Florencio Lopez de Silanes

SKEMA Business School

Professor of Finance

Avenue Willy Brandt, Euralille

Lille, 59777

France

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Citation 1,118

Investor Protection and Corporate Governance

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Jul 2000
Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez de Silanes, Andrei Shleifer and Robert W. Vishny
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Investor Protection and Corporate Valuation

Harvard Institute of Economics Research Paper No. 1882
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 13 Dec 1999
Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez de Silanes, Andrei Shleifer and Robert W. Vishny
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Investor Protection and Corporate Valuation

NBER Working Paper No. w7403
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 26 Jul 2000
Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez de Silanes, Andrei Shleifer and Robert W. Vishny
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Citation 1,118

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Investor Protection and Corporate Valuation

Journal of Finance, Vol. 57, pp. 1147-1170, 2002
Posted: 29 Nov 2003
Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez de Silanes, Andrei Shleifer and Robert W. Vishny
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Citation 1,290

Corporate Ownership Around the World

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Paper No. 1840
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 31 Jul 1998
Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez de Silanes and Andrei Shleifer
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Corporate Ownership Around the World

NBER Working Paper No. w6625
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 04 Aug 2000 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2010
Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez de Silanes and Andrei Shleifer
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Citation 431

What Works in Securities Laws?

Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 03-22; AFA 2005 Philadelphia Meetings
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Dec 2004
Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez de Silanes and Andrei Shleifer
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 3,477 (2,459)
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What Works in Securities Law?

NBER Working Paper No. w9882
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 05 Aug 2003 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2010
Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez de Silanes and Andrei Shleifer
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Citation 211

The Economic Consequences of Legal Origins

Journal of Economic Literature, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 09 Nov 2007
Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez de Silanes and Andrei Shleifer
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 3,357 (2,612)
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The Economic Consequences of Legal Origins

NBER Working Paper No. w13608
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 27 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2010
Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez de Silanes and Andrei Shleifer
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Citation 384

Agency Problems and Dividend Policies Around the World

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Paper No. 1839
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Jan 1998
Florencio Lopez de Silanes, Andrei Shleifer and Robert W. Vishny
SKEMA Business School, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 2,929 (3,319)
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Agency Problems and Dividend Policies Around the World

NBER Working Paper No. w6594
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2010
Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez de Silanes, Andrei Shleifer and Robert W. Vishny
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Citation 167

The New Comparative Economics

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 2002; Yale SOM Working Paper No. ES-24; World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3054
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Dec 2004
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics, SKEMA Business School, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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The New Comparative Economics

NBER Working Paper No. w9608
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 05 Apr 2003 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2003
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Harvard University - Department of Economics, SKEMA Business School, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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The New Comparative Economics

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3882
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 17 Jun 2003
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Harvard University - Department of Economics, SKEMA Business School, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Comparative economics, institutions, colonial transplantations, transition

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Citation 57

Tunnelling

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Paper No. 1887
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 25 Jan 2000
Simon Johnson, Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez de Silanes and Andrei Shleifer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Tunnelling

NBER Working Paper No. w7523
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 11 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2010
Simon Johnson, Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez de Silanes and Andrei Shleifer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Tunnelling

American Economic Review Papers & Proceedings, May 2000
Posted: 25 Jan 2000
Simon Johnson, Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez de Silanes and Andrei Shleifer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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Giants at the Gate: Investment Returns and Diseconomies of Scale in Private Equity

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming, AFA 2010 Atlanta Meetings Paper, EFA 2009 Bergen Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 23 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2014
Florencio Lopez de Silanes, Ludovic Phalippou and Oliver Gottschalg
SKEMA Business School, University of Oxford - Said Business School and HEC Paris - Strategy & Business Policy
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private equity, diseconomies of scale

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Citation 451

The Law and Economics of Self-Dealing

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 07 Dec 2005
Simeon Djankov, Florencio Lopez de Silanes, Rafael La Porta and Andrei Shleifer
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), SKEMA Business School, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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legal protection, disclosure, stock market

The Law and Economics of Self-Dealing

NBER Working Paper No. w11883
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 06 Apr 2006
Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez de Silanes, Simeon Djankov and Andrei Shleifer
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Citation 319

Government Ownership of Banks

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Paper No. 1890, KSG Working Paper No. 01-016
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 09 Aug 2000
Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez de Silanes and Andrei Shleifer
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Government Ownership of Banks

NBER Working Paper No. w7620
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 16 May 2000 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2001
Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez de Silanes and Andrei Shleifer
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Government Ownership of Banks

Journal of Finance, Vol. 57, pp. 265-301, 2002
Posted: 22 Nov 2003
Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez de Silanes and Andrei Shleifer
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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Citation 336

The Regulation of Labor

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 05 Jun 2003
Pontifica Universidad Javeriana Law School, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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The Regulation of Labor

NBER Working Paper No. w9756
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 08 Jun 2003 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2010
Pontifica Universidad Javeriana Law School, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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The Regulation of Labor

Posted: 03 Jun 2004
Pontifica Universidad Javeriana Law School, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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The Regulation of Labor

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 119, No. 4, November 2004
Posted: 24 Mar 2005
Pontifica Universidad Javeriana Law School, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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Citation 546

The Regulation of Entry

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Paper No. 1904, KSG Working Paper No. 01-015; World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2661
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 04 Oct 2000
Simeon Djankov, Florencio Lopez de Silanes, Rafael La Porta and Andrei Shleifer
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), SKEMA Business School, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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The Regulation of Entry

NBER Working Paper No. w7892
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 08 Sep 2000 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2010
Simeon Djankov, Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez de Silanes and Andrei Shleifer
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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The Regulation of Entry

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 2953
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 25 Sep 2001
Simeon Djankov, Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez de Silanes and Andrei Shleifer
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Regulation, business entry

The Regulation of Entry

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 01 Dec 2009
Simeon Djankov, Rafael La Porta, Andrei Shleifer and Florencio Lopez de Silanes
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, Harvard University - Department of Economics and SKEMA Business School

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Corruption in government, Product quality, Public interest theory, Public choice theory, Tollbooth theory, Per capita income, Barriers to entry, Regulations, Legal procedures, Startups, Startup costs, Government

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The Truth About Privatization in Latin America

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 03-29
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 11 Nov 2003
Alberto Chong and Florencio Lopez de Silanes
University of Ottawa and SKEMA Business School
Downloads 1,424 (11,149)
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Opening the Black Box: Internal Capital Markets and Managerial Power

Journal of Finance 68, 2013, 1577-1631 , EFA 2007 Ljubljana Meetings Paper, AFA 2009 San Francisco Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 112 Posted: 25 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2015
Markus Glaser, Florencio Lopez de Silanes and Zacharias Sautner
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management), SKEMA Business School and Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gemeinnützige GmbH
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Internal Capital Markets, Capital Budgeting, Managerial Power, Corporate Politics

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Citation 343

Do Institutions Cause Growth?

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 16 Jun 2004
Edward L. Glaeser, Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez de Silanes and Andrei Shleifer
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Institutions, growth, human capital

Do Institutions Cause Growth?

NBER Working Paper No. w10568
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 04 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2004
Edward L. Glaeser, Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez de Silanes and Andrei Shleifer
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Citation 1,490

Legal Determinants of External Finance

NBER Working Paper No. w5879
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Mar 1997 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2010
Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez de Silanes, Andrei Shleifer and Robert W. Vishny
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Legal Determinants of External Finance

Journal of Finance, Vol. 52, No. 2 (1997).
Posted: 27 Jun 1997
Florencio Lopez de Silanes, Andrei Shleifer and Robert W. Vishny
SKEMA Business School, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Citation 10

The Guarantees of Freedom

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Paper No. 1943
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 23 Jan 2002
Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez de Silanes, Cristian Pop-Eleches and Andrei Shleifer
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School, Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA) and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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The Guarantees of Freedom

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 02-05
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 01 Feb 2002
Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez de Silanes, Cristian Pop-Eleches and Andrei Shleifer
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School, Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA) and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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The Guarantees of Freedom

NBER Working Paper No. w8759
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 02 Feb 2002 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2002
Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez de Silanes, Cristian Pop-Eleches and Andrei Shleifer
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School, Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA) and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Law and Finance

NBER Working Paper No. w5661
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 27 Sep 1996 Last Revised: 14 May 2000
Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez de Silanes, Andrei Shleifer and Robert W. Vishny
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 1,015 (18,858)
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Law and Finance

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 106, No. 6, December 1998
Posted: 26 Nov 1998
Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez de Silanes, Andrei Shleifer and Robert W. Vishny
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Citation 51

Courts: The Lex Mundi Project

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 02-18; Harvard Institute of Economic Research Paper No. 1951
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 19 Mar 2002
Simeon Djankov, Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez de Silanes and Andrei Shleifer
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Courts: The Lex Mundi Project

NBER Working Paper No. w8890
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 11 Apr 2002 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2009
Simeon Djankov, Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez de Silanes and Andrei Shleifer
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Courts: The Lex Mundi Project

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3344
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 04 Jun 2002
Simeon Djankov, Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez de Silanes and Andrei Shleifer
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Enforcement of contracts, courts, judicial efficiency

Courts: The Lex Mundi Project

The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 118, No. 2, May 2003
Posted: 18 Oct 2003
Simeon Djankov, Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez de Silanes and Andrei Shleifer
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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Enforcement of contracts, courts, judicial efficiency

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Citation 88

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Yale ICF Working Paper No. 02-19
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 31 Mar 2002
Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez de Silanes and Guillermo Zamarripa
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and National Banking and Securities Commission, Mexico
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NBER Working Paper No. w8848
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Mar 2002 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2010
Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez de Silanes and Guillermo Zamarripa
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and National Banking and Securities Commission, Mexico
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Citation 120

The Benefits of Privatization: Evidence from Mexico

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 18 Oct 1998
Rafael La Porta and Florencio Lopez de Silanes
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and SKEMA Business School
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The Benefits of Privatization: Evidence from Mexico

NBER Working Paper No. w6215
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 27 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2010
Rafael La Porta and Florencio Lopez de Silanes
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and SKEMA Business School
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Citation 107

Judicial Checks and Balances

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 Jun 2003
Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez de Silanes, Cristian Pop-Eleches and Andrei Shleifer
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School, Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA) and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Judicial Checks and Balances

NBER Working Paper No. w9775
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Jun 2003 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2010
Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez de Silanes, Cristian Pop-Eleches and Andrei Shleifer
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School, Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA) and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Judicial Checks and Balances

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 112, pp. 445-70, April 2004
Posted: 08 Mar 2004
Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez de Silanes, Cristian Pop-Eleches and Andrei Shleifer
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School, Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA) and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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Privatization and Labor Force Restructuring Around the World

FEEM Working Paper No. 109.2002; World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2884
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Jan 2003
Alberto Chong and Florencio Lopez de Silanes
University of Ottawa and SKEMA Business School
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Money Laundering and its Regulation

Economics & Politics, Vol. 27, Issue 1, pp. 78-123, 2015
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 13 Feb 2015
Alberto Chong and Florencio Lopez de Silanes
University of Ottawa and SKEMA Business School
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Investor Protection: Origins, Consequences, and Reform

NBER Working Paper No. w7428
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 26 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2008
Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez de Silanes, Andrei Shleifer and Robert W. Vishny
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Do Firms Purposefully Change Capital Structure?: Evidence from a Growth Shock to Pharmaceutical Firms

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 16 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2018
Erasmo Giambona, Joseph H. Golec and Florencio Lopez de Silanes
Syracuse University - Whitman School of Management - Finance Department; James D. Kuhn Center for Real Estate, University of Connecticut - Department of Finance and SKEMA Business School
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Growth prospects, growth opportunities, unsecured debt, short-term debt, debt maturity, convertible debt, leverage, debt composition, debt structure

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The Quality of Goverment

NBER Working Paper No. w6727
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 18 Oct 1998
Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez de Silanes, Andrei Shleifer and Robert W. Vishny
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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The Quality of Government

Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Vol. 15, No. 1, Spring 1999
Posted: 18 May 1999
Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez de Silanes, Andrei Shleifer and Robert W. Vishny
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Disclosure by Politicians

Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 2009-60
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 29 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2009
Simeon Djankov, Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez de Silanes and Andrei Shleifer
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Transparency, Corruption

Disclosure by Politicians

NBER Working Paper No. w14703
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 17 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2010
Simeon Djankov, Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez de Silanes and Andrei Shleifer
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Disclosure by Politicians

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7168
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 Feb 2009
Simeon Djankov, Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez de Silanes and Andrei Shleifer
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Business interests, Conflict of interest, Disclosure, Politicians

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Citation 11

The Divergence of Legal Procedures

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 12 Feb 2008
Aron Balas, Florencio Lopez de Silanes, Rafael La Porta and Andrei Shleifer
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), SKEMA Business School, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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common law, civil law, legal procedure, formalism

The Divergence of Legal Procedures

NBER Working Paper No. w13809
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 15 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2010
Aron Balas, Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez de Silanes and Andrei Shleifer
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Trust in Large Organizations

NBER Working Paper No. w5864
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 28 Mar 1997 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2010
Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez de Silanes, Andrei Shleifer and Robert W. Vishny
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Stiffing the Creditor: The Effect of Asset Verifiability on Bankruptcy

Number of pages: 75 Posted: 07 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2017
Erasmo Giambona, Florencio Lopez de Silanes and Rafael Matta
Syracuse University - Whitman School of Management - Finance Department; James D. Kuhn Center for Real Estate, SKEMA Business School and University of Amsterdam - Finance Group
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Asset Verifiability, Bankruptcy, Chapter 11, Distress, Coordination, Creditor Protection

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What Do Firms Do with Cash Windfalls?

NBER Working Paper No. w4258
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 14 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2010
Olivier J. Blanchard, Andrei Shleifer and Florencio Lopez de Silanes
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Harvard University - Department of Economics and SKEMA Business School
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The Automobile Industry and the Mexico-Us Free Trade Agreement

NBER Working Paper No. w4152
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 05 Jul 2004
Steven Berry, Florencio Lopez de Silanes and Vittorio Grilli
Yale University - Department of Economics, SKEMA Business School and Independent
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Human Capital and Regional Development

NBER Working Paper No. w17158
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 25 Jun 2011
Nicola Gennaioli, Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez de Silanes and Andrei Shleifer
Bocconi University - Department of Finance, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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A New Bankruptcy Procedure that Uses Multiple Auctions

NBER Working Paper No. w6278
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 08 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2010
Oliver Hart, Robert W. Drago, Florencio Lopez de Silanes and John Moore
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Pennsylvania State University - Department of Labor Studies and Industrial Relations, SKEMA Business School and University of Edinburgh - Economics
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A New Bankruptcy Procedure that Uses Multiple Auctions

European Economic Review, 1997.
Posted: 25 Sep 1997
Oliver Hart, Florencio Lopez de Silanes and John Moore
Harvard University - Department of Economics, SKEMA Business School and University of Edinburgh - Economics

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Privatization in the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w5113
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Jul 2000
Florencio Lopez de Silanes, Andrei Shleifer and Robert W. Vishny
SKEMA Business School, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Privatization in the United States

RAND JOURNAL OF ECONOMICS, Vol. 28, No. 3, Autumn 1997
Posted: 29 Jul 1997
Andrei Shleifer, Florencio Lopez de Silanes and Robert W. Vishny
Harvard University - Department of Economics, SKEMA Business School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Judicial Reform

World Bank Research Observer, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 61-88, Spring 2003
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 29 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2014
Pontifica Universidad Javeriana Law School, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Emory University School of Law
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Determinants of Privatization Prices

NBER Working Paper No. w5494
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 28 Jun 1998 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2010
Florencio Lopez de Silanes
SKEMA Business School
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Determinants of Privatization Prices

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 112, No. 4, November 1997
Posted: 23 Mar 1998
Florencio Lopez de Silanes
SKEMA Business School

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Letter Grading Government Efficiency

NBER Working Paper No. w18268
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 03 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2015
Alberto Chong, Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez de Silanes and Andrei Shleifer
University of Ottawa, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Growth in Regions

NBER Working Paper No. w18937
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2015
Nicola Gennaioli, Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez de Silanes and Andrei Shleifer
Bocconi University - Department of Finance, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business, SKEMA Business School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Complementarity and Increasing Returns in Intermediate Inputs: A Theoretical and Applied General-Equilibrium Analysis

NBER Working Paper No. w4179
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Apr 2004
Florencio Lopez de Silanes, James R. Markusen and Thomas F. Rutherford
SKEMA Business School, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics and Centre for Energy Policy and Economics
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Anti-Competitive and Rent-Shifting Aspects of Domestic-Content Provisions in Regional Trade Blocks

NBER Working Paper No. w4512
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 28 Dec 2006
Florencio Lopez de Silanes, James R. Markusen and Thomas F. Rutherford
SKEMA Business School, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics and Centre for Energy Policy and Economics
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Overinvestment, Leverage and Financial System Liquidity: A Challenging Approach

Forthcoming in Business Research Quarterly
Number of pages: 19
University of Burgos - Department of Economics, SKEMA Business School, University of Valladolid - Department of Financial Economics and Accounting and University of Burgos
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Overinvestment; investment; leverage; debt; liquidity