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101.

A Dynamic Model of Optimal Capital Structure

McCombs Research Paper Series No. FIN-03-06
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 19 Nov 2002
Working Paper Series
University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance

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102.

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
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103.

Accruals Quality and Internal Control Over Financial Reporting

The Accounting Review, Vol. 82, pp. 1141-1170, October 2007
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 30 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2010
Working Paper Series
Utah State University, University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and University of Washingtonaffiliation not provided to SSRN

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104.

The Myth of the Shareholder Franchise

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 93, No. 3, pp. 675-732, 2007, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 567, October 2005
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 23 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
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105.

Capital Structure and Firm Performance: A New Approach to Testing Agency Theory and an Application to the Banking Industry

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 Jun 2003
Working Paper Series
University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business and Bank of Italy
Downloads 5,881
106.

Globalization and Similarities in Corporate Governance: A Cross-Country Analysis

Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 02-31; Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 02-041; Harvard Business School Working Paper No. 02-041
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 14 Oct 2002
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Business School, Harvard University - Strategy Unit and Lehman Brothers, New York
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107.

Analysis of Environmental and Economic Damages from British Petroleum’s Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Albany Law Review, Vol. 74, No. 1, 2011: 563-585
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Louisiana Tech University (Retired), Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi-Department of Accounting and Missouri State University
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108.

Employee Stock Options (Esops) and Restricted Stock: Valuation Effects and Consequences

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 14 Nov 2005
Working Paper Series
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 5,785
109.

Audit Committee Financial Expertise, Competing Corporate Governance Mechanisms, and Earnings Management

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 05 Mar 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Tennessee, Clemson University, New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting and University of Tennessee

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110.

Managerial Power and Rent Extraction in the Design of Executive Compensation

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 69, pp. 751-846, 2002, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 366, June 2002
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 19 Jun 2002 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School and Boston University School of Law

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111.

Enterprise Risk Management: Theory and Practice

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 Aug 2006
Working Paper Series
Nationwide Insurance and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance

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112.

The Truth About Reverse Mergers

Entrepreneurial Business Law Journal, Vol. 2, 2008
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 09 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2008
Accepted Paper Series
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
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113.

The Rise of Independent Directors in the United States, 1950-2005: Of Shareholder Value and Stock Market Prices

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 74/2006, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 301, Stanford Law Review, Vol. 59, p. 1465, 2007
Number of pages: 111 Posted: 04 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2008
Working Paper Series
Columbia Law School

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114.

Creditor Control Rights, Corporate Governance, and Firm Value

Number of pages: 79 Posted: 17 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2011
Working Paper Series
Drexel University - Department of Finance, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Virginia - McIntire School of Commerce
Downloads 5,652
115.

Corporate Governance and Accounting Scandals

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Jan 2003
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University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration and University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration

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116.

Corporate Governance and Bank Performance

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 31 Aug 2007
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Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City and Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
Downloads 5,465
117.

Corporate Governance and the Cost of Equity Capital

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 03 Feb 2005
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Graduate School of Management, UC-Davis, University of Iowa - Department of Accounting and Algert Global, LLC
Downloads 5,464
118.

Enron and the Use and Abuse of Special Purpose Entities in Corporate Structures

University of Cincinnati Law Review, Vol. 70, p. 1309, 2006, Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 28
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 12 May 2002
Accepted Paper Series
Duke University School of Law
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119.

Valuing Declining and Distressed Companies

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 02 Jul 2009
Working Paper Series
New York University - Stern School of Business
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120.

The Failure of Private Equity

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 82, p. 481, 2009
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 23 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 25 May 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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121.

Executive Equity Compensation and Incentives: A Survey

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Sep 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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122.

The Post-Merger Performance Puzzle

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 05 Jan 2000
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University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration and University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department

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123.

Corporate Governance and Firm Performance

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 28 Sep 2007
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University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance and University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Downloads 5,333
124.

The New Vote Buying: Empty Voting and Hidden (Morphable) Ownership

As published in Southern California Law Review, Vol. 79, pp. 811-908, 2006, University of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 53
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 05 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2008
Accepted Paper Series
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 5,319
125.

The Takeover Directive as a Protectionist Tool?

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 141/2010
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 01 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, London School of Economics - Law Department and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
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126.
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127.

Corporate Governance, Accounting Outcomes, and Organizational Performance

Accounting Review, October 2007
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 30 Mar 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, AQR Capital Management, LLC and London Business School
Downloads 5,240
128.

Corporate Performance, Board Structure and its Determinants in the Banking Industry

EFA 2005 Moscow Meetings
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Jun 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford and Independent
Downloads 5,225
129.

Entrepreneurial Shareholder Activism: Hedge Funds and Other Private Investors

AAA 2007 Financial Accounting & Reporting Section (FARS) Meeting Paper, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 140/2006, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-41, 1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 05 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2008
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New York University (NYU) - Department of Accounting and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business

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130.

Continuous Auditing: An Effective Tool for Internal Auditors

Internal Auditing, 21(2): 27-35, March-April 2006
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 31 May 2006 Last Revised: 05 May 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Rutgers University and Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi-Department of Accounting
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131.

Active Investors, Lbos, and the Privatization of Bankruptcy

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 35-44, Spring 1989, Harvard NOM Research Paper No. 00-08, A THEORY OF THE FIRM: GOVERNANCE, RESIDUAL CLAIMS AND ORGANIZATIONAL FORMS, Harvard University Press, December 2000
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 12 Oct 2000
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School

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132.

Motives for Mergers and Acquisitions in the Indian Banking Sector - A Note on Opportunities & Imperatives

SPJCM Singapore Working Paper No. 06-13
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 22 Aug 2007
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Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA) and XLRI Jamshedpur - School of Human Resources
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133.

Taxes and Corporate Finance

Number of pages: 92 Posted: 10 Apr 2001
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Duke University
Downloads 5,091
134.

Ultimate Ownership and Bank Competition

Number of pages: 87 Posted: 03 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 08 May 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Navarra, IESE Business School, Alberta School of Business, University of Alberta and CEPRUniversity of Oxford - Finance
Downloads 5,088
135.

CEO Compensation

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 77
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 01 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Northwestern University and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Finance

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136.

Us Corporate Governance: Lessons from the 1980's

Michael C. Jensen, A THEORY OF THE FIRM: GOVERNANCE, RESIDUAL CLAIMS AND ORGANIZATIONAL FORMS, Harvard University Press, December 2000, THE PORTABLE MBA IN FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING, John Leslie Livingstone, ed., Wiley, 1995
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Oct 2000 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School and Journal of Applied Corporate Finance
Downloads 5,041
137.

The Management of Corporate Capital Structure: Theory and Evidence

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 Jan 1997
Working Paper Series
Blackrock and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
Downloads 4,901
138.

Governance and Intermediation Problems in Capital Markets: Evidence from the Fall of Enron

Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 02-27
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 15 Oct 2002
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
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139.

Socially Responsible Investments: Methodology, Risk Exposure and Performance

TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2007-013, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 175/2007, WBS Finance Group Research Paper No. 80
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 10 May 2007 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2019
Working Paper Series
Tilburg University - Department of Finance, TIAS School for Business and Society and University of Exeter Business School
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140.

The Effect of SOX Internal Control Deficiencies on Firm Risk and Cost of Equity

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming 2008
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 20 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Graduate School of Management, UC-Davis, University of Iowa - Department of Accounting, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Accounting and Algert Global, LLC
Downloads 4,843
141.

Shareholder Wealth Effects of European Domestic and Cross-Border Takeover Bids

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 23 Jan 2003
Working Paper Series
IE Business School, IE University and Tilburg University - Department of Finance

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142.

Passive Investors, Not Passive Owners

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 03 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Boston College - Carroll School of Management, Washington University in St. Louis and University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School
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143.

Asymmetric Information and the Choice of Corporate Governance Arrangements

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 398
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 Nov 2002 Last Revised: 08 May 2009
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School
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144.

Hedge Funds, Insiders, and the Decoupling of Economic and Voting Ownership: Empty Voting and Hidden (Morphable) Ownership

Journal of Corporate Finance, vol. 13, pp. 343-367, 2007, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 56/2006, McCombs Research Paper Series No. FIN-02-06, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 53
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 Jan 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 4,716
145.

Less is More: Making Shareholder Activism a Valued Mechanism of Corporate Governance

Number of pages: 142 Posted: 22 Jun 2000
Working Paper Series
Yale Law School
Downloads 4,704
146.

The Value of Control: Implications for Control Premia, Minority Discounts and Voting Share Differentials

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 14 Nov 2005
Working Paper Series
New York University - Stern School of Business
Downloads 4,702
147.

What's a Director to Do?

Harvard NOM Working Paper No. 02-38
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 17 Feb 2004
Accepted Paper Series
The Monitor Company and Harvard Business School
Downloads 4,682
148.

Characteristics of Firms with Material Weaknesses in Internal Control: An Assessment of Section 404 of Sarbanes Oxley

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 Apr 2005
Working Paper Series
Wake Forest University and City University of New York (CUNY) - Stan Ross Department of Accountancy
Downloads 4,679
149.

The Information Role of Conservatism

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 02 Aug 2006
Working Paper Series
Algert Global, LLC and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

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150.

The Impairment of Purchased Goodwill: Effects on Market Value

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 25 May 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Judge Business School, University of Oxford - Said Business School and University of Cambridge - Judge Business School
Downloads 4,589