper No. 931448
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Sep 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Irvine School of Law
Downloads 4,307
25.

The Debate on Net Neutrality: A Policy Perspective

Information Systems Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 30 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Florida - Warrington College of Business, University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration and University of Notre Dame
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26.

The Role of Human Resource Management in Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions

International Journal of Human Resource Management, Vol. 15, No. 8, pp. 1357-1372, December 2004
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 Sep 2004
Accepted Paper Series
and Northeastern University - D'Amore-McKim
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27.

Regulation and Bonding: The Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the Flow of International Listings

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 11
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 15 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Harvard Business School

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28.

Corruption, Governance and Security: Challenges for the Rich Countries and the World

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Oct 2004
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI)
Downloads 3,826
29.

Agency Problems and Legal Strategies

THE ANATOMY OF CORPORATE LAW: A COMPARATIVE AND FUNCTIONAL APPROACH, R. Kraakman, P. Davies, H. Hansmann, G. Hertig, K. Hopt, H. Kanda, and E. Rock, Oxford University Press, pp. 21-31, 2004
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Dec 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Yale Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 3,804
30.

Public vs. Private Ownership: The Current State of the Debate

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2420
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 26 Mar 2001
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank (Formerly)
Downloads 3,663
31.

The Digitization of Word-of-Mouth: Promise and Challenges of Online Feedback Mechanisms

MIT Sloan Working Paper No. 4296-03
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Apr 2003
Working Paper Series
Boston University, Questrom School of Business - Department of Information Systems
Downloads 3,636
32.

Governance and Corruption in Public Health Care Systems

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 78
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 03 May 2007
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 3,445
33.

What Works in Securities Laws?

Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 03-22; AFA 2005 Philadelphia Meetings
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Dec 2004
Working Paper Series
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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34.

Myths and Realities of Governance and Corruption

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 01 Nov 2005
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI)
Downloads 3,416
35.

Stakeholder Influence Capacity and the Variability of Financial Returns to Corporate Social Responsibility

Academy of Management Review, October 2005
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 23 Nov 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick
Downloads 3,319
36.

The European Commission's 2006 Guidelines on Antitrust Fines: A Legal and Economic Analysis

World Competition: Law and Economics Review, Vol. 30, No. 2, June 2007
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Feb 2007
Accepted Paper Series
King's College London
Downloads 3,295
37.

Islam & the West: Testing the Clash of Civilizations Thesis

KSG Working Paper No. RWP02-015
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 11 Jul 2002
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Institute for Social Research (ISR)
Downloads 3,272
38.

The Hold-Up Problem and Incomplete Contracts: A Survey of Recent Topics in Contract Theory

Bulletin of Economic Research, Vol. 53, No. 1, January 2001
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Apr 2001
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cologne
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39.

An Empirical Analysis of Stock and Bond Market Liquidity

FRB NY Staff Report No. 164
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 01 Nov 2001
Working Paper Series
Emory University - Department of Finance, Federal Reserve Bank of New York and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Finance Area

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40.

Scalia's Infidelity: A Critique of Faint-Hearted Originalism

University of Cincinnati Law Review, Vol. 75, No. 7, 2006, Boston University School of Law Working Paper No. 06-01, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 880112
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 01 Feb 2006
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 3,181
41.

Does the Media Matter? A Field Experiment Measuring the Effect of Newspapers on Voting Behavior and Political Opinions

Yale Economic Applications and Policy Discussion Paper No. 12
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 24 May 2006
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Department of Political Science, Yale University and Yale University
Downloads 3,168
42.

Theory of the Avatar

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 863
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 06 Mar 2003
Working Paper Series
Indiana University
Downloads 3,157
43.

The Cost to Firms of Cooking the Books

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 43, September 2008, 581-612.
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Feb 2005 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, University of Nevada, Las Vegas - Lee Business School and American University - Kogod School of Business
Downloads 3,136
44.

The Economic Costs of Corruption: A Survey and New Evidence

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Jun 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Heidelberg and IAMO
Downloads 3,129
45.

Congress and the Stock Market

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Mar 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Cincinnati - Department of Finance - Real Estate and University of Missouri at Columbia - Department of Finance
Downloads 3,125
46.

Denialists' Deck of Cards: An Illustrated Taxonomy of Rhetoric Used to Frustrate Consumer Protection Efforts

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 11 Feb 2007
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - School of Information
Downloads 3,107
47.

A Comparative Study of Insider Trading Regulation Enforcement In the U.S. and China

Journal of Business & Securities Law, Vol. 9, No. 1, Fall 2008
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
Downloads 3,106
48.

Piercing the Corporate Veil in Canada: A Comparative Analysis

Company Lawyer, Vol. 28, No. 2, p. 58, 2007
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 15 Apr 2007
Accepted Paper Series
University of New South Wales and University of Technology Sydney, Faculty of Law
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49.

Therapeutic Forgetting: The Legal and Ethical Implications of Memory Dampening

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 59, p. 1561, 2006, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 07-37
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 02 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Brooklyn Law School
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50.

Islamic Banking: Issues in Prudential Regulations and Supervision

IMF Working Paper No. 98/30
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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