Recent Top Papers (60 days)

As of: 24 Aug 2017 - 23 Oct 2017
Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Blockchain-Based Token Sales, Initial Coin Offerings, and the Democratization of Public Capital Markets

University of Tennessee College of Law and Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
828
2.

Regulating Fintech

Texas A&M University School of Law
476
3.

Fiduciary Principles and Delaware Corporation Law: Searching for the Optimal Balance by Understanding that the World is Not

Widener University Delaware Law School and Government of the State of Delaware - Supreme Court of Delaware
318
4.

Executive Compensation: A Survey of Theory and Evidence

London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting, Harvard University - Department of Economics and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Finance
283
5.

European Model Company Act (EMCA)

Aarhus University - Department of Law, Business and Social Sciences, Stockholm University - Department of Law, Vilnius University - Law Faculty, J.W. Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main, Trinity College Dublin - School of Law, University of Luxembourg, Universite du Luxembourg - Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance, University of National and World Economy (UNWE), affiliation not provided to SSRN, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM)
279
6.

The Effects of Media Slant on Firm Behavior

Boston College and Harvard Business School
268
7.

The Long-Term Consequences of Short-Term Incentives

London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Accounting and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology - Department of Accounting
261
8.

On the Economics of Audit Partner Tenure and Rotation: Evidence from PCAOB Data

Stanford University Graduate School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
252
9.

Why Do Businesses Go Crypto? An Empirical Analysis of Initial Coin Offerings

Università Bocconi, Polytechnic University of Milan - Dipartimento di Ingegneria Gestionale and Polytechnic University of Milan
196
10.

Looking into the 'Black Box' of Audit Production: Auditors' Response to Client Corruption Culture

The University of Hong Kong, Accounting Division, Faculty of Business and Economics and University of Oregon - Department of Finance
192

All Time Top Papers

As of: 02 Jan 1997 - 23 Oct 2017
Rank Paper Downloads
1.

The Worldwide Governance Indicators: Methodology and Analytical Issues

Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
53,231
2.

The Nature of Man

SSRN and Simon School, University of Rochester (Deceased)
32,115
3.

Corporate Governance and Control

Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (ULB), Columbia Business School - Department of Economics and Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs
29,462
4.

A Review of the Earnings Management Literature and its Implications for Standard Setting

Harvard Business School and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting
21,617
5.

What Matters in Corporate Governance?

Harvard Law School, Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics and Harvard Law School
20,066
6.

Three Residual Income Valuation Methods and Discounted Cash Flow Valuation

University of Navarra - IESE Business School
18,443
7.

Governance Matters VII: Aggregate and Individual Governance Indicators, 1996-2007

Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
18,029
8.

Strength in Numbers: How Does Data-Driven Decisionmaking Affect Firm Performance?

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Pennsylvania - Operations & Information Management Department and MIT - Sloan School of Management
16,548
9.

Financial Accounting Information and Corporate Governance

University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
15,294
10.

Remuneration: Where We've Been, How We Got to Here, What are the Problems, and How to Fix Them

SSRN, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and Ohio State University (OSU) - Fisher College of Business
14,603