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Details about Kenneth R. Ahern

Workplace:Department of Finance and Business Economics, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California, (more information at EDIRC)
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), (more information at EDIRC)

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Short-id: pah103

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Working Papers


  1. Do Proxies for Informed Trading Measure Informed Trading? Evidence from Illegal Insider Trades
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  2. The Importance of Psychology in Economic Activity: Evidence from Terrorist Attacks
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)

Journal Articles


  1. Information networks: Evidence from illegal insider trading tips
    Journal of Financial Economics, 2017, 125, (1), 26-47 Downloads View citations (3)


  1. Lost in translation? The effect of cultural values on mergers around the world
    Journal of Financial Economics, 2015, 117, (1), 165-189 Downloads View citations (65)
  2. Rumor Has It: Sensationalism in Financial Media
    Review of Financial Studies, 2015, 28, (7), 2050-2093 Downloads View citations (11)


  1. Do Common Stocks Have Perfect Substitutes? Product Market Competition and the Elasticity of Demand for Stocks
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2014, 96, (4), 756-766 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Peer Effects in Risk Aversion and Trust
    Review of Financial Studies, 2014, 27, (11), 3213-3240 Downloads View citations (11)
  3. The Importance of Industry Links in Merger Waves
    Journal of Finance, 2014, 69, (2), 527-576 Downloads View citations (36)
  4. Who Writes the News? Corporate Press Releases during Merger Negotiations
    Journal of Finance, 2014, 69, (1), 241-291 Downloads View citations (40)


  1. Bargaining power and industry dependence in mergers
    Journal of Financial Economics, 2012, 103, (3), 530-550 Downloads View citations (34)
  2. The Changing of the Boards: The Impact on Firm Valuation of Mandated Female Board Representation
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2012, 127, (1), 137-197 Downloads View citations (207)


  1. Sample selection and event study estimation
    Journal of Empirical Finance, 2009, 16, (3), 466-482 Downloads View citations (28)
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