Ugur Lel

University of Georgia - Department of Banking and Finance

Associate Professor

Terry College of Business

Athens, GA 30602-6253

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (13)

1.

The Use of Foreign Currancy Derivatives, Corporate Governance, and Firm Value Around the World

Darden Business School Working Paper No. 03-10
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 17 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2011
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, University of Georgia - Department of Banking and Finance and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Edwin L. Cox School of Business
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Citation 2

Abstract:

Risk Management, Hedging, Corporate Governance, Firm Value

2.

Currency Hedging and Corporate Governance: A Cross-Country Analysis

FEDS Discussion Paper No. 858, Indiana University Working Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 28 May 2003 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2015
Ugur Lel
University of Georgia - Department of Banking and Finance
Downloads 1,565 (7,145)
Citation 8

Abstract:

Risk management, hedging, corporate governance, derivatives, international

3.

Friends or Foes? Target Selection Decisions of Sovereign Wealth Funds and Their Consequences

Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 101, 360–381, 2011,
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 30 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2014
Jason D. Kotter and Ugur Lel
Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business and University of Georgia - Department of Banking and Finance
Downloads 1,377 (7,288)
Citation 8

Abstract:

International finance, sovereign wealth fund, cross-border investment, market efficiency, transparency

4.

Risk Management Research Report - Spring 2010

Risk Management Research Report, Spring 2010
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 23 Apr 2010
HEC Paris - Finance Department, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Massachusetts Amherst - Department of Finance, Brooklyn College - CUNY, Drexel University, Loyola Marymount University - Department of Finance and Computer Information Systems, University of Rochester - Simon Business School, Temple University - Department of Finance, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville - Department of Economics & Finance, University of California, Santa Barbara - Department of Economics, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management, University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business, Purdue University - Krannert School of Management, HEC Paris - Finance Department, Harvard Law School, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance, Department of Economics, Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University - Department of Economics, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), IMD International, University of Georgia - Department of Banking and Finance, Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Edwin L. Cox School of Business, Pennsylvania State University, Smeal College of Business, University of California at Los Angeles - Anderson School of Management, Columbia Business School - Accounting, Business Law & Taxation, University of South Florida - College of Business Administration, Gabelli School of Business, Fordham University, New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance, Gabelli School of Business, Fordham University and Loyola University of Chicago - Department of Finance
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Abstract:

Risk, Risk Management, Derivatives, Corporate Governance, Financial Derivatives, Value-At-Risk, VaR, Ethics, Volatility, Variance, Standard Deviation, Systemic, Systematic

Say on Pay Laws, Executive Compensation, Pay Slice, and Firm Valuation around the World

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 28 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2016
Ricardo Correa and Ugur Lel
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and University of Georgia - Department of Banking and Finance
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Citation 3

Abstract:

Executive compensation, say on pay laws, regulations, CEO pay slice, corporate governance, firm valuation, international.

Say on Pay Laws, Executive Compensation, Pay Slice, and Firm Value around the World

FRB International Finance Discussion Paper No. 1084
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 21 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2014
Ricardo Correa and Ugur Lel
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and University of Georgia - Department of Banking and Finance
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Citation 3

Abstract:

Executive compensation, say on pay laws, regulations, pay structure, CEO pay slice, firm valuation, corporate governance

International Cross-Listing, Firm Performance and Top Management Turnover: A Test of the Bonding Hypothesis

FRB International Finance Discussion Paper No. 877
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 28 Aug 2006
Darius P. Miller and Ugur Lel
Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Edwin L. Cox School of Business and University of Georgia - Department of Banking and Finance
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Citation 52

Abstract:

Bonding hypothesis, CEO turnover, International cross listing, Corporate governance, Functional convergence

International Cross-Listing, Firm Performance and Top Management Turnover: A Test of the Bonding Hypothesis

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 28 Apr 2007
Darius P. Miller and Ugur Lel
Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Edwin L. Cox School of Business and University of Georgia - Department of Banking and Finance
Downloads 256 (99,055)
Citation 52

Abstract:

CEO turnover, cross-listing, bonding

7.

Blockholders, Debt Agency Costs and Legal Protection

FRB International Finance Discussion Paper No. 908
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 22 Mar 2005 Last Revised: 12 May 2014
Andrew Ellul, Levent Guntay and Ugur Lel
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and University of Georgia - Department of Banking and Finance
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Citation 6

Abstract:

ownership structure, family firms, agency costs, corporate governance

8.

Does Takeover Activity Cause Managerial Discipline? Evidence from International M&A Laws

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 24 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2014
Ugur Lel and Darius P. Miller
University of Georgia - Department of Banking and Finance and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Edwin L. Cox School of Business
Downloads 533 (25,344)
Citation 1

Abstract:

threat of takeover, managerial discipline, mergers and acquisitions laws, corporate control

9.

Escape from New York: The Market Impact of Loosening Disclosure Requirements

EFA 2008 Athens Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 06 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2012
IMD International, University of Georgia - Department of Banking and Finance and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Edwin L. Cox School of Business
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Citation 17

Abstract:

12h-6, SEC registration, disclosure, cross-listing

10.

Distracted Directors: Does Board Busyness Hurt Shareholder Value?

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 31 May 2013 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2013
Federal Reserve Board, Georgia State University and University of Georgia - Department of Banking and Finance
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Citation 3

Abstract:

Busy directors, multiple directorship, firm valuation, independent directors, director and CEO death

11.

The Labor Market for Directors and Externalities in Corporate Governance: Evidence from the International Labor Market

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 01 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2017
Ugur Lel and Darius P. Miller
University of Georgia - Department of Banking and Finance and Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Edwin L. Cox School of Business
Downloads 174 (42,414)

Abstract:

Labor market for directors, investor protection, global reputation, ex-post settling hypothesis, director reputation

12.

In Sickness and in Health: Firm Performance and Managerial Health

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2017
Sara B. Holland and Ugur Lel
University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business and University of Georgia - Department of Banking and Finance
Downloads 125 (116,684)

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13.

Say on Pay Laws, Executive Compensation, CEO Pay Slice, and Firm Value Around the World

FRB International Finance Discussion Paper No. 1084
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 30 May 2017
Ricardo Correa and Ugur Lel
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and University of Georgia - Department of Banking and Finance
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Citation 1

Abstract: