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51.

The Role of Boards of Directors in Corporate Governance: A Conceptual Framework & Survey

Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2008-21, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 228/2009, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2008-03-020
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 18 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford, University of California, Berkeley and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 8,871
52.

Internal Audit Quality and Earnings Management

The Accounting Review, Vol. 84, No. 4, pp. 1255-1280, 2009
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 11 May 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Brigham Young University, University of Nevada, Las Vegas and Brigham Young University - School of Accountancy
Downloads 8,457
53.

Market Microstructure: A Survey

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 28 Mar 2000
Working Paper Series
BlackRock, Inc.

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54.

Payout Policy in the 21st Century

Tuck Contemporary Corporate Finance Issues III Conference Paper
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 Aug 2004
Working Paper Series
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Duke University and The University of Hong Kong

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55.

The State of U.S. Corporate Governance: What's Right and What's Wrong?

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 23/2003
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Sep 2003
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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56.

The Economic Case for Private Equity (and Some Concerns) -- pdf of Keynote Slides

Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 07-02, Swedish Institute for Financial Research Conference on The Economics of the Private Equity Market
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2008
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School
Downloads 8,363
57.

Responsible Investing: The ESG-Efficient Frontier

NYU Stern School of Business
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2020
Working Paper Series
AQR Capital Management, LLC, AQR Capital Management, LLC and AQR Capital Management, LLC
Downloads 8,261
58.

The Non-Correlation between Board Independence and Long-Term Firm Performance

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 185
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 03 Oct 1998
Accepted Paper Series
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and Northwestern University

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59.

Corporate Investment and Stock Market Listing: A Puzzle?

Review of Financial Studies 28, no. 2 (February 2015): 342-390
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 10 May 2010 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2015
Accepted Paper Series
UCLA, University of Illinois at Chicago - Department of Finance and Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)Stockholm School of Economics

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60.

Audit Committee Characteristics and the Perceived Quality of Financial Reporting: An Empirical Analysis

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Jun 2003
Working Paper Series
Nova Southeastern University, North Carolina State University - Poole College of Management and University of Scranton - Kania School of Management
Downloads 8,107
61.

Executive Compensation as an Agency Problem

Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 17, pp. 71-92, 2003, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 421
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Jan 2003 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School

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62.

Ownership Structure and Corporate Performance

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Apr 2001
Working Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business

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63.

A Survey of Shareholder Activism: Motivation and Empirical Evidence

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 07 Feb 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Georgia - Department of Finance and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance

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64.

The Effects of Enterprise Risk Management on Firm Performance

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2010
Working Paper Series
North Carolina State University and North Carolina State University
Downloads 8,007
65.

Corporate Social Responsibility as a Conflict between Shareholders

EFA 2006 Zurich Meetings
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Mar 2005
Working Paper Series
Simon Fraser University (SFU) - Beedie School of Business and HEC Montreal
Downloads 7,918
66.

Conservatism in Accounting

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Jan 2003
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 7,873
67.

Corporate Takeovers

HANDBOOK OF CORPORATE FINANCE: EMPIRICAL CORPORATE FINANCE, Vol. 2, Chapter 15, pp. 291-430, B. E., Eckbo, ed., Elsevier/North-Holland Handbook of Finance Series, 2008, Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 2008-47
Number of pages: 172 Posted: 12 May 2008 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2019
Accepted Paper Series
Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Finance, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and Norwegian School of Economics
Downloads 7,860
68.

Why Did Some Banks Perform Better during the Credit Crisis? A Cross-Country Study of the Impact of Governance and Regulation

Charles A Dice Center Working Paper No. 2009-12 , Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2009-03-012
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2010
Working Paper Series
Bocconi University - Department of Finance and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance

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69.

A New Model of Integrity: The Missing Factor of Production (PDF file of Keynote and PowerPoint Slides)

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper 10-087, Barbados Group Working Paper No. 10-03
Number of pages: 152 Posted: 18 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2013
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School, Kari Granger, LLC and Independent

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70.

The Evolution of Shareholder Activism in the United States

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 28 Jan 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Georgia - Department of Finance and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
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71.

Russian Privatization and Corporate Governance: What Went Wrong?

Number of pages: 79 Posted: 22 Sep 1999
Accepted Paper Series
Northwestern University, Harvard Law School and University of Maryland - Center on Institutional Reform and the Informal Sector (IRIS)
Downloads 7,713
72.

An Empirical Analysis of the Impact of Corporate Governance Mechanisms on the Performance of UK Firms

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 Oct 2001
Working Paper Series
Robert Gordon University - Aberdeen Business School, Robert Gordon University - Centre for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT) and University of St. Andrews - School of Management
Downloads 7,665
73.

The Economic Implications of Corporate Financial Reporting

Number of pages: 72 Posted: 25 Jan 2004
Working Paper Series
Duke University, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Columbia Business School

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Downloads 7,635
74.

Economists' Hubris - The Case of Mergers and Acquisitions

Journal of Financial Transformation, Vol. 26, pp. 4-12, 2009
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 18 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Capco Institute
Downloads 7,592
75.

Behavioral Corporate Finance: A Survey

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 20 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2008
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School, Harvard Business School and NYU Stern School of Business

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76.

The Long-Term Operating Performance of European Mergers and Acquisitions

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 137/2006, TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2006-030
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Nov 2006
Working Paper Series
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Tilburg University and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
Downloads 7,539
77.

Pay Without Performance: The Unfulfilled Promise of Executive Compensation

Harvard University Press, 2004
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 30 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2019
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
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78.

The Value of Synergy

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 14 Nov 2005
Working Paper Series
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 7,471
79.

Agency Problems, Legal Strategies, and Enforcement

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 21/2009, Yale Law, Economics & Public Policy Research Paper No. 388, Harvard Law and Economics Research Paper Series No. 644 , European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 135/2009
Number of pages: 23 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 7,360
80.

Are U.S. Industries Becoming More Concentrated?

Forthcoming, Review of Finance, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 19-41
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 31 May 2015 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2019
Accepted Paper Series
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, York University - Schulich School of Business and The University of Hong Kong
Downloads 7,273
81.

Corporate Governance and Firm Valuation

Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Vol. 25, No. 4, 2006
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Jul 2005 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2014
Working Paper Series
Temple University - Department of Accounting and Kennesaw State University
Downloads 7,269
82.

Corporate Governance and the Returns on Investment

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 23 Apr 2003
Working Paper Series
Vienna University of Economics and Business, University of Vienna - Center for Business Studies - Department of Economics and WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management
Downloads 7,269
83.

Killer Acquisitions

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 129, No. 3, pp. 649–702, March 2021
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 12 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 02 May 2021
Accepted Paper Series
London Business School, Yale School of Management and Yale School of Management
Downloads 7,250
84.

Executive Equity Compensation and Incentives: A Survey

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 22 Jul 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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Downloads 7,151
85.

Course Overview: Creating Value Through Corporate Restructuring

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 26 Jul 1998
Case and Teaching Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 7,143
86.

Audit Committee Quality, Auditor Independence, and Internal Control Weaknesses

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Aug 2006
Working Paper Series
State University of New York at Binghamton - School of Management, University of Hawaii at Manoa and University of Cincinnati - Lindner College of Business

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Downloads 7,056
87.

The Impact of Shareholder Activism on Target Companies: A Survey of Empirical Findings

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 Mar 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business
Downloads 6,931
88.

The Uncertain Relationship between Board Composition and Firm Performance

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Oct 1997
Accepted Paper Series
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and Northwestern University
Downloads 6,901
89.

Women in the Boardroom and Their Impact on Governance and Performance

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 57/2004
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 26 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford and London School of Economics - Department of Finance
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90.

The State of Corporate Governance Research

Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 23. No. 3, pp. 939-961, 2010., Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2009-03-20 , Charles A. Dice WP 2009-21, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 652
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2010
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance

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Real and Accrual-Based Earnings Management in the Pre- and Post-Sarbanes Oxley Periods

AAA 2006 Financial Accounting and Reporting Section (FARS) Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 28 Sep 2005
Working Paper Series
Texas A&M University - Department of Accounting, Harvard Business School and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management

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Conservatism in Accounting - Part Ii: Evidence and Research Opportunities

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 Aug 2003
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 6,757
93.

Ownership: Evolution and Regulation

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 09/2003, EFA 2004 Maastricht Meetings Paper No. 3205, AFA 2003 Washington, DC Meetings, Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 26 Jan 2004 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2008
Working Paper Series
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting, University of Oxford - Said Business School and Bocconi University

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Downloads 6,703
94.

Does M&A Pay? (Chapter 3)

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 Aug 2003
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 6,693
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Corporate Governance in India - Evolution and Challenges

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Jan 2005
Working Paper Series
O. P. Jindal Global University
Downloads 6,507
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Accounting Discretion, Corporate Governance and Firm Performance

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 20 Jan 2004
Working Paper Series
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics, Columbia Business School and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business

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97.

The Takeover Controversy: Analysis and Evidence

Midland Corporate Finance Journal, Vol. 4, No. 2, Summer 1986
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 12 Jun 2003
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School
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98.

Anomalies and Market Efficiency

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 22 Oct 2002
Working Paper Series
University of Rochester - Simon Business School

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99.

Active Ownership

Review of Financial Studies (RFS), Volume 28, Issue 12, pp. 3225-3268, 2015., Fox School of Business Research Paper No. 16-009
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 01 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Judge Business School, Cambridge Judge Business School - Finance Subject Group and London School of Economics
Downloads 6,198
100.

Corporate Governance Reforms in Continental Europe

Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 117-140, Winter 2007
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 Mar 2007
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford Faculty of Law and City University London - Faculty of Finance
Downloads 6,167