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A Framework for Assessing Corporate Governance Reform 0 0 0 257 1 5 16 829
Assessing Managerial Ability: Implications for Corporate Governance 1 1 4 22 2 4 16 22
Assessing Managerial Ability: Implications for Corporate Governance 0 0 2 37 0 7 23 64
Boards of Directors as an Endogenously Determined Institution: A Survey of the Economic Literature 2 2 14 862 10 19 80 2,516
Borrow Cheap, Buy High? The Determinants of Leverage and Pricing in Buyouts 1 2 4 116 1 8 20 437
Borrow Cheap, Buy High? The Determinants of Leverage and Pricing in Buyouts 0 0 0 34 0 3 16 176
Borrow Cheap, Buy High? The Determinants of Leverage and Pricing in Buyouts 0 1 3 36 1 2 9 180
Borrow Cheap, Buy High? The Determinants of Leverage and Pricing in Buyouts 0 1 2 51 0 2 14 177
CEO Investment Cycles 0 0 1 12 0 2 19 93
CEO Investment Cycles 0 1 1 29 0 2 10 61
Climate Change, Operating Flexibility and Corporate Investment Decisions 0 0 38 38 2 2 31 31
Climate Change, Operating Flexibility, and Corporate Investment Decisions 0 1 29 29 0 2 12 12
Corporate Demand for Liquidity 0 0 0 417 1 1 9 1,225
Corporate Financial and Investment Policies When Future Financing Is Not Frictionless 0 0 3 76 0 6 13 270
Corporate Financial and Investment Policies when Future Financing is not Frictionless 0 0 7 158 0 2 14 595
Corporate Governance and Hostile Takeover 0 0 0 1 0 1 9 1,691
Corporate Liquidity Management: A Conceptual Framework and Survey 1 1 1 40 3 4 13 130
Corporate Liquidity Management: A Conceptual Framework and Survey 0 0 0 180 4 7 32 661
Corporate Liquidity, Acquisitions, and Macroeconomic Conditions 0 0 2 14 1 4 21 51
Corporate Liquidity, Acquisitions, and Macroeconomic Conditions 0 0 0 8 0 1 8 25
Did Securitization Affect the Cost of Corporate Debt? 0 0 0 24 0 2 6 108
Did Securitization Affect the Cost of Corporate Debt? 0 0 2 28 0 3 13 143
Do Acquisitions Relieve Target Firms' Financial Constraints? 0 0 2 80 1 4 15 163
Do Acquisitions Relieve Target Firms' Financial Constraints? 0 0 0 20 0 1 4 71
Do Firms Go Public to Raise Capital? 0 0 2 237 3 11 30 996
Does Uncertainty about Management Affect Firms' Costs of Borrowing? 0 0 0 5 0 3 7 36
Does Uncertainty about Management Affect Firms’ Costs of Borrowing? 0 0 0 13 0 4 11 43
Endogenously Chosen Boards of Directors and Their Monitoring of the CEO 0 2 4 571 2 8 32 1,872
Endogenously Chosen Boards of Directors and Their Monitoring of the CEO 0 0 3 488 5 8 59 1,446
Equity-Holding Institutional Lenders: Do They Receive Better Terms? 0 0 0 12 0 2 8 83
Equity-Holding Institutional Lenders: Do they Receive Better Terms? 0 0 0 7 0 1 12 83
Financing-Motivated Acquisitions 0 0 0 8 0 1 2 38
Financing-Motivated Acquisitions 0 0 0 18 1 3 6 70
Horses and Rabbits? Optimal Dynamic Capital Structure from Shareholder and Manager Perspectives 0 0 0 395 0 2 11 1,596
Hospital Governance, Performance Objectives, and Organizational Form 0 0 0 1,101 1 5 13 4,605
How Financial Management Affects Institutional Investors’ Portfolio Choices: Evidence from Insurers 1 1 3 22 1 3 15 31
How Management Risk Affects Corporate Debt 0 0 1 32 0 1 19 61
How Management Risk Affects Corporate Debt 0 0 2 46 0 2 16 73
Incentives of Divisional Managers: Evidence from Texax Banks 0 0 0 0 2 3 3 207
Incentives of Private Equity General Partners from Future Fundraising 0 0 1 33 0 0 5 119
Indirect Incentives of Hedge Fund Managers 0 0 0 14 0 0 6 41
Indirect Incentives of Hedge Fund Managers 0 0 0 38 0 0 6 61
Information Disclosure and Corporate Governance 0 0 0 125 1 3 28 336
Information Disclosure and Corporate Governance 0 1 3 146 2 5 22 432
Learning about CEO Ability and Stock Return Volatility 0 0 1 19 1 3 11 85
Learning about CEO Ability and Stock Return Volatility 0 0 1 23 0 2 10 78
Leverage and Pricing in Buyouts: An Empirical Analysis 1 2 10 227 4 12 43 577
Leverage and Pricing in Buyouts: An Empirical Analysis 0 0 5 190 1 4 21 493
Limited Partner Performance and the Maturing of the Private Equity Industry 0 0 1 14 0 3 13 96
Limited Partner Performance and the Maturing of the Private Equity Industry 0 0 1 7 0 2 9 47
Macroeconomic Conditions and Capital Raising 0 0 4 85 1 4 19 373
Macroeconomic Conditions and Capital Raising 0 0 2 53 1 2 12 173
Macroeconomic Conditions and Capital Raising 0 0 0 105 1 3 10 334
Management Risk and the Cost of Borrowing 0 0 2 7 1 2 18 54
Market Conditions and the Structure of Securities 0 0 1 20 0 2 5 78
Market Conditions and the Structure of Securities 0 0 1 29 0 2 9 180
Measuring Institutional Investors' Skill from Their Investments in Private Equity 0 0 0 8 1 1 1 26
Measuring Institutional Investors’ Skill from Their Investments in Private Equity 0 0 0 2 1 1 5 26
Measuring Investment Distortions when Risk-Averse Managers Decide Whether to Undertake Risky Projects 0 0 2 209 2 4 16 727
Motivations for Public Equity Offers: An International Perspective 0 0 0 142 2 4 15 447
Optimal Executive Compensation vs. Managerial Power: A Review of Lucian Bebchuk and Jesse Fried's "Pay without Performance: The Unfulfilled Promise of Executive Compensation" 0 0 0 210 0 1 6 822
Pay for Performance from Future Fund Flows: The Case of Private Equity 0 1 2 41 1 7 17 155
Pay for Performance from Future Fund Flows: The Case of Private Equity 0 1 2 11 0 5 14 121
Price Risk, Production Flexibility, and Liquidity Management: Evidence from Electricity Generating Firms 0 0 1 44 1 2 9 45
Private Benefits and Cross-Listings in the United States 0 0 1 173 0 1 14 620
Private Equity Indices Based on Secondary Market Transactions 0 0 0 1 1 2 6 12
Private Equity Indices Based on Secondary Market Transactions 0 0 5 15 0 1 8 44
Protection of Minority Shareholder Interests, Cross-listings in the United States, and Subsequent Equity Offerings 0 0 0 796 0 0 6 5,122
Selecting Directors Using Machine Learning 6 6 17 74 7 12 43 92
Selecting Directors Using Machine Learning 1 1 4 43 2 3 15 64
Syndicated Loan Spreads and the Composition of the Syndicate 0 0 0 13 3 5 11 78
Syndicated Loan Spreads and the Composition of the Syndicate 0 0 0 17 1 3 10 66
THE ECONOMIC EFFECTS OF FRANCHISE TERMINATION LAWS 0 0 0 2 0 0 4 913
The Corporate Finance of Multinational Firms 1 2 13 13 7 15 26 26
The Economics of Has-Beens 0 0 1 83 0 0 8 514
The Economics of PIPEs 1 2 2 5 3 8 11 38
The Liquidity Cost of Private Equity Investments: Evidence from Secondary Market Transactions 1 1 2 6 1 3 8 35
The Liquidity Cost of Private Equity Investments: Evidence from Secondary Market Transactions 1 2 3 22 2 7 16 58
The Role of Boards of Directors in Corporate Governance: A Conceptual Framework and Survey 0 1 8 231 4 10 45 708
The Role of Boards of Directors in Corporate Governance: A Conceptual Framework and Survey 0 0 8 899 8 18 69 3,558
The Role of Financial Conditions in Portfolio Choices: The Case of Insurers 0 0 1 12 0 1 8 36
The State of Corporate Governance Research 0 0 2 168 1 2 6 290
The State of Corporate Governance Research 2 3 11 562 5 11 50 1,498
The Success of Acquisitions: Evidence From Disvestitures 0 0 2 220 1 5 12 716
Transparency and Corporate Governance 1 2 8 387 3 8 35 1,444
Understanding Corporate Governance Through Learning Models of Managerial Competence 0 0 1 35 0 3 9 105
Understanding Corporate Governance through Learning Models of Managerial Competence 0 0 1 7 0 0 6 43
What Determines the Structure of Corporate Debt Issues? 0 0 2 116 0 3 10 486
What Determines the Structure of Corporate Debt Issues? 0 0 0 55 1 3 7 219
What Do Boards Really Do? Evidence from Minutes of Board Meetings 0 1 6 31 0 1 16 93
What do Boards Really Do? Evidence from Minutes of Board Meetings 0 1 5 33 1 5 22 148
Why Are Buyouts Levered? The Financial Structure of Private Equity Funds 0 2 3 135 0 4 15 296
Why are Buyouts Leveraged? The Financial Structure of Private Equity Firms 0 0 1 500 0 4 14 1,144
Why are Buyouts Levered: The Financial Structure of Private Equity Funds 0 2 4 738 0 9 18 2,083
Why are Buyouts Levered? The Financial Structure of Private Equity Funds 0 2 5 354 0 6 21 890
World Market for Mergers and Acquisitions 0 1 2 86 1 2 10 205
World Markets for Mergers and Acquisitions 0 0 0 95 1 1 8 212
World Markets for Mergers and Acquisitions 0 0 2 42 0 2 8 98
World Markets for Raising New Capital 0 0 1 273 3 6 11 901
Total Working Papers 21 47 291 13,568 119 389 1,583 49,752


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An Agency Perspective on Franchising 0 0 0 0 2 3 25 818
Boards of directors as an endogenously determined institution: a survey of the economic literature 7 16 79 1,368 37 89 393 4,492
Borrow Cheap, Buy High? The Determinants of Leverage and Pricing in Buyouts 0 1 2 84 0 7 34 362
CEO Investment Cycles 1 2 3 27 2 8 22 104
CEO turnover and the firm's investment decisions 1 4 13 198 2 8 33 440
Corporate Liquidity Management: A Conceptual Framework and Survey 0 1 10 114 7 11 51 445
Corporate financial and investment policies when future financing is not frictionless 1 2 6 108 7 11 39 505
Corporate governance and hostile takeovers 0 0 2 88 0 0 5 193
Did securitization affect the cost of corporate debt? 1 2 10 43 4 8 46 233
Do Acquisitions Relieve Target Firms’ Financial Constraints? 0 0 1 55 0 1 30 270
Endogenously Chosen Boards of Directors and Their Monitoring of the CEO 2 10 36 714 6 36 145 2,045
Financial flexibility and the choice between dividends and stock repurchases 5 19 78 629 6 32 161 1,612
Governance, performance objectives and organizational form: evidence from hospitals 0 0 1 85 2 5 12 286
Horses and Rabbits? Trade-Off Theory and Optimal Capital Structure 1 1 5 76 1 1 12 262
How Management Risk Affects Corporate Debt 0 0 1 5 1 3 17 39
Indirect Incentives of Hedge Fund Managers 0 0 1 10 0 3 29 77
Information Disclosure and Corporate Governance 2 2 2 127 3 6 36 443
Learning About CEO Ability and Stock Return Volatility 0 0 2 23 0 2 58 156
Limited partner performance and the maturing of the private equity industry 0 3 15 51 2 11 64 266
Macroeconomic Conditions and Capital Raising 1 3 14 111 4 9 47 401
Measuring Institutional Investors’ Skill at Making Private Equity Investments 1 3 7 7 4 10 49 49
Measuring Investment Distortions when Risk-Averse Managers Decide Whether to Undertake Risky Projects 0 0 0 0 1 2 17 507
Measuring investment distortions arising from stockholder-bondholder conflicts 0 1 4 290 0 10 29 777
Motivations for public equity offers: An international perspective 1 4 17 299 4 13 63 831
Open-end mutual funds and capital-gains taxes 0 1 5 25 0 2 11 113
Optimal Executive Compensation versus Managerial Power: A Review of Lucian Bebchuk and Jesse Fried's Pay without Performance: The Unfulfilled Promise of Executive Compensation 0 0 0 6 2 4 11 317
Outside directors and CEO turnover 15 25 141 2,126 30 64 380 5,203
Pay for Performance from Future Fund Flows: The Case of Private Equity 1 3 13 29 1 8 36 190
Private benefits and cross-listings in the United States 0 0 1 80 0 0 16 285
Protection of minority shareholder interests, cross-listings in the United States, and subsequent equity offerings 1 1 8 213 4 7 43 888
Reversions of Excess Pension Assets after Takeovers 0 0 0 28 1 2 5 289
Syndicated loan spreads and the composition of the syndicate 0 1 14 142 3 8 52 540
The Determinants of Board Composition 3 8 42 581 14 32 141 1,697
The Economic Effects of Franchise Termination Laws 0 0 2 3 0 1 7 408
The Economics of Has-beens 0 3 4 92 2 9 23 558
The Effects of Board Composition and Direct Incentives on Firm Performance 0 0 0 0 12 37 152 3,486
The Role of Boards of Directors in Corporate Governance: A Conceptual Framework and Survey 0 2 25 471 7 21 142 1,699
The State of Corporate Governance Research 0 1 6 69 11 19 49 366
The Success of Acquisitions: Evidence from Divestitures 3 8 43 631 12 24 139 1,950
The liquidity cost of private equity investments: Evidence from secondary market transactions 2 4 6 8 3 10 43 60
What do boards really do? Evidence from minutes of board meetings☆☆Miriam Schwartz-Ziv is from Harvard University and Northeastern University, e-mail: miriam.schwartz@mail.huji.ac.il. Michael S. Weisbach is from Ohio State University, NBER, and SIFR, e-mail: weisbach@fisher.osu.edu. Miriam Schwartz-Ziv is very grateful to Eugene Kandel and Michael Weisbach, the co-advisors of her Hebrew University doctoral dissertation, upon which this paper is based. We thank the executive and non-executive employees of the Government Companies Authority of Israel who allowed us both formally and practically to conduct this research; the companies studied that kindly provided us with private and sensitive data; and seminar participants at Babson University, Brown University, Northeastern University, Ohio State University, Purdue University, the European Financial Management Association 2011 conference, the Western Economic Association 2012 conference, and the Financial Management Association 2012 conference, as well as the following people who shared their thoughts and advice at different stages of the preparation of this paper: Renée Adams, Amir Barnea, Steven Davidoff, Ada Demb, Dave Denis, Alon Eizenberg, Isil Erel, Rudi Fahlenbrach, Julian Franks, Ann Gillette, Ilan Guttman, Assaf Hamdani, Randal Heron, E. Han Kim, Stephanie Kramer, Saul Lach, Alexander Ljungqvist, Udi Nisan, Nadya Malenko, Avri Ravid, Artur Raviv, Karen Selody, Daniel Schwartz, Schraga Schwartz, Eytan Sheshinski, Léa Stern, Yuhai Xuan, Jun Yang, Scott Yonker, Tammar Zilber, and Clifford Smith, the referee, Miriam Schwartz-Ziv also thanks the Israeli Ministry of Science and Technology and Hebrew University's School of Business Administration for financial support 0 0 3 48 7 30 111 696
Why Are Buyouts Levered? The Financial Structure of Private Equity Funds 0 2 9 266 2 8 30 798
World markets for raising new capital 3 4 9 150 7 11 30 505
Total Journal Articles 52 137 640 9,480 213 586 2,838 35,661


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Corporate Governance 0 0 0 0 0 10 32 158
Total Books 0 0 0 0 0 10 32 158


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The State of Corporate Governance Research 0 0 0 0 0 2 15 223
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