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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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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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The Aggregate Dynamics of Capital Structure and Macroeconomic Risk

Harjoat S. Bhamra, Lars-Alexander Kuehn and Ilya A. Strebulaev.

in The Review of Financial Studies

December 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Money and Interest Rates; Economics; Corporate Governance; Bankruptcy. 23516 words.

We study the impact of time-varying macroeconomic conditions on optimal dynamic capital structure for a cross-section of firms. Our structural-equilibrium framework embeds a...

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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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Analyst Hype in IPOs: Explaining the Popularity of Bookbuilding

François Degeorge, François Derrien and Kent L. Womack.

in The Review of Financial Studies

July 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Investment Banking; Corporate Governance. 16153 words.

The bookbuilding IPO procedure has captured significant market share from auction alternatives recently, despite the significantly lower costs related to the auction mechanism. In France,...

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