The Journal of Finance

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Edited By: Kenneth J. Singleton

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Online ISSN: 1540-6261

Top-Cited Articles Since 2004


Private Benefits of Control: An International Comparison
Alexander Dyck, Luigi Zingales
Volume 59, Issue 2
April 2004

What Works in Securities Laws?
Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes, Andrei Shleifer
Volume 61, Issue 1
February 2006

Information and the Cost of Capital
David Easley, Maureen O'hara
Volume 59, Issue 4
August 2004

Risks for the Long Run: A Potential Resolution of Asset Pricing Puzzles
Ravi Bansal, Amir Yaron
Volume 59, Issue 4
August 2004

To Steal or Not to Steal: Firm Attributes, Legal Environment, and Valuation
Art Durnev, E. Han Kim
Volume 60, Issue 3
June 2005

The Cash Flow Sensitivity of Cash
Heitor Almeida, Murillo Campello, Michael S. Weisbach
Volume 59, Issue 4
August 2004

CEO Overconfidence and Corporate Investment
Ulrike Malmendier, Geoffrey Tate
Volume 60, Issue 6
December 2005

Default Risk in Equity Returns
Maria Vassalou, Yuhang Xing
Voulme 59, Issue 2
April 2004

The Cross-Section of Volatility and Expected Returns
Andrew Ang, Robert J. Hodrick, Yuhang Xing, Xiaoyan Zhang
Volume 61, Issue 1
February 2006

Investor Sentiment and the Cross-Section of Stock Returns
Malcolm Baker, Jeffrey Wurgler
Volume 61, Issue 4
August 2006

Do Stock Prices and Volatility Jump? Reconciling Evidence from Spot and Option Prices
Bjørn Eraker
Volume 59, Issue 3
June 2004

Household Finance
John Y. Campbell
Volume 61, Issue 4
August 2006

Financial and Legal Constraints to Growth: Does Firm Size Matter?
Thorsten Beck, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt, Vojislav Maksimovic
Volume 60, Issue 1
February 2005

Corporate Yield Spreads: Default Risk or Liquidity? New Evidence from the Credit Default Swap Market
Francis A. Longstaff, Sanjay Mithal, Eric Neis
Volume 60, Issue 5
October 2005

Governance Mechanisms and Equity Prices
K. J. Martijn Cremers, Vinay B. Nair
Volume 60, Issue 6
December 2005

Do Firms Rebalance Their Capital Structures?
Mark T. Leary, Michael R. Roberts
Volume 60, Issue 6
December 2005

Wealth Destruction on a Massive Scale? A Study of Acquiring-Firm Returns in the Recent Merger Wave
Sara B. Moeller, Frederik P. Schlingemann, René M. Stulz
Volume 60, Issue 2
April 2005

Whom You Know Matters: Venture Capital Networks and Investment Performance
Yael V. Hochberg, Alexander Ljungqvist, Yang Lu
Volume 62, Issue 1
February 2007

Private Equity Performance: Returns, Persistence, and Capital Flows
Steven N. Kaplan, Antoinette Schoar
Volume 60, Issue 4
August 2005

What Do Entrepreneurs Pay for Venture Capital Affiliation?
David H. Hsu
Volume 59, Issue 4
August 2004

The Value Premium
Lu Zhang
Volume 60, Issue 1
February 2005

The Limits of Financial Globalization
René M. Stulz
Volume 60, Issue 4
August 2005

What Explains the Stock Market's Reaction to Federal Reserve Policy?
Ben S. Bernanke, Kenneth N. Kuttner
Volume 60, Issue 3
June 2005

Are Busy Boards Effective Monitors?
Eliezer M. Fich, Anil Shivdasani
Volume 61, Issue 2
April 2006

A Theory of Friendly Boards
Renée B. Adams, Daniel Ferreira
Volume 62, Issue 1
February 2007

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