Recent Top Papers (60 days)

As of: 28 Sep 2022 - 27 Nov 2022
Rank Paper Downloads
1.

The Missed Dimension of Risk: Evidence from Inside Debt Maturity and Acquisition Choices

Concordia University Montreal
1,150
2.

The Evolution of ESG Reports and the Role of Voluntary Standards

Harvard Business School, Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business and Northwestern University - Department of Accounting Information & Management
438
3.

Derivative Action in Pakistan in Context of Protection of Minority Shareholders; a Comparative Analysis with UK and USA

Bahria University Islamabad, Boston University and Bahria University Islamabad
424
4.

How Much Do Investors Care About Social Responsibility?

Boston University - School of Law, Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law
369
5.

Crisis at the Audit Committee: Challenges of a Post-Pandemic World

Independent, University of West Florida, Texas A&M University School of Law, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of LawWestern Carolina University - College of Business and Prairie View A&M University - College of Business
358
6.

Is Capital Structure Irrelevant with ESG Investors?

Copenhagen Business School and AQR Capital Management, LLC
336
7.

Do Diverse Directors Influence DEI Outcomes?

Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Harvard Business School, Santa Clara University, Leavey School of Business, Harvard Business School and Purdue University - Krannert School of Management
316
8.

Corporate Governance Implications of the Growth in Indexing

Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
290
9.

ESG Disclosures in the Private Equity Industry

London Business School, London Business School - Department of Accounting and London Business School
266
10.

How Important Is Corporate Governance? Evidence from Machine Learning

University of Melbourne, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
253

All Time Top Papers

As of: 02 Jan 1997 - 27 Nov 2022
Rank Paper Downloads
1.

The Worldwide Governance Indicators: Methodology and Analytical Issues

Results for Development, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
91,731
2.

Aggregate Confusion: The Divergence of ESG Ratings

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of St. Gallen - School of Finance and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
48,126
3.

A Sober Look at SPACs

Stanford Law School, New York University School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
39,646
4.

The Nature of Man

Harvard Business School and Simon School, University of Rochester (Deceased)
36,602
5.

The Evolution of Fintech: A New Post-Crisis Paradigm?

The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law and University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law & Justice
34,196
6.

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

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), University of Pennsylvania - Operations & Information Management Department and MIT - Sloan School of Management
30,342
7.

Corporate Governance and Control

Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (ULB), Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Economics and Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs
29,462
8.

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
27,586
9.

The History of Corporate Governance

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
22,002
10.

The Consequences of Mandatory Corporate Sustainability Reporting

London Business School - Department of Strategic & International Management and Harvard Business School
21,372