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1.

Effects of Word-of-Mouth versus Traditional Marketing: Findings from an Internet Social Networking Site

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 06-065
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 May 2008 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, UCLA Anderson School of Management and Ozyegin University
Downloads 10,036
2.

Is Money Really 'Smart'? New Evidence on the Relation Between Mutual Fund Flows, Manager Behavior, and Performance Persistence

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 23 Jul 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 6,397
3.

False Discoveries in Mutual Fund Performance: Measuring Luck in Estimated Alphas

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 08-18, Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 06-043
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 05 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2011
Accepted Paper Series
McGill University - Desautels Faculty of Management, University of Geneva GSEM and GFRI and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 5,418
4.

An EBIT-Based Model of Dynamic Capital Structure

Dice Center For Research In Financial Economics Working Paper No. 98-13
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Oct 1998
Working Paper Series
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) - Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF) and University of California, Berkeley - Walter A. Haas School of Business

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Downloads 4,301
5.

Investing in Mutual Funds when Returns are Predictable

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 08 Jun 2004
Working Paper Series
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Jerusalem School of Business Administration and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business

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Downloads 3,979
6.

Effect of Corporate Governance on Bond Ratings and Yields: The Role of Institutional Investors and Outside Directors

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Nov 2001
Working Paper Series
Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management and Government of the United States of America - Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC)

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Downloads 3,831
7.

Why Do Firms Go Dark? Causes and Economic Consequences of Voluntary SEC Deregistrations

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 155/2007, AFA 2006 Boston Meetings Paper, Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 06-045
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 24 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management

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Downloads 3,387
8.

Self-Selection Models in Corporate Finance

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 06-020
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 08 Nov 2005
Working Paper Series
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 3,204
9.

Principles and Functions of Educational Management

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 28 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2011
Working Paper Series
Universitatea Constantin Brâncoveanu - Faculty of Management Marketing in Economic Business
Downloads 3,069
10.

Predictive Analytics in Information Systems Research

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 06-138
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 May 2010 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2011
Working Paper Series
Institute of Service Science, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan and Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University
Downloads 2,634
11.

Judging Borrowers by the Company They Keep: Friendship Networks and Information Asymmetry in Online Peer-to-Peer Lending

Western Finance Association 2009 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 09 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Arizona - Eller College of Management, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 2,520
12.

Does Female Representation in Top Management Improve Firm Performance? A Panel Data Investigation

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 06-104
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 31 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Maryland - R.H. Smith School of Business and University of Florida
Downloads 2,511
13.

Disclosure Quality and Market Liquidity

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 10 Feb 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Georgia - J.M. Tull School of Accounting, University of Missouri at Columbia - School of Accountancy and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems
Downloads 2,456
14.

News versus Sentiment: Predicting Stock Returns from News Stories

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Maryland - Department of Finance and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

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Downloads 2,319
15.

Is Information Risk a Determinant of Asset Returns?

EFA 0101
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 07 Dec 2000
Working Paper Series
Cornell University - Department of Economics, Copenhagen Business School and Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
Downloads 2,282
16.

Was There Too Little Entry During the Dot Com Era?

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 06-029
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 Dec 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland and University of California, San Diego - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,240
17.

Stock Valuation in Dynamic Economics

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 00-36
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 12 Jun 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Hong Kong and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 2,146
18.

Network Effects and Competition: An Empirical Analysis of the Home Video Game Industry

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 11 Jan 2002
Working Paper Series
Texas A&M University - Department of Marketing and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
Downloads 1,897
19.

Stochastic Volatility for Levy Processes

EFA 2002 Berlin Meetings Presented Paper
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Jun 2002
Working Paper Series
New York University (NYU) - Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, University of London - Economics, Mathematics and Statistics, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and Universite Paris
Downloads 1,895
20.

The Value of Financial Flexibility

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, AFA 2006 Boston Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 06 Mar 2005
Accepted Paper Series
University of Warwick - Finance Group and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 1,844
21.

R&D Alliances & Firm Performance: The Impact of Technological Diversity and Alliance Organization on Innovation

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Apr 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 1,840
22.

The Value of Active Mutual Fund Management: An Examination of the Stockholdings and Trades of Fund Managers

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 07 Jul 2000
Accepted Paper Series
Emory University - Department of Finance, University of Illinois at Chicago - Department of Finance and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 1,732
23.

Is There an Optimal Industry Financial Structure?

AFA 2002 Atlanta; R.H. Smith School of Business Working Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 May 2001
Working Paper Series
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance and Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth

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Downloads 1,669
24.

How Does Underwriter Price Support Affect IPOs? Empirical Evidence

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 05 Jun 1998
Working Paper Series
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 1,537
25.

Corporate Disclosure Quality and Properties of Analysts' Information Environment

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Nov 2002
Working Paper Series
City University of New York (CUNY) - Stan Ross Department of Accountancy and University of Missouri at Columbia - School of Accountancy

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Downloads 1,528
26.

The Performance Effects of Coaching: A Multilevel Analysis Using Heirarchical Linear Modeling

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 06-031
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 24 Jul 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Notre Dame and Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology
Downloads 1,516
27.

Investigating the Sources of Default Risk: Lessons from Empirically Evaluating Credit Risk Models

AFA 2001 New Orleans Meetings
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Mar 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and Morgan Stanley
Downloads 1,514
28.

The Baltic Dry Index as a Predictor of Global Stock Returns, Commodity Returns, and Global Economic Activity

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 25 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 29 Feb 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Division of Finance

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Downloads 1,493
29.

What's your Identification Strategy? Innovation in Corporate Finance Research

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 13 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2015
Working Paper Series
Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University - Pamplin College of Business, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and Babson College
Downloads 1,492
30.

Mutual Fund Herding and the Impact on Stock Prices

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 21 Oct 1998
Working Paper Series
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business

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31.

Spanning and Derivative-Security Valuation

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 07 Apr 1999
Working Paper Series
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business

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Downloads 1,455
32.

Trade Credit, Collateral, and Adverse Selection

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 May 1998
Working Paper Series
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Minnesota
Downloads 1,419
33.

Law, Finance and Firm Growth

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Nov 1998
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business

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Downloads 1,383
34.

Stock Return Characteristics, Skew Laws, and the Differential Pricing of Individual Equity Options

EFA 0162
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 10 Oct 2000
Working Paper Series
University of Massachusetts Amherst - Department of Finance, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 1,377
35.

A Theory of Volatility Spreads

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 06-028
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 Feb 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 1,374
36.

Purchase, Pooling, and Equity Analysts' Valuation Judgments

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 Oct 1999
Working Paper Series
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting, University of Alabama and University of Maryland

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Downloads 1,337
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Understanding the Role of Recovery in Default Risk Models: Empirical Comparisons and Implied Recovery Rates

FDIC CFR Working Paper No. 06, EFA 2004 Maastricht Meetings Paper No. 3584, FEDS Working Paper, AFA 20004 Meetings
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Oct 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and Morgan Stanley
Downloads 1,312
38.

Wolf Pack Activism

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 2529230, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 501/2017
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 23 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2017
Working Paper Series
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, London School of Economics (LSE) and University of Maryland - Department of Finance

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Downloads 1,308
39.

Are Angels Different? An Analysis of Early Venture Financing

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 06-072
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 19 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business, University of Maryland and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 1,282
40.

Stock and Bond Market Interaction: Does Momentum Spill Over?

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Jul 2002
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Copenhagen Business School and LSV Asset Management
Downloads 1,277
41.

The Market for Corporate Assets: Who Engages in Mergers and Asset Sales and are there Efficiency Gains?

AFA 2001 New Orleans
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 16 Mar 2000
Working Paper Series
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth

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42.

Pricing an American Option by Approximating Its Early Exercise Boundary As a Piece-Wise Exponential Function

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 03 Apr 1997
Working Paper Series
Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) - Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF)
Downloads 1,157
43.

Technological Innovation and Initial Public Offerings

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 27 Sep 1998
Working Paper Series
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and Northeastern University, D’Amore-McKim School of Business, Finance Area
Downloads 1,153
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Can Mutual Fund 'Stars' Really Pick Stocks? New Evidence from a Bootstrap Analysis

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 28 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2013
Working Paper Series
Imperial College Business School, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics

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Downloads 1,141
45.

New Measures for Performance Evaluation

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2008
Working Paper Series
Moscow State University and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business

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Downloads 1,127
46.

A Trade-based Analysis of Momentum

AFA 2002 Atlanta Meetings
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Jul 2001
Working Paper Series
Copenhagen Business School

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47.

CFO Narcissism and Financial Reporting Quality

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming, Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 2581157
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 21 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of Maryland - Department of Accounting & Information Assurance and Rice University
Downloads 1,115
48.

How Important are Financing Constraints? The Role of Finance in the Business Environment

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3820
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 14 Nov 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, World Bank - Development Research Group and George Washington University - School of Business

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Downloads 1,074
49.

Corporate Equity Ownership, Strategic Alliances and Product Market Relationships

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 Nov 2000
Working Paper Series
Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Edwin L. Cox School of Business and Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth

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Downloads 1,072
50.

Horses and Rabbits? Optimal Dynamic Capital Structure from Shareholder and Manager Perspectives

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 16 Jun 2003
Working Paper Series
Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) - Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF), University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Finance

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Downloads 1,069