Recent Top Papers (60 days)

As of: 25 Apr 2017 - 24 Jun 2017
Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Putting Integrity Into Finance: A Purely Positive Approach

Independent and SSRN
2,788
2.

From FinTech to TechFin: The Regulatory Challenges of Data-Driven Finance

ADA Chair in Financial Law / Inclusive Finance, University of Luxembourg, University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
894
3.

An Activist View of CEO Compensation

ValueAct Capital, ValueAct Capital, ValueAct Capital, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
539
4.

Skin or Skim? Inside Investment and Hedge Fund Performance

NYU Stern School of Business and Columbia Business School
537
5.

The Untenable Case for Perpetual Dual-Class Stock

Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
499
6.

The Origins of Corporate Social Responsibility

University of Toledo - College of Law
459
7.

Dancing with Activists

Harvard Law School, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and INSEAD
413
8.

Corporate Scandals and Regulation

University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, London Business School and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
316
9.

Changing Attitudes: The Stark Results of Thirty Years of Evolution in Delaware M&A Litigation

Delaware Court of Chancery
309
10.

Psychopathic Traits of Corporate Leadership as Predictors of Future Stock Returns

University of Leicester, Coventry University and University of Leicester
287

All Time Top Papers

As of: 02 Jan 1997 - 24 Jun 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
51,290
2.

The Nature of Man

SSRN and Simon School, University of Rochester (Deceased)
31,734
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
21,279
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
18,356
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
17,987
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
15,750
9.

Financial Accounting Information and Corporate Governance

University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
15,119
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