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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: 11 Apr 2022
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School and Simon School, University of Rochester (Deceased)
Downloads 139,501
2.

A Stakeholder Approach to Strategic Management

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 64,892
3.

What Matters in Corporate Governance?

Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 783-827, February 2009, Harvard Law School John M. Olin Center Discussion Paper No. 491 (2004)
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 21 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School

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Downloads 35,786
4.

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 31,142
5.

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 24,299
6.

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 17,750
7.

DeFi and the Future of Finance

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2022
Working Paper Series
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Independent and Fei Protocol
Downloads 17,002
8.

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

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Apr 2000
Working Paper Series
Duke University and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 15,515
9.

FinTech, RegTech and the Reconceptualization of Financial Regulation

Northwestern Journal of International Law & Business, Forthcoming, University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2016/035
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 05 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2016
Accepted Paper Series
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of LawUniversity of Hong Kong, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law and University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 14,876
10.

Global Accounting Convergence and the Potential Adoption of IFRS by the United States: An Analysis of Economic and Policy Factors

Number of pages: 104 Posted: 11 Mar 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Boston University Questrom School of Business

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Downloads 14,209
11.

Sex, Drugs, and Bitcoin: How Much Illegal Activity Is Financed Through Cryptocurrencies?

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 17 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Macquarie University, The University of Western Australia and University of Technology Sydney (UTS)
Downloads 13,914
12.

Does it Pay to Be Good...And Does it Matter? A Meta-Analysis of the Relationship between Corporate Social and Financial Performance

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 21 Jun 2011
Working Paper Series
Harvard University, Washington University in St. Louis, Olin School of Business and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 13,304
13.

Disclosure Quality and Earnings Management

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 May 2001 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Hawaii at Manoa and University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business

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Downloads 12,995
14.

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 12,928
15.

Does Corporate Governance Predict Firms' Market Values? Evidence from Korea

post-publication version, published in Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Vol. 22, No. 2, Fall 2006, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 86/2005, KDI School of Pub Policy & Management Paper No. 02-04, McCombs Research Paper Series No. 02-05, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 237, U of Texas law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 26
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 20 Jan 2005 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Korea University - Department of Finance and Korea University Business School

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Downloads 12,275
16.

Regulating Bankers' Pay

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 98, No. 2, pp. 247-287, 2010, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 641
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 30 May 2009 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 12,259
17.

Governance Matters

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 12,247
18.

International Accounting Standards and Accounting Quality

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 1976
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 11 Apr 2005
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Downloads 11,808
19.

Risk Management and Corporate Governance: The Case of Enron

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 05 Jan 2004
Accepted Paper Series
University of Miami - School of Law
Downloads 11,683
20.

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, Harvard Business School and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Downloads 11,065
21.

Pay Without Performance: Overview of the Issues

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 647-673, 2005, Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 8-22, 2005, Academy of Management Perspectives, pp. 5-24, February 2006, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 528
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 19 Jul 2005 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 10,734
22.

Did Fair-Value Accounting Contribute to the Financial Crisis?

Chicago Booth Research Paper 09-38, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 266/2009, Journal of Economic Perspectives, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2009
Working Paper Series
Vienna University of Economics and Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 10,700
23.

The Wages of Failure: Executive Compensation at Bear Stearns and Lehman 2000-2008

Yale Journal on Regulation, Vol. 27, 2010, pp. 257-282, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 657, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 287
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 10,575
24.

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 10,447
25.

How Much Should We Trust Staggered Difference-In-Differences Estimates?

European Corporate Governance Institute – Finance Working Paper No. 736/2021, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 246, Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 01 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2022
Working Paper Series
Stanford University, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Harvard Business School (HBS)
Downloads 10,405
26.

The Promise and Perils of Credit Derivatives

University of Cincinnati Law Review, Vol. 75, p. 1019, 2007, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 06-22, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 06-36, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 07-74
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 10,244
27.

Performance for Pay? The Relation Between CEO Incentive Compensation and Future Stock Price Performance

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 19 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business, Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and University of Cambridge
Downloads 10,151
28.

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

Number of pages: 88 Posted: 04 Apr 2001
Accepted Paper Series
Department of Finance and University of Oklahoma
Downloads 9,998
29.

Systemic Risk

Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 163, Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 97, No. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 19 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Duke University School of Law
Downloads 9,287
30.

Fallacies, Irrelevant Facts, and Myths in the Discussion of Capital Regulation: Why Bank Equity is Not Socially Expensive

Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods 2013/23, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 161, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 13-7
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 04 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2016
Working Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 9,170
31.

Payout Policy in the 21st Century

Tuck Contemporary Corporate Finance Issues III Conference Paper
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 Aug 2004
Working Paper Series
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Duke University and The University of Hong Kong

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Downloads 8,449
32.

Shareholder Activism and Institutional Investors

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 05-20
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 07 Sep 2005
Working Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 8,118
33.

Executive Compensation as an Agency Problem

Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 17, pp. 71-92, 2003, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 421
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Jan 2003 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School

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Downloads 8,116
34.

The Evolution of Shareholder Activism in the United States

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 28 Jan 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Georgia - Department of Finance and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
Downloads 7,906
35.

Why Did Some Banks Perform Better during the Credit Crisis? A Cross-Country Study of the Impact of Governance and Regulation

Charles A Dice Center Working Paper No. 2009-12 , Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2009-03-012
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2010
Working Paper Series
Bocconi University - Department of Finance and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance

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Downloads 7,873
36.

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 7,747
37.

Pay Without Performance: The Unfulfilled Promise of Executive Compensation

Harvard University Press, 2004
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 30 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2019
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 7,581
38.

Putting Integrity into Finance: A Purely Positive Approach

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 12-074, Barbados Group Working Paper No. 12-01, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) – Finance Working Paper No. 417/2014
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 05 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2015
Working Paper Series
Independent and Harvard Business School

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Downloads 7,555
39.

Capital Structure, Payout Policy, and Financial Flexibility

Marshall School of Business Working Paper No. FBE 02-06
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 17 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 20 May 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business - Finance and Business Economics Department and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business - Finance and Business Economics Department
Downloads 7,545
40.

A Plan for Addressing the Financial Crisis

The Economists' Voice, Vol. 5, No. 5, Article 6, 2008, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 620, September 2008
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 26 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 7,426
41.

Equity Premia Around the World

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 08 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Judge Business School, London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting and London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting
Downloads 7,365
42.

A Team Production Theory of Corporate Law

Number of pages: 83 Posted: 23 Jul 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Cornell Law School - Jack G. Clarke Business Law Institute (deceased)

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Downloads 7,348
43.

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 7,322
44.

SOX after Ten Years: A Multidisciplinary Review

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 758
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 23 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 29 May 2014
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Business School

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Downloads 7,085
45.

The Uncertain Relationship between Board Composition and Firm Performance

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Oct 1997
Accepted Paper Series
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 6,949
46.

Optimal Capital Structure

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Duke University and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Downloads 6,933
47.

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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Downloads 6,555
48.

Blockchain-Based Token Sales, Initial Coin Offerings, and the Democratization of Public Capital Markets

Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 527, University of Tennessee Legal Studies Research Paper No. 338
Number of pages: 115 Posted: 05 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Law (deceased) and Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Downloads 6,358
49.

The Economic Consequences of Increased Disclosure

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 20 Aug 1999
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department

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Downloads 6,057
50.

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 6,019