Joan Farre-Mensa

Harvard Business School

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Boston, MA 02163

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Scholarly Papers (11)

Corporate Investment and Stock Market Listing: A Puzzle?

Review of Financial Studies 28, no. 2 (February 2015): 342-390
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 10 May 2010 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2015
John Asker, Joan Farre-Mensa and Alexander Ljungqvist
New York University - Leonard N. School of Business - Department of Economics, Harvard Business School and New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 6,795 (622)
Citation 20

Abstract:

Corporate investment; Q theory; Short-termism; Managerial myopia; Managerial incentives; Agency costs; Private companies; IPOs

Does the Stock Market Harm Investment Incentives?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7857
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 19 Jul 2010
John Asker, Joan Farre-Mensa and Alexander Ljungqvist
New York University - Leonard N. School of Business - Department of Economics, Harvard Business School and New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 10 (510,768)
Citation 30

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Agency problems, Corporate investment, Empire building, IPOs, Managerial incentives, Managerial myopia, Private companies, Short-termism

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Citation 192

Payout Policy

Ross School of Business Paper No. 1227
Number of pages: 119 Posted: 25 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2016
Joan Farre-Mensa, Roni Michaely and Martin C. Schmalz
Harvard Business School, Johnson@Cornell Tech, Cornell University and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 2,112 (4,842)
Citation 186

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Payout Policy; Survey; Dividends; Share Repurchases

Payout Policy

Annual Review of Financial Economics, Vol. 6, pp. 75-134, 2014
Posted: 25 Nov 2014
Joan Farre-Mensa, Roni Michaely and Martin C. Schmalz
Harvard Business School, Johnson@Cornell Tech, Cornell University and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business

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Do Measures of Financial Constraints Measure Financial Constraints?

Review of Financial Studies 29, no. 2 (February 2016): 271-308
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 11 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2016
Joan Farre-Mensa and Alexander Ljungqvist
Harvard Business School and New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 2,517 (3,577)
Citation 2

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Financial constraints

Do Measures of Financial Constraints Measure Financial Constraints?

NBER Working Paper No. w19551
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 18 Oct 2013
Joan Farre-Mensa and Alexander Ljungqvist
Harvard Business School and New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 36 (375,298)
Citation 2

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Do Measures of Financial Constraints Measure Financial Constraints?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10326
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 23 Jan 2015
Joan Farre-Mensa and Alexander Ljungqvist
Harvard Business School and New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 1 (564,477)
Citation 2

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Financial constraints

What Is a Patent Worth? Evidence from the U.S. Patent 'Lottery'

USPTO Economic Working Paper 2015-5
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 17 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2017
Joan Farre-Mensa, Deepak Hegde and Alexander Ljungqvist
Harvard Business School, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 2,110 (4,853)

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Patents, innovation, R&D, entrepreneurship, venture capital

The Bright Side of Patents

NBER Working Paper No. w21959
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 08 Feb 2016
Joan Farre-Mensa, Deepak Hegde and Alexander Ljungqvist
Harvard Business School, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance
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The Bright Side of Patents

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11091
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 17 Feb 2016
Joan Farre-Mensa, Deepak Hegde and Alexander Ljungqvist
Harvard Business School, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance
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entrepreneurship, innovation, patents, R&D, venture capital

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Citation 4

What do Private Firms Look Like?

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2011
John Asker, Joan Farre-Mensa and Alexander Ljungqvist
New York University - Leonard N. School of Business - Department of Economics, Harvard Business School and New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,075 (14,801)
Citation 4

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Private firms

What Do Private Firms Look Like?

NYU Working Paper No. 2451/31351
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Dec 2011
John Asker, Joan Farre-Mensa and Alexander Ljungqvist
New York University - Leonard N. School of Business - Department of Economics, Harvard Business School and New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 145 (165,341)
Citation 4

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The Benefits of Selective Disclosure: Evidence from Private Firms

Harvard Business School Working Papers
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 06 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2017
Joan Farre-Mensa
Harvard Business School
Downloads 1,136 (9,504)
Citation 1

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Private companies; Selective disclosure; Corporate cash; Precautionary motives; Market timing; Share issuance; IPOs

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Financing Payouts

Ross School of Business Paper No. 1263
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 09 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2017
Joan Farre-Mensa, Roni Michaely and Martin C. Schmalz
Harvard Business School, Johnson@Cornell Tech, Cornell University and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 566 (9,551)

Abstract:

Payout policy, financing decisions, debt issues, equity issues, capital structure

Corporate Investment and Stock Market Listing: A Puzzle?

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-11-016
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 14 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2013
John Asker, Joan Farre-Mensa and Alexander Ljungqvist
New York University - Leonard N. School of Business - Department of Economics, Harvard Business School and New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 126 (185,245)
Citation 23

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Corporate investment, Q theory, Private companies, Managerial incentives, Agency costs, Short-termism, Managerial myopia, IPOs

Comparing the Investment Behavior of Public and Private Firms

NYU Working Paper No. 2451/31349
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 26 Jun 2013
John Asker, Joan Farre-Mensa and Alexander Ljungqvist
New York University - Leonard N. School of Business - Department of Economics, Harvard Business School and New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 117 (196,161)
Citation 23

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Comparing the Investment Behavior of Public and Private Firms

NBER Working Paper No. w17394
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 21 Sep 2011
John Asker, Joan Farre-Mensa and Alexander Ljungqvist
New York University - Leonard N. School of Business - Department of Economics, Harvard Business School and New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 57 (307,489)
Citation 23

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Why Does Takeover Vulnerability Matter to Debtholders?

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2011
Joan Farre-Mensa
Harvard Business School
Downloads 271 (91,073)
Citation 2

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Loan pricing, covenants, corporate governance, takeover defenses.

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What is a Patent Worth? Evidence from the U.S. Patent “Lottery”

NBER Working Paper No. w23268
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 27 Mar 2017
Joan Farre-Mensa, Deepak Hegde and Alexander Ljungqvist
Harvard Business School, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance
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Patent Trolls and Small Business Employment

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 19 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 15 May 2017
Ian Appel, Joan Farre-Mensa and Elena Simintzi
Boston College - Carroll School of Management, Harvard Business School and University of British Columbia
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Abstract:

employment, patent trolls, NPEs, venture capital