D. Bruce Johnsen

George Mason University - School of Law

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Scholarly Papers (27)

1.

Portfolio Management, Private Information, and Soft Dollar Brokerage: Agency Theory and Evidence

George Mason Law & Economics Working Paper No. 00-15
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 30 Sep 1998
Stephen M. Horan and D. Bruce Johnsen
CFA Institute and George Mason University - School of Law
Downloads 468 (48,608)
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IPO Syndicates, Private Foreknowledge, and the Economics of Excess Search

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 00-29
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 Jun 2000
Yoram Barzel, Michel A. Habib and D. Bruce Johnsen
University of Washington, University of Zurich and George Mason University - School of Law
Downloads 437 (50,202)
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The Evolution of Sherman Act Case Law: A Roadmap for Competitive Federalism

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 03-54
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 10 Dec 2003
D. Bruce Johnsen and Moin A. Yahya
George Mason University - School of Law and University of Alberta - Faculty of Law
Downloads 353 (68,166)
Citation 1

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competitive federalism, antitrust, legal evolution, geographic markets

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Myths About Mutual Fund Fees: Economic Insights on Jones v. Harris

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 09-49
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 07 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2009
D. Bruce Johnsen
George Mason University - School of Law
Downloads 316 (71,867)
Citation 1

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efficiency wage, Gartenberg v. Merrill Lynch, quality assurance, SEC, scale economies, Securities and Exchange Commission, Wharton Report

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Mutual Funds, Conflicts of Interest, and Regulatory Error: A Property Rights Approach

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 05-37
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Nov 2005
D. Bruce Johnsen
George Mason University - School of Law
Downloads 247 (101,199)

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conflicts of interest, mutual funds, open access, common pool, market timing

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Does Soft Dollar Brokerage Benefit Portfolio Investors: Agency Problem or Solution?

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 04-50
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Nov 2004
Stephen M. Horan and D. Bruce Johnsen
CFA Institute and George Mason University - School of Law
Downloads 215 (111,150)
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Portfolio choice, Investment Decisions

The Quality-Assuring Role of Mutual Fund Advisory Fees

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 12-64
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 30 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2015
Michel A. Habib and D. Bruce Johnsen
University of Zurich and George Mason University - School of Law
Downloads 121 (197,884)

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excessive fees, advisory fees, quality-assurance, open-access, closet indexing

The Quality-Assuring Role of Mutual Fund Advisory Fees

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 16-16, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 16-22
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2016
Michel A. Habib and D. Bruce Johnsen
University of Zurich and George Mason University - School of Law
Downloads 62 (304,477)

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Excessive fees, advisory fees, quality-assurance, open-access, closet indexing

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Property Rights, Salmon Husbandry, and Institutional Change Among Northwest Coast Tribes

George Mason Law & Economics Working Paper No. 00-14
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 07 Apr 2000
D. Bruce Johnsen
George Mason University - School of Law
Downloads 180 (134,629)

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A Geographic Market Power Test for Sherman Act Jurisdiction

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 02-032
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Dec 2002
D. Bruce Johnsen and Moin A. Yahya
George Mason University - School of Law and University of Alberta - Faculty of Law
Downloads 173 (141,571)

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A Culturally Correct Proposal to Privatize the British Columbia Salmon Fishery

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 04-49
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Nov 2004
D. Bruce Johnsen
George Mason University - School of Law
Downloads 150 (143,711)
Citation 1

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The SEC's 2006 Soft Dollar Guidance: Law and Economics

Cardozo Law Review, Forthcoming, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 08-25
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 29 Apr 2008
D. Bruce Johnsen
George Mason University - School of Law
Downloads 122 (188,722)
Citation 1

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adverse selection, advisory contract, bundling, conflicts of interest, fiduciary duty, institutional brokerage, incentive alignment, investor welfare, kickback, payola, performance bond, quality assurance, safe harbor, SEC, transaction costs, unjust enrichment, vertical arrangements

12.

Directed Brokerage, Conflicts of Interest, and Transaction Cost Economics

Arizona State Law Journal, Forthcoming, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 08-24
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 29 Apr 2008
D. Bruce Johnsen
George Mason University - School of Law
Downloads 119 (191,049)

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adverse selection, advisory contract, bundling, commissions, conflicts of interest, directed brokerage, institutional brokerage, incentive alignment, investor welfare, Klein-Leffler, mutual fund, performance bond, quality assurance, SEC, transaction costs, unjust enrichment, vertical arrangements

13.

Using Bond Trades to Pay for Third-Party Research

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 10-33
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 23 Jul 2010
D. Bruce Johnsen
George Mason University - School of Law
Downloads 69 (267,106)

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banks, brokerage industry, efficient bond market execution, fixed income, 401(k), Global Settlement Act 2003, Horan, IRAs, individual retirement accounts, MSRB, Mary Schapiro, NASD, NAV, net asset value, pension funds, portfolio, RIA, SEC Act 1934, SEC, Securities Exchange Commission, TRACE

14.

Integrative Social Contract Theory and Institutional Brokerage Commission Rebates

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 10-11, “Mutual Funds” in Finance Ethics: Critical Issues in Theory and Practice, John R. Boatright, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Forthcoming,
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 Feb 2010
D. Bruce Johnsen
George Mason University - School of Law
Downloads 68 (271,225)

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Coase, community norms, competitive federalism, diversified portfolio, Donaldson, Dunfee, economic organizations, evolutionary competitive forces, financial market commentators, Massachusetts Financial Services Company, moral free space, open-end funds, politicians, SEC, securities regulators

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Salmon, Science, and Reciprocity on the Northwest Coast

Ecology and Society, Vol. 14, No. 2, Art. 43, December 2009, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 10-14
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 05 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2015
D. Bruce Johnsen
George Mason University - School of Law
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Alaska, Berkes, Boas, Brealey, Canada, Codere, Columbia River, Dietz, Douglass North, Dumbacher, exclusive tribal rights, Fraser River, Hardin, husbandry, Kareiva, Langdon, Mann, McChesney, Nowak, Ohtsuki, Ostrom, Piddocke, potlatching, resilience, Robert Thomas, Sigmund, Suttles, Trosper

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The Ethics of 'Commercial Bribery': Integrative Social Contract Theory Meets Transaction Cost Economics

Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 88, No. 4, October 2009, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 10-13
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 01 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2015
D. Bruce Johnsen
George Mason University - School of Law
Downloads 4 (431,374)
Citation 1

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aggregate welfare, business ethics, community norms, dealer promotion, Donaldson, fairness, federalism, Hardin, informational role of prices, justice, Ronald Coase, social efficiency, stakeholders, Tom Dunfee

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The Quality-Assuring Role of Mutual Fund Advisory Fees

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10438
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 24 Feb 2015
Michel A. Habib and D. Bruce Johnsen
University of Zurich and George Mason University - School of Law
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advisory fees, closet indexing, excessive fees, open-access, quality-assurance

18.

A Closer Look at Payment Cards

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 16-06
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 24 Feb 2016
D. Bruce Johnsen
George Mason University - School of Law
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consumer protection, data breach, debit card, Dodd-Frank Act, Durbin Amendment, Federal Reserve, interchange fees, open-loop system, payment card system, price ceiling, two-sided market

19.

The Potlatch as Fractional Reserve Banking

Unlocking the Wealth of Indian Nations, Terry L. Anderson ed., Lexington Books, Forthcoming, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 16-05
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 24 Feb 2016
D. Bruce Johnsen
George Mason University - School of Law
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credit market, economic development, exclusive tribal property rights, First Nations, fractional reserve banking, North American Indians, Northwest Coast Tribes, potlatch system, property law

20.

Who Captures the Rents from Unionization? Insights from Multiemployer Pension Plans

American University Business Law Review, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 193-262, 2012, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 16-07
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 24 Feb 2016
D. Bruce Johnsen
George Mason University - School of Law
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401(k) defined contribution plans, ERISA, labor unions, multiemployer bargaining, pension contracting, Service Employees International Union, United Food and Commercial Workers Union, unionization

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Prevention is Better than Cure: The Role of IPO Syndicates in Precluding Information Acquisition

Journal of Business, Vol. 79, No. 6, 2006
Posted: 29 Aug 2012
Yoram Barzel, Michel A. Habib and D. Bruce Johnsen
University of Washington, University of Zurich and George Mason University - School of Law

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The Private Placement of Debt and Outside Equity as an Information Revelation Mechanism

Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 13, Issue 4
Posted: 22 Aug 2000
Michel A. Habib and D. Bruce Johnsen
University of Zurich and George Mason University - School of Law

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The Financing and Redeployment of Specific Assets

Journal of Finance, Vol. 20, No. 20, 1998
Posted: 11 Nov 1998
Michel A. Habib and D. Bruce Johnsen
University of Zurich and George Mason University - School of Law

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Debt and Outside Equity as Information Revelation Mechanisms

Posted: 15 Oct 1998
Michel A. Habib and D. Bruce Johnsen
University of Zurich and George Mason University - School of Law

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25.

Spin-Offs and Information

Posted: 22 Aug 1998
Michel A. Habib, D. Bruce Johnsen and Narayan Y. Naik
University of Zurich, George Mason University - School of Law and London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting

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User Specialization and Asset Financing

London Business School Institute of Finance and Accounting Working Paper 196
Posted: 07 May 1998
Michel A. Habib and D. Bruce Johnsen
University of Zurich and George Mason University - School of Law

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Spinoffs and Information

J. OF FINANCIAL INTERMEDIATION, Vol. 6 No. 2
Posted: 09 Jun 1997
Michel A. Habib, D. Bruce Johnsen and Narayan Y. Naik
University of Zurich, George Mason University - School of Law and London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting

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