Ronald J. Gilson

Stanford Law School

Meyers Professor of Law and Business

559 Nathan Abbott Way

Stanford, CA 94305-8610

United States

Columbia Law School

Marc & Eva Stern Professor of Law and Business

435 West 116th Street

New York, NY 10025

United States

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)

c/o ECARES ULB CP 114

B-1050 Brussels

Belgium

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Scholarly Papers (54)

Venture Capital and the Structure of Capital Markets: Banks Versus Stock Markets

Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 47, pp. 243-277, 1998
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 11 Sep 1996
Ronald J. Gilson and Bernard S. Black
Downloads 6,689 (664)
Citation 250

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Venture Capital and the Structure of Capital Markets: Banks Versus Stock Markets

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 17 Nov 2009
Bernard S. Black and Ronald J. Gilson

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Banks, Stock markets, Firm governance, Initial public offerings (IPO), Firm control, Early stage financing, Exit strategies, Early stage capital, Venture capital, Financial markets

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Does Venture Capital Require an Active Stock Market?

As published in Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, pp. 36-48, Winter 1999
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 Mar 2000
Ronald J. Gilson and Bernard S. Black
Downloads 4,747 (1,147)
Citation 16

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Controlling Shareholders and Corporate Governance: Complicating the Comparative Taxonomy

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 49/2005, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 309, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 281
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 Aug 2005
Ronald J. Gilson
Stanford Law School
Downloads 4,570 (1,118)
Citation 41

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controlling shareholders, corporate governance, law and finance

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Globalizing Corporate Governance: Convergence of Form or Function

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 192; and Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 174
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Jul 2000
Ronald J. Gilson
Stanford Law School
Downloads 3,685 (1,718)
Citation 73

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Controlling Controlling Shareholders

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 228; Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 262
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 17 Jun 2003
Ronald J. Gilson and Jeffrey N. Gordon
Stanford Law School and Columbia Law School
Downloads 3,663 (1,675)
Citation 40

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Controlling and non-controlling shareholder rules, ownership, Delaware law, freeze outs

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Engineering a Venture Capital Market: Lessons from the American Experience

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 55, April 2003
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 04 Dec 2002
Ronald J. Gilson
Stanford Law School
Downloads 3,247 (2,076)
Citation 35

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venture capital, incomplete contracting

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Understanding Venture Capital Structure: A Tax Explanation for Convertible Preferred Stock

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 199; Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 230
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 28 Feb 2002
Ronald J. Gilson and David M. Schizer
Stanford Law School and Columbia University - Law School
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Citation 49

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Sovereign Wealth Funds and Corporate Governance: A Minimalist Response to the New Merchantilism

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 355, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 328, Rock Center for Corporate Governance Working No. 26
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2009
Ronald J. Gilson and Curtis J. Milhaupt
Stanford Law School and Columbia Law School
Downloads 3,155 (2,272)
Citation 11

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The Mechanisms of Market Efficiency Twenty Years Later: The Hindsight Bias

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 240; Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 270; Harvard Law and Economics Disc. Paper No. 446
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 07 Nov 2003
Ronald J. Gilson and Reinier Kraakman
Stanford Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 2,800 (2,720)
Citation 26

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The Legal Infrastructure of High Technology Industrial Districts: Silicon Valley, Route 128, and Covenants Not to Compete

Stanford Law School, John M. Olin Program in Law and Economics, Working Paper No. 163
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 24 Sep 1998
Ronald J. Gilson
Stanford Law School
Downloads 2,215 (4,384)
Citation 80

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Rules for Growth: Promoting Innovation and Growth Through Legal Reform

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 426, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 410, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1757982
Number of pages: 513 Posted: 08 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2014
Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) - Council on Foreign Relations- Washington D.C., Harvard University, George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Human Dynamics Group, Arizona State University (ASU), University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of California at Berkeley, Notre Dame Law School, Stanford Law School, Vermont Law School, USC Law School and Department of Economics, Stanford Law School, University of San Diego School of Law, Yale University - Law School, University of Illinois College of Law (deceased), Columbia University - Law School, Yale University - Law School, Harvard Law School, Columbia University - Law School, Brooklyn Law School, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, American Enterprise Institute and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Citation 3

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entrepreneurship, policy, growth, rules, innovation, immigration, intellectual property, ip, university, business, federal, national, patent

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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
Ronald J. Gilson and Jeffrey N. Gordon
Stanford Law School and Columbia Law School
Downloads 1,837 (4,045)

Abstract:

agency capitalism, agency costs, activist investors, hedge funds, governance, mutual funds

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Deconstructing Equity: Public Ownership, Agency Costs, and Complete Capital Markets

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 108, p. 231, 2008, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 86/2007, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 346, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 302, Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 07-25, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 8
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 06 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2009
Ronald J. Gilson and Charles K. Whitehead
Stanford Law School and Cornell Law School
Downloads 1,578 (7,605)
Citation 3

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agency costs, capital markets, corporate governance, derivatives, LBO, private equity, risk, risk management

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Choice as Regulatory Reform: The Case of Japanese Corporate Governance

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 22/2004; Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 251; Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 282
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 03 May 2004
Ronald J. Gilson and Curtis J. Milhaupt
Stanford Law School and Columbia Law School
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Citation 16

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Citation 6

Understanding MACs: Moral Hazard in Acquisitions

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 245; Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 278; Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 292
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 11 Mar 2004
Ronald J. Gilson and Alan Schwartz
Stanford Law School and Yale Law School
Downloads 1,441 (9,504)
Citation 6

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Understanding MACs: Moral Hazard in Acquisitions

Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, Vol. 21, No. 2, Fall 2005, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 322
Posted: 12 Jul 2005
Alan Schwartz and Ronald J. Gilson
Yale Law School and Stanford Law School

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Regulatory Dualism as a Development Strategy: Corporate Reform in Brazil, the U.S., and the EU

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 390, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 368, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 399, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 149/2010, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 80
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 26 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2015
Ronald J. Gilson, Henry Hansmann and Mariana Pargendler
Stanford Law School, Yale Law School and Fundação Getulio Vargas Law School at São Paulo
Downloads 1,399 (8,134)
Citation 6

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Corporate Governance, Regulatory Dualism, Capital Market Reform

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The Poison Pill in Japan: The Missing Infrastructure

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 20/2004, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 277, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 244
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 27 Feb 2004
Ronald J. Gilson
Stanford Law School
Downloads 1,347 (10,511)

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Contracting for Innovation: Vertical Disintegration and Interfirm Collaboration

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 109, April 2009, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 340, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 118/2009
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 24 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2015
Ronald J. Gilson, Charles F. Sabel and Robert E. Scott
Stanford Law School, Columbia University - Law School and Columbia University - Law School
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Citation 16

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Contracting for Innovation: Vertical Disintegration and Interfirm Collaboration

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 340, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 368
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 24 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2014
Ronald J. Gilson, Charles F. Sabel and Robert E. Scott
Stanford Law School, Columbia University - Law School and Columbia University - Law School
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Citation 16

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vertical integration, contracting, switching costs, innovation

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Separation and the Function of Corporation Law

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 307, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 277, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 45/2005
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 01 Jun 2005
Ronald J. Gilson
Stanford Law School
Downloads 1,171 (12,742)
Citation 1

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Shareholders vs. stakeholders, close corporations

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Controlling Family Shareholders in Developing Countries: Anchoring Relational Exchange

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 311, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 333, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 79/2007, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 10
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2009
Ronald J. Gilson
Stanford Law School
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Citation 17

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controlling shareholders, family ownership, developing countries

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Unocal Fifteen Years Later (And What We Can Do About It)

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 177; and Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 201
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Aug 2000
Ronald J. Gilson
Stanford Law School
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Citation 18

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Takeovers in the Boardroom: Burke versus Schumpeter

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 517, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 306, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 280
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 01 Jun 2005
Ronald J. Gilson and Reinier Kraakman
Stanford Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 834 (20,806)
Citation 2

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Takeovers, defensive tactics

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Constraints on Private Benefits of Control: Ex Ante Control Mechanisms Versus Ex Post Transaction Review

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 455, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 432, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 430, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 194/2012
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2012
Ronald J. Gilson and Alan Schwartz
Stanford Law School and Yale Law School
Downloads 823 (17,082)
Citation 1

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private benefits of control, controlling shareholder

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Market Efficiency after the Financial Crisis: It's Still a Matter of Information Costs

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 458, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 242/2014, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 470
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 17 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2014
Ronald J. Gilson and Reinier Kraakman
Stanford Law School and Harvard Law School
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Citation 1

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efficient capital market hypothesis, financial crisis, subprime crisis, financial regulation

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Lipton and Rowe's Apologia for Delaware: A Short Reply

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 197; Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 229
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 13 Feb 2002
Ronald J. Gilson
Stanford Law School
Downloads 488 (46,021)
Citation 4

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Lipton and Rowe's Apologia for Delaware: A Short Reply

The Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, Vol. 27, No. 1, pp. 37-57, 2002
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 Nov 2003
Ronald J. Gilson
Stanford Law School
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Citation 4

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Sales and Elections as Methods for Transferring Corporate Control

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 206; Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 180; Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 244
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 13 Apr 2001
Ronald J. Gilson and Alan Schwartz
Stanford Law School and Yale Law School
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Citation 10

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Corporate Control and Credible Commitment

Columbia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 436, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Research Paper No. 438, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 461, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 216
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 30 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2014
Ronald J. Gilson and Alan Schwartz
Stanford Law School and Yale Law School
Downloads 638 (23,891)

Abstract:

corporate control, controlling shareholders, contract law, corporate governance, family firms, private benefits of control

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The Case for an Unbiased Takeover Law (with an Application to the European Union)

Harvard Business Law Review, Vol. 4, Issue 1 (2014), pp. 85-127, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 212, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 450, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 444
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 02 May 2013 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2015
Luca Enriques, Ronald J. Gilson and Alessio M. Pacces
University of Oxford Faculty of Law, Stanford Law School and Erasmus School of Law, Erasmus University Rotterdam - Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics
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corporate governance, takeovers, takeover defenses, regulation of takeovers, poison pills, control contests, European takevoer regulation

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Economically Benevolent Dictators: Lessons for Developing Democracies

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 371, Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 1564925, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 393
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 06 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2010
Ronald J. Gilson and Curtis J. Milhaupt
Stanford Law School and Columbia Law School
Downloads 618 (28,524)
Citation 2

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Law and Development, Dictators, Chile, Korea, China, autocracy and democracy, transition to democracy

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Contract, Uncertainty and Innovation

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 385, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 403
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Nov 2010
Ronald J. Gilson, Charles F. Sabel and Robert E. Scott
Stanford Law School, Columbia University - Law School and Columbia University - Law School
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contract, innovation, informal contracting, contract theory, uncertainty, preliminary agreements, letters of intent

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Braiding: The Interaction of Formal and Informal Contracting in Theory, Practice and Doctrine

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 389, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 367
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 13 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2010
Ronald J. Gilson, Charles F. Sabel and Robert E. Scott
Stanford Law School, Columbia University - Law School and Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 486 (40,037)
Citation 7

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Contract theory, experimental economics, crowding out, formal contracting, informal contracting, preliminary agreements, letters of intent

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Unocal Fifteen Year Later (and What We Can Do About It)

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, Vol. 26, No. 2, pp. 491-513, Nov. 2001
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 15 Nov 2002
Ronald J. Gilson
Stanford Law School
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Citation 15

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Locating Innovation: The Endogeneity of Technology, Organizational Structure and Financial Contracting

Columbia Law Review, Forthcoming, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 133/2009, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 353, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 377
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Oct 2009
Ronald J. Gilson
Stanford Law School
Downloads 369 (65,522)
Citation 3

Abstract:

venture capital, innovation, organization design, corporations

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Agency Capitalism: Further Implications of Equity Intermediation

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 239/2014, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 456, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 461
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2014
Ronald J. Gilson and Jeffrey N. Gordon
Stanford Law School and Columbia Law School
Downloads 335 (46,328)

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agency capitalism, agency costs, activist investors, hedge funds, governance, mutual funds, public pension funds

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Contract and Innovation: The Limited Role of Generalist Courts in the Evolution of Novel Contractual Terms

New York University Law Review, Forthcoming, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 424, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 429, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 193/2012
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 30 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2013
Ronald J. Gilson, Charles F. Sabel and Robert E. Scott
Stanford Law School, Columbia University - Law School and Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 326 (65,099)

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Text and Context: Contract Interpretation as Contract Design

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 469, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 457
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 13 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2014
Ronald J. Gilson, Charles F. Sabel and Robert E. Scott
Stanford Law School, Columbia University - Law School and Columbia University - Law School
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Citation 1

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contract interpretation, contract design, contract ABD innovation

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Lifetime Employment: Labor Peace and the Evolution of Japanese Corporate Governance

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 99, pp. 508-540, 1999
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 Oct 1997
Ronald J. Gilson and Mark J. Roe
Stanford Law School and Harvard Law School
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Citation 11

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Defensive Tactics and Optimal Search: A Simulation Approach

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 472/2016, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 495, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 552
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 07 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2016
Ronald J. Gilson and Alan Schwartz
Stanford Law School and Yale Law School
Downloads 214 (118,101)

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corprorate acquisitions, defensive tactics, search theory, simulation

Defensive Tactics and Optimal Search: A Simulation Approach

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 505, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 570
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 25 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2017
Ronald J. Gilson and Alan Schwartz
Stanford Law School and Yale Law School
Downloads 65 (292,951)

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Hostile takeovers, defensive tactics, simulation

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MOME in Hindsight

Regulation, Vol. 27, No. 4, pp. 64-72, Winter 2004
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 26 Jan 2005
Ronald J. Gilson and Reinier Kraakman
Stanford Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 276 (88,700)

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Market efficiency, financial market efficiency, universally informed trading, professionally informed trading, derivatievly informed trading, uninformed trading, behavioral finance, efficients markets hypothesis, securities and exchange, capital asset prices, capital markets, valuation

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The Nordic Corporate Governance Model

The Nordic Corporate Governance Model, Per Lekvall, ed., SNS Förlag, Stockholm, December 2014, Nordic & European Company Law Working Paper No. 14-12,
Number of pages: 289 Posted: 09 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 27 May 2015
Swedish Corporate Governance Board, Stanford Law School, University of Copenhagen - Faculty of Law (FOCOFIMA), Nasdaq Copenhagen Advisory Board, Roschier Attorneys Ltd., Hanken School of Economics - Department of Economics, Hartwall Capital, BA-HR Law Firm, Aschehoug Publishing Co., Göteborg University - Department of Law and Vinge Law Firm
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Citation 1

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corporate governance

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Economic Crisis and the Integration of Law and Finance: The Impact of Volatility Spikes

Columbia Law Review, Forthcoming, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 243/2014, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 468, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 460, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 173
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 26 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2015
Edward G. Fox, Merritt B. Fox and Ronald J. Gilson
Law and Economics Fellow, NYU School of Law, Center for Law & Economics, Columbia University - Law School and Stanford Law School
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Idiosyncratic Risk during Economic Downturns: Implications for the Use of Event Studies in Securities Litigation

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 453, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 452
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 27 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2013
Edward G. Fox, Merritt B. Fox and Ronald J. Gilson
Law and Economics Fellow, NYU School of Law, Center for Law & Economics, Columbia University - Law School and Stanford Law School
Downloads 153 (128,836)

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The Nordic Model in an International Perspective: The Role of Ownership

Nordic Corporate Governance Model, Per Lekvall ed., 2014, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 517, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 475
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2015
Ronald J. Gilson
Stanford Law School
Downloads 152 (119,592)

Abstract:

controlling shareholder, comparative corrpoate governance, agency costs, ownership costs

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The Judiciary and Fiscal Crises: An Institutional Critique

Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-377 , Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 2390415
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 04 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2014
Peter Conti-Brown and Ronald J. Gilson
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and Stanford Law School
Downloads 74 (230,854)

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public employee pensions, California Rule, Contracts Clause

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Understanding the Japanese Keiretsu: Overlaps between Corporate Governance and Industrial Organization

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 102, No. 4, 1993, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper, Harvard Public Law Working Paper
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 29 Mar 2017
Ronald J. Gilson and Mark J. Roe
Stanford Law School and Harvard Law School
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Citation 29

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contractual governance; corporate governance; cross-ownership; Japanese keiretsu;

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From Corporate Law to Corporate Governance

Oxford Handbook of Corporate Law and Governance, Forthcoming, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Research Paper No. 324/2016, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 497, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 564
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 11 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 05 May 2017
Ronald J. Gilson
Stanford Law School
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Corporate Law, Corporate Governance, Models in Corporate Law, Commitment versus Change in Governance

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Corporate Governance Changes as a Signal: Contextualizing the Performance Link

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 323/2016, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 496
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 11 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2016
Merritt B. Fox, Ronald J. Gilson and Darius Palia
Columbia University - Law School, Stanford Law School and Rutgers Business School
Downloads 0 (91,910)

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A Model Company Act and a Model Company Court

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 489, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 539
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2016
Ronald J. Gilson
Stanford Law School
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model company act, related transactions, soft law, specialized company law court

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Supreme Court Amicus Brief of 19 Corporate Law Professors, Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, No. 14-915

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Nov 2015
Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Columbia Law School, Duke University School of Law, Stanford Law School, Columbia Law School, Widener University Delaware Law School, Yale Law School, Columbia Law School, New York University School of Law, University of Michigan Law School, Stanford Law School, Harvard Law School, Georgetown University Law Center, BC Law School, New York University School of Law, Harvard Law School and New York University (NYU)
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corporate politics, union politics, First Amendment, shareholder rights, corporate speech

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The Future of Corporate Governance in the United States

University of Richmond Law Review, Vol. 31, No. 5, 1997
Posted: 10 Nov 1998
Ronald J. Gilson
Stanford Law School

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Why Start-Ups?

Posted: 05 Nov 1998
Joseph Bankman and Ronald J. Gilson
Stanford Law School and Stanford Law School

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Corporate Governance and Economic Efficiency: When Do Institutions Matter?

Washington University Law Quarterly, Vol. 74, Issue 2 (1996).
Posted: 19 May 1998
Ronald J. Gilson
Stanford Law School

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Lawyers as Transaction Cost Engineers

Posted: 17 Oct 1997
Ronald J. Gilson
Stanford Law School

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