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1.

What is Web 2.0: Design Patterns and Business Models for the Next Generation of Software

Communications & Strategies, No. 1, p. 17, First Quarter 2007
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 Aug 2007
Accepted Paper Series
O'Reilly Media
Downloads 46,253
2.

Governance Matters VIII: Aggregate and Individual Governance Indicators, 1996-2008

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4978
Number of pages: 105 Posted: 23 Jun 2009
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Downloads 41,684
3.

What Matters in Corporate Governance?

Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 783-827, February 2009, Harvard Law School John M. Olin Center Discussion Paper No. 491 (2004)
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 21 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School

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Downloads 35,160
4.

A Sober Look at SPACs

Yale Journal on Regulation, Forthcoming, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 559, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 20-48, European Corporate Governance Institute – Finance Working Paper No. 746/2021
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 16 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2021
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Law School, New York University School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 30,134
5.

Law on Obligations and Contracts in the Philippines: An Overview

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Apr 2014
Working Paper Series
Far Eastern University
Downloads 29,169
6.

Remuneration: Where We've Been, How We Got to Here, What are the Problems, and How to Fix Them

Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 04-28; ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 44/2004
Number of pages: 116 Posted: 05 Jul 2004
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and Ohio State University (OSU) - Fisher College of Business
Downloads 27,713
7.

The Right to Remain Silent: A New Answer to an Old Question

Criminal Justice, Vol. 25, No. 2, 2010
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 01 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Regent University - School of Law
Downloads 25,624
8.

Broken Promises of Privacy: Responding to the Surprising Failure of Anonymization

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 57, p. 1701, 2010, U of Colorado Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 9-12
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 13 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 24,830
9.

Economic Consequences of Financial Reporting and Disclosure Regulation: A Review and Suggestions for Future Research

Number of pages: 91 Posted: 13 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 07 May 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Boston University Questrom School of Business
Downloads 23,959
10.

Governance Matters VI: Governance Indicators for 1996-2006

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4280
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 11 Jul 2007
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Downloads 23,185
11.

Board Models in Europe - Recent Developments of Internal Corporate Governance Structures in Germany, the United Kingdom, France, and Italy

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 18/2004, European Company and Financial Law Review, pp. 135-168, 2004, Company & Securities Law Review, Vol. 1, pp. 217-245, 2005, VOC 1602-2004: 400 YEARS OF COMPANY LAW, Ella Gepken-Jager, Gerard van Solinge, Levinus Timmerman, eds., Deventer (Kluwer), 2005
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Jan 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law and University of Bremen
Downloads 19,846
12.

Underwater and Not Walking Away: Shame, Fear and the Social Management of the Housing Crisis

Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 45, p. 971, 2010, Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No 09-35
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 27 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 09 May 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Downloads 19,803
13.

The History of Corporate Governance

OXFORD HANDBOOK OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE, Mike Wright, Donald Siegel, Kevin Keasey and Igor Filatotchev, eds., Oxford University Press, 2013, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 54/2011, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 184/2012
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 20 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 19,664
14.

International Corporate Governance

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 30 Jul 2002
Working Paper Series
University of Pittsburgh - Katz School of Business and Purdue University
Downloads 19,198
15.

Governance Matters VII: Aggregate and Individual Governance Indicators, 1996-2007

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4654
Number of pages: 105 Posted: 20 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2008
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Downloads 18,543
16.

Corporate Governance and Earnings Management

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Jun 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Sfax, Université Laval - École de comptabilité and Free University of Bozen-Bolzano - Faculty of Economics and Management
Downloads 17,330
17.

The Storrs Lectures: Behavioral Economics and Paternalism

Yale Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 02 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2017
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 16,252
18.

What is Corporate Law?

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 300
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Yale University - Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 15,278
19.

Nudging: A Very Short Guide

37 J. Consumer Pol'y 583 (2014)
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 23 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 15,235
20.

The Crisis of Fair Value Accounting: Making Sense of the Recent Debate

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 33, Accounting, Organizations and Society, Vol. 34, 2009
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Vienna University of Economics and Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 15,201
21.

Global Accounting Convergence and the Potential Adoption of IFRS by the United States: An Analysis of Economic and Policy Factors

Number of pages: 104 Posted: 11 Mar 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton SchoolUniversity of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Boston University Questrom School of Business

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Downloads 13,896
22.

The End of History for Corporate Law

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 Mar 2000
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 13,781
23.

Blockchain Technology and Decentralized Governance: Is the State Still Necessary?

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2016
Working Paper Series
University College of London - Center for Blockchain Technologies
Downloads 13,398
24.

Mandatory IFRS Reporting Around the World: Early Evidence on the Economic Consequences

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 198/2008, Chicago GSB Research Paper No. 12
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 25 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Mannheim - Accounting and Taxation, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton SchoolUniversity of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

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Downloads 13,328
25.

The Essential Elements of Corporate Law

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 20/2009, Yale Law, Economics & Public Policy Research Paper No. 387, Harvard Law and Economics Research Paper No. 643, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 09-39, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 134/2009
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2018
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Yale University - Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 13,247
26.

The Long-Term Effects of Hedge Fund Activism

Harvard Law School John M. Olin Center Discussion Paper No. 802, Columbia Law Review, Vol. 115, 2015, pp. 1085-1156, Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 13-66
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 07 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics

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Downloads 13,026
27.

Audit Committee, Board of Director Characteristics, and Earnings Management

NYU, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-42
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Nov 2000
Working Paper Series
New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting

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Downloads 12,781
28.

Insider Trading: An Overview

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 Oct 1998
Working Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 12,733
29.

Who Owns Huawei?

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 08 May 2019
Working Paper Series
Fulbright University Vietnam and George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 12,669
30.

Regulating Bankers' Pay

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 98, No. 2, pp. 247-287, 2010, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 641
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 30 May 2009 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 12,122
31.

Backdating

Business Lawyer, 2008
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 26 Jul 2021
Accepted Paper Series
Loyola University Chicago School of Law and Harrison & Held, LLP (deceased)
Downloads 11,414
32.

Governance Matters

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 05 Nov 1999
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 11,360
33.

2017 Global Blockchain Benchmarking Study

Number of pages: 122 Posted: 21 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2019
Working Paper Series
London School of Economics and University of Cambridge - Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance
Downloads 11,346
34.

Drugged Out: How Cognitive Bias Hurts Drug Innovation

51 San Diego Law Review 419 (2014)
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 01 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Loyola University of Chicago School of Law
Downloads 11,220
35.

Shareholder Activism and Corporate Governance in the United States

As published in The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics and the Law, vol. 3, pp. 459-465, 1998
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 Dec 1997
Accepted Paper Series
Downloads 11,220
36.

Regulating Artificial Intelligence Systems: Risks, Challenges, Competencies, and Strategies

Harvard Journal of Law & Technology, Vol. 29, No. 2, Spring 2016
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 31 May 2015 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Center for Democracy and Technology
Downloads 10,955
37.

The Case for Increasing Shareholder Power

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 118, No. 3, pp. 833-914, January 2005, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 500
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 17 Mar 2003 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 10,831
38.

Copyright and the World's Most Popular Song

56 Journal of the Copyright Society of the U.S.A. 335 (2009) , GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 392
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 21 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2019
Accepted Paper Series
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 10,814
39.

Did Fair-Value Accounting Contribute to the Financial Crisis?

Chicago Booth Research Paper 09-38, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 266/2009, Journal of Economic Perspectives, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2009
Working Paper Series
Vienna University of Economics and Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 10,639
40.

Competition and Crisis in Mortgage Securitization

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 88, p.213, (2013)
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 10 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Southern California Gould School of Law

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Downloads 10,628
41.

Pay Without Performance: Overview of the Issues

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 647-673, 2005, Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 8-22, 2005, Academy of Management Perspectives, pp. 5-24, February 2006, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 528
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 19 Jul 2005 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 10,434
42.

Corporate Governance in China: An Overview

Donald C. Clarke, "Corporate Governance in China: An Overview", China Economic Review, vol. 14, 2003, pp. 494-507
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 14 Aug 2003 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 10,400
43.

Safe Storage Gun Laws: Accidental Deaths, Suicides, and Crime

Yale Law School, Law & Economics Working Paper No. 237
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 22 May 2000
Working Paper Series
Crime Prevention Research Center and Crime Prevention Research Center

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Downloads 10,399
44.

The Wages of Failure: Executive Compensation at Bear Stearns and Lehman 2000-2008

Yale Journal on Regulation, Vol. 27, 2010, pp. 257-282, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 657, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 287
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 10,277
45.

How and Why Credit Rating Agencies are Not Like Other Gatekeepers

FINANCIAL GATEKEEPERS: CAN THEY PROTECT INVESTORS?, Yasuyuki Fuchita, Robert E. Litan, eds., Brookings Institution Press and the Nomura Institute of Capital Markets Research, 2006, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 07-46
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 May 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 10,265
46.

The Promise and Perils of Credit Derivatives

University of Cincinnati Law Review, Vol. 75, p. 1019, 2007, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 06-22, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 06-36, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 07-74
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 10,179
47.

Beyond Profit: Rethinking Corporate Social Responsibility and Greenwashing After the BP Oil Disaster

Tulane Law Review, Vol. 85, No. 4, p. 983, 2011
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 02 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2013
Working Paper Series
Saint Louis University - School of Law and Mercer University School of Law
Downloads 10,162
48.

Governance Matters IV: Governance Indicators for 1996-2004

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper Series No. 3630
Number of pages: 135 Posted: 05 May 2005
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Downloads 9,921
49.

Governance Matters Iii: Governance Indicators for 1996-2002

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3106
Number of pages: 116 Posted: 18 Jun 2003
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Downloads 9,706
50.

Conservatism in Accounting - Part I: Explanations and Implications

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 06 Jun 2003
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 9,692