The Journal of Finance

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1) Portfolio Selection
Harry Markowitz Volume 7, Issue 1
March 1952

2) Capital Asset Prices: A Theory Of Market Equilibrium Under Conditions Of Risk
William F. Sharpe
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September 1964

3) Efficient Capital Markets: Review Of Theory And Empirical Work
Eugene F. Fama
Volume 25, Issue 2
May 1970

4) The Cross-Section Of Expected Stock Returns
Eugene F. Fama, Kenneth R. French
Volume 47, Issue 2
June 1992

5) Counterspeculation, Auctions, And Competitive Sealed Tenders
William Vickrey
Volume 16, Issue 1
March 1961

6) A Survey Of Corporate Governance
Andrei Shleifer, Robert W. Vishny
Volume 52, Issue 2
June 1997

7) Legal Determinants Of External Finance
Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez-De-Silanes, Andrei Shleifer, Robert W. Vishny
Volume 52, Issue 3
July 1997

8) Corporate Ownership Around The World
Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez-De-Silanes, Andrei Shleifer
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April 1999

9) On the Pricing Of Corporate Debt: The Risk Structure Of Interest Rates
Robert C. Merton
Volume 29, Issue 2
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10) Financial Ratios, Discriminant Analysis And Prediction Of Corporate Bankruptcy
Edward I. Altman
Volume 23, Issue 4
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11) The Modern Industrial Revolution, Exit, And The Failure Of Internal Control-Systems
Michael C. Jensen
Volume 48, Issue 3
July 1993

12) On Persistence In Mutual Fund Performance
Mark M. Carhart
Volume 52, Issue 1
March 1997

13) On The Relation Between The Expected Value And The Volatility Of The Nominal Excess Return On Stocks
Lawrence R. Glosten, Ravi Jagannathan, David E. Runkle
Volume 48, Issue 5
December 1993

14) Returns To Buying Winners And Selling Losers: Implications For Stock Market Efficiency
Narasimhan Jegadeesh, Sheridan Titman
Volume 48, Issue 1
March 1993

15) Informational Asymmetries, Financial Structure, And Financial Intermediation
Hayne E. Leland, David H. Pyle
Volume 32, Issue 2
May 1977

16) The Pricing Of Options On Assets With Stochastic Volatilities
John Hull, Alan White
Volume 42, Issue 2
June 1987

17) Efficient Capital Markets: II
Eugene F. Fama
Volume 46, Issue 5
December 1991

18) Does The Stock Market Overreact?
Werner F. M. De Bondt, Richard Thaler
Volume 40, Issue 3
July 1985

19) Multifactor Explanations Of Asset Pricing Anomalies
Eugene F. Fama, Kenneth R. French
Volume 51, Issue 1
March 1996

20) The Capital Structure Puzzle
Stewart C. Myers
Volume 39, Issue 3
July 1984

21) The Performance Of Mutual Funds In Period 1945-1964
Michael C. Jensen
Volume 23, Issue 2
May 1968

22) Debt And Taxes
Merton H. Miller
Volume 32, Issue 2
May 1977

23) What Do We Know About Capital Structure? Some Evidence From International Data
Raghuram G. Rajan, Luigi Zingales
Volume 50, Issue 5
December 1995

24) The Benefits Of Lending Relationships: Evidence From Small Business Data
Mitchell A. Petersen, Raghuram G. Rajan
Volume 49, Issue 1
March 1994

25) Measuring And Testing The Impact Of News On Volatility
Robert F. Engle, Victor K. Ng
Volume 48, Issue 5
December 1993

26) Investor Psychology And Security Market Under- And Overreactions
Kent Daniel, David Hirshleifer, Avanidhar Subrahmanyam
Volume 53, Issue 6
December 1998

27) Contrarian Investment, Extrapolation, And Risk
Josef Lakonishok, Andrei Shleifer, Robert W. Vishny
Volume 49, Issue 5
December 1994

28) A Simple Model Of Capital Market Equilibrium With Incomplete Information
Robert C. Merton
Volume 42, Issue 3
July 1987

29) Insiders And Outsiders: The Choice Between Informed And Arms-Length Debt
Raghuram G. Rajan
Volume 47, Issue 4
September 1992

30) Why Does Stock Market Volatility Change Over Time?
G. William Schwert
Volume 44, Issue 5
September 1989

31) The Determinants Of Capital Structure Choice
Sheridan Titman, Roberto Wessels
Volume 43, Issue 1
March 1988

32) Inferring Trade Direction From Intraday Data
Charles M.C. Lee, Mark J. Ready
Volume 46, Issue 2
June 1991

33) The New Issues Puzzle
Tim Loughran, Jay R. Ritter
Volume 50, Issue 1
March 1995

34) The Limits Of Arbitrage
Andrei Shleifer, Robert W. Vishny
Volume 52, Issue 1
March 1997

35) Noise
Fischer Black
Volume 41, Issue 3
July 1986

36) Investor Protection And Corporate Valuation
Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez-De-Silanes, Andrei Shleifer, Robert Vishny
Volume 57. Issue 3
June 2002

37) The Theory Of Capital Structure
Milton Harris, Artur Raviv
Volume 46, Issue 1
March 1991

38) The Long-Run Performance Of Initial Public Offerings
Jay R. Ritter
Volume 46, Issue 1
March 1991

39) Initial Public Offerings And Underwriter Reputation
Richard Carter, Steven Manaster
Volume 45, Issue 4
September 1990

40) Dividend Policy Under Asymmetric Information
Merton H. Miller, Kevin Rock
Volume 40, Issue 4
September 1985

41) A Simple Implicit Measure Of The Effective Bid-Ask Spread In An Efficient Market
Richard Roll
Volume 39, Issue 4
September 1984

42) Empirical Performance Of Alternative Option Pricing Models
Gurdip Bakshi, Charles Cao, Zhiwu Chen
Volume 52, Issue 5
December 1997

43) Compensation And Incentives: Practice vs. Theory
George P. Baker, Michael C. Jensen, Kevin J. Murphy
Volume 43, Issue 3
July 1988

44) Are Investors Reluctant To Realize Their Losses?
Terrance Odean
Volume 53, Issue 5
October 1998

45) Size And Book-To-Market Factors In Earnings And Returns
Eugene F. Fama, Kenneth R. French
Volume 50, Issue 1
March 1995

46) Security Prices, Risk, And Maximal Gains From Diversification
John Lintner
Volume 20, Issue 4
December 1965

47) An Empirical Comparison Of Alternative Models Of The Short-Term Interest-Rate
K. C. Chan, G. Andrew Karolyi, Francis A. Longstaff, Anthony B. Sanders
Volume 47, Issue 3
July 1992

48) Risk Management Coordinating Corporate Investment And Financing Policies
Kenneth A. Froot, David S. Scharfstein, Jeremy C. Stein
Volume 48, Issue 5
December 1993

49) Disentangling The Incentive And Entrenchment Effects Of Large Shareholdings
Stijn Claessens, Simeon Djankov, Joseph P. H. Fan, Larry H. P. Lang
Volume 57, Issue 6
December 2002

50) Valuing Corporate Securities: Some Effects Of Bond Indenture Provisions
Fischer Black, John C. Cox
Volume 31, Issue 2
May 1976

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