Recent Top Papers (60 days)

As of: 16 Aug 2019 - 15 Oct 2019
Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Aggregate Confusion: The Divergence of ESG Ratings

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Zurich, Department of Banking and Finance and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
1,757
2.

Disclosure Processing Costs, Investors’ Information Choice, and Equity Market Outcomes: A Review

University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and Graduate School of Business, Stanford University
276
3.

Blockchain-Based Corporate Governance

University of St. Thomas, Minnesota - School of Law
229
4.

The Limits of Delaware Corporate Law: Internal Affairs, Federal Forum Provisions, and Sciabacucchi

Stanford University Law School
224
5.

Shareholder Value(s): Index Fund Activism and the New Millennial Corporate Governance

University of Virginia School of Law, University of Virginia School of Law and Boston University School of Law
168
6.

Contractual Complexity in Debt Agreements: The Case of EBITDA

University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Duke University School of Law
156
7.

Mandated Financial Reporting and Corporate Innovation

Columbia University, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - RSM Erasmus University
134
8.

The Impact of Audit Committee Information Technology Expertise on the Reliability and Timeliness of Financial Reporting

University of Arizona, Department of Accounting, University of Arizona - Eller College of Management and University of Arizona - Eller College of Management
131
9.

The Seller's Curse and the Underwriter's Pricing Pivot: A Behavioral Theory of IPO Pricing

Notre Dame Law School
131
10.

The Central Role of Political Myth in Corporate Law

Yale Law School
121

All Time Top Papers

As of: 02 Jan 1997 - 15 Oct 2019
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
65,224
2.

The Nature of Man

Harvard Business School and Simon School, University of Rochester (Deceased)
34,552
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
23,547
5.

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
20,990
6.

What Matters in Corporate Governance?

Harvard Law School, Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics and Harvard Law School
20,066
7.

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
19,740
8.

Three Residual Income Valuation Methods and Discounted Cash Flow Valuation

University of Navarra - IESE Business School
19,414
9.

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
18,275
10.

The History of Corporate Governance

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
16,314