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Full Name Gilson, Ronald J.
University/Affiliation Stanford Law School
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74 382
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5,499 34
Self-Citations 170
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2,282 70
Cited by Articles (Past 10 Years)
2,458 41
Cited by Articles (Past 1-2 years)
143 37
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The Mechanisms of Market Efficiency [article]
Virginia Law Review, Vol. 70, Issue 4 (May 1984), pp. 549-644
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times); Kraakman, Reinier H. (Cited 1558 times)
70 Va. L. Rev. 549 (May 1984)
Cited by 911 Articles
Accessed 175 Times
A Structural Approach to Corporations: The Case against Defensive Tactics in Tender Offers [article]
Stanford Law Review, Vol. 33, Issue 5 (May 1981), pp. 819-892
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times)
33 Stan. L. Rev. 819 (May 1981)
Cited by 520 Articles
Accessed 46 Times
Value Creation by Business Lawyers: Legal Skills and Asset Pricing [article]
Yale Law Journal, Vol. 94, Issue 2 (December 1984), pp. 239-314
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times)
94 Yale L. J. 239 (1984-1985)
Cited by 400 Articles
Accessed 253 Times
Reinventing the Outside Director: An Agenda for Institutional Investors [article]
Stanford Law Review, Vol. 43, Issue 4 (April 1991), pp. 863-906
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times); Kraakman, Reiner (Cited 322 times)
43 Stan. L. Rev. 863 (1990-1991)
Cited by 322 Articles
Accessed 44 Times
Disputing through Agents: Cooperation and Conflict between Lawyers in Litigation [article]
Columbia Law Review, Vol. 94, Issue 2 (March 1994), pp. 509-566
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times); Mnookin, Robert H. (Cited 3023 times)
94 Colum. L. Rev. 509 (1994)
Cited by 288 Articles
Accessed 62 Times
Sharing among the Human Capitalists: An Economic Inquiry into the Corporate Law Firm and How Partners Split Profits [article]
Stanford Law Review, Vol. 37, Issue 2 (January 1985), pp. 313-392
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times); Mnookin, Robert H. (Cited 3023 times)
37 Stan. L. Rev. 313 (1984-1985)
Cited by 236 Articles
Accessed 35 Times
Delaware's Intermediate Standard for Defensive Tactics: Is There Substance to Proportionality Review [article]
Business Lawyer (ABA), Vol. 44, Issue 2 (1988-1989), pp. 247-274
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times); Kraakman, Reinier (Cited 2652 times)
44 Bus. Law. 247 (1988-1989)
Cited by 207 Articles
Accessed 24 Times
Seeking Competitive Bids Versus Pure Passivity in Tender Offer Defense [article]
Stanford Law Review, Vol. 35, Issue 1 (November 1983), pp. 51-68
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times)
35 Stan. L. Rev. 51 (November 1983)
Cited by 207 Articles
Accessed 31 Times
The Legal Infrastructure of High Technology Industrial Districts: Silicon Valley, Route 128, and Covenants Not to Compete [article]
New York University Law Review, Vol. 74, Issue 3 (June 1999), pp. 575-629
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times)
74 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 575 (June 1999)
Cited by 207 Articles
Accessed 169 Times
The Devolution of the Legal Profession: A Demand Side Prspective [article]
Maryland Law Review, Vol. 49, pp. 869-916
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times)
49 Md. L. Rev. 869 (1990)
Cited by 178 Articles
Accessed 38 Times
The Case against Shark Repellent Amendments: Structural Limitations on the Enabling Concept [article]
Stanford Law Review, Vol. 34, Issue 4 (April 1982), pp. 775-836
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times)
34 Stan. L. Rev. 775 (April 1982)
Cited by 157 Articles
Accessed 9 Times
Understanding the Japanese Keiretsu: Overlaps between Corporate Governance and Industrial Organization [article]
Yale Law Journal, Vol. 102, Issue 4 (1993), pp. 871-906
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times); Roe, Mark J. (Cited 3137 times)
102 Yale L.J. 871 (1992-1993)
Cited by 127 Articles
Accessed 57 Times
Engineering a Venture Capital Market: Lessons from the American Experience [article]
Stanford Law Review, Vol. 55, Issue 4 (April 2003), pp. 1067-1104
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times)
55 Stan. L. Rev. 1067 (2002-2003)
Cited by 118 Articles
Accessed 40 Times
Controlling Controlling Shareholders [article]
University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 152, Issue 2 (December 2003), pp. 785-844
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times); Gordon, Jeffrey N. (Cited 2514 times)
152 U. Pa. L. Rev. 785 (2003-2004)
Cited by 115 Articles
Accessed 49 Times
Evaluating Dual Class Common Stock: The Relevance of Substitutes [article]
Virginia Law Review, Vol. 73, Issue 5 (August 1987), pp. 807-844
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times)
73 Va. L. Rev. 807 (1987)
Cited by 110 Articles
Accessed 16 Times
Coming of Age in a Corporate Law Firm: The Economic of Associate Career Patterns [article]
Stanford Law Review, Vol. 41, Issue 3 (February 1989), pp. 567-596
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times); Mnookin, Robert H. (Cited 3023 times)
41 Stan. L. Rev. 567 (February 1989)
Cited by 101 Articles
Accessed 10 Times
The Agency Costs of Agency Capitalism: Activist Investors and the Revaluation of Governance Rights [article]
Columbia Law Review, Vol. 113, Issue 4 (May 2013), pp. 863-928
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times); Gordon, Jeffrey N. (Cited 2514 times)
113 Colum. L. Rev. 863 (2013)
Cited by 95 Articles
Accessed 108 Times
Contracting for Innovation: Vertical Disintegration and Interfirm Collaboration [article]
Columbia Law Review , Vol. 109, Issue 3 (April 2009), pp. 431-502
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times); Sabel, Charles F. (Cited 1352 times); Scott, Robert E. (Cited 5716 times)
109 Colum. L. Rev. 431 (2009)
Cited by 89 Articles
Accessed 25 Times
The Mechanisms of Market Efficiency Twenty Years Later: The Hindsight Bias [article]
Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 28, Issue 4 (Summer 2003), pp. 715-742
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times); Kraakman, Reinier (Cited 2652 times)
28 J. Corp. L. 715 (2002-2003)
Cited by 78 Articles
Accessed 82 Times
Controlling Shareholders and Corporate Governance: Complicating the Comparative Taxonomy [article]
Harvard Law Review, Vol. 119, Issue 6 (April 2006), pp. 1641-1680
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times)
119 Harv. L. Rev. 1641 (April 2006)
Cited by 76 Articles
Accessed 114 Times
Unocal Fifteen Years Later (And What We Can Do About It) [article]
Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, Vol. 26, Issue 2 (2001), pp. 491-514
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times)
26 Del. J. Corp. L. 491 (2001)
Cited by 73 Articles
Accessed 18 Times
Corporate Governance and Economic Efficiency: When Do Institutions Matter [article]
Washington University Law Quarterly, Vol. 74, Issue 2 (Summer 1996), pp. 327-346
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times)
74 Wash. U. L. Q. 327 (1996)
Cited by 69 Articles
Accessed 54 Times
Foreword: Business Lawyers and Value Creation for Clients [comments]
Oregon Law Review, Vol. 74, Issue 1 (Spring 1995), pp. 1-14
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times); Mnookin, Robert H. (Cited 3023 times)
74 Or. L. Rev. 1 (1995)
Cited by 68 Articles
Accessed 44 Times
Understanding Venture Capital Structure: A Tax Explanation for Convertible Preferred Stock [article]
Harvard Law Review, Vol. 116, Issue 3 (January 2003), pp. 874-916
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times); Schizer, David M. (Cited 558 times)
116 Harv. L. Rev. 874 (January 2003)
Cited by 63 Articles
Accessed 36 Times
Braiding: The Interaction of Formal and Informal Contracting in Theory, Practice, and Doctrine [article]
Columbia Law Review, Vol. 110, Issue 6 (October 2010), pp. 1377-1447
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times); Sabel, Charles F. (Cited 1352 times); Scott, Robert E. (Cited 5716 times)
110 Colum. L. Rev. 1377 (2010)
Cited by 59 Articles
Accessed 27 Times
Investment Companies as Guardian Shareholders: The Place of the MSIC in the Corporate Governance Debate [article]
Stanford Law Review, Vol. 45, Issue 4 (April 1993), pp. 985-1010
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times); Kraakman, Reinier (Cited 2652 times)
45 Stan. L. Rev. 985 (April 1993)
Cited by 58 Articles
Accessed 9 Times
Sovereign Wealth Funds and Corporate Governance: A Minimalist Response to the New Mercantilism [article]
Stanford Law Review , Vol. 60, Issue 5 (March 2008), pp. 1345-1370
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times); Milhaupt, Curtis J. (Cited 680 times)
60 Stan. L. Rev. 1345 (March 2008)
Cited by 49 Articles
Accessed 172 Times
What Triggers Revlon [article]
Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 25, Issue 1 (1990), pp. 37-60
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times); Kraakman, Reinier (Cited 2652 times)
25 Wake Forest L. Rev. 37 (1990)
Cited by 44 Articles
Accessed 26 Times
Lifetime Employment: Labor Peace and the Evolution of Japanese Corporate Governance [article]
Columbia Law Review, Vol. 99, Issue 2 (March 1999), pp. 508-[iv]
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times); Roe, Mark J. (Cited 3137 times)
99 Colum. L. Rev. 508 (March 1999)
Cited by 40 Articles
Accessed 24 Times
The Political Ecology of Takeovers: Thoughts on Harmonizing the European Corporate Governance Environment [article]
Fordham Law Review, Vol. 61, Issue 1 (October 1992), pp. 161-192
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times)
61 Fordham L. Rev. 161 (1992-1993)
Cited by 32 Articles
Accessed 9 Times
Understanding MACs: Moral Hazard in Acquisitions [article]
Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization , Vol. 21, Issue 2 (October 2005), pp. 330-358
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times); Schwartz, Alan (Cited 4425 times)
21 J. L. Econ. & Org. 330 (2005)

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Why Start-ups [article]
Stanford Law Review, Vol. 51, Issue 2 (January 1999), pp. 289-308
Bankman, Joseph (Cited 913 times); Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times)
51 Stan. L. Rev. 289 (1998-1999)
Cited by 29 Articles
Accessed 8 Times
Contract and Innovation: The Limited Role of Generalist Courts in the Evolution of Novel Contractual Forms [article]
New York University Law Review, Vol. 88, Issue 1 (April 2013), pp. 170-215
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times); Sabel, Charles F. (Cited 1352 times); Scott, Robert E. (Cited 5716 times)
88 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 170 (2013)
Cited by 29 Articles
Accessed 41 Times
Choice as Regulatory Reform: The Case of Japanese Corporate Governance [article]
American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 53, Issue 2 (Spring 2005), pp. 343-378
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times); Milhaupt, Curtis J. (Cited 680 times)
53 Am. J. Comp. L. 343 (2005)
Cited by 27 Articles
Accessed 27 Times
Just Say No to Whom [article]
Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 25, Issue 1 (1990), pp. 121-128
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times)
25 Wake Forest L. Rev. 121 (1990)
Cited by 24 Articles
Accessed 7 Times
Drafting an Effective Greenmail Prohibition [article]
Columbia Law Review, Vol. 88, Issue 2 (March 1988), pp. 329-353
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times)
88 Colum. L. Rev. 329 (March 1988)
Cited by 22 Articles
Accessed 4 Times
Regulatory Dualism as a Development Strategy: Corporate Reform in Brazil, the United States, and the European Union [article]
Stanford Law Review, Vol. 63, Issue 3 (March 2011), pp. 475-538
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times); Hansmann, Henry (Cited 2213 times); Pargendler, Mariana (Cited 94 times)
63 Stan. L. Rev. 475 (2010-2011)
Cited by 22 Articles
Accessed 41 Times
Controlling Family Shareholders in Developing Countries: Anchoring Relational Exchange [article]
Stanford Law Review , Vol. 60, Issue 2 (November 2007), pp. 633-656
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times)
60 Stan. L. Rev. 633 (November 2007)
Cited by 22 Articles
Accessed 11 Times
Text and Context: Contract Interpretation as Contract Design [article]
Cornell Law Review, Vol. 100, Issue 1 (November 2014), pp. 23-98
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times); Sabel, Charles F. (Cited 1352 times); Scott, Robert E. (Cited 5716 times)
100 Cornell L. Rev. 23 (2014-2015)
Cited by 21 Articles
Accessed 135 Times
How the Proxy Rules Discourage Constructive Engagement: Regulatory Barriers to Electing a Minority of Directors [article]
Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 17, Issue 1 (Fall 1991), pp. 29-48
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times); Gordon, Lilli A. (Cited 20 times); Pound, John (Cited 119 times)
17 J. Corp. L. 29 (1991-1992)
Cited by 20 Articles
Accessed 13 Times
Locating Innovation: The Endogeneity of Technology, Organizational Structure, and Financial Contracting [article]
Columbia Law Review, Vol. 110, Issue 3 (April 2010), pp. 885-918
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times)
110 Colum. L. Rev. 885 (2010)
Cited by 19 Articles
Accessed 15 Times
Lipton and Rowe's Apologia for Delaware: A Short Reply [comments]
Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, Vol. 27, Issue 1 (2002), pp. 37-52
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times)
27 Del. J. Corp. L. 37 (2002)
Cited by 18 Articles
Accessed 5 Times
The Poison Pill in Japan: The Missing Infrastructure [article]
Columbia Business Law Review, Vol. 2004, Issue 1 (2004), pp. 21-44
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times)
2004 Colum. Bus. L. Rev. 21 (2004)
Cited by 17 Articles
Accessed 13 Times
Market Efficiency after the Financial Crisis: It's Still a Matter of Information Costs [article]
Virginia Law Review, Vol. 100, Issue 2 (April 2014), pp. 313-376
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times); Kraakman, Reinier (Cited 2652 times)
100 Va. L. Rev. 313 (April 2014)
Cited by 15 Articles
Accessed 39 Times
Economically Benevolent Dictators: Lessons for Developing Democracies [article]
American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 59, Issue 1 (Winter 2011), pp. 227-288
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times); Milhaupt, Curtis J. (Cited 680 times)
59 Am. J. Comp. L. 227 (2011)
Cited by 13 Articles
Accessed 29 Times
Reflections in a Distant Mirror: Japanses Corporate Governance through American Eyes [article]
Columbia Business Law Review, Vol. 1998, Issue 1 (1998), pp. 203-222
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times)
1998 Colum. Bus. L. Rev. 203 (1998)
Cited by 12 Articles
Accessed 8 Times
Clark's Treatise on Corporate Law: Filling Manning's Empty Towers [article]
Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 31, Issue 3 (Spring 2006), pp. 599-612
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times); Kraakman, Reinier (Cited 2652 times)
31 J. Corp. L. 599 (2005-2006)
Cited by 9 Articles
Accessed 7 Times
Takeovers in the Boardroom: Burke versus Schumpeter [article]
Business Lawyer (ABA), Vol. 60, Issue 4 (August 2005), pp. 1419-1434
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times); Kraakman, Reinier (Cited 2652 times)
60 Bus. Law 1419 (2004-2005)
Cited by 9 Articles
Accessed 4 Times
Separation and the Function of Corporation Law [article]
Berkeley Business Law Journal, Vol. 2, Issue 1 (January 2005), pp. 141-152
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times)
2 Berkeley Bus. L.J. 141 (2005)
Cited by 9 Articles
Accessed 2 Times
Sales and Elections as Methods for Transferring Corporate Control [article]
Theoretical Inquiries in Law, Vol. 2, Issue 2 (July 2001), pp. 783-814
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times); Schwartz, Alan (Cited 4425 times)
2 Theoretical Inq. L. 783 (2001)
Cited by 9 Articles
Accessed 4 Times
How Many Lawyers Does it Take to Change an Economy [comments]
Law and Social Inquiry, Vol. 17, Issue 4 (Fall 1992), pp. 635-644
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times)
17 Law & Soc. Inquiry 635 (Fall 1992)
Cited by 6 Articles
Accessed 3 Times
Understanding the Choice between Public and Private Equity Financing of Early Stage Companies: A Comment on Barry and Turki [article]
Journal of Small and Emerging Business Law, Vol. 2, Issue 1 (Summer 1998), pp. 123-132
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times)
2 J. Small & Emerging Bus. L. 123 (1998)
Cited by 5 Articles
Accessed 11 Times
The Case for an Unbiased Takeover Law (with an Application to the European Union) [article]
Harvard Business Law Review, Vol. 4, Issue 1 (Spring 2014), pp. 85-128
Enriques, Luca (Cited 162 times); Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times); Pacces, Alessio M. (Cited 10 times)
4 Harv. Bus. L. Rev. 85 (2014)
Cited by 4 Articles
Accessed 22 Times
The Future of Corporate Governance in the Unitd States [comments]
University of Richmond Law Review, Vol. 31, Issue 5 (December 1997), pp. 1459-1472
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times)
31 U. Rich. L. Rev. 1459 (1997)
Cited by 4 Articles
Accessed 5 Times
Leo Strine's Third Way: Responding to Agency Capitalism [comments]
Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 33, Issue 1 (Fall 2007), pp. 47-56
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times)
33 J. Corp. L. 47 (2007-2008)
Cited by 3 Articles
Accessed 5 Times
Keynote Discussion: Just Exactly What Does a Transactional Lawyer Do [comments]
Transactions: The Tennessee Journal of Business Law, Vol. 12, Special Issue (2011), pp. 175-186
Carney, William J. (Cited 1181 times); Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times); Dent, George W. Jr. (Cited 977 times)
12 Transactions: Tenn. J. Bus. L. 175 (2010-2011)
Cited by 2 Articles
Accessed 7 Times
Dividing the Pie [article]
Boston Bar Journal, Vol. 31, Issue 6 (November/December 1987), pp. 20-25
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times); Mnookin, Robert H. (Cited 3023 times)
31 Boston Bar J. 20 (November/December 1987)
Cited by 1 Articles
Accessed 1 Times
Value Creation by Business Lawyers in the 21st Century [comments]
UC Davis Business Law Journal, Vol. 15, Issue 1 (Fall 2014), pp. 5-12
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times)
15 U.C. Davis Bus. L.J. 5 (2014-2015)
Cited by 1 Articles
Accessed 10 Times
MOME in Hindsight [article]
Regulation, Vol. 27, Issue 4 (Winter 2004-2005), pp. 64-72
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times); Kraakman, Reinier (Cited 2652 times)
27 Regulation 64 (2004-2005)
A Model Company Act and a Model Company Court [article]
European Company and Financial Law Review (ECFR), Vol. 13, Issue 2 (2016), pp. 351-362
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times)
13 ECFR 351 (2016)

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Economic Crisis and the Integration of Law and Finance: The Impact of Volatility Spikes [article]
Columbia Law Review, Vol. 116, Issue 2 (March 2016), pp. 325-408
Fox, Edward G.; Fox, Merritt B. (Cited 901 times); Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times)
116 Colum. L. Rev. 325 (2016)
Globalizing Corporate Governance: Convergence of Form or Function [article]
American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 49, Issue 2 (Spring 2001), pp. 329-358
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5499 times)
49 Am. J. Comp. L. 329 (2001)