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151.

Earnings Quality and the Equity Risk Premium: A Benchmark Model

Contemporary Accounting Research, Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 833-877, Fall 2006
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 15 Nov 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Independent
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152.

What Determines Corporate Transparency?

Journal of Accounting Research 2004 , 42 (2)
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 30 Aug 2003 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2017
Working Paper Series
University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 4,474
153.

Agency Problems and Legal Strategies

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Dec 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Yale University - Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 4,447
154.

Corporate Governance Failures. To What Extent is Parmalat a Particularly Italian Case?

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Jul 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Cagliari

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155.

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
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156.

Transparency and Corporate Governance

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 22 Jan 2007
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance

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157.

Corporate Tax Avoidance and Firm Value

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Mar 2005
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and University of Chicago Law School

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158.

Who Writes the Rules for Hostile Takeovers, and Why? The Peculiar Divergence of US and UK Takeover Regulation

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 95, p. 1727, 2007, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 73/2006
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 08 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2018
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School
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159.

An Analysis of Eva and Other Measures of Firm Performance Based on Residual Income

Hankamer School of Business Working Paper
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Jul 2003
Working Paper Series
Baylor University - Department of Finance, Insurance & Real Estate, Baylor University - Department of Finance, Insurance & Real Estate and Baylor University - Department of Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
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160.

Public and Private Enforcement of Securities Laws: Resource-Based Evidence

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 93, 2009, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 0-28, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 638
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 11 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
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161.

Incentive Compensation for Outside Directors and CEO Turnover

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 24 Jul 2000
Working Paper Series
Indiana University Kelley School of Business
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162.

Risk Management and Corporate Governance

HEC Montreal Risk Management Chair Working Paper No. 03-04
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 20 Oct 2003
Working Paper Series
Venture Capital Consultant and HEC Montreal - Department of Finance
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163.

Corporate Governance and Value Creation: Evidence from Private Equity

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 232/2009
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 08 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2018
Working Paper Series
New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, HEC Paris - Strategy & Business Policy, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) and McKinsey & Company, Inc.

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Downloads 4,282
164.

Corporate Governance Convergence: Evidence from Takeover Regulation Reforms

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 33/2005
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Apr 2005
Working Paper Series
IE Business School, IE University, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
Downloads 4,255
165.

Foreign Direct Investment in India Since 1991: Trends, Challenges and Prospects

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 05 Aug 2009
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN and
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166.

Why Do Corporate Managers Misstate Financial Statements? the Role of Option Compensation and Other Factors

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 06 May 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Texas at Arlington, University of Calgary - Haskayne School of Business and Texas A&M University - Mays Business School

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167.

Working Capital Management and Shareholder Wealth

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Texas at Dallas, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Villanova University - Department of Finance
Downloads 4,210
168.

Managerial Optimism and Corporate Finance

Financial Management, Summer 2002
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 25 Apr 2002 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2019
Accepted Paper Series
One Hat Research LLC
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169.

CEO Bonus Plans: And How to Fix Them

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper 12-022, Marshall School of Business Working Paper No. FBE 02-11
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 30 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business and Harvard Business School
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170.

Outside Director Liability Across Countries

as published in Texas Law Review, Vol. 84, pp. 1385-1480, 2006, ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 71/2006, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 266, Univ of Texas Law and Economics Research Paper No. 31
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 20 Jan 2005 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
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171.

Why Do Countries Matter so Much for Corporate Governance?

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 50/2004, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2004-16 and Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2006-03-008
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 25 Aug 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance

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172.

Earnings Management, Corporate Governance, and True Financial Performance

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Mar 2006
Working Paper Series
Boston College - Department of Finance, Bentley University - Department of Finance, Boston College - Department of Finance and New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 4,131
173.

In Letter But Not in Spirit: An Analysis of Corporate Governance in the UK

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 13 Oct 2005
Working Paper Series
ESSEC Business School - Finance Department and American University - Department of Finance and Real Estate
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174.

The Myth that Insulating Boards Serves Long-Term Value

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 113, No. 6, pp. 1637-1694, October 2013, Harvard Law School John M. Olin Center Discussion Paper No. 755
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 11 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2019
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
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175.

Beyond Agency Theory: The Hidden and Heretofore Inaccessible Power of Integrity (PDF of Keynote Slides)

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 10-068, Barbados Group Working Paper No. 10-02
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 16 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 18 May 2013
Working Paper Series
Independent and Harvard Business School

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176.

Ethical Issues in Insider Trading: Case Studies

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 May 2004
Working Paper Series
Fayetteville State University - Department of Accounting
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177.

Marketability and Value: Measuring the Illiquidity Discount

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 14 Nov 2005
Working Paper Series
New York University - Stern School of Business
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178.

Investor Protection Laws, Accounting and Auditing Around the World

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Oct 2001
Working Paper Series
Maastricht University, University of Missouri at Columbia - Robert J. Trulaske, Sr. College of Business and University of Missouri at Columbia - School of Accountancy
Downloads 4,055
179.

Derivative Claims Under the Companies Act 2006: Much Ado About Nothing?

RATIONALITY IN COMPANY LAW: ESSAYS IN HONOUR OF DD PRENTICE, J. Armour, J. Payne, eds., Hart Publishing, 2009, University College London Law Research Paper No. 09-02
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 15 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Brunel University London
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180.

The Essential Role of Securities Regulation

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 55, p. 711, 2006, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 259
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 05 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Columbia University - Law School and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law
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181.

Takeover Bids Vs. Proxy Fights in Contests for Corporate Control

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 04/2002, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 336
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 23 Apr 2003 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2018
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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182.

Earnings Management and Executive Compensation: A Case of Overdose of Option and Underdose of Salary?

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 22 Mar 2002
Working Paper Series
University of Tennessee, Knoxville - Department of Finance and University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business
Downloads 4,004
183.

Determinants of Weaknesses in Internal Control over Financial Reporting

Journal of Accounting and Economics, Vol. 44, pp.193-223, 2007
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Utah State University, University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and University of Washington

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184.

Does Corporate Social Responsibility Affect the Cost of Capital?

Journal of Banking & Finance, Vol. 35, Issue 9, pp. 2388-2406, September 2011
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 03 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business and University of Saskatchewan - Edwards School of Business
Downloads 3,983
185.

Seven Myths of Corporate Governance

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Closer Look Series: Topics, Issues and Controversies in Corporate Governance No. CGRP-16
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 02 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 3,970
186.

Sustainability, Accountability and Corporate Governance: Exploring Multinationals' Reporting Practices

Business Strategy and the Environment, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 1-15, 2008
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 02 May 2006 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Amsterdam Business School
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187.

Transparency and Disclosure: Overview of Methodology and Study Results - United States

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Aug 2003
Working Paper Series
Standard & Poor's - Information Services and F&C Investments
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188.

How Fair are the Valuations of Private Equity Funds?

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 Mar 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Said Business School, School of Economics and Management, University of Porto and Warburg Pincus
Downloads 3,930
189.

Political Preconditions to Separating Ownership from Corporate Control

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 53, p. 539, 2000, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 155
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 10 Jun 1999
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
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190.

The Right Role for Multiples in Valuation

McKinsey on Finance, No. 15, pp. 7-11, Spring 2005
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 28 Sep 2005
Accepted Paper Series
McKinsey & Co. Inc., McKinsey & Co. Inc. and University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department
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191.

Horizontal Shareholding

109 Harvard Law Review 1267 (2016), Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 16-17
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
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192.

On the Determinants of Enterprise Risk Management Implementation

ENTERPRISE IT GOVERNANCE, BUSINESS VALUE AND PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT, Nan Si Shi and Gilbert Silvius, eds., IGI Global, 2011
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
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193.

Political Determinants of Corporate Governance

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 451
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Jan 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
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194.

Effect of Financial Crisis over Mergers and Acquisitions in GCC Countries

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 19 Mar 2009
Working Paper Series
King Saud University
Downloads 3,880
195.

Oracle V. Peoplesoft: A Case Study

Harvard Negotiation Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Oct 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Independent and Harvard Business School
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196.

Public-to-Private Transactions: Lbos, Mbos, Mbis and Ibos

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 94/2005, CentER Discussion Paper No. 2005-98
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 05 Sep 2005
Working Paper Series
McKinsey & Co. Inc. - Amsterdam Office and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
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197.

Succession in Family-Owned Businesses: A Case Study of Reliance Industries-India

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 03 Jan 2007
Working Paper Series
Willamette University - Atkinson Graduate School of Management and Willamette University - Atkinson Graduate School of Management
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198.

The Powerful Antitakeover Force of Staggered Boards: Theory, Evidence, and Policy

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 54, pp. 887-951, 2002, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 353
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 18 Mar 2002 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School and Harvard Business School

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199.

The Independent Director in Chinese Corporate Governance

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, Vol. 31, No. 1, pp. 125-228, 2006, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 204, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 204
Number of pages: 104 Posted: 15 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2014
Accepted Paper Series
George Washington University Law School
Downloads 3,802
200.

What Enron Means for the Management and Control of the Modern Business Corporation: Some Initial Reflections

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 12 Apr 2002
Accepted Paper Series
Columbia Law School
Downloads 3,793