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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 123,187
2.

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 43,618
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 34,443
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 23,452
5.

Executive Compensation

Number of pages: 91 Posted: 19 May 1999
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Downloads 18,831
6.

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 15,226
7.

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 14,568
8.

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 13,782
9.

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 13,616
10.

Disclosure Quality and Earnings Management

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 May 2001 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Hawaii at Manoa and University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business

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Downloads 11,805
11.

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 11,584
12.

Insider Trading: An Overview

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 Oct 1998
Working Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 10,781
13.

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 10,513
14.

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 10,175
15.

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 9,468
16.

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 9,268
17.

Shareholder Activism and Corporate Governance in the United States

As published in The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics and the Law, vol. 3, pp. 459-465, 1998
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 Dec 1997
Accepted Paper Series
Downloads 9,104
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 8,938
19.

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 8,346
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 7,729
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 7,577
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 7,277
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 7,223
24.

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 6,986
25.

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 6,932
26.

The Non-Correlation Between Board Independence and Long-Term Firm Performance

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 185
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 03 Oct 1998
Accepted Paper Series
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law

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Downloads 6,910
27.

The World Price of Insider Trading

Journal of Finance, February 2002
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 22 Dec 2000
Accepted Paper Series
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - HKUST School of Business and Management and Cornell University - School of Applied Economics and Management
Downloads 6,715
28.

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 6,706
29.

Corporate Governance

The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics and the Law, 1998
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Jun 1998
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 6,500
30.

The Uncertain Relationship Between Board Composition and Firm Performance

As published in Business Lawyer, Vol. 54, pp. 921-963, 1999.
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 6,384
31.

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 6,374
32.

The Legal and Institutional Preconditions for Strong Securities Markets

UCLA Law Review, vol. 48, pp. 781-855, 2001, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 179
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 06 Oct 1999 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Downloads 6,127
33.

Corporate Ownership Around the World

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Paper No. 1840
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 31 Jul 1998
Working Paper Series
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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Downloads 6,124
34.

The Siskel and Ebert of Financial Markets: Two Thumbs Down for the Credit Rating Agencies

Washington University Law Quarterly, Vol 77, pp. 619-712, 1999
Number of pages: 104 Posted: 01 Sep 1999
Accepted Paper Series
University of San Diego School of Law
Downloads 5,925
35.

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 5,873
36.

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 5,527
37.

The Law and Economics of Insider Trading: A Comprehensive Primer

Number of pages: 84 Posted: 13 Mar 2001
Working Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 5,136
38.

The Paradox of Credit Ratings

U San Diego Law & Econ Research Paper No. 20
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Oct 2001
Working Paper Series
University of San Diego School of Law
Downloads 5,079
39.

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 4,977
40.

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
41.

Board Structure in the UK and Germany: Convergence or Continuing Divergence?

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 Mar 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford- Faculty of Law
Downloads 4,887
42.

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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43.

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 - Booth School of Business, Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) and University of Rochester - Simon Business School
Downloads 4,834
44.

Country-Specific Factors Related to Financial Reporting and the Value Relevance of Accounting Data

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 21 Oct 1999
Working Paper Series
University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management and Seoul National University - College of Business Administration

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Downloads 4,793
45.

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
46.

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 4,719
47.

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 4,706
48.

The Rise of Dispersed Ownership: The Role of Law in the Separation of Ownership and Control

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 182
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 12 Jan 2001
Working Paper Series
Columbia Law School
Downloads 4,611
49.

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 4,494
50.

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 4,412