An interdisciplinary article from Mays’ finance and accounting departments is among the top 5 on a list of the top 25 articles downloaded in the Journal of Corporate Finance.

The article, “The Interaction Among Multiple Governance Mechanisms in Young Newly Public Firms,” appeared in the journal in June 2006 and is the third most-downloaded in the journal’s records. It is co-authored by Associate Professor of Finance L. Paige Fields, Associate Professor of Accounting Mike S. Wilkins and former finance PhD student Tammy Berry ’00.

Journals and social science networks keep track of number of downloads as a measure of how much interest a paper generates among readers and subscribers.