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101.

The International Politics of IFRS Harmonization

Accounting, Economics and Law 3, No. 2 (April 2013), Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 11-132
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 02 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 08 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government
Downloads 4,646
102.

What's a Director to Do?

Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 02-38
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 17 Feb 2004
Accepted Paper Series
The Monitor Company and Harvard Business School
Downloads 4,644
103.

Coordination, Control, and the Management of Organizations: Practice Questions (4th of 4 Ccmo Documents)

Number of pages: 85 Posted: 20 Apr 1998
Case and Teaching Paper Series
Harvard Business School, Simon School, University of Rochester (Deceased), HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit and Ohio State University - Fisher College of Business, Department of Finance
Downloads 4,615
104.

Four Ways of Being that Create the Foundations of A Great Personal Life, Great Leadership and A Great Organization -- PDF File of Powerpoint Slides

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 13-078, Barbados Group Working Paper No. 13-01
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 29 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 28 May 2014
Working Paper Series
Independent and Harvard Business School
Downloads 4,494
105.

Corporate Purpose and Financial Performance

Organization Science, 30(1), pp.1-18
Number of pages: 164 Posted: 18 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2020
Accepted Paper Series
Wharton, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and Harvard Business School
Downloads 4,458
106.

The Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility on Investment Recommendations: Analysts’ Perceptions and Shifting Institutional Logics

Strategic Management Journal, Volume 36, Issue 7, pp. 1053-1081, July 2015
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2017
Accepted Paper Series
London Business School - Department of Strategic & International Management and Harvard Business School
Downloads 4,387
107.

Corporate Tax Avoidance and Firm Value

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Mar 2005
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and University of Chicago Law School

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Downloads 4,364
108.

Humblebragging: A Distinct – and Ineffective – Self-Presentation Strategy

Harvard Business School Marketing Unit Working Paper No. 15-080, Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 15-080
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 28 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2017
Working Paper Series
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Harvard University - Business School (HBS) and Harvard Business School - Marketing Unit
Downloads 4,342
109.

The Role of International Accounting Standards in Transitional Economies: A Study of the People's Republic of China

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Aug 2000
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard Business School
Downloads 4,322
110.

What Drives Venture Capital Fundraising?

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Feb 1998
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 4,270
111.

Implications for GAAP from an Analysis of Positive Research in Accounting

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Forthcoming, MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 4740-09, Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 09-137, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business Working Paper No. 09-22
Number of pages: 126 Posted: 03 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government and The University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 4,212
112.

Airbus vs. Boeing in Superjumbos: A Case of Failed Preemption

HBS Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 02-061, HBS Finance Working Paper No. 02-061
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 22 Mar 2002
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School and University of Navarra, IESE Business School
Downloads 4,174
113.

Why do Countries Adopt International Financial Reporting Standards?

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 09-102
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 25 Aug 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government and The Ohio State University
Downloads 4,127
114.

CEO Bonus Plans: And How to Fix Them

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper 12-022, Marshall School of Business Working Paper No. FBE 02-11
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 30 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and Harvard Business School
Downloads 4,122
115.

Beyond Agency Theory: The Hidden and Heretofore Inaccessible Power of Integrity (PDF of Keynote Slides)

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 10-068, Barbados Group Working Paper No. 10-02
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 16 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 18 May 2013
Working Paper Series
Independent and Harvard Business School

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116.

Boom and Bust in the Venture Capital Industry and the Impact on Innovation

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 Jan 2003
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
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117.

Extreme Governance: An Analysis of Dual-Class Companies in the United States

AFA 2005 Philadelphia Meetings, Rodney L. White Center for Financial Research Working Paper No. 12-04, Rock Center for Corporate Governance Working Paper No. 39
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 08 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2009
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Yale School of Management
Downloads 3,984
118.

Corporate Sustainability: A Strategy?

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 19-065
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2020
Working Paper Series
London Business School - Department of Strategic & International Management and Harvard Business School
Downloads 3,952
119.

A 'Value-Free' Approach to Values (PDF File of Powerpoint Slides)

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 11-010, Barbados Group Working Paper No. 10-06, Simon School Working Paper No. FR10-26
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2013
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School and Independent
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120.

The Private Equity Advantage: Leveraged Buyout Firms and Relationship Banking

EFA 2008 Athens Meetings Paper, Review of Financial Studies, 24 (7), 2462-2498, 2011
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 29 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Downloads 3,797
121.

Capital Markets: Theory and Evidence

Bell Journal of Economics and Management Science, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 357-398, Autumn 1972
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 24 Mar 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School
Downloads 3,784
122.

Institutional Investors and Equity Prices

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 116, No. 1, pp. 229-259, February 2001
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 01 Jun 1998
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Yale School of Management

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Downloads 3,726
123.

Analyst Activity Around the World

HBS Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 01-061
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 27 Feb 2000
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Harvard University - Strategy Unit and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 3,671
124.

Platform Envelopment

Forthcoming 2011, Strategic Management Journal, Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 07-104
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 28 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2013
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit, Dartmouth College and Boston University – Questrom School of Business
Downloads 3,443
125.

The Cost of Capital for Alternative Investments

Harvard Business School Working Paper No. 1910719
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 14 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

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Downloads 3,421
126.

CEO Incentives and Earnings Management

Journal of Financial Economics, Forthcoming, HBS Finance Working Paper No. 640585
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 Feb 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Brandeis International Business School and New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance

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Downloads 3,419
127.

Money Chasing Deals?: The Impact of Fund Inflows on Private Equity Valuations

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 08 Feb 1998
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 3,362
128.

What Is a Patent Worth? Evidence from the U.S. Patent 'Lottery'

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, USPTO Economic Working Paper 2015-5
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 17 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2019
Accepted Paper Series
University of Illinois at Chicago - Department of Finance, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and Stockholm School of Economics

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Downloads 3,355
129.

The Curse of Innovation: A Theory of Why Innovative New Products Fail in the Marketplace

HBS Marketing Research Paper No. 05-06
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Aug 2005
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School
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130.

Corporate Resilience and Response During COVID-19

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 20-108
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2020
Working Paper Series
State Street Associates, State Street Associates, Harvard Business School and State Street Associates
Downloads 3,259
131.

Economists (and Economics) in Tech Companies

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 19-027, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 18-44
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Sep 2018
Working Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Harvard University - Business School (HBS)

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132.

Mutual Funds Fees Around the World

HBS Finance Working Paper No. 901023
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 May 2006
Working Paper Series
Georgia Institute of Technology - Finance Area, London Business School and University of Oxford - Said Business School
Downloads 3,219
133.

Investor Activism and Takeovers

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 31 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2009
Working Paper Series
Morgan Stanley and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 3,215
134.

Platform Rules: Multi-Sided Platforms as Regulators

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Sep 2008
Working Paper Series
Northeastern University and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 3,170
135.

Word-of-Mouth as Self-Enhancement

HBS Marketing Research Paper No. 06-01
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Toronto and University of Maryland
Downloads 3,152
136.

Fake It Till You Make It: Reputation, Competition, and Yelp Review Fraud

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 14-006
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 05 May 2015
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Business School (HBS) and Questrom School of Business, Boston University
Downloads 3,103
137.

Payout Policy

Ross School of Business Paper No. 1227
Number of pages: 119 Posted: 25 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Illinois at Chicago - Department of Finance, University of Geneva - Geneva Finance Research Institute (GFRI) and University of Oxford - Finance

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Downloads 3,079
138.

Shareholder Activism on Sustainability Issues

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 07 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Toronto, Harvard Business School and Northwestern University - Department of Accounting Information & Management
Downloads 3,075
139.

Integrated Reporting and Investor Clientele

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Volume 27, Number 2. Spring 2015.
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 14 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 13 May 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School
Downloads 3,041
140.

Information Effects of Spin-Offs, Equity Carve-Outs, and Targeted Stock Offerings

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Nov 1997
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Harvard Business School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Sloan School of Management and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 3,012
141.

Economic Catastrophe Bonds

HBS Finance Working Paper No. 07-102
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 26 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2008
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 2,963
142.

Efficiencies and Regulatory Shortcuts: How Should We Regulate Companies like Airbnb and Uber?

Stanford Technology Law Review 19 (2016): 293-328, Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 16-026
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University - HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit and Tilburg Law and Economics Center (TILEC)
Downloads 2,949
143.

A New Model of Leadership (PDF File of Keynote Slides)

Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 07-107, Barbados Group Working Paper No. 07-02
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 18 May 2013
Working Paper Series
ALS Consulting and Harvard Business School
Downloads 2,893
144.

Brands, Information, and Loyalty

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 01 Nov 2000
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Strategy Unit and Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Adelson School of Entrepreneuship
Downloads 2,866
145.

Corporate Tax Avoidance and High Powered Incentives

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 Apr 2004
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and University of Chicago Law School

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Downloads 2,808
146.

Public Sentiment and the Price of Corporate Sustainability

Financial Analysts Journal, 76 (2): 26-46.
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 19 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2020
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School
Downloads 2,796
147.

Evidence on the Use of Unverifiable Estimates in Required Goodwill Impairment

Review of Accounting Studies, Vol. 17, No. 4, 2012, Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 09-106
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 21 May 2008 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 2,794
148.

Takeovers: Folklore and Science

Harvard Business Review, November-December, 1984
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Nov 2002
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School
Downloads 2,784
149.

Asymmetric Information Effects on Loan Spreads

Journal of Financial Economics 92 (2009), pp. 300-319
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2009
Working Paper Series
Harvard University
Downloads 2,761
150.

Stock Options for Undiversified Executives

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 14 Dec 2000
Working Paper Series
NOM Unit Head, Harvard Business School and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business

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Downloads 2,758