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51.

The Wells Fargo Cross-Selling Scandal

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-62 Version 2, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-1
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 05 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2019
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 8,272
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Succession 'Losers': What Happens to Executives Passed Over for the CEO Job?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-61, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-44
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 09 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2016
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, The Miles Group (TMG) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 391
53.

Political Connections and the Informativeness of Insider Trades

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 222, Journal of Finance (Forthcoming), Jacobs Levy Equity Management Center for Quantitative Financial Research Paper
Number of pages: 108 Posted: 08 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2020
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge Judge Business School, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Navarra, IESE Business School and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

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Downloads 1,931
54.

The 'Buy Side' View on CEO Pay

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-60
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 30 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Rivel Research Group and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 267
55.

Gadflies at the Gate: Why Do Individual Investors Sponsor Shareholder Resolutions?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-59
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 Aug 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 326
56.

The Information Content of Earnings Announcements: New Insights on Intertemporal and Cross-Sectional Behavior

Review of Accounting Studies, March 2018, Volume 23, Issue 1, pp 95-135, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-40, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 221
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 27 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University, Stanford University and Cornerstone Research
Downloads 533
57.

CEO Personality and Firm Policies

6th Miami Behavioral Finance Conference, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-34, Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 16-13, Fama-Miller Working Paper, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 220
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 08 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Melbourne, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 2,334
58.

Chairman and CEO: The Controversy Over Board Leadership Structure

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-58, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-32
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 25 Jun 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 2,545
59.

It Takes a Village to Maintain a Dangerous Financial System

Forthcoming in "Just Financial Market? Finance in a Just Society," Lisa Herzog, Editor, Oxford University Press, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 219, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-26
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 02 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,152
60.

Scoundrels in the C-Suite: How Should the Board Respond When a CEO's Bad Behavior Makes the News?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-57 , Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-23
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 09 May 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 465
61.

Combate Contra la Corrupción Internacional y Enfoque en América Latina: Ley FCPA y Nuevo Programa del Departamento de Justicia de los Estados Unidos (International Anti-Corruption Efforts and Focus on Latin America: FCPA and the New DOJ Voluntary Disclosure Pilot Program)

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 218
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 May 2016 Last Revised: 08 May 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Law School
Downloads 444
62.

CEO Pay at Valeant: Does Extreme Compensation Create Extreme Risk?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-56, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-22
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 28 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 726
63.

How Important is Culture? A Second Look at Keller Williams Realty

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-55, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-21
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 20 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 273
64.

Governance Aches and Pains: Is Bad Governance Chronic?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-54, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-19
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 14 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 271
65.

CEO Pay, Performance, and Value Sharing

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-53
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 03 Mar 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 581
66.

Causal Inference in Accounting Research

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 54, No. 2, 2016, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 217, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-16
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 09 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Melbourne, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford Graduate School of Business

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67.

The Missed Opportunity and Challenge of Capital Regulation

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 216, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-6
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 13 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2016
Working Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 354
68.

The Value of Uncertainty

Northwestern University Law Review Online, Vol. 110, p. 19, 2015 (reprinted in Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 1, No. 1, p. 283, 2015), Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 215
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 06 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Nevada, William S. Boyd School of Law
Downloads 160
69.

The New Corporate Migration: Tax Diversion Through Inversion

Brooklyn Law Review, Vol. 80, No. 3, 2015, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 214
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 06 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 273
70.

Unbundled Bargains: Multi-Agreement Dealmaking in Complex Mergers and Acquisitions

164 University of Pennsylvania Law Review, 2016, p. 1403, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No.213
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 06 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 355
71.

Fair or Foul? SEC Administrative Proceedings and Prospects for Reform Through Removal Legislation

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 212
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 25 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2015
Working Paper Series
Stanford University Law School
Downloads 169
72.

Corporate Governance Data and Measures Revisited

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 211, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-60
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 24 Nov 2015
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 894
73.

Trust and Consequences: A Survey of Berkshire Hathaway Operating Managers

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-52, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-53
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 23 Oct 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 456
74.

Seven Myths of Boards of Directors

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-51
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 06 Oct 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,540
75.

Berkshire versus KKR: Intermediary Influence and Competition

Forthcoming in University of Chicago Law Review Dialogue (2015) , GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2015-40, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-40, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 210
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 Oct 2015
Working Paper Series
George Washington University
Downloads 524
76.

Pro Forma Compensation: Useful Insight or Window Dressing?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-50, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-46
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 26 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 391
77.

Misbehavioral Law and Economics: Heterogeneous Preferences and Consumer Regulation

51 University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform 549 (2018), Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 208
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Rutgers Law School
Downloads 186
78.

Rethinking Financial Regulation: How Confusion Has Prevented Progress

Forthcoming in Rethinking Macroeconomics III: Progress or Confusion? Olivier J. Blanchard, Raghuram Rajan, Kenneth S. Rogoff, and Lawrence H. Summers, editors, MIT Press., Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 207, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-41
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 29 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2015
Working Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 522
79.

Perceptions and Price: Evidence from CEO Presentations at IPO Roadshows

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol 55, No. 2, May 2017, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-35, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 206
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 30 May 2015 Last Revised: 05 May 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Kenan-Flagler Business School and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business

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Downloads 941
80.

Berkshire's Disintermediation: Buffett's New Managerial Model 

GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2015-16, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-16, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper Series No. 205
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 07 May 2015 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2015
Working Paper Series
George Washington University
Downloads 2,865
81.

What Can For-Profit and Nonprofit Boards Learn from Each Other About Improving Governance?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-49, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-28
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 30 Apr 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 379
82.

How Important is Culture?: An Inside Look at Keller Williams Realty

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-48 , Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-27
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 21 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 446
83.

The Market Reaction to Corporate Governance Regulation

Journal of Financial Economics, Volume 101, Issue 2, August 2011, Pages 431–448, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper Series No. 82
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 14 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Navarra, IESE Business School and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 1,968
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Strategic Disclosure and CEO Media Visibility

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-21, Forthcoming at Journal of Financial Reporting, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 204
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 15 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2020
Working Paper Series
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business
Downloads 1,019
85.

The Twelve Federal Reserve Banks: Governance and Accountability in the 21st Century

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 203 , Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy Working Paper 10
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Mar 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 235
86.

Morrison, the Restricted Scope of Securities Act Section 11 Liability, and Prospects for Regulatory Reform

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 202
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 04 Mar 2015
Working Paper Series
Stanford University Law School
Downloads 177
87.

The Ideal Proxy Statement

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-47, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-18
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 17 Feb 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 317
88.

Market (In)Attention and the Strategic Scheduling and Timing of Earnings Announcements

Journal of Accounting and Economics, Volume 60, Issue 1, August 2015, Pages 36–55, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 201, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-8
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 07 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, University of California-Irvine and Brigham Young University
Downloads 929
89.

Did Harvard Violate Federal Securities Law? The Campaign Against Classified Boards of Directors

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 199
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 10 Dec 2014
Working Paper Series
United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Stanford University Law School
Downloads 1,568
90.

A Meeting of the Minds: How Do Companies Distribute Knowledge and Workload Across Board Committees?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-46, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-6
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 09 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 267
91.

How Reliably Do Empirical Tests Identify Tax Avoidance?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 200, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-5
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 06 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Texas at Austin, MIT - Sloan, University of Virginia - McIntire School of Commerce and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business

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Downloads 893
92.

Knowledge, Compensation, and Firm Value: An Empirical Analysis of Firm Communication

Journal of Accounting and Economics, Volume 58, Issue 1, August 2014, Pages 96–116, Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 12-03, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 83
Posted: 24 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance, Shanghai Jiaotong University, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
93.

The Handpicked CEO Successor

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-45, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-3
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 17 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, The Miles Group (TMG) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 240
94.

The Search for Peer Firms: When Do Crowds Provide Wisdom?

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 15-032, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 14-46, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 198
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 02 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2016
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Minnesota and Harvard Business School
Downloads 1,283
95.

Delegated Bidding and the Allocative Effects of Alternative Accounting Rules

Management Science, Volume 63, Issue 7, July 2017
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 04 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Graduate School of Business, Stanford University
Downloads 96
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The Credibility of Performance Feedback in Tournaments

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 193
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 19 Sep 2014
Working Paper Series
Graduate School of Business, Stanford University

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Downloads 63
97.

A Theory of Hard and Soft Information

Accounting Review, Forthcoming, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 194
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and Graduate School of Business, Stanford University
Downloads 868
98.

How Do Short Sellers Interact with Other Professional Investors? Evidence from the Daily Trades of Active Fund Managers

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 195, Finance Down Under 2016 Building on the Best from the Cellars of Finance, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 14-35
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 17 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2020
Working Paper Series
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, Rutgers Business School - Rutgers University and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 906
99.

Follow the Money: Compensation, Risk, and the Financial Crisis

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-43, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 14-34
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 08 Sep 2014
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Navarra, IESE Business School, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 560
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Statement for Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection -- Hearing on 'Examining the GAO Report on Expectations of Government Support for Bank Holding Companies' Held July 31, 2014

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 190, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 14-33
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2014
Working Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 79