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1401.

We Don't Quite Know What We are Talking About When We Talk About Volatility

Journal of Portfolio Management, Vol. 33, No. 4, 2007
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 14 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Microsoft Research New York City and NYU-Tandon School of Engineering
Downloads 34,824
1402.

International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS): Pros and Cons for Investors

Accounting and Business Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 13 Sep 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 27,109
1403.

Facts and Fantasies about Commodity Futures

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 04-20
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 29 Jun 2004
Working Paper Series
Yale School of Management and Yale School of Management - International Center for Finance

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Downloads 26,656
1404.

The Golden Dilemma

Financial Analysts Journal, vol. 69, no. 4 (July/August 2013) 10-42.
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 06 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2015
Accepted Paper Series
TR and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business

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Downloads 22,109
1405.

The Worldwide Equity Premium: A Smaller Puzzle

Chapter 11 of R Mehra (Ed), Handbook of the Equity Risk Premium. Elsevier, 2008, pages 467–514, AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper; EFA 2006 Zurich Meetings Paper,
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Judge Business School, London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting and London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting
Downloads 17,696
1406.

The History of Corporate Governance

OXFORD HANDBOOK OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE, Mike Wright, Donald Siegel, Kevin Keasey and Igor Filatotchev, eds., Oxford University Press, 2013, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 54/2011, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 184/2012
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 20 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 13,053
1407.

The Fall of Enron

Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 03-38
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Oct 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School
Downloads 12,602
1408.

Corporate Governance in the 2007-2008 Financial Crisis: Evidence from Financial Institutions Worldwide

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 18, 2012
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 29 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 9,115
1409.

A Plan for Addressing the Financial Crisis

The Economists' Voice, Vol. 5, No. 5, Article 6, 2008, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 620, September 2008
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 26 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 7,234
1410.

History and the Equity Risk Premium

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 05-04
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 12 Apr 2005
Working Paper Series
Yale School of Management and Yale School of Management - International Center for Finance
Downloads 7,233
1411.

Secret Liens and the Financial Crisis of 2008

American Bankruptcy Law Journal, Vol. 83, p. 253, 2009
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2009
Accepted Paper Series
USC Gould School of Law
Downloads 6,377
1412.

Long-Term Global Market Correlations

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 08-04
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 Oct 2001 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2008
Working Paper Series
Yale School of Management - International Center for Finance, Capula Investment Services and Yale School of Management - International Center for Finance

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Downloads 6,056
1413.

100 Questions (and Answers) About IFRS

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 25 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2017
Working Paper Series
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Accounting and Commercial Law
Downloads 5,781
1414.

Irrational Optimism

Financial Analysts Journal, Vol. 60, No. 1, 2004, pages 16–25, LBS Accounting Subject Area Working Paper No. IFA397,
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 21 Dec 2003 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Judge Business School, London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting and London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting

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Downloads 5,692
1415.

Financial Markets And The Allocation Of Capital

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 99-08
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Aug 1999
Working Paper Series
NYU Stern School of Business

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Downloads 5,349
1416.

Equity Premia Around the World

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 08 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Judge Business School, London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting and London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting
Downloads 5,192
1417.

The Dark Side of Universal Banking: Financial Conglomerates and the Origins of the Subprime Financial Crisis

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 41, No. 4, 2009, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 468, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 468
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 13 May 2009
Accepted Paper Series
George Washington University Law School
Downloads 5,161
1418.

The Failure of Private Equity

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 82, p. 481, 2009
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 23 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 25 May 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 5,027
1419.

The Rise of Independent Directors in the United States, 1950-2005: Of Shareholder Value and Stock Market Prices

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 74/2006, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 301, Stanford Law Review, Vol. 59, p. 1465, 2007
Number of pages: 111 Posted: 04 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2008
Working Paper Series
Columbia Law School

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Downloads 4,987
1420.

The Origins of Mutual Funds

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 04-48
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 Dec 2004
Working Paper Series
Yale School of Management - International Center for Finance
Downloads 4,761
1421.

The Role of Banks in the Subprime Financial Crisis

Review of Economic Conditions in Italy, 2009/1
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 12 May 2014
Working Paper Series
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Business Economics & Public Policy and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Business Economics & Public Policy
Downloads 4,354
1422.

A New Historical Database For The NYSE 1815 To 1925: Performance And Predictability

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 00-13; Yale SOM Working Paper No. ICF - 00-13
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Aug 2000
Working Paper Series
Yale School of Management - International Center for Finance, Yale School of Management and Smeal College of Business, The Pennsylvania State University
Downloads 4,203
1423.

Bad Beta, Good Beta

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 2016
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 23 Oct 2002
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Arrowstreet Capital, LP

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Downloads 4,128
1424.

The Role of Human Resource Management in Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions

International Journal of Human Resource Management, Vol. 15, No. 8, pp. 1357-1372, December 2004
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 Sep 2004
Accepted Paper Series
and Northeastern University - D'Amore-McKim
Downloads 3,956
1425.

'Implicit' and 'Explicit' CSR: A Conceptual Framework for a Comparative Understanding of Corporate Social Responsibility

Academy of Management Review Vol. 33, No. 2
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Jan 2010
Accepted Paper Series
York University - Schulich School of Business and Nottingham University Business School (NUBS)
Downloads 3,910
1426.

Who Writes the Rules for Hostile Takeovers, and Why? The Peculiar Divergence of US and UK Takeover Regulation

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 95, p. 1727, 2007, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 73/2006
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 08 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 3,836
1427.

The Effect of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act on Non-US Companies Cross-Listed in the US

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 13, pp. 195-228, 2007, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 55
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Jan 2006 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Downloads 3,608
1428.

A Century of Stock Market Liquidity and Trading Costs

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 Sep 2002
Working Paper Series
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
Downloads 3,549
1429.

Transparency and Disclosure: Overview of Methodology and Study Results - United States

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Aug 2003
Working Paper Series
Standard & Poor's - Information Services and F&C Investments
Downloads 3,487
1430.

Global Evidence on the Equity Risk Premium

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol 15, No 4, pages 27–34, LBS Accounting Subject Area Working Paper No. IFA 385,
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 11 Aug 2003 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Judge Business School, London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting and London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting

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Downloads 3,451
1431.

Financial Markets of the Middle East and North Africa: The Past and Present

PIER Working Paper No. 03-017
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 Jun 2003
Working Paper Series
City University of New York, CUNY City College of New York - Department of Economics
Downloads 3,283
1432.

Facts and Fantasies About Commodity Futures Ten Years Later

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 May 2015
Working Paper Series
SummerHaven Investment Management, Yale School of Management and Yale School of Management - International Center for Finance

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Downloads 3,259
1433.

The Role of the Capital Market in the Economic Development

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 13 Dec 2006
Working Paper Series
Alexandru Ioan Cuza University - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
Downloads 3,246
1434.

A Century of Global Stock Markets

Yale School of Management Working Paper No. F-55
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 06 Feb 1997
Working Paper Series
University of California, Irvine - Paul Merage School of Business and Yale School of Management - International Center for Finance

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Downloads 3,244
1435.

Not What They Had in Mind: A History of Policies that Produced the Financial Crisis of 2008

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 18 Sep 2009
Working Paper Series
George Mason University
Downloads 3,191
1436.

Earnings Quality in U.K. Private Firms

LBS Accounting Subject Area Working Paper No. ACCT025
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 20 May 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and London Business School

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Downloads 3,189
1437.

Long-Run Global Capital Market Returns and Risk Premia

London Business School Accounting Subject Area No. 035
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 05 Feb 2002
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Judge Business School, London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting and London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting
Downloads 3,087
1438.

Economic Development in the Middle East

PIER Working Paper No. 04-022
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 May 2004
Working Paper Series
City University of New York, CUNY City College of New York - Department of Economics
Downloads 3,081
1439.

The Indian Microfinance Experience - Accomplishments and Challenges

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 18 Jan 2005
Working Paper Series
OP Jindal Global University
Downloads 3,047
1440.

Exploring Socionomic Causality in Social Health and Epidemics

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2016
Working Paper Series
Socionomics Institute, Socionomics Institute and Socionomics Institute
Downloads 2,947
1441.

The Value of Corporate Votes and Control Benefits: A Cross-country Analysis

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 21 Sep 2000
Working Paper Series
World Bank, South Asia
Downloads 2,940
1442.

Law and the Rise of the Firm

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 57/2006, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 326
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 03 Jan 2006
Working Paper Series
Yale Law School, Harvard Law School and Fordham University School of Law

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Downloads 2,778
1443.

A Long Run House Price Index: The Herengracht Index, 1628-1973

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 01 Mar 1996
Working Paper Series
University of Maastricht - Limburg Institute of Financial Economics (LIFE)

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1444.

Liquidity and Financial Market Runs

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 02-11; AFA 2003 Washington, DC Meetings
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 15 Jul 2003
Working Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Finance Area and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Downloads 2,749
1445.

IFRS and Environmental Accounting

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 Dec 2009
Working Paper Series
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Downloads 2,718
1446.

The Impact of Trading Volume on Stock Price Volatility in the Arab Economy

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 26 Feb 2008
Working Paper Series
Birzeit University
Downloads 2,669
1447.

The Dodd-Frank Act: A Flawed and Inadequate Response to the Too-Big-To-Fail Problem

Oregon Law Review, Vol. 89, pp. 951-1057, 2011, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 516, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 516
Number of pages: 108 Posted: 04 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2011
Accepted Paper Series
George Washington University Law School
Downloads 2,461
1448.

Earnings Management and Capital Resource Allocation: Evidence from China's Accounting-based Regulation of Rights Issue

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Oct 2000
Working Paper Series
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and Fudan University - School of Management
Downloads 2,448
1449.

The EU Market Abuse Directive: A Case-Based Analysis

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2008
Working Paper Series
Durham University - Durham Law School
Downloads 2,432
1450.

There is Something about Parmalat (On Directors and Gatekeepers)

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Apr 2006
Working Paper Series
GSM Association and University of Bologna - Faculty of Law
Downloads 2,359