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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 123,604
2.

Company Valuation Methods

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 22 Jul 2001 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Navarra - IESE Business School
Downloads 58,863
3.

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 44,085
4.

Value Maximization, Stakeholder Theory, and the Corporate Objective Function

Tuck Business School Working Paper No. 01-09; Harvard NOM Research Paper No. 01-01; Harvard Business School Working Paper No. 00-058
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Apr 2000
Accepted Paper Series
SSRN

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5.

Agency Cost Of Free Cash Flow, Corporate Finance, and Takeovers

American Economic Review, Vol. 76, No. 2, May 1986
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 25 Mar 1999
Accepted Paper Series
SSRN
Downloads 41,474
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Valuing Companies by Cash Flow Discounting: Ten Methods and Nine Theories

EFMA 2002 London Meetings
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 14 May 2004 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Navarra - IESE Business School
Downloads 35,025
7.

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 34,541
8.

Value Based Management: Economic Value Added or Cash Value Added?

FWC AB Study No. 1997:3
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 Apr 1999
Working Paper Series
Weissenrieder & Co AB
Downloads 33,464
9.

The Nature of Man

Michael C. Jensen, FOUNDATIONS OF ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGY, Harvard University Press, 1998, Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 4-19, Summer 1994
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 24 Nov 1997 Last Revised: 18 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
SSRN and Simon School, University of Rochester (Deceased)
Downloads 32,115
10.

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 23,617
11.

Executive Compensation

Number of pages: 91 Posted: 19 May 1999
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Downloads 18,859
12.

Self Interest, Altruism, Incentives, and Agency Theory

Michael C. Jensen, FOUNDATIONS OF ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGY, Harvard University Press, 1998; Journal Of Applied Corporate Finance, Summer 1994
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 05 Oct 1994
Accepted Paper Series
SSRN
Downloads 18,706
13.

Three Residual Income Valuation Methods and Discounted Cash Flow Valuation

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 16 Jan 2002 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Navarra - IESE Business School
Downloads 18,441
14.

Valuation Using Multiples: How Do Analysts Reach Their Conclusions?

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 17 Jul 2001 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Navarra - IESE Business School
Downloads 16,225
15.

Evidence on EVA

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 12, No. 2, Summer 1999
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Sep 1999
Accepted Paper Series
University of Melbourne - Faculty of Business and Economics, University of San Diego - Department of Accountancy and Claremont Colleges - Peter F. Drucker Graduate School of Management
Downloads 15,542
16.

Valuation of Brands and Intellectual Capital

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 29 May 2001 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Navarra - IESE Business School
Downloads 15,482
17.

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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18.

Venture Capital and Private Equity: A Course Overview

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 23 Apr 1998
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 15,144
19.

Specific and General Knowledge and Organizational Structure

Michael C. Jensen, FOUNDATIONS OF ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGY, Harvard University Press, 1998, CONTRACT ECONOMICS, pp. 251-274, Lars Werin and Hans Wijkander, eds., Blackwell, Oxford, 1992, Journal Of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 8, No. 2, Summer 1995
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 01 Sep 1995 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
SSRN and Simon School, University of Rochester (Deceased)
Downloads 15,005
20.

Eclipse of the Public Corporation

HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW (Sept.-Oct. 1989), revised 1997.
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 03 May 1999
Working Paper Series
SSRN
Downloads 14,877
21.

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 14,686
22.

EVA and Cash Value Added Do NOT Measure Shareholder Value Creation

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 05 Jun 2001 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Navarra - IESE Business School
Downloads 14,484
23.

CEO Incentives: It's Not How Much You Pay, But How

Michael C. Jensen, FOUNDATIONS OF ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGY, Harvard University Press, 1998; Harvard Business Review, No. 3, May-June 1990
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Apr 1999
Accepted Paper Series
SSRN and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business

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24.

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 14,437
25.

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 13,816
26.

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 13,662
27.

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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Downloads 13,456
28.

Optimal Capital Structure: Problems with the Harvard and Damodaran Approaches

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 22 May 2001 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Navarra - IESE Business School
Downloads 13,148
29.

Risk Analysis in Investment Appraisal

Project Appraisal Journal, Vol. 9, No. 1, March 1994
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 24 Apr 2001 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Queen's University - John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy
Downloads 12,871
30.

New Evidence and Perspectives on Mergers

Harvard Business School Working Paper No. 01-070, HBS Finance Working Paper No. 01-070
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 May 2001
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, AQR Capital Management, LLC and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 12,114
31.

Stockholder, Manager, and Creditor Interests: Applications of Agency Theory

Theory of the Firm (Book), Vol. 1, No. 1, 2000
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 11 Oct 2000 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2013
Accepted Paper Series
SSRN and Simon Graduate School of Business, University of Rochester
Downloads 12,104
32.

Behavioral Corporate Finance

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 14, No. 3, Fall 2001
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 23 Oct 2001
Accepted Paper Series
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business
Downloads 11,684
33.

Disappearing Dividends: Changing Firm Characteristics Or Lower Propensity To Pay?

AFA 2001 New Orleans; CRSP Working Paper No. 509
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 03 Feb 2000
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Finance and Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
Downloads 10,950
34.

Shareholder Value Creation: A Definition

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 30 May 2001 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Navarra - IESE Business School
Downloads 10,611
35.

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 10,524
36.

The Theory of Corporate Finance: A Historical Overview

Michael C. Jensen, Clifford W. Smith, Jr., THE MODERN THEORY OF CORPORATE FINANCE, New York: McGraw-Hill Inc., pp. 2-20, 1984
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 29 Sep 2000
Accepted Paper Series
SSRN and Simon Graduate School of Business, University of Rochester
Downloads 10,482
37.

Valuing Real Options: Frequently Made Errors

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 20 Jul 2001 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Navarra - IESE Business School
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38.

Performance Pay and Top Management Incentives

Michael C. Jensen, FOUNDATIONS OF ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGY, Harvard University Press, 1998
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 08 Mar 2001
Accepted Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and SSRN
Downloads 10,314
39.

Does Dividend Policy Foretell Earnings Growth?

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 07 Jan 2002
Working Paper Series
Research Affiliates, LLC and AQR Capital Management, LLC
Downloads 10,211
40.

Value Creation and its Measurement: A Critical Look at EVA

Cuadernos de Administración, No. 22, pp. 7-31, June 2000,
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 May 1999 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Grupo Consultor CAV Capital Advisory & Valuation
Downloads 9,870
41.

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 9,478
42.

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 9,300
43.

Market Value Calculation and the Solution of Circularity Between Value and the Weighted Average Cost of Capital WACC (A Note on the Weighted Average Cost of Capital WACC)

Revista de Administração Mackenzie (RAM), Vol. 10, No. 6, November-December 2009,
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 08 Feb 2001 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Grupo Consultor CAV Capital Advisory & Valuation and Duke University - Duke Center for International Development in the Sanford School of Public Policy
Downloads 9,220
44.

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 9,155
45.

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 8,986
46.

Divisional Performance Measurement

Michael C. Jensen, FOUNDATIONS OF ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGY, Harvard University Press, 1998
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 29 Nov 1998 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
SSRN and Simon School, University of Rochester (Deceased)

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47.

The Ohlson Model: Contribution to Valuation Theory, Limitations, and Empirical Applications

Sauder School of Business Working Paper
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Mar 2000
Working Paper Series
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management

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Downloads 8,774
48.

Integrated Risk Management for the Firm: A Senior Manager's Guide

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 Feb 2002
Working Paper Series
Claremont McKenna College - Robert Day School of Economics and Finance
Downloads 8,753
49.

Internet Valuations: The Case of Terra-Lycos

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 16 Apr 2001 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Navarra - IESE Business School
Downloads 8,382
50.

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 8,369