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Working Papers

2021

  1. How Should Performance Signals Affect Contracts?
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
  2. Music Sentiment and Stock Returns Around the World
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads

2018

  1. Does improved information improve incentives?
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Financial Economics (2018)
  2. Strategic news releases in equity vesting months
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2014) Downloads View citations (2)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2014) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in Review of Financial Studies (2018)

2017

  1. Executive Compensation: A Survey of Theory and Evidence
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads View citations (34)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2017) Downloads View citations (33)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2017) Downloads View citations (34)
  2. The Long-Term Consequences of Short-Term Incentives
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (1)

2016

  1. Blockholders: A Survey of Theory and Evidence
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (4)

2015

  1. Executive Compensation: A Modern Primer
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2015) Downloads View citations (6)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Literature (2016)

2014

  1. Employee Satisfaction, Labor Market Flexibility, and Stock Returns Around The World
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (13)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2014) Downloads View citations (13)
  2. Equity Vesting and Managerial Myopia
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2013) Downloads View citations (7)
  3. Feedback Effects and the Limits to Arbitrage
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2011) Downloads View citations (1)
    Working Papers, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, Weiss Center (2011) Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Governance and Comovement Under Common Ownership
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2014) Downloads View citations (1)
  5. The Generalized Informativeness Principle
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2014) Downloads View citations (1)
  6. The Informativeness Principle Under Limited Liability
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2014) Downloads View citations (10)
  7. The Value of Informativeness for Contracting
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2014) Downloads

2013

  1. Blockholders and Corporate Governance
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2013) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in Annual Review of Financial Economics (2014)
  2. Contracting With Synergies
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2011) Downloads View citations (1)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2013) Downloads View citations (2)
    Working Papers, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, Weiss Center (2011) Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Financing Through Asset Sales
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2013) Downloads View citations (2)
    Working Papers, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, Weiss Center (2012) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in Management Science (2019)
  4. The Real Costs of Disclosure
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2013) Downloads View citations (2)

2011

  1. The Effect of Liquidity on Governance
    Working Papers, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, Weiss Center Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2011) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Review of Financial Studies (2013)
  2. The Real Effects of Financial Markets
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Annual Review of Financial Economics (2012)

2010

  1. Dynamic Incentive Accounts
    2010 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2009) Downloads View citations (10)
    Working Papers, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, Weiss Center (2010) Downloads View citations (4)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2009) Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Risk and CEO Market: Why Do Some Large Firms Hire Highly-Paid, Low-Talent CEOs?
    Working Papers, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, Weiss Center Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2010) Downloads View citations (2)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2010) Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Tractability in Incentive Contracting
    Working Papers, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, Weiss Center Downloads
    Also in 2010 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics (2010)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2009) Downloads View citations (6)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2009) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in Review of Financial Studies (2011)

2009

  1. Do Investment Banks Have Skill? Performance Persistence of M&A Advisors
    Working Paper Series, Ohio State University, Charles A. Dice Center for Research in Financial Economics Downloads View citations (6)

2008

  1. A Calibratable Model of Optimal CEO Incentives in Market Equilibrium
    2008 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2007) Downloads View citations (4)

Journal Articles

2020

  1. Company purpose and profit need not be in conflict if we ‘grow the pie’
    Economic Affairs, 2020, 40, (2), 287-294 Downloads

2019

  1. Financing Through Asset Sales
    Management Science, 2019, 65, (7), 3043-3060 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  2. Governance Under Common Ownership
    Review of Financial Studies, 2019, 32, (7), 2673-2719 Downloads View citations (7)
  3. The informativeness principle without the first-order approach
    Games and Economic Behavior, 2019, 113, (C), 743-755 Downloads

2018

  1. Does improved information improve incentives?
    Journal of Financial Economics, 2018, 130, (2), 291-307 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2018)
  2. Strategic News Releases in Equity Vesting Months
    Review of Financial Studies, 2018, 31, (11), 4099-4141 Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper (2018)

2017

  1. Editorial
    Review of Finance, 2017, 21, (1), 1-6 Downloads
  2. Equity Vesting and Investment
    Review of Financial Studies, 2017, 30, (7), 2229-2271 Downloads View citations (27)
  3. The source of information in prices and investment-price sensitivity
    Journal of Financial Economics, 2017, 126, (1), 74-96 Downloads View citations (22)

2016

  1. Executive Compensation: A Modern Primer
    Journal of Economic Literature, 2016, 54, (4), 1232-87 Downloads View citations (52)
    See also Working Paper (2015)
  2. The Real Costs of Financial Efficiency When Some Information Is Soft
    Review of Finance, 2016, 20, (6), 2151-2182 Downloads View citations (9)

2015

  1. Feedback Effects, Asymmetric Trading, and the Limits to Arbitrage
    American Economic Review, 2015, 105, (12), 3766-97 Downloads View citations (29)

2014

  1. Blockholders and Corporate Governance
    Annual Review of Financial Economics, 2014, 6, (1), 23-50 Downloads View citations (76)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2013

  1. The Effect of Liquidity on Governance
    Review of Financial Studies, 2013, 26, (6), 1443-1482 Downloads View citations (81)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2012

  1. Dynamic CEO Compensation
    Journal of Finance, 2012, 67, (5), 1603-1647 Downloads View citations (54)
  2. The Real Effects of Financial Markets
    Annual Review of Financial Economics, 2012, 4, (1), 339-360 Downloads View citations (159)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  3. The Real Effects of Financial Markets: The Impact of Prices on Takeovers
    Journal of Finance, 2012, 67, (3), 933-971 Downloads

2011

  1. Do Investment Banks Matter for M&A Returns?
    Review of Financial Studies, 2011, 24, (7), 2286-2315 Downloads View citations (43)
  2. Does the stock market fully value intangibles? Employee satisfaction and equity prices
    Journal of Financial Economics, 2011, 101, (3), 621-640 Downloads View citations (354)
  3. Governance Through Trading and Intervention: A Theory of Multiple Blockholders
    Review of Financial Studies, 2011, 24, (7), 2395-2428 Downloads View citations (162)
  4. Inside Debt
    Review of Finance, 2011, 15, (1), 75-102 Downloads View citations (46)
  5. Short-term termination without deterring long-term investment: A theory of debt and buyouts
    Journal of Financial Economics, 2011, 102, (1), 81-101 Downloads View citations (11)
  6. The Effect of Risk on the CEO Market
    Review of Financial Studies, 2011, 24, (8), 2822-2863 Downloads View citations (40)
  7. Tractability in Incentive Contracting
    Review of Financial Studies, 2011, 24, (9), 2865-2894 Downloads View citations (33)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2009

  1. A Multiplicative Model of Optimal CEO Incentives in Market Equilibrium
    Review of Financial Studies, 2009, 22, (12), 4881-4917 Downloads View citations (145)
  2. Blockholder Trading, Market Efficiency, and Managerial Myopia
    Journal of Finance, 2009, 64, (6), 2481-2513 Downloads View citations (230)
  3. Is CEO Pay Really Inefficient? A Survey of New Optimal Contracting Theories
    European Financial Management, 2009, 15, (3), 486-496 Downloads View citations (33)

2007

  1. Sports Sentiment and Stock Returns
    Journal of Finance, 2007, 62, (4), 1967-1998 Downloads View citations (235)

Books

2020

  1. Grow the Pie
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press
 
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