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The Academic Analysis of the 2008 Financial Crisis: Round 1

Matthew Spiegel.

in The Review of Financial Studies

June 2011; p ublished online June 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Financial Institutions and Services; Corporate Governance. 4059 words.

Academics responded to the challenges posed by the 2008 financial crisis with a flurry of studies. This collection of articles is just the academic community's first look into it. The...

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Accountants' Truth

Matthew Gill.

June 2009; p ublished online September 2009 .

Book. Subjects: Corporate Governance. 208 pages.

Accounting is the language of business, increasingly standardized across the world through global banks and corporations: a technical tool used to reach the correct, unquestionable answer....

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Acquiring Acquirers

Ludovic Phalippou, Fangming Xu and Huainan Zhao.

in Review of Finance

July 2015; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mergers and Acquisitions; Corporate Governance. 19195 words.

Target acquisitiveness stands out as one of the primary drivers of all the key aspects of the market for corporate takeovers: acquisition announcement returns, probability of deal success,...

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Acquisition Values and Optimal Financial (In)Flexibility

Ulrich Hege and Christopher Hennessy.

in The Review of Financial Studies

July 2010; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Corporate Governance; Mergers and Acquisitions. 15148 words.

This article analyzes optimal financial contracts for an incumbent and potential entrant accounting for prospective asset mergers. Exercising a first-mover advantage, the incumbent...

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Active Ownership

Elroy Dimson, Oğuzhan Karakaş and Xi Li.

in The Review of Financial Studies

December 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mergers and Acquisitions; Financial Institutions and Services; International Financial Markets. 20795 words.

We analyze an extensive proprietary database of corporate social responsibility engagements with U.S. public companies from 1999–2009. Engagements address environmental, social, and...

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Additive Intensity Regression Models in Corporate Default Analysis

David Lando, Mamdouh Medhat, Mads Stenbo Nielsen and Søren Feodor Nielsen.

in Journal of Financial Econometrics

June 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods; Special Topics; Bankruptcy; Econometric Modelling; Corporate Governance. 13776 words.

We consider additive intensity (Aalen) models as an alternative to the multiplicative intensity (Cox) models for analyzing the default risk of a sample of rated, nonfinancial U.S. firms....

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Addressing the “Wicked Problem” of Input Subsidy Programs in Africa

Jacob Ricker-Gilbert, Thomas Jayne and Gerald Shively.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

June 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Corporate Regulation; Development Planning and Policy; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 8875 words.

This article reviews and critically assesses evidence on input subsidy programs implemented in selected countries over the past decade in Africa. We believe that input subsidies should be...

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Adverse Selection and Convertible Bonds

Archishman Chakraborty and Bilge Yilmaz.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Corporate Governance. 16191 words.

Informational asymmetries between a firm and investors may lead to adverse selection in capital markets. This paper demonstrates that when the market obtains noisy information about a firm...

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Agency Conflicts and Risk Management

Erwan Morellec and Clifford W. Smith.

in Review of Finance

March 2007; p ublished online March 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Corporate Governance. 6292 words.

This paper analyzes the relation between agency conflicts and risk management. In contrast to previous contributions, our analysis incorporates not only stockholder-debtholder conflicts but...

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Agency Problems of Corporate Philanthropy

Ronald W. Masulis and Syed Walid Reza.

in The Review of Financial Studies

February 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Corporate Governance; Mergers and Acquisitions; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Labour and Demographic Economics. 19859 words.

Evaluating agency theory and optimal contracting theory views of corporate philanthropy, we find that as corporate giving increases, shareholders reduce their valuation of firm cash...

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