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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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Aggregate Investment and Investor Sentiment

Salman Arif and Charles M. C. Lee.

in The Review of Financial Studies

November 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; International Financial Markets; Corporate Governance. 19893 words.

Using bottom-up information from corporate financial statements, we examine the relation between aggregate investment, future equity returns, and investor sentiment. Consistent with the...

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Big Business Owners in Politics

Pramuan Bunkanwanicha and Yupana Wiwattanakantang.

in The Review of Financial Studies

June 2009; p ublished online September 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Financial Markets; Corporate Regulation; Law and Economics; Other Economic Systems. 15495 words.

This paper investigates a little studied but common mechanism that firms use to obtain state favors: business owners themselves seeking election to top office. Using Thailand as a research...

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Capital-Market Effects of Securities Regulation: Prior Conditions, Implementation, and Enforcement

Hans B. Christensen, Luzi Hail and Christian Leuz.

in The Review of Financial Studies

November 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Finance; International Financial Markets; Financial Regulation; Corporate Governance; Law and Economics; Accounting. 20691 words.

We examine the capital-market effects of changes in securities regulation in the European Union aimed at reducing market abuse and increasing transparency. To estimate causal effects for...

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Cash Savings and Stock Price Informativeness

Laurent Fresard.

in Review of Finance

October 2012; p ublished online June 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mergers and Acquisitions; International Financial Markets; Corporate Governance. 11798 words.

This paper shows that managers use the information they learn from the stock market when they decide on corporate cash savings. In particular, corporate savings are much more sensitive to...

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Corporate Dividend Policies: Lessons from Private Firms

Roni Michaely and Michael R. Roberts.

in The Review of Financial Studies

March 2012; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Corporate Governance; International Financial Markets. 13240 words.

We compare the dividend policies of publicly and privately held firms in order to help identify the forces shaping corporate dividends, and shed light on the behavior of privately held...

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Cross-Listing, Investment Sensitivity to Stock Price, and the Learning Hypothesis

Thierry Foucault and Laurent Frésard.

in The Review of Financial Studies

November 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; International Financial Markets; Corporate Governance. 22324 words.

Cross-listed firms in the United States have a higher investment-to-price sensitivity than do firms that never cross-list. This difference is strong, does not exist prior to the...

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The developing carbon financial service industry: expertise, adaptation and complementarity in London and New York

Janelle Knox-Hayes.

in Journal of Economic Geography

November 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; International Financial Markets; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 13049 words.

This article looks at the role of market complementarities in developing new carbon markets. I argue that markets are composed of social as well as economic networks. The reliance of these...

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Disappearing Dividends, Catering, and Risk

Gerard Hoberg and Nagpurnanand R. Prabhala.

in The Review of Financial Studies

January 2009; p ublished online August 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Financial Markets; Corporate Governance; Corporate Regulation. 17429 words.

Fama and French (2001a) show that the propensity to pay dividends declines significantly between 1978 and 1999. We examine this “disappearing dividends” puzzle through the lens of risk and...

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Disclosure Standards and the Sensitivity of Returns to Mood

Brian J. Bushee and Henry L. Friedman.

in The Review of Financial Studies

March 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; International Financial Markets; Accounting. 16095 words.

We provide evidence that higher-quality disclosure standards are associated with stock returns that are less sensitive to noise driven by investors' moods. We identify return-mood...

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