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1.

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 27,496
2.

Women in STEM: A Gender Gap to Innovation

Economics and Statistics Administration Issue Brief No. 04-11
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 26 Nov 2011
Working Paper Series
Office of the Chief Economist, Economics and Statistics Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Government of the United States of America - Bureau of the Census, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, National Science Foundation and Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Downloads 23,396
3.

Executive Compensation

Number of pages: 91 Posted: 19 May 1999
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Downloads 20,432
4.

CEO Incentives: It's Not How Much You Pay, But How

Michael C. Jensen, FOUNDATIONS OF ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGY, Harvard University Press, 1998; Harvard Business Review, No. 3, May-June 1990
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Apr 1999
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Business School and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 16,316
5.

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 10,314
6.

The Changing of the Boards: The Impact on Firm Valuation of Mandated Female Board Representation

Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2012, vol. 127(1): 137-197.
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 21 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - The Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 9,603
7.

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

Multiple version iconThere are 3 versions of this paper

Downloads 7,996
8.

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 7,416
9.

Should We Treat Data as Labor? Moving Beyond 'Free'

American Economic Association Papers & Proceedings, Vol. 1, No. 1, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 29 Dec 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University, Columbia University, Stanford University, Microsoft Corporation and Microsoft
Downloads 6,680
10.

The Rise of the 'Just-in-Time Workforce': On-Demand Work, Crowd Work and Labour Protection in the 'Gig-Economy'

Comparative Labor Law & Policy Journal, Forthcoming, Bocconi Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2682602
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 02 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2016
Accepted Paper Series
KU Leuven - Faculty of Law
Downloads 5,779
11.

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

Multiple version iconThere are 3 versions of this paper

Downloads 5,706
12.

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 5,163
13.

Are We Selling Results or Résumés?: The Underexplored Linkage between Human Resource Strategies and Firm-Specific Capital

Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 105
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 16 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2008
Working Paper Series
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 5,143
14.

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

Multiple version iconThere are 4 versions of this paper

Downloads 5,006
15.

Catching Up Is Hard to Do: Undergraduate Prestige, Elite Graduate Programs, and the Earnings Premium

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 14-23, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 16-17, Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 20 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2019
Accepted Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 4,888
16.

The Economic Value of a Law Degree

HLS Program on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2013-6
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 14 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California Gould School of Law and Amazon.com

Multiple version iconThere are 3 versions of this paper

Downloads 4,766
17.

Money from Music: Survey Evidence on Musicians’ Revenue and Lessons About Copyright Incentives

55 Arizona Law Review 301 (2013), Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 13-01
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 10 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Downloads 4,711
18.

Generating Employment in Poor and Fragile States: Evidence from Labor Market and Entrepreneurship Programs

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 27 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy and World Bank
Downloads 4,599
19.

The Effects of Performance Measurement and Compensation on Motivation: An Empirical Study

De Economist, Vol. 153, No. 3, 2005, Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. 03-048/3
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Aug 2003 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Boston Consulting Group, University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics and Boston Consulting Group
Downloads 4,327
20.

The Growth of Executive Pay

Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Vol. 21, pp. 283-303, 2005, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 510
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Jan 2005 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management

Multiple version iconThere are 3 versions of this paper

Downloads 4,189
21.

Economic Aspects of Bitcoin and Other Decentralized Public-Ledger Currency Platforms

University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 685
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 14 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 17 May 2014
Working Paper Series
Global Economics Group
Downloads 4,075
22.

A Short Treatise on Amateurism and Antitrust Law: Why the NCAA's 'No Pay' Rules Violate Section One of the Sherman Act

Case Western Reserve Law Review, Vol. 64, No. 1, 2013
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 01 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2013
Accepted Paper Series
City University of New York - Baruch College, Zicklin School of Business
Downloads 3,970
23.

Human Trafficking and Regulating Prostitution

IFN Working Paper No. 996, NYU Stern School of Business EC-12-07, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-08
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 14 May 2012 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2021
Working Paper Series
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business and Stanford University
Downloads 3,942
24.

Executive Compensation at Fannie Mae: A Case Study of Perverse Incentives, Nonperformance Pay, and Camouflage

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 807-822, 2005, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 653125, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 505, February 2005
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 02 Feb 2005 Last Revised: 05 May 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 3,781
25.

Venture Capital Limited Partnership Agreements: Understanding Compensation Arrangements

U of Texas Law and Economics Research Paper No. 29, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 254
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 07 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2008
Working Paper Series
Downloads 3,727
26.

Antitrust Remedies for Labor Market Power

Harvard Law Review, Forthcoming, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 850, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 665, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 24 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Columbia University, University of Chicago - Law School and Microsoft
Downloads 3,719
27.

Human Capital, Asset Allocation, and Life Insurance

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 05-11
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 May 2005
Working Paper Series
Yale School of Management, Ibbotson Associates, York University - Schulich School of Business and Ibbotson Associates

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 3,624
28.

Public Pension Plan Reform: The Legal Framework

Education, Finance & Policy, Vol. 5, 2010, Minnesota Legal Studies Research No. 10-13
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 Mar 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law
Downloads 3,602
29.

Collective Bargaining Rights and Police Misconduct: Evidence from Florida

University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 831, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 655, Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 05 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2020
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago Law School, University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago - Law School

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Downloads 3,533
30.

Incentive Pay and the Market for CEOS: An Analysis of Pay-for-Performance Sensitivity

Presented at Tuck-JFE Contemporary Corporate Governance Conference
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 24 Jul 2000
Working Paper Series
Goldman, Sachs & Co. and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
Downloads 3,345
31.

Entrepreneurship

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 10 Jan 2003
Working Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business

Multiple version iconThere are 4 versions of this paper

Downloads 3,296
32.

Rewriting History

AFA 2007 Chicago Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 18 May 2010
Working Paper Series
Stockholm School of Economics, Harvard Business School and University of Virginia - McIntire School of Commerce

Multiple version iconThere are 2 versions of this paper

Downloads 3,255
33.

Unemployment and the Eurozone Crisis: The State of Social Welfare in the Balkans

South-East Europe Review, Vol. 4, pp. 425-431, 2012
Posted: 04 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Prishtina and University of Messina
Downloads 3,121
34.

Why Policies Fail in Nigeria: An Evaluation of Agriculture Policies Made from 1972-1985

OIDA International Journal of Sustainable Development, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 84-86, 2010
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 19 Aug 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Lincoln (UK) - School of Social Sciences
Downloads 3,113
35.

Managerial Capital and the Market for CEOs

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 08 May 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and Queen's University - Department of Economics
Downloads 3,056
36.

Attractiveness, Easiness, and Other Issues: Student Evaluations of Professors on RateMyProfessors.com

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 Jul 2006
Working Paper Series
Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law, Central Michigan University - Department of English Language & Literature, Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law and Central Michigan University - Department of Computer Science

Multiple version iconThere are 3 versions of this paper

Downloads 3,039
37.

Golden Parachutes and the Wealth of Shareholders

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 25, April 2014, pp. 140-154, Harvard Law School John M. Olin Center Discussion Paper No. 683
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 02 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2018
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School and Harvard Business School (HBS)
Downloads 3,021
38.

Noncompete Agreements in the U.S. Labor Force

Journal of Law and Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 03 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2020
Accepted Paper Series
University of Maryland Robert H Smith School of Business, University of Michigan Law School and The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan
Downloads 2,991
39.

What Do Boards Do? Evidence from Board Committee and Director Compensation Data

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Sep 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford
Downloads 2,899
40.

What is a Professional Service Firm? Towards a Theory and Taxonomy of Knowledge Intensive Firms

Academy of Management Review, Vol. 35, No. 1, pp. 155-174, Jan. 2010
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 May 2009 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Simon Fraser University (SFU) - Beedie School of Business
Downloads 2,857
41.

Will Robots Automate Your Job Away? Full Employment, Basic Income, and Economic Democracy

Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge, Working Paper no. 496
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2019
Working Paper Series
School of Law, King's College, London; Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge

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Downloads 2,848
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Pay Without Performance and the Managerial Power Hypothesis: A Comment

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 01 May 2006
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,834
43.

Corporate Tax Avoidance and High Powered Incentives

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 Apr 2004
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and University of Chicago Law School

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Downloads 2,832
44.

Lucky CEOs

Journal of Finance, 2010 (published as "Lucky CEOs and Lucky Directors"), Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 566
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management and INSEAD - Finance

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Downloads 2,828
45.

Stock Options for Undiversified Executives

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 14 Dec 2000
Working Paper Series
NOM Unit Head, Harvard Business School and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business

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Downloads 2,778
46.

The CEO Pay Slice

102 Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 102, 2011, pp. 199-221
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 15 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School, University of Notre Dame and INSEAD - Finance

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Downloads 2,739
47.

Labor Market Concentration

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Navarra, IESE Business School, University of Pennsylvania - School of Social Policy & Practice and University of Utah Department of Economics

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Downloads 2,733
48.

Introduction: Crowdsourcing, the Gig-Economy and the Law

Comparative Labor Law & Policy Journal, Vol. 37, No. 3, 2016, Bocconi Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2767383
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 24 Apr 2016
Accepted Paper Series
KU Leuven - Faculty of Law
Downloads 2,611
49.

Joint Tests of Signaling and Income Smoothing Through Bank Loan Loss Provisions

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 26 Dec 2000
Working Paper Series
York University - Schulich School of Business, Information and Communications University (ICU) and University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business
Downloads 2,413
50.

Productivity Implications of Employee Performance Appraisal System - a Critical Survey

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 18 Feb 2004
Working Paper Series
Intellectual Consultants
Downloads 2,406