Recent Top Papers (60 days)

As of: 23 Jun 2017 - 22 Aug 2017
Rank Paper Downloads
1.

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
745
2.

Board to Death: How Busy Directors Could Cause the Next Financial Crisis

University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
300
3.

A Skeptical View of Financialized Corporate Governance

Stanford Graduate School of Business
300
4.

Governance through Shame and Aspiration: Index Creation and Corporate Behavior in Japan

University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Harvard University, Harvard Business School, Students and Harvard Business School
281
5.

Inelastic Labor Markets and Directors’ Reputational Incentives

University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
245
6.

Sunrise, Sunset: An Empirical and Theoretical Assessment of Dual-Class Stock Structures

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University
240
7.

The Case Against Passive Shareholder Voting

University of Chicago Law School
210
8.

The New Market Manipulation

Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
208
9.

The Role of Founder-CEOs and Founder-Families in IPOs

Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business
200
10.

The Remaking of Wall Street

Washington University in Saint Louis - School of Law
197

All Time Top Papers

As of: 02 Jan 1997 - 22 Aug 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
52,145
2.

The Nature of Man

SSRN and Simon School, University of Rochester (Deceased)
31,844
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
21,374
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
18,402
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
18,009
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
16,113
9.

Financial Accounting Information and Corporate Governance

University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
15,177
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