Recent Top Papers (60 days)

As of: 18 Oct 2017 - 17 Dec 2017
Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Optimal Short-Termism

Boston University Questrom School of Business, University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics and Shanghai University of Finance and Economics - Department of Finance
72
2.

Does Gender Diversity on Boards Reduce Information Asymmetry Problems? Empirical Evidence from the French Market

FIESTA - ISG Tunis, Université de Montpellier and Université Montpellier II - Montpellier Research in Management (MRM)
40
3.

The Regulation of Mortgage Servicing: Lessons from the Financial Crisis

Florida Atlantic University, Florida Atlantic University and Palm Beach Atlantic University
35
4.

Opportunity Makes a Thief: Corporate Opportunities as Legal Transplant and Convergence in Corporate Law

Fordham University School of Law and ESSEC Business School
35
5.

The Sources of Law and the Hierarchy of Norms in Transnational Commercial and Financial Law. The Issue of the Public Interest

King's College London
28
6.

Shareholder-Initiated Lawsuits and Cross-Listed Firms: The Penalties of Securities Class Action Lawsuits

James Madison University
18

All Time Top Papers

As of: 02 Jan 1997 - 17 Dec 2017
Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Sovereign Wealth Funds and Corporate Governance: A Minimalist Response to the New Merchantilism

Stanford Law School and Columbia Law School
3,353
2.

Spillover of Corporate Governance Standards in Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
2,342
3.

Corporate Social Responsibility and Firm Risk: Theory and Empirical Evidence

Boston College, Carroll School of Management, Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary and University of Warwick - Finance Group
1,984
4.

Information Networks: Evidence from Illegal Insider Trading Tips

University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
1,933
5.

Understanding Directors' Pay in Europe: A Comparative and Empirical Analysis

University of Genoa - Law Department and Centre for Law and Finance, London School of Economics - Law Department and Sodali
1,846
6.

A Comparative Analysis of Hostile Takeover Regimes in the US, UK and Japan (with Implications for Emerging Markets)

University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Government of the State of Delaware - Court of Chancery and Columbia Law School
1,815
7.

A Corporate Governance Index: Convergence and Diversity of National Corporate Governance Regulations

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
1,751
8.

Distressed Firm and Bankruptcy Prediction in an International Context: A Review and Empirical Analysis of Altman's Z-Score Model

New York University (NYU) - Salomon Center, Warsaw School of Economics, Institute of Finance, University of Vaasa - Department of Accounting and Finance and University of Vaasa - Department of Accounting and Finance
1,565
9.

Key Flaws in the European Commission’s Proposals for Foreign Investor Protection in TTIP

York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
1,770
10.

Shock-Based Causal Inference in Corporate Finance and Accounting Research

College of William and Mary - Mason School of Business and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
1,675