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151.

The Agency Costs of Agency Capitalism: Activist Investors and the Revaluation of Governance Rights

Columbia Law Review, 2013 (Forthcoming), ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 197, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 438, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 130
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 24 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 31 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Law School and Columbia Law School
Downloads 3,480
152.

Effects on Comparability and Capital Market Benefits of Voluntary IFRS Adoption

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 133
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 04 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2018
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 1,616
153.

Aggregate Investment and Investor Sentiment

Review of Financial Studies (RFS), Forthcoming, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 181, Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 2014-44
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,251
154.

The Persistence of Lenient Market Labels

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 12-60, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 167
Posted: 19 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Stanford Graduate School of Business
155.

Union Activism: Do Union Pension Funds Act Solely in the Interest of Beneficiaries?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP- 30
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 10 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 293
156.

Shareholder Lawsuits: Where is the Line between Legitimate and Frivolous?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP- 29
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 27 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 211
157.

Is a Powerful CEO Good or Bad for Shareholders?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP- 28
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 13 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 783
158.

Search Based Peer Firms: Aggregating Investor Perceptions through Internet Co-Searches

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 128, Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 13-048
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 06 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Minnesota and Harvard Business School
Downloads 1,368
159.

The Relation between Equity Incentives and Misreporting: The Role of Risk-Taking Incentives

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), 109 (August 2013): 327-350., Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 126, Stanford Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 2120
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 21 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Navarra, IESE Business School and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 1,251
160.

The Brouhaha Over Intra-Corporate Forum Selection Provisions: A Legal, Economic, and Political Analysis

Business Lawyer. Feb2013, Vol. 68 Issue 2, p325-410., Rock Center for Corporate Governance Working Paper No. 125 , Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 439
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 19 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University Law School and Stanford Law School
Downloads 573
161.

Then and Now: America's New Immigrant Entrepreneurs, Part VII

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Research Paper, Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 2159875, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 127
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 10 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2012
Working Paper Series
Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, Pratt School of Engineering, University of California, Berkeley - School of Information and Stanford Law School
Downloads 1,005
162.

Shell Games: The Long Term Performance of Chinese Reverse Merger Firms

The Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 04 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Santa Clara University and Renmin University of China - School of Business
Downloads 1,397
163.

Fixed or Contingent: How Should 'Governance Monitors' Be Paid?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance and Leadership No. CGRP-27
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 02 Oct 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 234
164.

On Derivatives Markets and Social Welfare: A Theory of Empty Voting and Hidden Ownership

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 99, No. 1103, 2013, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 122, Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2012-11, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 433
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 23 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of San Diego School of Law, University of Texas at Austin and Harvard University
Downloads 1,626
165.

The Revolving Door and the SEC's Enforcement Outcomes: Initial Evidence from Civil Litigation

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 07 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, Rutgers Business School, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) - Nanyang Business School and Columbia Business School
Downloads 925
166.

Outsourcing Shareholder Voting to Proxy Advisory Firms

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 58, No. 1 (February 2015), pp. 173-204, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 119, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 14-27 (2105R), IESE Business School Working Paper No. WP1096-E
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 19 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2015
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Navarra, IESE Business School
Downloads 2,206
167.

Conservatism and Aggregation: The Effect on Cost of Equity Capital and the Efficiency of Debt Contracts

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 120
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 12 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2014
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 400
168.

Ten Myths of 'Say on Pay'

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-26
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 27 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, University of Navarra, IESE Business School and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,953
169.

Redesigning Credit Derivatives to Better Cover Sovereign Default Risk

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 118
Posted: 04 May 2012 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University
170.

The History and Evolution of Intra-Corporate Forum Selection Clauses: An Empirical Analysis

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law (DJCL), Vol. 37, No. 2, 2012, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 116, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 427
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 19 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University Law School
Downloads 481
171.

Optimal Contracts with Performance Manipulation

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 152
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University and Graduate School of Business, Stanford University
Downloads 418
172.

Monitoring Risks Before They Go Viral: Is it Time for the Board to Embrace Social Media?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University, Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-25
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 05 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Digitas Health and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 601
173.

Debt Overhang and Capital Regulation

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 114, MPI Collective Goods Preprint, No. 2012/5
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 30 Mar 2012
Working Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,887
174.

Direct Democracy and State Fiscal Crises: The Problem of Too Much Law

7 Duke Journal of Constitutional Law & Public Policy 43 (2012), Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 113
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 131
175.

Investment Busts, Reputation, and the Temptation to Blend in with the Crowd

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE) 111(1): 137-157, January 2014, AFA 2013 San Diego Meetings Paper, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 115
Posted: 20 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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176.

The Efficacy of Shareholder Voting: Evidence from Equity Compensation Plans

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 51, Issue 5, pages 909-950, December 2013, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 112, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 2997
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 14 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Melbourne and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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Downloads 633
177.

Sudden Death of a CEO: Are Companies Prepared When Lightening Strikes?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University, Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-24
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 09 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 699
178.

What is CEO Talent Worth?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University, Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-23
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 25 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 792
179.

Market Making Under the Proposed Volcker Rule

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 106
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Jan 2012
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,604
180.

Failure Is an Option: Institutional Change, Entrepreneurial Risk and New Firm Growth

Eberhart, R.N., C.E. Eesley, K.M. Eisenhardt. 2017 Organization Science 28(1) 93-112.
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 10 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University, Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering and Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering
Downloads 722
181.

A Dialogue on the Costs and Benefits of Automatic Stays for Derivatives and Repurchase Agreements

U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 12-02, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 108, Stanford University Working Paper No. 108
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2012
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 1,040
182.

What Does it Mean for an Executive to 'Make' $1 Million?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-22
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 15 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 353
183.

CEO Preferences and Acquisitions

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 105, Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2014
Working Paper Series
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Finance and Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business

Multiple version iconThere are 5 versions of this paper

Downloads 745
184.

Leadership Challenges at Hewlett-Packard: Through the Looking Glass

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-21
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 10 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 729
185.

Pension Reserve Funds: Aligning Form and Function

Rotman International Journal of Pension Management, Vol. 4, No. 2, p. 18, Fall 2011
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 01 Oct 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Oxford University - Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment and Stanford University - Global Projects Center
Downloads 230
186.

Liability Holding Companies

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 59, 2012, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 103 , Stanford Law and Economics Olin Research Paper No. 416
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 30 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 01 May 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 387
187.

The NCAA Adopts 'Dodd-Frank': A Fable

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-20
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 14 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 252
188.

Secondary Stakeholder Actions and the Selection of Firm Targets

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 104
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 13 Sep 2011
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 124
189.

Scarlet Letter: Are the CEOs and Directors of Failed Companies ‘Tainted’?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-19
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 31 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 313
190.

Are Current CEOs the Best Board Members?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-18
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 25 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 403
191.

Seven Myths of Executive Compensation

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-17
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 22 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,433
192.

Seven Myths of Corporate Governance

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-16
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 02 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 3,980
193.

Tesla Motors: The Evolution of Governance from Inception to IPO

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-15
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 18 May 2011 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,651
194.

The Accidental History of the Federal Securities and Banking Laws: A Review of Michael Perino's Hellhound of Wall Street: How Ferdinand Pecora's Investigation of the Great Crash Forever Changed American Finance

Securities Regulation Law Journal, Vol. 39, No. 1, Spring 2011
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 17 May 2011 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 172
195.

The Resignation of David Sokol: Mountain or Molehill for Berkshire Hathaway?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-14
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 21 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 161
196.

Do ISS Voting Recommendations Create Shareholder Value?

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-13
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 20 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 453
197.

Proxy Advisory Firms and Stock Option Repricing

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Vol. 56, No. Issues 2–3, November–December 2013, Pages 149-169, 2013, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 100
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 19 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Navarra, IESE Business School
Downloads 816
198.

Initial Evidence on the Market Impact of the XBRL Mandate

Review of Accounting Studies, 2014, Volume 19, pp. 1468-1503, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 149
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 16 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting and University of Notre Dame
Downloads 894
199.

Pills and Partisans: Understanding Takeover Defenses

160 University of Pennsylvania Law Review 633 (2012), Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 407, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 98
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 03 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of San Diego School of Law and University of Texas at Austin
Downloads 831
200.

Keller Williams Realty (A)

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Teaching Case No. HR-29A
Posted: 17 Feb 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Independent and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business