Ezra Wasserman Mitchell

Shandong University

Chair Professor

27 Shanda Nanlu

South Rd.

Jinan, SD Shandong 250100

China

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (28)

1.

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the Reinvention of Corporate Governance?

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 16 Dec 2003
Ezra Wasserman Mitchell
Shandong University
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Enron, Corporate Governance, Securities Law, Securities Regulation, Corporate Law, Sarbanes-Oxley

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Financialism: A (Very) Brief History

Creighton Law Review, Vol. 43, p. 323, 2010, THE EMBEDDED FIRM, Peer Zumbansen and Cynthia Williams, eds., Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 09 Aug 2010
Ezra Wasserman Mitchell
Shandong University
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Financial Crisis, Capitalism, Securities, Finance, Investment Banking, Commercial Banking, Banking, Executive Compensation, Shareholders, Stock, Stock Market, Proprietary Trading

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The Board as a Path Toward Corporate Social Responsibility

GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 354, THE NEW CORPORATE ACCOUNTABILITY: CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND THE LAW, Doreen McBarnet, Aurora Voiculescu, and Tom Campbell, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2007
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 27 Jun 2007
Ezra Wasserman Mitchell
Shandong University
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corporate social responsibility, CSR, corporations, corporate governance, board of directors, shareholder-valuism, short-termism, shareholders, managers

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The Speculation Economy: How Finance Triumphed Over Industry

THE SPECULATION ECONOMY: HOW FINANCE TRIUMPHED OVER INDUSTRY, Lawrence Mitchell, Berrett-Koehler, 2007, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 366, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 366
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 29 Sep 2007
Ezra Wasserman Mitchell
Shandong University
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stock, stockholders, mergers, shareholders, valuation, antitrust, finance theory, securities, securities regulation,progressive, Roosevelt, Taft, Wilson, Pujo, shareholder valuism, Panics, Sherman Act, federal incorporation, Hughes, Hadley , railroad regulation, ICC, FTC, SEC, corporations, trusts

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The Trouble with Boards

GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 159, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 159
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 13 Sep 2005
Ezra Wasserman Mitchell
Shandong University
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Disney, boards, monitoring, outside, independent, history, ALI, function, governance, corporations, directors

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Who Needs the Stock Market? Part I: The Empirical Evidence

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Nov 2008
Ezra Wasserman Mitchell
Shandong University
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finance-growth nexus, stock market, corporate finance, stock, debt, securities regulation, corporate governance, financial history, equity, finance theory, external finance, retained earnings

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The Importance of Being Trusted

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 May 2001
Ezra Wasserman Mitchell
Shandong University
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Structural Holes, CEOS, and the Missing Link in Corporate Governance

Number of pages: 81 Posted: 14 Nov 2003
Ezra Wasserman Mitchell
Shandong University
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corporate governance, independent directors, board of directors, structural holes

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The Legitimate Rights of Public Shareholders

GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 461, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 461
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 03 Mar 2009
Ezra Wasserman Mitchell
Shandong University
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shareholders, voting, shareholder rights, corporate governance, finance, stock market, finance-growth nexus, stock, shares

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The Morals of the Marketplace

Stanford Law & Policy Review, Vol. 20, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1129340
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 May 2008 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2024
Ezra Wasserman Mitchell
Shandong University
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finance, capital, stock, CAPM, portfolio theory, responsibility, risk, Graham, Dodd, Markowitz, Sharpe, Lintner, MBOs, CDOs, mortgage backed securities, collateralized debt obligations, stock, common stock, portfolio, securities, corporations, mortgage, real economy, production,

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The 'Innocent Shareholder': An Essay on Compensation and Deterrence in Securities Class Actions

GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 404, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 404
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 10 Apr 2008
Ezra Wasserman Mitchell
Shandong University
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class actions, damages, compensation, deterrence, corporate responsibility, shareholder activism, proxies, finance theory, finance, history, Roosevelt, Brandeis, Douglas, Berle, Means, Wilson, Progressive Era, antitrust, securities, reform, disclosure, corporations, enterprise liability

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Gentleman's Agreement: The Antisemitic Origins of Restrictions on Stockholder Litigation

Number of pages: 84 Posted: 05 Aug 2002
Ezra Wasserman Mitchell
Shandong University
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Deferred Corporate Prosecution as Corrupt Regime: The Case for Prison

Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-06
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Feb 2015
Ezra Wasserman Mitchell
Shandong University
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deferred prosecution, corruption, corporate, criminal

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The Age of Aquarius or, How I (Almost) Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Free Markets

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 06 Feb 2004
Ezra Wasserman Mitchell
Shandong University
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finance, capitalism, free markets

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Corporate Governance and Income Inequality: The Role of the Monitoring Board

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 03 Aug 2017
Ezra Wasserman Mitchell
Shandong University
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Income Inequality, Directors, Board, Monitoring

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The Partner-Manager: Some Thoughts on Bebchuk and Fried

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Forthcoming, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 520, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 520
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 25 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2010
Ezra Wasserman Mitchell
Shandong University
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Vulnerability and Efficiency (of What)?

Berkeley Business Law Journal, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2005, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 153, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 153
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 25 Aug 2005
Ezra Wasserman Mitchell
Shandong University
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corporations, governance, wealth, products, efficiency, vulnerability, shareholder, corporate purpose, fiduciary

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Structure as an Independent Variable in Assessing Stock Market Failures

Number of pages: 82 Posted: 15 Dec 2003
Ezra Wasserman Mitchell
Shandong University
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securities, finance

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Caremark's Hidden Promise

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 03 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2017
Ezra Wasserman Mitchell
Shandong University
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Caremark, Board, Directors, Red Flags, Monitor, Good Faith, corporate law

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Reciprocal Convergences: How China Might Influence Western Corporate Governance

Number of pages: 88 Posted: 31 Jan 2018
Ezra Wasserman Mitchell
Shandong University
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China, CRS, corporate governance, social responsibility, convergence, corporate social responsibility, corporate law

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Fiduciary Duty in a Guanxi Society

8(2) Journal of Economics and Public Finance (2022)
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 24 May 2022
Ezra Wasserman Mitchell
Shandong University
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fiduciary duty, China, corporate law, guanxi

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Finance and Growth: The Legal and Regulatory Implications of the Role of the Public Equity Market in the United States

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 08 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2016
Ezra Wasserman Mitchell
Shandong University
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finance, growth, venture capital, mergers, ipo, capital structure, securities regulation, corporate governance, financial history

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Bureaucracy in the Service of Law: Holding Chinese Controlling Shareholders Accountable

5 International Business & Economics Studies 1 (2023)
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Nov 2022 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2023
Ezra Wasserman Mitchell
Shandong University
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Eliminating the Board in Chinese Listed SOEs: Using Anti-Corruption Law as Monitoring Device

3 International Business and Economics Studies, March 23, 2021
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2021
Ezra Wasserman Mitchell
Shandong University
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boards, China, independent directors, anti-corruption

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China, boards, corporate governance, independent directors

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The Financial Determinants of Corporate Governance

THE FINANCIAL DETERMINANTS OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE, H. Kent Baker, Ronald Anderson, eds., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2010, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 477, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 477
Posted: 12 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2012
Dalia Tsuk Mitchell and Ezra Wasserman Mitchell
George Washington University Law School and Shandong University

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finance, corporate law, stock, stock markets, shareholders, shareholder proposals, corporate history, shareholder valuism, managerialism

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Understanding Norms

University of Toronto Law Journal, April 1999
Posted: 10 May 2000
Ezra Wasserman Mitchell
Shandong University

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Trust and Team Production in Post-Capitalist Society

Posted: 17 Jun 1999
Ezra Wasserman Mitchell
Shandong University

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