Skip to main content
Content Start

Gilson, Ronald J. (Edit Author Profile)

Full Name Gilson, Ronald J.
University/Affiliation Stanford Law School
# Rank
Cited by Cases
73 396
Cited by Articles
5,461 33
Self-Citations 170
Accessed (Past 12 Months)
1,995 77
Cited by Articles (Past 10 Years)
2,420 41
Cited by Articles (Past 1-2 years)
340 23
ScholarCheck Rank
31
Email link to this page
Set up email alerts
Public link to this page
Set up email alerts when new articles by this author are
added to HeinOnline
Set up email alerts to be notified when this author's
articles are cited by new articles added to HeinOnline



62 results searching for (creator_facet:"Gilson, Ronald J.") in Law Journal Library. , sorted by "Number of Times Cited by Articles"


The Mechanisms of Market Efficiency [article]
Virginia Law Review, Vol. 70, Issue 4 (May 1984), pp. 549-644
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5461 times); Kraakman, Reinier H. (Cited 1549 times)
70 Va. L. Rev. 549 (May 1984)
Cited by 906 Articles
Accessed 151 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 5461 times)
33 Stan. L. Rev. 819 (May 1981)
Cited by 519 Articles
Accessed 48 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 5461 times)
94 Yale L. J. 239 (1984-1985)
Cited by 399 Articles
Accessed 117 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 5461 times); Kraakman, Reiner (Cited 322 times)
43 Stan. L. Rev. 863 (1990-1991)
Cited by 322 Articles
Accessed 41 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 5461 times); Mnookin, Robert H. (Cited 3006 times)
94 Colum. L. Rev. 509 (1994)
Cited by 287 Articles
Accessed 60 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 5461 times); Mnookin, Robert H. (Cited 3006 times)
37 Stan. L. Rev. 313 (1984-1985)
Cited by 236 Articles
Accessed 46 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 5461 times); Kraakman, Reinier (Cited 2630 times)
44 Bus. Law. 247 (1988-1989)
Cited by 207 Articles
Accessed 22 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 5461 times)
35 Stan. L. Rev. 51 (November 1983)
Cited by 207 Articles
Accessed 29 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 5461 times)
74 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 575 (1999)
Cited by 204 Articles
Accessed 156 Times
The Devolution of the Legal Profession: A Demand Side Prspective [article]
Maryland Law Review, Vol. 49, pp. 869-916
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5461 times)
49 Md. L. Rev. 869 (1990)
Cited by 178 Articles
Accessed 25 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 5461 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 5461 times); Roe, Mark J. (Cited 3123 times)
102 Yale L.J. 871 (1992-1993)
Cited by 127 Articles
Accessed 51 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 5461 times)
55 Stan. L. Rev. 1067 (2002-2003)
Cited by 116 Articles
Accessed 42 Times
Controlling Controlling Shareholders [article]
University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 152, Issue 2 (December 2003), pp. 785-844
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5461 times); Gordon, Jeffrey N. (Cited 2487 times)
152 U. Pa. L. Rev. 785 (2003-2004)
Cited by 114 Articles
Accessed 47 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 5461 times)
73 Va. L. Rev. 807 (1987)
Cited by 110 Articles
Accessed 21 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 5461 times); Mnookin, Robert H. (Cited 3006 times)
41 Stan. L. Rev. 567 (February 1989)
Cited by 101 Articles
Accessed 7 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 5461 times); Gordon, Jeffrey N. (Cited 2487 times)
113 Colum. L. Rev. 863 (2013)
Cited by 87 Articles
Accessed 118 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 5461 times); Sabel, Charles F. (Cited 1323 times); Scott, Robert E. (Cited 5643 times)
109 Colum. L. Rev. 431 (2009)
Cited by 86 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 5461 times); Kraakman, Reinier (Cited 2630 times)
28 J. Corp. L. 715 (2002-2003)
Cited by 78 Articles
Accessed 77 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 5461 times)
119 Harv. L. Rev. 1641 (April 2006)
Cited by 75 Articles
Accessed 102 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 5461 times)
26 Del. J. Corp. L. 491 (2001)
Cited by 72 Articles
Accessed 20 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 5461 times); Mnookin, Robert H. (Cited 3006 times)
74 Or. L. Rev. 1 (1995)
Cited by 68 Articles
Accessed 23 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 5461 times)
74 Wash. U. L. Q. 327 (1996)
Cited by 67 Articles
Accessed 59 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 5461 times); Schizer, David M. (Cited 553 times)
116 Harv. L. Rev. 874 (January 2003)
Cited by 63 Articles
Accessed 30 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 5461 times); Sabel, Charles F. (Cited 1323 times); Scott, Robert E. (Cited 5643 times)
110 Colum. L. Rev. 1377 (2010)
Cited by 58 Articles
Accessed 25 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 5461 times); Kraakman, Reinier (Cited 2630 times)
45 Stan. L. Rev. 985 (April 1993)
Cited by 58 Articles
Accessed 8 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 5461 times); Milhaupt, Curtis J. (Cited 670 times)
60 Stan. L. Rev. 1345 (March 2008)
Cited by 48 Articles
Accessed 152 Times
What Triggers Revlon [article]
Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 25, Issue 1 (1990), pp. 37-60
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5461 times); Kraakman, Reinier (Cited 2630 times)
25 Wake Forest L. Rev. 37 (1990)
Cited by 44 Articles
Accessed 27 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 5461 times); Roe, Mark J. (Cited 3123 times)
99 Colum. L. Rev. 508 (March 1999)
Cited by 40 Articles
Accessed 15 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 5461 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 5461 times); Schwartz, Alan (Cited 4393 times)
21 J. L. Econ. & Org. 330 (2005)

Full Text Not Currently Available in HeinOnline
Why Start-ups [article]
Stanford Law Review, Vol. 51, Issue 2 (January 1999), pp. 289-308
Bankman, Joseph (Cited 906 times); Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5461 times)
51 Stan. L. Rev. 289 (1998-1999)
Cited by 29 Articles
Accessed 9 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 5461 times); Sabel, Charles F. (Cited 1323 times); Scott, Robert E. (Cited 5643 times)
88 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 170 (2013)
Cited by 28 Articles
Accessed 32 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 5461 times); Milhaupt, Curtis J. (Cited 670 times)
53 Am. J. Comp. L. 343 (2005)
Cited by 27 Articles
Accessed 24 Times
Just Say No to Whom [article]
Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 25, Issue 1 (1990), pp. 121-128
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5461 times)
25 Wake Forest L. Rev. 121 (1990)
Cited by 24 Articles
Accessed 4 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 5461 times)
60 Stan. L. Rev. 633 (November 2007)
Cited by 22 Articles
Accessed 13 Times
Drafting an Effective Greenmail Prohibition [article]
Columbia Law Review, Vol. 88, Issue 2 (March 1988), pp. 329-353
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5461 times)
88 Colum. L. Rev. 329 (March 1988)
Cited by 22 Articles
Accessed 3 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 5461 times); Hansmann, Henry (Cited 2187 times); Pargendler, Mariana (Cited 92 times)
63 Stan. L. Rev. 475 (2010-2011)
Cited by 22 Articles
Accessed 38 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 5461 times); Gordon, Lilli A. (Cited 20 times); Pound, John (Cited 118 times)
17 J. Corp. L. 29 (1991-1992)
Cited by 20 Articles
Accessed 12 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 5461 times)
110 Colum. L. Rev. 885 (2010)
Cited by 19 Articles
Accessed 14 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 5461 times)
27 Del. J. Corp. L. 37 (2002)
Cited by 18 Articles
Accessed 4 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 5461 times)
2004 Colum. Bus. L. Rev. 21 (2004)
Cited by 17 Articles
Accessed 15 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 5461 times); Sabel, Charles F. (Cited 1323 times); Scott, Robert E. (Cited 5643 times)
100 Cornell L. Rev. 23 (2014-2015)
Cited by 17 Articles
Accessed 112 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 5461 times); Kraakman, Reinier (Cited 2630 times)
100 Va. L. Rev. 313 (2014)
Cited by 14 Articles
Accessed 37 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 5461 times); Milhaupt, Curtis J. (Cited 670 times)
59 Am. J. Comp. L. 227 (2011)
Cited by 12 Articles
Accessed 31 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 5461 times)
1998 Colum. Bus. L. Rev. 203 (1998)
Cited by 12 Articles
Accessed 9 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 5461 times); Kraakman, Reinier (Cited 2630 times)
31 J. Corp. L. 599 (2005-2006)
Cited by 9 Articles
Accessed 10 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 5461 times); Schwartz, Alan (Cited 4393 times)
2 Theoretical Inq. L. 783 (2001)
Cited by 9 Articles
Accessed 6 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 5461 times)
2 Berkeley Bus. L.J. 141 (2005)
Cited by 9 Articles
Accessed 1 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 5461 times); Kraakman, Reinier (Cited 2630 times)
60 Bus. Law 1419 (2004-2005)
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 5461 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 5461 times)
2 J. Small & Emerging Bus. L. 123 (1998)
Cited by 5 Articles
Accessed 7 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 5461 times); Pacces, Alessio M. (Cited 9 times)
4 Harv. Bus. L. Rev. 85 (2014)
Cited by 4 Articles
Accessed 23 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 5461 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 5461 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 1179 times); Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5461 times); Dent, George W. Jr. (Cited 974 times)
12 Transactions: Tenn. J. Bus. L. 175 (2010-2011)
Cited by 2 Articles
Accessed 3 Times
Dividing the Pie [article]
Boston Bar Journal, Vol. 31, Issue 6 (November/December 1987), pp. 20-25
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5461 times); Mnookin, Robert H. (Cited 3006 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 5461 times)
15 U.C. Davis Bus. L.J. 5 (2014-2015)
Cited by 1 Articles
Accessed 7 Times
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 5461 times)
49 Am. J. Comp. L. 329 (2001)
MOME in Hindsight [article]
Regulation, Vol. 27, Issue 4 (Winter 2004-2005), pp. 64-72
Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5461 times); Kraakman, Reinier (Cited 2630 times)
27 Regulation 64 (2004-2005)
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 889 times); Gilson, Ronald J. (Cited 5461 times)
116 Colum. L. Rev. 325 (2016)

Full Text Not Currently Available in HeinOnline
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 5461 times)
13 ECFR 351 (2016)

Full Text Not Currently Available in HeinOnline
  • Back To Top Jump To Bottom