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A Framework for Assessing Corporate Governance Reform 0 0 0 257 3 4 17 827
Assessing Managerial Ability: Implications for Corporate Governance 0 1 3 21 0 3 12 18
Assessing Managerial Ability: Implications for Corporate Governance 0 1 2 37 4 7 22 61
Boards of Directors as an Endogenously Determined Institution: A Survey of the Economic Literature 0 4 12 860 5 24 89 2,502
Borrow Cheap, Buy High? The Determinants of Leverage and Pricing in Buyouts 0 0 0 34 2 5 20 175
Borrow Cheap, Buy High? The Determinants of Leverage and Pricing in Buyouts 1 2 3 115 5 8 22 434
Borrow Cheap, Buy High? The Determinants of Leverage and Pricing in Buyouts 1 1 3 36 1 1 12 179
Borrow Cheap, Buy High? The Determinants of Leverage and Pricing in Buyouts 1 2 2 51 1 4 18 176
CEO Investment Cycles 0 0 1 12 1 5 19 92
CEO Investment Cycles 1 1 1 29 1 1 10 60
Climate Change, Operating Flexibility and Corporate Investment Decisions 0 0 38 38 0 1 29 29
Climate Change, Operating Flexibility, and Corporate Investment Decisions 0 0 28 28 1 1 11 11
Corporate Demand for Liquidity 0 0 0 417 0 2 10 1,224
Corporate Financial and Investment Policies When Future Financing Is Not Frictionless 0 0 3 76 2 4 9 266
Corporate Financial and Investment Policies when Future Financing is not Frictionless 0 0 7 158 1 3 14 594
Corporate Governance and Hostile Takeover 0 0 0 1 0 1 12 1,690
Corporate Liquidity Management: A Conceptual Framework and Survey 0 0 1 39 0 2 17 126
Corporate Liquidity Management: A Conceptual Framework and Survey 0 0 0 180 2 5 33 656
Corporate Liquidity, Acquisitions, and Macroeconomic Conditions 0 0 2 14 2 4 20 49
Corporate Liquidity, Acquisitions, and Macroeconomic Conditions 0 0 0 8 1 2 10 25
Did Securitization Affect the Cost of Corporate Debt? 0 1 2 28 2 5 14 142
Did Securitization Affect the Cost of Corporate Debt? 0 0 0 24 2 3 7 108
Do Acquisitions Relieve Target Firms' Financial Constraints? 0 0 2 80 2 4 18 161
Do Acquisitions Relieve Target Firms' Financial Constraints? 0 0 0 20 1 1 7 71
Do Firms Go Public to Raise Capital? 0 0 2 237 6 10 26 991
Does Uncertainty about Management Affect Firms' Costs of Borrowing? 0 0 0 5 2 2 9 35
Does Uncertainty about Management Affect Firms’ Costs of Borrowing? 0 0 1 13 2 2 11 41
Endogenously Chosen Boards of Directors and Their Monitoring of the CEO 0 1 3 488 2 19 64 1,440
Endogenously Chosen Boards of Directors and Their Monitoring of the CEO 1 2 3 570 3 13 29 1,867
Equity-Holding Institutional Lenders: Do They Receive Better Terms? 0 0 0 12 1 3 11 82
Equity-Holding Institutional Lenders: Do they Receive Better Terms? 0 0 0 7 1 3 14 83
Financing-Motivated Acquisitions 0 0 0 8 1 2 2 38
Financing-Motivated Acquisitions 0 0 0 18 1 2 5 68
Horses and Rabbits? Optimal Dynamic Capital Structure from Shareholder and Manager Perspectives 0 0 0 395 2 3 22 1,596
Hospital Governance, Performance Objectives, and Organizational Form 0 0 0 1,101 3 5 14 4,603
How Financial Management Affects Institutional Investors’ Portfolio Choices: Evidence from Insurers 0 1 4 21 0 2 17 28
How Management Risk Affects Corporate Debt 0 1 1 32 0 4 25 60
How Management Risk Affects Corporate Debt 0 0 3 46 1 3 17 72
Incentives of Divisional Managers: Evidence from Texax Banks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 204
Incentives of Private Equity General Partners from Future Fundraising 0 0 1 33 0 3 6 119
Indirect Incentives of Hedge Fund Managers 0 0 0 14 0 2 7 41
Indirect Incentives of Hedge Fund Managers 0 0 0 38 0 2 8 61
Information Disclosure and Corporate Governance 0 1 3 145 1 5 29 428
Information Disclosure and Corporate Governance 0 0 1 125 1 5 32 334
Learning about CEO Ability and Stock Return Volatility 0 1 1 23 1 3 15 77
Learning about CEO Ability and Stock Return Volatility 0 0 1 19 1 3 11 83
Leverage and Pricing in Buyouts: An Empirical Analysis 0 2 9 225 4 14 37 569
Leverage and Pricing in Buyouts: An Empirical Analysis 0 1 6 190 2 4 22 491
Limited Partner Performance and the Maturing of the Private Equity Industry 0 0 1 14 3 5 16 96
Limited Partner Performance and the Maturing of the Private Equity Industry 0 0 1 7 2 3 13 47
Macroeconomic Conditions and Capital Raising 0 0 2 53 1 3 14 172
Macroeconomic Conditions and Capital Raising 0 1 4 85 2 6 24 371
Macroeconomic Conditions and Capital Raising 0 0 0 105 1 4 10 332
Management Risk and the Cost of Borrowing 0 0 2 7 1 5 19 53
Market Conditions and the Structure of Securities 0 0 1 29 1 1 9 179
Market Conditions and the Structure of Securities 0 0 1 20 1 1 6 77
Measuring Institutional Investors' Skill from Their Investments in Private Equity 0 0 1 8 0 0 2 25
Measuring Institutional Investors’ Skill from Their Investments in Private Equity 0 0 1 2 0 0 6 25
Measuring Investment Distortions when Risk-Averse Managers Decide Whether to Undertake Risky Projects 0 0 4 209 2 6 18 725
Motivations for Public Equity Offers: An International Perspective 0 0 2 142 2 4 19 445
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 1 4 10 822
Pay for Performance from Future Fund Flows: The Case of Private Equity 0 0 1 10 2 2 13 118
Pay for Performance from Future Fund Flows: The Case of Private Equity 0 0 1 40 2 4 16 150
Price Risk, Production Flexibility, and Liquidity Management: Evidence from Electricity Generating Firms 0 0 1 44 0 4 13 43
Private Benefits and Cross-Listings in the United States 0 0 1 173 1 5 15 620
Private Equity Indices Based on Secondary Market Transactions 0 0 1 1 0 4 6 10
Private Equity Indices Based on Secondary Market Transactions 0 2 5 15 1 4 10 44
Protection of Minority Shareholder Interests, Cross-listings in the United States, and Subsequent Equity Offerings 0 0 0 796 0 1 11 5,122
Selecting Directors Using Machine Learning 0 1 3 42 0 2 17 61
Selecting Directors Using Machine Learning 0 1 14 68 3 7 42 83
Syndicated Loan Spreads and the Composition of the Syndicate 0 0 1 17 2 4 11 65
Syndicated Loan Spreads and the Composition of the Syndicate 0 0 0 13 2 2 8 75
THE ECONOMIC EFFECTS OF FRANCHISE TERMINATION LAWS 0 0 0 2 0 1 4 913
The Corporate Finance of Multinational Firms 0 0 11 11 3 3 14 14
The Economics of Has-Beens 0 0 2 83 0 0 9 514
The Economics of PIPEs 1 1 1 4 3 4 10 33
The Liquidity Cost of Private Equity Investments: Evidence from Secondary Market Transactions 0 0 1 5 1 3 7 33
The Liquidity Cost of Private Equity Investments: Evidence from Secondary Market Transactions 1 1 3 21 4 5 16 55
The Role of Boards of Directors in Corporate Governance: A Conceptual Framework and Survey 0 3 9 899 5 18 73 3,545
The Role of Boards of Directors in Corporate Governance: A Conceptual Framework and Survey 0 0 8 230 1 7 52 699
The Role of Financial Conditions in Portfolio Choices: The Case of Insurers 0 0 2 12 0 1 13 35
The State of Corporate Governance Research 0 1 4 168 1 3 12 289
The State of Corporate Governance Research 1 6 14 560 4 22 51 1,491
The Success of Acquisitions: Evidence From Disvestitures 0 0 2 220 2 2 12 713
Transparency and Corporate Governance 0 2 8 385 3 8 36 1,439
Understanding Corporate Governance Through Learning Models of Managerial Competence 0 1 1 35 3 5 9 105
Understanding Corporate Governance through Learning Models of Managerial Competence 0 0 1 7 0 1 7 43
What Determines the Structure of Corporate Debt Issues? 0 0 2 116 2 2 12 485
What Determines the Structure of Corporate Debt Issues? 0 0 0 55 1 1 10 217
What Do Boards Really Do? Evidence from Minutes of Board Meetings 1 1 6 31 1 2 22 93
What do Boards Really Do? Evidence from Minutes of Board Meetings 1 1 6 33 2 4 24 145
Why Are Buyouts Levered? The Financial Structure of Private Equity Funds 1 1 2 134 1 2 16 293
Why are Buyouts Leveraged? The Financial Structure of Private Equity Firms 0 0 1 500 2 3 16 1,142
Why are Buyouts Levered: The Financial Structure of Private Equity Funds 1 1 3 737 5 5 19 2,079
Why are Buyouts Levered? The Financial Structure of Private Equity Funds 1 1 4 353 3 4 21 887
World Market for Mergers and Acquisitions 0 0 2 85 0 0 12 203
World Markets for Mergers and Acquisitions 0 0 3 42 2 3 10 98
World Markets for Mergers and Acquisitions 0 0 1 95 0 0 10 211
World Markets for Raising New Capital 0 0 1 273 1 2 7 896
Total Working Papers 13 48 295 13,534 154 406 1,717 49,517
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Journal Article File Downloads Abstract Views
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An Agency Perspective on Franchising 0 0 0 0 0 2 23 815
Boards of directors as an endogenously determined institution: a survey of the economic literature 5 26 79 1,357 33 124 404 4,436
Borrow Cheap, Buy High? The Determinants of Leverage and Pricing in Buyouts 1 2 2 84 5 10 40 360
CEO Investment Cycles 1 1 3 26 3 7 21 99
CEO turnover and the firm's investment decisions 0 2 10 194 0 4 32 432
Corporate Liquidity Management: A Conceptual Framework and Survey 0 2 12 113 1 7 52 435
Corporate financial and investment policies when future financing is not frictionless 1 2 5 107 2 7 36 496
Corporate governance and hostile takeovers 0 1 2 88 0 1 7 193
Did securitization affect the cost of corporate debt? 0 2 8 41 2 6 46 227
Do Acquisitions Relieve Target Firms’ Financial Constraints? 0 0 1 55 1 5 33 270
Endogenously Chosen Boards of Directors and Their Monitoring of the CEO 5 7 41 709 15 32 160 2,024
Financial flexibility and the choice between dividends and stock repurchases 5 17 72 615 11 34 165 1,591
Governance, performance objectives and organizational form: evidence from hospitals 0 0 1 85 2 3 14 283
Horses and Rabbits? Trade-Off Theory and Optimal Capital Structure 0 1 5 75 0 3 13 261
How Management Risk Affects Corporate Debt 0 0 2 5 1 3 19 37
Indirect Incentives of Hedge Fund Managers 0 0 1 10 2 8 28 76
Information Disclosure and Corporate Governance 0 0 3 125 3 6 45 440
Learning About CEO Ability and Stock Return Volatility 0 2 2 23 1 19 69 155
Limited partner performance and the maturing of the private equity industry 2 6 15 50 3 17 62 258
Macroeconomic Conditions and Capital Raising 1 5 13 109 3 12 49 395
Measuring Institutional Investors’ Skill at Making Private Equity Investments 2 3 6 6 3 11 42 42
Measuring Investment Distortions when Risk-Averse Managers Decide Whether to Undertake Risky Projects 0 0 0 0 1 6 20 506
Measuring investment distortions arising from stockholder-bondholder conflicts 0 0 4 289 5 9 38 772
Motivations for public equity offers: An international perspective 1 3 18 296 3 10 71 821
Open-end mutual funds and capital-gains taxes 1 1 5 25 2 4 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 1 6 0 0 12 313
Outside directors and CEO turnover 5 35 154 2,106 14 80 402 5,153
Pay for Performance from Future Fund Flows: The Case of Private Equity 1 5 12 27 1 10 38 183
Private benefits and cross-listings in the United States 0 0 1 80 0 5 17 285
Protection of minority shareholder interests, cross-listings in the United States, and subsequent equity offerings 0 2 7 212 1 7 42 882
Reversions of Excess Pension Assets after Takeovers 0 0 0 28 0 0 3 287
Syndicated loan spreads and the composition of the syndicate 1 4 17 142 3 7 59 535
The Determinants of Board Composition 3 11 41 576 10 36 138 1,675
The Economic Effects of Franchise Termination Laws 0 0 2 3 1 2 7 408
The Economics of Has-beens 0 1 2 89 1 7 16 550
The Effects of Board Composition and Direct Incentives on Firm Performance 0 0 0 0 16 44 160 3,465
The Role of Boards of Directors in Corporate Governance: A Conceptual Framework and Survey 0 5 25 469 4 25 149 1,682
The State of Corporate Governance Research 1 3 9 69 4 15 48 351
The Success of Acquisitions: Evidence from Divestitures 3 10 51 626 5 22 149 1,931
The liquidity cost of private equity investments: Evidence from secondary market transactions 2 2 6 6 4 7 46 54
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 1 4 48 4 31 112 670
Why Are Buyouts Levered? The Financial Structure of Private Equity Funds 1 3 9 265 2 4 29 792
World markets for raising new capital 1 2 7 147 3 8 28 497
Total Journal Articles 43 167 658 9,386 175 660 2,955 35,250


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Corporate Governance 0 0 0 0 6 14 33 154
Total Books 0 0 0 0 6 14 33 154


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The State of Corporate Governance Research 0 0 0 0 1 6 17 222
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