Featured MeMos

 

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Editorial
Bhagwan Chowdhry, Executive Editor
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Taxes and corporate policies: Evidence from a quasi-natural experiment
Craig Doidge and Alexander Dyck
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Common Advisers in Mergers and Acquisitions: Determinants and Consequences
Anup Agrawal, Tommy Cooper, Qin Lian and Qiming Wang
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Do independent directors cause improvements in firm transparency?
Christopher S. Armstrong, John E. Core, and Wayne R. Guay
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Money Left on the Table: An Analysis of Participation in Employee Stock Purchase Plans
Ilona Babenko and Rik Sen
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Do Going Private Transactions Affect Plant Productivity and Investment
Sreedhar Bharath, Amy Dittmar, Jagadeesh Sivadasan
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Do Acquisitions Relieve Target Firms' Financial Constraints?
Isil Erel, Yeejin Jang, and Michael S. Weisbach
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Detecting News in Aggregate Accounting Earnings: Implications for Stock Market Valuation
Panos N. Patatoukas
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Financial Flexibility, Risk Management, and Payout Choice
Alice Adams Bonaime, Kristine Watson Hankins, and Jarrad Harford
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Distracted Directors: Does Board Busyness Hurt Shareholder Value?
Antonio Falato, Dalida Kadyrzhanova, and Ugur Lel
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A Crisis of Banks as Liquidity Providers
Viral V. Acharya and Nada Mora
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Labor Protection and Leverage
Elena Simintzi, Vikrant Vig, and Paolo Volpin
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Household Debt and Social Interactions
Dimitris Georgarakos, Michael Haliassos and Giacomo Pasini
14:
Duration of Executive Compensation
Radhakrishnan Gopalan, Todd Milbourn, Fenghua Song, and Anjan V. Thakor
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Beauty is in the eye of the beholder: The effect of corporate tax avoidance on the cost of bank loans
Iftekhar Hasan, Chun-Keung (Stan) Hoi, Qiang Wu, and Hao Zhang
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Broad-Based Employee Stock Ownership: Motives and Outcomes
E. Han Kim and Paige Ouimet
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Syndicated Loan Spreads and the Composition of the Syndicate
Jongha Lim, Bernadette A. Minton, and Michael S. Weisbach
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Elections, political competition and failure
Wai-Man Liu and Phong Ngo
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The market value of corporate votes: theory and evidence from option prices
Avner Kalay, Oguzhan Karakas, and Shagun Pant
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Outside Directors and Board Advising and Monitoring Performance
Kyonghee Kim, Elaine Mauldin, and Sukesh Patro
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The Determinants of Recovery Rates in the US Corporate Bond Market
Rainer Jankowitsch, Florian Nagler and Marti G. Subrahmanyam
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Shadow banking and bank capital regulation
Guillaume Plantin
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Does the Tail Wag the Dog?: The Effect of Credit Default Swaps on Credit Risk
Marti G. Subrahmanyam, Dragon Yongjun Tang, and Sarah Qian-Wang
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Debtholder Responses to Shareholder Activism: Evidence from Hedge Fund Interventions
Jayanthi Sunder, Shyam V. Sunder, and Wan Wongsunwai
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Board expertise: Do directors from related industries help bridge the information gap?
Nishant Dass, Omesh Kini, Vikram Nanda, Bunyamin Onal, and Jonathan Wang