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1.

The Worldwide Equity Premium: A Smaller Puzzle

Chapter 11 of R Mehra (Ed), Handbook of the Equity Risk Premium. Elsevier, 2008, pages 467–514, AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper; EFA 2006 Zurich Meetings Paper,
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Judge Business School, London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting and London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting
Downloads 17,600
2.

Which CEO Characteristics and Abilities Matter?

Swedish Institute for Financial Research Conference on the Economics of the Private Equity Market, AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Chicago - Graduate School of Business (GSB) and Copenhagen Business School

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3.

A New Method to Estimate Risk and Return of Non-traded Assets from Cash Flows: The Case of Private Equity Funds

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming, EFA 2007 Ljubljana Meetings Paper, AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper, Swedish Institute for Financial Research Conference on The Economics of the Private Equity Market
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 27 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Tilburg University - Department of Finance, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and University of Oxford - Said Business School

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Downloads 3,294
4.

Common Problems in Capital Structure Research: The Financial-Debt-To-Asset Ratio, and Issuing Activity vs. Leverage Changes

AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2010
Working Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Downloads 3,270
5.

Wall Street and Main Street: What Contributes to the Rise in the Highest Incomes?

CRSP Working Paper No. 615, AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 20 Sep 2006
Working Paper Series
Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 3,026
6.

Venture Capital Reputation, Post-IPO Performance and Corporate Governance

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 265/2009
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 22 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Case Western Reserve University - Department of Banking & Finance, US Securities & Exchange Commission, University of New South Wales - Australian School of Business and Department of Finance, University of Central Florida
Downloads 2,896
7.

Does Asymmetric Information Drive Capital Structure Decisions?

EFA 2006 Zurich Meetings, AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 06 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2016
Working Paper Series
Arizona State University - W.P. Carey School of Business, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and University of Houston

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Downloads 2,806
8.

Price Efficiency and Short Selling

AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper, IESE Business School Working Paper No. 748, Review of Finance Studies, Vol. 24, No. 3, pp. 821-852, 2011
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 04 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Judge Business School and AQR Capital Management
Downloads 2,761
9.

Expected Stock Returns and Variance Risk Premia

AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper, Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming, Duke Department of Economics Research Paper No. 5, CREATES Research Paper No. 2008-48
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2008
Working Paper Series
Duke University - Finance, Duke University - Economics Group and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance

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Downloads 2,736
10.

Investment Banks as Insiders and the Market for Corporate Control

EFA 2007 Ljubljana Meetings Paper, AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 01 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Illinois at Chicago, INSEAD - Finance and Michigan State University - Eli Broad Graduate School of Management

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Downloads 2,659
11.

Market Maker Inventories and Liquidity

AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 09 Nov 2006
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, Cornell University and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST)
Downloads 2,454
12.

The Price of Sin: The Effects of Social Norms on Markets

Sauder School of Business Working Paper, AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper, EFA 2006 Zurich Meetings
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 05 Aug 2005
Working Paper Series
Imperial College London - Accounting, Finance, and Macroeconomics and Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
Downloads 2,385
13.

Are Emerging Markets More Profitable? Implications for Comparing Weak and Semi-Strong Form Efficiency

EFA 2007 Ljubljana Meetings Paper, AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 24 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance, New Economic School, Moscow and University of Melbourne - Department of Finance
Downloads 2,326
14.

Volatility Dynamics for the S&P500: Evidence from Realized Volatility, Daily Returns and Option Prices

EFA 2007 Ljubljana Meetings Paper, AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 24 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business and McGill University - Desautels Faculty of Management
Downloads 2,134
15.

Corporate Governance and Regulation: Can There be too Much of a Good Thing?

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 142/2007, Journal of Financial Intermediation, Forthcoming, AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2009
Working Paper Series
American University - Department of Finance and Real Estate and Bank for International Settlements

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Downloads 2,102
16.

Forward-Looking Betas

EFA 2007 Ljubljana Meetings, AFA 2008 NEW ORLEANS MEETINGS
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 17 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 02 May 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business and McGill University - Desautels Faculty of Management

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Downloads 1,961
17.

On the Economic Sources of Stock Market Volatility

AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 21 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2012
Working Paper Series
New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and Korea University Business School

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Downloads 1,865
18.

Correlation Risk and Optimal Portfolio Choice

AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 14 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2009
Working Paper Series
The University of Chicago, IE Business School and University of Geneva
Downloads 1,789
19.

Managerial Optimism and Corporate Investment: Is the CEO Alone Responsible for the Relation?

AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 05 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2008
Working Paper Series
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management), WestLB and University of Mannheim - Department of Banking and Finance
Downloads 1,780
20.

Firm Boundaries Matter: Evidence from Conglomerates and R&D Activity

AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 19 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2014
Working Paper Series
Stanford University
Downloads 1,765
21.

Option Backdating and Board Interlocks

Review of Financial Studies, 2009, 22, 4821-4847
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 24 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Texas Christian University, University of Utah - Department of Finance and Utah State University - Huntsman School of Business

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Downloads 1,703
22.

Control Rights and Capital Structure: An Empirical Investigation

9th Annual Texas Finance Festival, AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 12 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2011
Working Paper Series
The Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 1,682
23.

The Investment Behavior of Buyout Funds: Theory and Evidence

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 174/2007, AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper, 20th Australasian Finance & Banking Conference 2007 Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Mar 2007
Working Paper Series
New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance, New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics

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Downloads 1,657
24.

The Information Content of Bank Loan Covenants

AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings, Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 30 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2010
Working Paper Series
Koc University, College of Administrative Sciences and Economics and University of Florida - Department of Finance, Insurance and Real Estate
Downloads 1,609
25.

The Role of Venture Capitalists in the Acquisition of Private Companies

AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 Feb 2007
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,589
26.

Financial Distress and the Cross Section of Equity Returns

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 21 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) - Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF)
Downloads 1,560
27.

Hedge Funds, Managerial Skill, and Macroeconomic Variables

AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 22 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 15 Nov 2013
Working Paper Series
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Jerusalem School of Business Administration, Imperial College Business School, London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting and Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business

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Downloads 1,548
28.

Cash Flows and Leverage Adjustments

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), March 2012, AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Florida - Department of Finance, Insurance and Real Estate, University of Kentucky and Utah State University
Downloads 1,511
29.

The Level and Quality of Value-at-Risk Disclosure by Commercial Banks

AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper, Paris December 2007 Finance International Meeting AFFI-EUROFIDAI Paper
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2013
Working Paper Series
HEC Paris - Finance Department and Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance
Downloads 1,505
30.

Can Noise Create Size and Value Effects?

AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 10 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2011
Working Paper Series
Research Affiliates, LLC, Rayliant Global Advisors, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and University of California at San Diego
Downloads 1,443
31.

Liquidity and the Post-Earnings-Announcement Drift

AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2011
Working Paper Series
Emory University - Department of Finance, Boston College - Carroll School of Management, University of Lausanne, University of Texas at Dallas and London Business School

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Downloads 1,382
32.

Patterns in the Payoffs of Structured Equity Derivatives

AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2007
Working Paper Series
George Washington University - Department of Finance and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,366
33.

How Smart are the Smart Guys? A Unique View from Hedge Fund Stock Holdings

AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 16 Mar 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance and Zebra Capital Management, LLC

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Downloads 1,349
34.

Aggressive Short Selling and Price Reversals

AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 21 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2011
Working Paper Series
Wilfrid Laurier University, University of Mississippi - Department of Finance and University of Mississippi - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,321
35.

Corporate Payout Policy and Product Market Competition

AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Mar 2007
Working Paper Series
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business and Johnson@Cornell Tech, Cornell University
Downloads 1,303
36.

Hedge Fund Risk Dynamics: Implications for Performance Appraisal

AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 04 Mar 2007
Working Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Finance and Vanderbilt University - Finance
Downloads 1,303
37.

Aggregate Earnings and Asset Prices

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 47, No. 5, 2009
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago - Accounting, University of Texas at Dallas and Boston College - Carroll School of Management

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Downloads 1,270
38.

Firm Size and Capital Structure

AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 23 Mar 2005
Working Paper Series
London Business School and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

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Downloads 1,182
39.

How Does Competition Impact Bank Risk Taking?

EFA 2007 Ljubljana Meetings Paper, FRB of San Francisco Working Paper No. 2007-23, AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Feb 2007
Working Paper Series
Banco de España, Banco de España and Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Downloads 1,163
40.

Institutional Stock Trading on Loan Market Information

AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper, EFA 2007 Ljubljana Meetings
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 18 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2010
Working Paper Series
Harvard University and University of California, Irvine - Paul Merage School of Business
Downloads 1,107
41.

To Be or Not to Be (Public)

University of Michigan Ross School of Business Research Paper, EFA 2007 Ljubljana Meetings Paper, AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 04 Aug 2006
Working Paper Series
Arizona State University - W.P. Carey School of Business and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - The Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 1,094
42.

Dispersion in Analysts' Earnings Forecasts and Credit Rating

AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2008
Working Paper Series
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Jerusalem School of Business Administration, Emory University - Department of Finance, George Washington University - Department of Finance and George Mason University - Finance Area

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Downloads 1,074
43.

Labor Unions, Operating Flexibility, and the Cost of Equity

AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 21 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2012
Working Paper Series
Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance, Imperial College London - Accounting, Finance, and Macroeconomics and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business

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Downloads 1,071
44.

Inexperienced Investors and Bubbles

AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 15 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

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Downloads 1,059
45.

Behavioral and Rational Explanations of Stock Price Performance Around SEOS: Evidence from a Decomposition of Market-to-Book Ratios

AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2009
Working Paper Series
Arizona State University (ASU) - Finance Department and Ohio State University, Fisher College of Business
Downloads 1,016
46.

When No Law is Better than a Good Law

AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 19 Mar 2005 Last Revised: 12 May 2014
Working Paper Series
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - HKUST School of Business and Management and Cornell University - School of Applied Economics and Management

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Downloads 1,015
47.

Inside the Black Box: The Role and Composition of Compensation Peer Groups

AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 21 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 14 May 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
Downloads 993
48.

Executive Compensation: A New View from a Long-Term Perspective, 1936-2005

FEDS Working Paper No. 2007-35, AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 22 Mar 2007
Working Paper Series
Northwestern University and U.S. Federal Reserve - Division of Research and Statistics

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Downloads 988
49.

The Dynamics of Large and Small Chapter 11 Cases: An Empirical Study

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 05-29, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 107/2005, AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Feb 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago Law School, IMD International and China Academy of Financial Research (CAFR)
Downloads 978
50.

Political Connections and Preferential Access to Finance: The Role of Campaign Contributions

Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 88, No. 3, AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper, ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 166/2007
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 21 Mar 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Bank for International Settlements, World Bank - Finance & Markets Global Practice and European Central Bank (ECB)

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Downloads 965