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1.

Remuneration: Where We've Been, How We Got to Here, What are the Problems, and How to Fix Them

Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 04-28; ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 44/2004
Number of pages: 116 Posted: 05 Jul 2004
Working Paper Series
SSRN, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and Ohio State University (OSU) - Fisher College of Business
Downloads 23,948
2.

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

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 14,468
3.

Pay Without Performance: Overview of the Issues

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 647-673, 2005, Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 8-22, 2005, Academy of Management Perspectives, pp. 5-24, February 2006, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 528
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 19 Jul 2005 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 9,088
4.

Women in STEM: A Gender Gap to Innovation

Economics and Statistics Administration Issue Brief No. 04-11
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 26 Nov 2011
Working Paper Series
Office of the Chief Economist, Economics and Statistics Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Government of the United States of America - Bureau of the Census, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, National Science Foundation and Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Downloads 8,393
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Executive Compensation as an Agency Problem

Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 17, pp. 71-92, 2003, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 421
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Jan 2003 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School

Multiple version iconThere are 3 versions of this paper

Downloads 7,410
6.

Pay Without Performance: The Unfulfilled Promise of Executive Compensation

Harvard University Press, 2004, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 537783
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 30 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 05 May 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 6,551
7.

Managerial Power and Rent Extraction in the Design of Executive Compensation

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 69, pp. 751-846, 2002, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 366, June 2002
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 19 Jun 2002 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School and Boston University School of Law

Multiple version iconThere are 3 versions of this paper

Downloads 5,523
8.

Are We Selling Results or Résumés?: The Underexplored Linkage between Human Resource Strategies and Firm-Specific Capital

Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 105
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 16 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2008
Working Paper Series
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 4,623
9.

The Economic Value of a Law Degree

HLS Program on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2013-6
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 14 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2014
Working Paper Series
USC Gould School of Law and Rutgers Business School Newark and New Brunswick

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Downloads 4,121
10.

The Growth of Executive Pay

Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Vol. 21, pp. 283-303, 2005, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 510
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Jan 2005 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management

Multiple version iconThere are 3 versions of this paper

Downloads 3,932
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Executive Compensation at Fannie Mae: A Case Study of Perverse Incentives, Nonperformance Pay, and Camouflage

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 807-822, 2005, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 653125, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 505, February 2005
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 02 Feb 2005 Last Revised: 05 May 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 3,657
12.

Venture Capital Limited Partnership Agreements: Understanding Compensation Arrangements

U of Texas Law and Economics Research Paper No. 29, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 254
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 07 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2008
Working Paper Series
Downloads 3,544
13.

Rewriting History

AFA 2007 Chicago Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 18 May 2010
Working Paper Series
New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance, Harvard Business School and University of Virginia - McIntire School of Commerce

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 3,112
14.

Incentive Pay and the Market for CEOs: An Analysis of Pay-For-Performance Sensitivity

Presented at Tuck-JFE Contemporary Corporate Governance Conference
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 24 Jul 2000
Working Paper Series
Goldman, Sachs & Co. and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
Downloads 2,886
15.

Lucky CEOs

Journal of Finance, 2010 (published as "Lucky CEOs and Lucky Directors"), Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 566
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management and INSEAD - Finance

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Downloads 2,758
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Attractiveness, Easiness, and Other Issues: Student Evaluations of Professors on RateMyProfessors.com

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 Jul 2006
Working Paper Series
Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law, Central Michigan University - Department of English Language & Literature, Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law and Central Michigan University - Department of Computer Science

Multiple version iconThere are 3 versions of this paper

Downloads 2,680
17.

Stock Options for Undiversified Executives

Harvard NOM Research Paper No. 00-05; Presented at Tuck-JFE Contemporary Corporate Governance Conference; USC FBE Working Paper No. 01-16
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 2,669
18.

Golden Parachutes and the Wealth of Shareholders

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 25, April 2014, pp. 140-154, Harvard Law School John M. Olin Center Discussion Paper No. 683
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 02 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2014
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics and Harvard Business School
Downloads 2,616
19.

Catching Up Is Hard to Do: Undergraduate Prestige, Elite Graduate Programs, and the Earnings Premium

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 14-23, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 16-17
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 30 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 2,476
20.

CEO Centrality

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 601, 2007
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 15 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 10 May 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Notre Dame, Harvard Law School and INSEAD - Finance

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Downloads 2,469
21.

What do Boards do? Evidence from Board Committee and Director Compensation Data

EFA 2005 Moscow Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Sep 2005
Working Paper Series
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance
Downloads 2,462
22.

Managerial Capital and the Market for CEOs

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 08 May 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and Queen's University - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,390
23.

Pay Without Performance and the Managerial Power Hypothesis: A Comment

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 01 May 2006
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,346
24.

Lucky CEOs and Lucky Directors

Journal of Finance, Vol. 65, No. 6, pp. 2363-2401, 2010, Johnson School Research Paper Series No. 39-09, CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 03 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management and INSEAD - Finance
Downloads 2,098
25.

What is a Professional Service Firm? Towards a Theory and Taxonomy of Knowledge Intensive Firms

Academy of Management Review, Vol. 35, No. 1, pp. 155-174, Jan. 2010
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 May 2009 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Simon Fraser University (SFU) - Beedie School of Business
Downloads 1,954
26.

A Theory of Friendly Boards

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 100/2005
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 Dec 2005
Accepted Paper Series
University of New South Wales, Department of Banking and Finance and London School of Economics - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,937
27.

The Economic Value of a Law Degree, Powerpoint Presentation

2013 American Law & Economics Conference, Vanderbilt Law School, Nashville, Tennessee
Number of pages: 129 Posted: 26 May 2013 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2014
Working Paper Series
USC Gould School of Law and Rutgers Business School Newark and New Brunswick

Multiple version iconThere are 3 versions of this paper

Downloads 1,936
28.

A Blueprint for Change

Pepperdine Law Review, Vol. 40, No. 2, p. 461, 2013, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 230
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 18 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 08 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 1,912
29.

Firm Expansion and CEO Pay

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 533, 2005, Johnson School Research Paper No. 27-06
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 10 May 2009
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 1,841
30.

Discretion in Executive Incentive Contracts: Theory and Evidence

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 27 Dec 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,780
31.

Corporate Culture and the Problem of Executive Compensation

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 12 Dec 2005
Working Paper Series
Independent Author
Downloads 1,772
32.

The Market for Federal Judicial Law Clerks

Forthcoming in University of Chicago Law Review
Number of pages: 108 Posted: 20 Mar 2001
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Yale Law School, University of Chicago Law School and HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit
Downloads 1,768
33.

A Dynamic Perspective on Next-Generation Offshoring: The Global Sourcing of Science and Engineering Talent

Academy of Management Perspectives, Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 35-54, 2008
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 10 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Massachusetts at Boston - College of Management, University of Manchester and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 1,682
34.

Stealth Compensation Via Retirement Benefits

Berkeley Business Law Journal, Vol. 1, pp. 291-326, 2004, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 487, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 583861
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 02 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 1,681
35.

Bankruptcy and Bad Behavior - The Real Moral Hazard: Law Schools Exploiting Market Dysfunction

American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review , Vol. 23, No. 1, Winter 2015
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 29 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Northwestern University/Northwestern School of Law
Downloads 1,600
36.

Pay Distribution in the Top Executive Team

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 574
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 12 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 18 May 2009
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School, University of Notre Dame and INSEAD - Finance
Downloads 1,580
37.

Quantifying Managerial Ability: A New Measure and Validity Tests

Management Science, Forthcoming, AAA 2009 Financial Accounting and Reporting Section (FARS) Paper, AAA 2009 Management Accounting Section (MAS) Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 11 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, New York University - Stern School of Business and University of Washington

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 1,578
38.

Ethical Issues in Outsourcing Accounting and Tax Services

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 02 Feb 2005
Working Paper Series
Fayetteville State University - Department of Accounting
Downloads 1,566
39.

Performance Standards in Incentive Contracts

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 26 Nov 1999
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Downloads 1,542
40.

Web-Based Student Evaluations of Professors: The Relations between Perceived Quality, Easiness, and Sexiness

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Aug 2003
Working Paper Series
Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law, Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law and Central Michigan University - Department of Computer Science

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 1,532
41.

Lucky Directors

Journal of Finance, 2010 (published as "Lucky CEOs and Lucky Directors"), Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 573
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 18 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management and INSEAD - Finance

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 1,530
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The Secret of My Success: How Status, Prestige and School Performance Shape Legal Careers

Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 207, UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 10-26, 5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 15 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2012
Working Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 1,506
43.

Bargaining in the Shadow of Big Data

Florida Law Review, Vol. 66, No. 5, 2014
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 14 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2014
Accepted Paper Series
South Texas College of Law and South Texas College of Law Alumni
Downloads 1,437
44.

Remuneration, Retention, and Reputation Incentives for Outside Directors

AFA 2004 San Diego Meetings
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 24 Oct 2003
Working Paper Series
New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business

Multiple version iconThere are 3 versions of this paper

Downloads 1,433
45.

Research and Policy Issues in High-Skilled International Migration: A Perspective with Data from the United States

IZA Discussion Paper No. 366
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Sep 2001
Working Paper Series
National Science Foundation
Downloads 1,299
46.

How Important is Past Analyst Forecast Accuracy?

Financial Analysts Journal, Vol. 57, No. 6, 2001
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 27 Jan 2000 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2014
Working Paper Series
Temple University - Department of Accounting

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 1,291
47.

Young Associates in Trouble

105 Mich. L. Rev. 1087 (2007), Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 67, Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 67/2007
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - Legal Studies Department and Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 1,266
48.

Corporate Boardroom Diversity: Why Are We Still Talking About This?

17 The Scholar: St. Mary's Law Review on Race and Social Justice 219 (2015)
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 30 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Western Carolina University
Downloads 1,241
49.

Do Underwater Executive Stock Options Still Align Incentives? The Effect of Stock Price Movements on Managerial Incentive-Alignment

HBS Finance School Working Paper No. 02-002
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 24 Nov 2001
Accepted Paper Series
Claremont McKenna College - Robert Day School of Economics and Finance and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 1,240
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Audit Markets, Fees and Production: Towards an Integrated View of Empirical Audit Research

Journal of Accounting Literature, Volume 29 (2010), 167-215
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 26 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Kentucky, Monash University, University of Auckland - Business School and University of Florida - Fisher School of Accounting
Downloads 1,215