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151.

Takeovers: Folklore and Science

Harvard Business Review, November-December, 1984
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Nov 2002
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School
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152.

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
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153.

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 2,760
154.

Price Pressure Around Mergers

Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 02-22, HBS Finance Working Paper No. 03-029
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Jul 2002
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, AQR Capital Management, LLC and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 2,754
155.

Creditor Rights, Enforcement, and Debt Ownership Structure: Evidence from the Global Syndicated Loan Market

Tuck-JQFA Contemporary Corporate Governance Issues II Conference
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Jul 2002
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School and University of Oklahoma
Downloads 2,744
156.

Earnings Management, Corporate Tax Shelters, and Book-Tax Alignment

HBS Finance Working Paper No. 884812
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago Law School and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 2,725
157.

Patent Trolls: Evidence from Targeted Firms

Harvard Business School Finance Working Paper No. 15-002
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 21 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2018
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), University of Texas at Dallas and Harvard University

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Downloads 2,684
158.

Signaling Firm Performance Through Financial Statement Presentation: An Analysis Using Special Items

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 13 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2009
Working Paper Series
Boston University - Questrom School of Business and Harvard Business School

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159.

The Economic Effects of Private Equity Buyouts

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 14 Oct 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, College of Literature, Science and the Arts, Department of Economics, Students, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and US Census Bureau — Economy-Wide Statistics Division

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Downloads 2,665
160.

Limited Arbitrage in Equity Markets

Harvard Business School Working Paper No. 01-069, HBS Finance Working Paper No. 01-069
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 01 May 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, AQR Capital Management, LLC and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 2,649
161.

Do Friends Influence Purchases in a Social Network?

Harvard Business School Marketing Unit Working Paper No. 09-123
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - Marketing Department, Sungkyunkwan University - School of Management and Harvard University - Business School (HBS)
Downloads 2,630
162.

Expected Option Returns

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 Nov 1999
Working Paper Series
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, The Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

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163.

Network Effects in Countries’ Adoption of IFRS

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 10-092
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 18 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government and The Ohio State University

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164.

Disclosure Practices of Foreign Companies Interacting with U.S. Markets

Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 03-081, Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 03-29
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 26 May 2003
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Strategy Unit, Harvard University - Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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165.

Investor Sentiment and the Cross-Section of Stock Returns

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 18 Nov 2003 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2009
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School and NYU Stern School of Business

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Downloads 2,570
166.

What Do Private Equity Firms Say They Do?

Harvard Business School Finance Working Paper No. 15-081, Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 15-081
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 01 May 2015
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business

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Downloads 2,554
167.

The Foundations and Current State of Capital Market Theory

M.C. Jensen, STUDIES IN THE THEORY OF CAPITAL MARKETS, Praeger Publishers, 1972
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 24 Mar 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School
Downloads 2,540
168.

Just Say No to Wall Street: Putting a Stop to the Earnings Game

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 22, No. 1, Winter 2010, Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 10-090
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 05 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 18 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
The Monitor Company and Harvard Business School

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169.

Financing Payouts

Ross School of Business Paper No. 1263
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 09 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2020
Working Paper Series
University of Illinois at Chicago - Department of Finance, University of Geneva - Geneva Finance Research Institute (GFRI) and University of Oxford - Finance
Downloads 2,525
170.

The Four Ways of Being that Create the Foundation for Great Leadership, a Great Organization, and a Great Personal Life

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 14-027, Barbados Group Working Paper No. 13-03
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 12 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2015
Working Paper Series
Independent and Harvard Business School
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171.

The Trouble with Stock Options

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 13 Jun 2003
Working Paper Series
NOM Unit Head, Harvard Business School and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business

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Downloads 2,484
172.

Insider Trading Subsequent to Initial Public Offerings: Evidence from Expirations of Lock-Up Provisions

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Feb 2000
Working Paper Series
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 2,472
173.

Taxation and Corporate Governance: An Economic Approach

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 03 May 2007
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and University of Chicago Law School
Downloads 2,460
174.

R&D Accounting and the Tradeoff between Relevance and Objectivity

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 18 Feb 1999
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Downloads 2,447
175.

Stock Price Fragility

Harvard Business School Research Paper No. 1490734
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 21 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2013
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

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176.

To Groupon or Not to Groupon: The Profitability of Deep Discounts

Marketing Letters, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University - HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit, University of Chicago and Harvard University
Downloads 2,401
177.

Reflections on the Corporation as a Social Invention

Midland Corporate Finance Journal, Vol. 1, No. 3, Autumn 1983, Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 1983
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Dec 2003 Last Revised: 18 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School and Simon School, University of Rochester (Deceased)
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178.

Future-Time Framing: The Effect of Language on Corporate Future Orientation

Harvard Business School Organizational Behavior Unit Working Paper No. 14-082 , European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 412/2014
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 05 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 29 May 2018
Working Paper Series
Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Cornell University, Tilburg University - Department of Finance and University of Massachusetts Lowell

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Downloads 2,372
179.

CEO and CFO Career Penalties to Missing Quarterly Analysts Forecasts

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2012
Working Paper Series
The University of Arizona - Eller College of Management, Columbia Business School and Harvard Business School
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180.

Quality Management and Job Quality: How the ISO 9001 Standard for Quality Management Systems Affects Employees and Employers

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Research Paper No. 09-018, Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2014
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and Harvard Business School
Downloads 2,361
181.

Secrets of the Academy: The Drivers of University Endowment Success

Harvard Business School Finance Working Paper No. 07-066, MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 4698-08
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2009
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

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182.

Choice Structures and Business Strategy

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Apr 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Navarra, IESE Business School and University of Pennsylvania - Management Department
Downloads 2,310
183.

Market Reaction to Mandatory Nonfinancial Disclosure

Management Science, 65(7), pp.3061-3084
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2020
Accepted Paper Series
University of Toronto, Boston University - Questrom School of Business and Harvard Business School
Downloads 2,309
184.

Toward a Theory of the Press

ECONOMICS AND SOCIAL INSTITUTIONS, Karl Brunner, ed., Martinus Nijhoff Publishing Company, 1979
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 Jul 1998
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School
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185.

Evidence on the Effects of Unverifiable Fair-Value Accounting

Harvard Business School Working Paper No. 08-014
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 08 Sep 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 2,280
186.

The Impact of Mass Shootings on Gun Policy

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 16-126
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 07 May 2016 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2019
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Harvard Business School - Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Unit and UCLA Anderson School of Management

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187.

Investor Sentiment in the Stock Market

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2009
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School and NYU Stern School of Business

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188.

The Demand for Tax Haven Operations

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Sep 2004
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Harvard University - Business School (HBS) and University of Michigan
Downloads 2,206
189.

Wisdom or Madness? Comparing Crowds with Expert Evaluation in Funding the Arts

Management Science, Forthcoming, Harvard Business School Working Paper No. 14-116
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2020
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School and Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit
Downloads 2,204
190.

The Size, Structure, and Performance of Corporate Headquarters

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 02 Dec 2003
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Ashridge Strategic Management Centre and Ashridge Strategic Management Centre
Downloads 2,186
191.

CEO Compensation, Diversification and Incentives

Number of pages: 83 Posted: 10 Jan 2001
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

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192.

The Determinants of Board Structure at the Initial Public Offering

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 24 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2009
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

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193.

Competing with Complementors: An Empirical Look at Amazon.com

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 15-044, Strategic Management Journal (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 04 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Business School and University of Oklahoma - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,172
194.

Judging Fund Managers by the Company They Keep

CRSP Working Paper No. 545; EFA 2003 Annual Conference Paper No. 884, HBS Finance Working Paper No. 04-023
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 17 Dec 2002
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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195.

Smart Money: The Effect of Education on Financial Behavior

Harvard Business School Finance Working Paper No. 09-071
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 17 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2016
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and University of Virginia
Downloads 2,153
196.

Dividend Policy Inside the Multinational Firm

EFA 2002 Berlin Meetings Presented Paper
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Jun 2002
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Harvard University - Business School (HBS) and University of Michigan
Downloads 2,148
197.

Towards an Understanding of the Role of Standard Setters in Standard Setting

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Forthcoming, Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 10-105
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 29 May 2010 Last Revised: 25 May 2012
Working Paper Series
Brigham Young University - Marriott School and University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government
Downloads 2,120
198.

Reflections on the State of Accounting Research and the Regulation of Accounting

Stanford Lectures In Accounting, pp. 11-19, 1976
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Nov 2002
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School
Downloads 2,115
199.

Legal Risk as a Determinant of Syndicate Structure in the Project Finance Loan Market

HBS Finance Working Paper No. 02-067
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 25 Mar 2001
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School and University of Oklahoma
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200.

Evaluating Firm-Level Expected-Return Proxies: Implications for Estimating Treatment Effects

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 15-022, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 197, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 15-57, The Review of Financial Studies (RFS), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 06 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2021
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Harvard Business School
Downloads 2,112