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1.

Theory of the Firm: Managerial Behavior, Agency Costs and Ownership Structure

Michael C. Jensen, A THEORY OF THE FIRM: GOVERNANCE, RESIDUAL CLAIMS AND ORGANIZATIONAL FORMS, Harvard University Press, December 2000, Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 3, No. 4, 1976
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 19 Jul 1998 Last Revised: 18 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
SSRN and Simon School, University of Rochester (Deceased)
Downloads 123,120
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A Stakeholder Approach to Strategic Management

Darden Business School Working Paper No. 01-02
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 Mar 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 43,564
3.

Separation of Ownership and Control

Michael C. Jensen, FOUNDATIONS OF ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGY, Harvard University Press, 1998, and Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 26, June 1983
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 Nov 1998
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago - Finance and SSRN
Downloads 34,429
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Corporate Governance and Equity Prices

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 118, No. 1, pp. 107-155, February 2003
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 12 Sep 2001
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Yale School of Management

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Downloads 23,432
5.

Executive Compensation

Number of pages: 91 Posted: 19 May 1999
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Downloads 18,829
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Financial Accounting Information and Corporate Governance

JAE Rochester Conference April 2000
Number of pages: 115 Posted: 28 Apr 2002
Working Paper Series
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 15,215
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Corporate Governance and Earnings Management

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Jun 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Sfax, Université Laval - École de comptabilité and Free University of Bozen-Bolzano - Faculty of Economics and Management
Downloads 14,547
8.

Investor Protection and Corporate Governance

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Jul 2000
Working Paper Series
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 14,393
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Agency Problems and Residual Claims

Michael C. Jensen, FOUNDATIONS OF ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGY, Harvard University Press, 1998; Journal of Law & Economics, Vol. 26, June 1983
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 29 Nov 1998
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago - Finance and SSRN
Downloads 13,776
10.

The Theory and Practice of Corporate Finance: Evidence from the Field

AFA 2001 New Orleans; Duke University Working Paper
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Apr 2000
Working Paper Series
Duke University and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 13,611
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The Modern Industrial Revolution, Exit, and the Failure of Internal Control Systems

Michael C. Jensen, A THEORY OF THE FIRM: GOVERNANCE, RESIDUAL CLAIMS AND ORGANIZATIONAL FORMS, Harvard University Press, December 2000; Journal of Finance, July 1993
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 09 May 1999 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2011
Accepted Paper Series
SSRN

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Audit Committee, Board of Director Characteristics, and Earnings Management

NYU, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-42
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Nov 2000
Working Paper Series
New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting

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Downloads 11,578
13.

The End Of History For Corporate Law

Yale Law School Working Paper No. 235; NYU Working Paper No. 013; Harvard Law School Discussion Paper No. 280; Yale SOM Working Paper No. ICF - 00-09
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 Mar 2000
Working Paper Series
Yale Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 10,633
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Compensation and Incentives: Practice vs. Theory

Michael C. Jensen, FOUNDATIONS OF ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGY, Harvard University Press, 1998; Journal of Finance, Vol. 63, No. 3, pp. 593-616, July 1998
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 24 Sep 1998
Accepted Paper Series
HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit, SSRN and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Downloads 10,511
15.

Enron and the Dark Side of Shareholder Value

Tulane Law Review, May 2002, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 02 Mar 2002
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 10,172
16.

From State to Market: A Survey of Empirical Studies on Privatization

Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. 39, No. 2, June 2001
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 04 Apr 2001
Accepted Paper Series
University of Georgia - Department of Banking and Finance and University of Oklahoma
Downloads 9,467
17.

The Future as History: The Prospects for Global Convergence in Corporate Governance and Its Implications

Columbia Law School Center for Law and Economic Studies Working Paper No. 144
Number of pages: 141 Posted: 04 Jan 1999
Working Paper Series
Columbia Law School
Downloads 9,262
18.

Corporate Governance in Banking: A Conceptual Framework

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Dec 2000
Working Paper Series
University of Strathclyde - Department of Accounting and Finance and University of Strathclyde - Department of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 8,936
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Earnings Management and Investor Protection: An International Comparison

MIT Sloan Working Paper No. 4225-01; EFA 2002 Berlin Meetings Presented Paper
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Sep 2001 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Miami - School of Business Administration and Boston University Questrom School of Business

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Downloads 8,343
20.

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 7,722
21.

Corporate Governance: Theories, Challenges and Paradigms

Gouvernance: Revue Internationale, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp.11-43, 2000
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 12 Apr 2000
Accepted Paper Series
International Institute for Self-Governance
Downloads 7,576
22.

Ownership Structure and Corporate Performance

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Apr 2001
Working Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business

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Downloads 7,274
23.

Russian Privatization and Corporate Governance: What Went Wrong?

As published in Stanford Law Review, Vol. 52, pp. 1731-1808, 2000.
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 22 Sep 1999
Accepted Paper Series
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Harvard Law School and University of Maryland - Center on Institutional Reform and the Informal Sector (IRIS)
Downloads 7,222
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An Empirical Analysis of the Impact of Corporate Governance Mechanisms on the Performance of UK Firms

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 Oct 2001
Working Paper Series
Robert Gordon University - Aberdeen Business School, Robert Gordon University - Centre for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT) and University of St. Andrews - School of Management
Downloads 6,982
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Corporate Governance: Effects on Firm Performance and Economic Growth

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Sep 2000
Working Paper Series
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Economics Department (ECO) and Jonkoping University

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Downloads 6,923
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Venture Capital and the Structure of Capital Markets: Banks Versus Stock Markets

Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 47, pp. 243-277, 1998
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 11 Sep 1996
Accepted Paper Series

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Downloads 6,703
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A Theory of Path Dependence in Corporate Ownership and Governance

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 52, pp. 127-170, 1999, Columbia Law School, Center for Studies in Law & Economics Paper No. 131, November 1999
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 03 Jan 2000 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 6,145
28.

Executive Equity Compensation and Incentives: A Survey

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 22 Jul 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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Downloads 5,869
29.

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 5,433
30.

The Effect of International Institutional Factors on Properties of Accounting Earnings

University of Rochester Working Paper FR 99-12
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 15 Sep 1999
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Accounting, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Downloads 5,398
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The Relation Between Auditors' Fees for Non-Audit Services and Earnings Management

MIT Sloan Working Paper No. 4330-02
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Jan 2002
Working Paper Series
Washington University in Saint Louis - Olin Business School, Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems and Texas Christian University - Department of Accounting

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Downloads 4,972
32.

Does Venture Capital Require an Active Stock Market?

As published in Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, pp. 36-48, Winter 1999
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 Mar 2000
Accepted Paper Series
Downloads 4,934
33.

The Stakeholder Concept: A Mistaken Doctrine

Foundation for Business Responsibilities, Issue Paper No. 4, November 1999
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Mar 2001
Accepted Paper Series
University of Miami
Downloads 4,912
34.

Ownership Structure, Corporate Governance, and Firm Value: Evidence from the East Asian Financial Crisis

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 393; 3rd Annual Fin. Mkt. Dev. Conference, Hong Kong 2001; U of Utah Working Paper
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Apr 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Utah - Department of Finance and University of Utah - Department of Finance

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Downloads 4,884
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Incentives versus Standards: Properties of Accounting Income in Four East Asian Countries, and Implications for Acceptance of IAS

Simon School of Business Working Paper No. FR 00-04; Boston JAE Conference October 2002
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 06 Jan 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Accounting, Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) and University of Rochester - Simon Business School
Downloads 4,834
36.

Us Corporate Governance: Lessons from the 1980's

Michael C. Jensen, A THEORY OF THE FIRM: GOVERNANCE, RESIDUAL CLAIMS AND ORGANIZATIONAL FORMS, Harvard University Press, December 2000, THE PORTABLE MBA IN FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING, John Leslie Livingstone, ed., Wiley, 1995
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Oct 2000 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2011
Accepted Paper Series
SSRN and Morgan Stanley Investment Management
Downloads 4,753
37.

Venture Capital and Private Equity: A Course Overview (2001 Update)

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Aug 2001
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 4,718
38.

Social Capital: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

KNOWLEDGE AND SOCIAL CAPITAL: FOUNDATIONS AND APPLICATIONS, Eric L. Lesser, ed., Butterworth-Heinemann, Boston, MA, pp. 89-115, 2000, Marshall School of Business Working Paper No. MKT 03-09
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department and University of Calgary - Haskayne School of Business
Downloads 4,705
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Less Is More: Making Shareholder Activism A Valued Mechanism Of Corporate Governance

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 241; and Yale ICF Working Paper No. 00-10; Yale SOM Working Paper No. ICF - 00-10
Number of pages: 142 Posted: 22 Jun 2000
Working Paper Series
Yale Law School
Downloads 4,492
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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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Downloads 4,411
41.

The Essential Role of Organizational Law

NYU Law and Economics Working Paper No. 00-006; Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper 284; Yale ICF Working Paper No. 00-11
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 07 Jun 2000
Working Paper Series
Yale Law School and Harvard Law School

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Stock Pyramids, Cross-Ownership, and Dual Class Equity: The Creation and Agency Costs of Separating Control from Cash Flow Rights

Concentrated Corporate Ownership, (R. Morck, ed.), pp. 295-315, 2000, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 249
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 01 Feb 1999 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School and Stanford Law School
Downloads 4,277
43.

Chinese Characteristics Compared: A Legal and Policy Perspective of Corporate Finance and Governance in Taiwan and China

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 12 Jun 2001
Working Paper Series
CDIB Venture Capital Corporation
Downloads 4,275
44.

Firm Value and Marketability Discounts

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Apr 2001
Working Paper Series
LECG, LLC, University of Pittsburgh, University of Missouri at Columbia - Department of Finance and Santa Clara University - Department of Finance
Downloads 4,029
45.

Why a Board? Group Decisionmaking in Corporate Governance

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 55, pp. 1-55, 2002
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 13 Apr 2001
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 3,978
46.

Globalizing Corporate Governance: Convergence of Form or Function

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 192; and Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 174
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Jul 2000
Working Paper Series
Stanford Law School
Downloads 3,903
47.

Investor Protection Laws, Accounting and Auditing Around the World

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Oct 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Missouri at Columbia, University of Missouri at Columbia - Robert J. Trulaske, Sr. College of Business and University of Missouri at Columbia - School of Accountancy
Downloads 3,861
48.

Takeover Bids Vs. Proxy Fights in Contests for Corporate Control

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 04/2002, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 336
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Apr 2003 Last Revised: 08 May 2009
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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49.

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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Downloads 3,690
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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