David I. Walker

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Publications

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2013

"A Tax Response to the Executive Pay Problem," 92 Boston University Law Review 325 (2013). 

2012

"The Impact of Public Disclosure on Equity Dispositions by Corporate Managers," 112 Columbia Law Review Sidebar 101 (2012). 

"The Law and Economics of Executive Compensation: Theory and Evidence," in Research Handbook on the Economics of Corporation Law 232, C. Hill & B. McDonnell, eds., Edward Elgar (2012). 
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"Who Bears the Cost of Excessive Executive Compensation (and Other Corporate Agency Costs)?" 57 Villanova Law Review 653 (2012). 

2011

"Evolving Executive Equity Compensation and the Limits of Optimal Contracting," 64 Vanderbilt Law Review 611 (2011). 
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"Executive Pay Lessons from Private Equity," in Symposium , The Role of Fiduciary Law and Trust in the Twenty-First Century: A Conference Inspired by the Work of Tamar Frankel, 91 Boston University Law Review 1209 (2011). 

"Suitable for Framing: Business Deductions in a Net Income Tax System," 52 William and Mary Law Review 2862 (2011). 
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2010

"The Challenge of Improving the Long-Term Focus of Executive Pay," 51 Boston College Law Review 435 (2010). 
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2009

"Book/Tax Conformity and Equity Compensation," with V. Fleischer, 62 Tax Law Review 399 (2009). 
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"The Non-Option: Understanding the Dearth of Discounted Employee Stock Options," 89 Boston University Law Review 2355 (2009). 
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2007

"Financial Accounting and Corporate Behavior," 64 Washington & Lee Law Review 927 (2007). 
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"Unpacking Backdating: Economic Analysis and Observations on the Stock Option Scandal," 87 Boston University Law Review 561 (2007). 
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2005

"The Manager's Share," 47 William and Mary Law Review 587 (2005). 
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2004

"Is Equity Compensation Tax Advantaged?" 84 Boston University Law Review 695 (2004). 
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"The Social Insurance Crisis and the Problem of Collective Savings: A Commentary on Shaviro's 'Reckless Disregard’," in Symposium, on the State of Federal Income Taxation: Rates, Progressivity, and Budget Processes, 45 Boston College Law Review 1347 (2004). 
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2003

"Stock Options for Tax Exempt Organization Managers?" 100 Tax Notes 1581 (2003). 
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2002

"Managerial Power and Rent Extraction in the Design of Executive Compensation," with L. Bebchuk & J. Fried, 69 University of Chicago Law Review 751 (2002). 
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"Tax Incentives Will Not Close Stock Option Accounting Gap," 96 Tax Notes 851 (2002). 

2001

"The Overlooked Corporate Finance Problems of a Microsoft Breakup," with Lucian Bebchuk, 56 Business Lawyer 459 (2001). 
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2000

"Breaking Up is Hard to Do," with L. Bebchuk & J. Fried, Financial Times 13 (Oct. 4, 2000). 

"A Hard Division," with L. Bebchuk, Legal Times 31 (Nov. 20, 2000). 

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1999

"Rethinking Rights of First Refusal," 5 Stanford Journal of Law, Business and Finance 1 (1999). 
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