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51.

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 9,717
52.

Agency Costs of Overvalued Equity

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 39/2004, Harvard Business School NOM Working Paper No. 04-26, Financial Management, Vol. 34, No. 1, Spring 2005
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 29 Mar 2004 Last Revised: 06 May 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School

Multiple version iconThere are 4 versions of this paper

Downloads 9,708
53.

The Antitrust Case Against Facebook

Berkeley Business Law Journal Vol. 16, Issue 1, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 07 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2021
Accepted Paper Series
Thurman Arnold Project
Downloads 9,313
54.

Legal Regulation of the Multimodal Carriage of Goods

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 27 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2013
Working Paper Series
Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation (RANEPA)
Downloads 9,254
55.

Corporate Governance of Banks after the Financial Crisis - Theory, Evidence, Reforms

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 130/2009
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Mainz - Center for German and International Law of Financial Services and Faculty
Downloads 9,196
56.

Fallacies, Irrelevant Facts, and Myths in the Discussion of Capital Regulation: Why Bank Equity is Not Socially Expensive

Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods 2013/23, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 161, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 13-7
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 04 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2016
Working Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 8,989
57.

Seize the State, Seize the Day: State Capture, Corruption and Influence in Transition

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Oct 2000
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Governance and Public Sector Reform, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI)
Downloads 8,877
58.

Incentives or Standards: What Determines Accounting Quality Changes Around IFRS Adoption?

European Accounting Review Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 10 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester - Manchester Business School and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Downloads 8,686
59.

Explaining the Housing Bubble

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 100, No. 4, pp. 1177-1258, University of Pennsylvania Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 10-15, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 10-60, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-16
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 01 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 07 May 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center and University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School, Department of Real Estate
Downloads 8,685
60.

Legal Regime of Carriage by Sea

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 30 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2013
Working Paper Series
Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation (RANEPA)
Downloads 8,557
61.

Aggregating Governance Indicators

Number of pages: 42 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 8,392
62.

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 8,121
63.

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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Downloads 8,062
64.

Introduction to Theory and Method in Socio-Legal Research

THEORY AND METHOD IN SOCIAL-LEGAL RESEARCH, R. Banakar, M. Travers, eds., Oxford, Hart, 2005
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 11 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Lund University - Sociology of Law and University of Tasmania
Downloads 8,053
65.

Shareholder Activism and Institutional Investors

UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 05-20
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 07 Sep 2005
Working Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 7,950
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.

Financial Scandals and the Role of Private Enforcement: The Parmalat Case

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 40/2005
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 27 May 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Genoa - Law Department and Centre for Law and Finance and Free University of Bozen, Bolzano - School of Economics and Management
Downloads 7,810
68.

What Courses Should Law Students Take? Harvard's Largest Employers Weigh In

HLS Program on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2014-12, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 14-20
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School and Harvard University - Law School - Faculty
Downloads 7,808
69.

Should Law Subsidize Driving?

95 New York University Law Review 498 (2020), U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2019-03
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 04 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 18 May 2020
Accepted Paper Series
University of Iowa College of Law
Downloads 7,684
70.

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
Downloads 7,489
71.

Origin of the Theory of Agency: An Account By One of the Theory's Originators

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 10 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Pittsburgh
Downloads 7,453
73.

A Plan for Addressing the Financial Crisis

The Economists' Voice, Vol. 5, No. 5, Article 6, 2008, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 620, September 2008
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 26 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 7,412
74.

The Internet as a Conduit for Criminal Activity

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM, Pattavina, A., ed., pp. 77-98, Sage Publications, Inc., 2005 (revised 2010, 2015)
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 13 Jun 2005 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Centre for Criminal Justice Studies, School of Law, University of Leeds
Downloads 7,369
75.

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 7,363
76.

Combating Global Climate Change: Why a Carbon Tax is a Better Response to Global Warming than Cap and Trade

Stanford Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 28, No. 3, 2009, U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 117
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 29 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Michigan Law School and University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 7,269
77.

A Short Treatise on Fantasy Sports and the Law: How America Regulates its New National Pastime

Harvard Journal of Sports & Entertainment Law, Vol. 3, January 2012
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 09 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2012
Accepted Paper Series
City University of New York - Baruch College, Zicklin School of Business
Downloads 7,262
78.

A Theory of Path Dependence in Corporate Ownership and Governance

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 52, pp. 127-170, 1999, Columbia Law School, Center for Studies in Law & Economics Paper No. 131, November 1999
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 03 Jan 2000 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 7,127
79.

Secret Liens and the Financial Crisis of 2008

American Bankruptcy Law Journal, Vol. 83, p. 253, 2009
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 7,120
80.

Modern Company and Capital Market Problems: Improving European Corporate Governance after Enron

AFTER ENRON, IMPROVING CORPORATE LAW AND MODERNISING SECURITIES REGULATION IN EUROPE AND THE U.S., pp. 445-496, J. Armour, J. A. McCahery, eds., Oxford (Hart), 2006, ECGI Law Working Paper No. 05/2002, ECGI Finance Working Paper
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 11 Dec 2002 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2009
Working Paper Series
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
Downloads 7,093
81.

Availability Cascades and Risk Regulation

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 51, No. 4, 1999, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 181, U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 384
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 30 Oct 1998
Accepted Paper Series
Duke University - Department of Economics and Harvard Law School
Downloads 7,051
82.

Fake News: A Legal Perspective

Journal of Internet Law (Apr. 2017)
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 26 Apr 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP and Newsday Media Group
Downloads 6,908
83.

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 6,763
84.

100 Questions (and Answers) About IFRS

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 25 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2017
Working Paper Series
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Accounting and Commercial Law
Downloads 6,758
85.

Corporate Culture: Evidence from the Field

27th Annual Conference on Financial Economics and Accounting Paper, Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 16-49, Duke I&E Research Paper No. 2016-33
Number of pages: 116 Posted: 09 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 17 May 2021
Working Paper Series
Duke University, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Columbia Business School

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Downloads 6,658
86.

The FTC and the New Common Law of Privacy

114 Columbia Law Review 583 (2014), GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-120, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-120
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 21 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2014
Accepted Paper Series
George Washington University Law School and Northeastern University School of Law and Khoury College of Computer Sciences
Downloads 6,658
87.

Coin-Operated Capitalism

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 119, p. 591, 2019, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 18-37
Number of pages: 104 Posted: 18 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 31 May 2019
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law SchoolPrinceton University - Center for Information Technology Policy, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School - Student/Alumni/Adjunct and Georgetown University Law CenterUniversity of Pennsylvania - Center for Technology, Innovation & Competition
Downloads 6,637
88.

Special Purpose Vehicles and Securitization

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 04 May 2005 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2019
Working Paper Series
Yale School of Management and University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department

Multiple version iconThere are 3 versions of this paper

Downloads 6,617
89.

Fifty Shades of Manipulation

1 J. Marketing Behav. 213 (2016)
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 6,540
90.

Information Asymmetry and Thwarting Spam

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 20 Jan 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Michigan - Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Boston University – Questrom School of Business and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - School of Information
Downloads 6,464
91.

Director Primacy: The Means and Ends of Corporate Governance

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 17 Feb 2002
Working Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 6,455
92.

Madoff: A Riot of Red Flags

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2012
Working Paper Series
SUNY College at Plattsburgh and Kedge Capital Fund Management
Downloads 6,367
93.

Measuring the Rule of Law

Number of pages: 120 Posted: 01 Dec 2011
Working Paper Series
Pontifica Universidad Javeriana Law School and The World Justice Project
Downloads 6,350
94.

The Judgment of the EU General Court in Intel and the So-Called 'More Economic Approach' to Abuse of Dominance

World Competition: Law and Economics Review, Vol. 37, No. 4, 2014, pp.405-434
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2015
Accepted Paper Series
King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law
Downloads 6,341
95.

Enron and Andersen - What Went Wrong and Why Similar Audit Failures Could Happen Again

ENRON: CORPORATE FIASCOS AND THEIR IMPLICATIONS, pp. 155-168, Nancy B. Rapoport, Bala G. Dharan, eds., Foundation Press 2004
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 07 Sep 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Notre Dame Law School
Downloads 6,197
96.

The Death of Big Law

Wisconsin Law Review, Vol. 2010, No. 3, 2010
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 04 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Illinois College of Law (deceased)
Downloads 6,166
97.

The Antitrust Economics of Two-Sided Markets

Number of pages: 95 Posted: 14 Nov 2002 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2014
Working Paper Series
University College LondonGlobal Economics Group

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98.

Identifying Overvalued Equity

Johnson School Research Paper Series No. #09-09
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 21 May 2008 Last Revised: 12 May 2014
Working Paper Series
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting and Syracuse University
Downloads 6,097
99.

Diversity on Corporate Boards: How Much Difference Does Difference Make?

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law (DJCL), Vol. 39, No. 2 pp. 377-426, 2014
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 01 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford Law School and Stanford Law School
Downloads 6,088
100.

The Future of Corporate Governance Part I: The Problem of Twelve

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 19-07
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 03 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 6,086