Radhakrishnan Gopalan

Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School

Assistant Professor

One Brookings Drive

Campus Box 1133

St. Louis, MO 63130-4899

United States

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Scholarly Papers (38)

1.
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Citation 7

Asset Liquidity, and Stock Liquidity

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 22 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2010
Radhakrishnan Gopalan, Ohad Kadan and Mikhail Pevzner
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and University of Baltimore - Merrick School of Business
Downloads 378 (64,075)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Stock Liquidity, Asset Liquidity, Managerial Decisions

Managerial Decisions, Asset Liquidity, and Stock Liquidity

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 14 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2009
Radhakrishnan Gopalan, Ohad Kadan and Mikhail Pevzner
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and University of Baltimore - Merrick School of Business
Downloads 269 (94,679)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Managerial Decisions, Asset Liquidity, and Stock Liquidity

EFA 2009 Bergen Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 16 Feb 2009
Radhakrishnan Gopalan, Ohad Kadan and Mikhail Pevzner
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and University of Baltimore - Merrick School of Business
Downloads 212 (120,989)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Stock Liquidity, Asset Liquidity, Investment, Financing, Payout

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Internal Capital Market and Dividend Policies: Evidence from Business Groups

AFA 2007 Chicago Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 03 Jan 2005 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2011
Radhakrishnan Gopalan, Vikram K. Nanda and Amit Seru
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics and Stanford University
Downloads 841 (22,695)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Internal Capital Markets, Business Groups, Dividends, Insider Holding, Governance

Market Liquidity, Investor Participation and Managerial Autonomy: Why Do Firms Go Private?

ECGI Finance Working Paper No. 119/2006
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 02 Apr 2006
Arnoud W. A. Boot, Anjan V. Thakor and Radhakrishnan Gopalan
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School, Washington University, Saint Louis - John M. Olin School of Business and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
Downloads 394 (61,040)
Citation 15

Abstract:

Managerial autonomy, liquidity, ownership, investor participation, firm participation

Market Liquidity, Investor Participation and Managerial Autonomy: Why Do Firms Go Private?

Journal of Finance 63-4, August 2008, 2013-2059
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 23 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2009
Arnoud W. A. Boot, Radhakrishnan Gopalan and Anjan V. Thakor
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and Washington University, Saint Louis - John M. Olin School of Business
Downloads 291 (86,855)
Citation 15

Abstract:

Going Private, Public vs Private Ownership, Corporate Governance, Investor Participation

Market Liquidity, Investor Participation and Managerial Autonomy: Why Do Firms Go Private?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5510
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 02 Jun 2006
Arnoud W. A. Boot, Anjan V. Thakor and Radhakrishnan Gopalan
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School, Washington University, Saint Louis - John M. Olin School of Business and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
Downloads 17 (484,591)
Citation 15
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Abstract:

Corporate finance

Go Public or Stay Private: A Theory of Entrepreneurial Choice

Boot-Gopalan-Thakor Working Paper No. 08-03
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 Oct 2003
Arnoud W. A. Boot, Anjan V. Thakor and Radhakrishnan Gopalan
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School, Washington University, Saint Louis - John M. Olin School of Business and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
Downloads 607 (35,161)
Citation 3

Abstract:

managerial autonomy, cost of capital, entrepreneur/manager's choice between private and public ownership, autonomy, optimum management

Go Public or Stay Private: A Theory of Entrepreneurial Choice

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4219
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 Feb 2004
Arnoud W. A. Boot, Anjan V. Thakor and Radhakrishnan Gopalan
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School, Washington University, Saint Louis - John M. Olin School of Business and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
Downloads 38 (379,535)
Citation 3
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Abstract:

Ownership structures, stockmarket listing

5.

The Optimal Duration of Executive Compensation: Theory and Evidence

AFA 2012 Chicago Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2013
Radhakrishnan Gopalan, Todd T. Milbourn, Fenghua Song and Anjan V. Thakor
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, Washington University in Saint Louis - Olin Business School, Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business and Washington University, Saint Louis - John M. Olin School of Business
Downloads 634 (28,993)
Citation 14

Abstract:

Executive Compensation, Vesting, Duration, Managerial Myopia, Corporate Governance

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Citation 11

Why Do Firms Switch Banks?

AFA 2008 New Orleans Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 23 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 14 May 2014
Radhakrishnan Gopalan, Gregory F. Udell and Vijay Yerramilli
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance and University of Houston, C. T. Bauer College of Business
Downloads 458 (50,648)
Citation 11

Abstract:

Banking relationships, borrowing constraints, soft information

Why Do Firms Switch Banks?

EFA 2007 Ljubljana Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 Mar 2007
Radhakrishnan Gopalan, Gregory F. Udell and Vijay Yerramilli
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance and University of Houston, C. T. Bauer College of Business
Downloads 171 (148,112)
Citation 11

Abstract:

Banking relationships, information asymmetry

7.

Do Public Equity Markets Matter in Emerging Economies? Evidence from India

Review of Finance, 2013, 17, pp. 1571-1615., AFA 2009 San Francisco Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 28 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2014
Todd A. Gormley and Radhakrishnan Gopalan
Washington University in St. Louis and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
Downloads 612 (35,323)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Public Equity Markets, Emerging Economies, Crises, India

8.

Debt Maturity Structure and Credit Quality

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 29 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2013
Radhakrishnan Gopalan, Fenghua Song and Vijay Yerramilli
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business and University of Houston, C. T. Bauer College of Business
Downloads 568 (34,363)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Rollover risk, Debt maturity, Credit rating

9.

Duration of Executive Compensation

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 09 Jan 2013
Radhakrishnan Gopalan, Todd T. Milbourn, Fenghua Song and Anjan V. Thakor
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, Washington University in Saint Louis - Olin Business School, Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business and Washington University, Saint Louis - John M. Olin School of Business
Downloads 363 (52,690)
Citation 16

Abstract:

executive compensation, vesting, duration, managerial myopia, corporate governance

10.

Private Control Benefits and Earnings Management: Evidence from Insider Controlled Firms

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 22 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2011
Radhakrishnan Gopalan and Sudarshan Jayaraman
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and University of Rochester - Simon Business School
Downloads 309 (81,546)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Earnings management, insider control, business groups, private control benefits

11.

Institutional Stock Sales and Takeovers: The Disciplinary Role of Voting with Your Feet

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 18 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2008
Radhakrishnan Gopalan
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
Downloads 305 (74,759)
Citation 12

Abstract:

Institutional Investors, Takeovers, Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Governance

12.

Market Liquidity, Managerial Autonomy and the Push for Privacy: Why do Publicly-Listed Firms Delist?

Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics Working Paper No. 2005-01
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 17 Mar 2005
Arnoud W. A. Boot, Radhakrishnan Gopalan and Anjan V. Thakor
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and Washington University, Saint Louis - John M. Olin School of Business
Downloads 293 (83,670)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Public and private ownership, shareholder stability, managerial autonomy, market liquidity

13.

Reputation and Spillovers: Evidence from Indian Business Groups

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 18 Mar 2005
Radhakrishnan Gopalan, Vikram K. Nanda and Amit Seru
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics and Stanford University
Downloads 288 (79,808)
Citation 9

Abstract:

Reputation, business groups, spillovers

14.

Strategic Flexibility and the Optimality of Pay for Luck

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2009
Radhakrishnan Gopalan, Todd T. Milbourn and Fenghua Song
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, Washington University in Saint Louis - Olin Business School and Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business
Downloads 279 (86,985)
Citation 21

Abstract:

CEO Compensation, Strategy, Pay for Luck, Corporate Governance

15.

The Effect of Inversions on Corporate Governance

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 17 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2016
Felipe Cortes, Armando R. Gomes and Radhakrishnan Gopalan
D'Amore-McKim School of Business-Northeastern University, Washington University in Saint Louis - John M. Olin Business School and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
Downloads 249 (52,265)

Abstract:

Corporate inversions, corporate governance, valuation

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Compensation Goals and Firm Performance

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 09 May 2014 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2015
Benjamin Bennett, J. Carr Bettis, Radhakrishnan Gopalan and Todd T. Milbourn
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, Arizona State University (ASU) - Finance Department, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and Washington University in Saint Louis - Olin Business School
Downloads 204 (39,927)

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17.

Strategic Flexibility and the Optimality of Pay for Sector Performance

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 21 Sep 2009
Radhakrishnan Gopalan, Todd T. Milbourn and Fenghua Song
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, Washington University in Saint Louis - Olin Business School and Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business
Downloads 167 (144,223)
Citation 22

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Does Poor Performance Damage the Reputation of Financial Intermediaries? Evidence from the Loan Syndication Market

Journal of Finance,Forthcoming
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 15 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2010
Radhakrishnan Gopalan, Vikram K. Nanda and Vijay Yerramilli
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics and University of Houston, C. T. Bauer College of Business
Downloads 162 (141,384)
Citation 12

Abstract:

Reputation, Loan Syndicates, Bankruptcies

19.

Do Debt Contract Enforcement Costs Affect Financing and Asset Structure?

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming , AFA 2015 Boston Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 09 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2015
Radhakrishnan Gopalan, Abhiroop Mukherjee and Manpreet Singh
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance and Georgia Institute of Technology
Downloads 158 (83,354)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Legal Enforcement Costs, Debt Contracts, Trade Credit, Asset Structure

20.

Conglomerates and Industry Distress

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 26 Nov 2008
Radhakrishnan Gopalan and Kangzhen Xie
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and Seton Hall University, Stillman School of Business
Downloads 144 (157,738)
Citation 5

Abstract:

conglomerate, distress

21.

Insider Ownership and Shareholder Value: Evidence from New Project Announcements

AFA 2012 Chicago Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 17 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2011
Meghana Ayyagari, Radhakrishnan Gopalan and Vijay Yerramilli
George Washington University - School of Business, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and University of Houston, C. T. Bauer College of Business
Downloads 120 (182,727)

Abstract:

Insider Holding, Business Groups, Diversification

22.

The Role of Deferred Pay in Retaining Managerial Talent

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 22 May 2014 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2016
Radhakrishnan Gopalan, Sheng Huang and Johan Maharjan
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, China Europe International Business School and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) - Lally School of Management & Technology
Downloads 116 (117,472)

Abstract:

Executive compensation, pay duration, talent retention, management turnover, turnover-performance sensitivity

23.

Managerial Compensation in Multi-Division Firms

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 17 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2017
Shashwat Alok and Radhakrishnan Gopalan
Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
Downloads 115 (140,029)

Abstract:

conglomerates, division managers, incentive contracts, compensation, executive compensation, manager, divisions, business segments

24.

Affiliated Firms and Financial Support: Evidence from Indian Business Groups

Journal of Financial Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 17 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2011
Radhakrishnan Gopalan, Vikram K. Nanda and Amit Seru
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics and Stanford University
Downloads 56 (266,753)
Citation 32

Abstract:

Reputation, business groups, spillovers

25.

Bank Involvement in Firm Management, Panacea or a Pain?

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Mar 2012
Amit Bubna and Radhakrishnan Gopalan
Indian School of Business and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
Downloads 41 (321,465)

Abstract:

Emerging market, Bankers on board, Corporate Governance

26.

Stock Price Informativeness and Executive Compensation

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 13 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2017
Shashwat Alok, Felipe Cortes and Radhakrishnan Gopalan
Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad, D'Amore-McKim School of Business-Northeastern University and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
Downloads 38 (135,124)

Abstract:

Executive Compensation, Duration, Stock Price Informativeness

27.

Medicaid and Household Savings Behavior: New Evidence from Tax Refunds

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 13 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2017
Emily Gallagher, Radhakrishnan Gopalan and Jorge Sabat
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
Downloads 0 (462,088)

Abstract:

Health Insurance, ACA, Precautionary Savings, Strategic Default, Bankruptcy, Simulated Instruments

28.

How Do Mergers Affect Client Relationships? Evidence from the Investment Banking Industry

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 21 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2017
Radhakrishnan Gopalan and Karen Liu
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and Washington University in Saint Louis, John M. Olin Business School, Students
Downloads 0 (527,216)

Abstract:

banking relationship, investment banking, mergers

29.

Weak Creditor Rights and Insider Opportunism: Evidence from an Emerging Market

Northeastern U. D’Amore-McKim School of Business Research Paper No. 3010001,
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 28 Jul 2017
Radhakrishnan Gopalan, Xiumin Martin and Kandarp Srinivasan
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, Washington University in Saint Louis - Olin School of Business and Northeastern University - D’Amore-McKim School of Business
Downloads 0 (411,529)

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30.

State Minimum Wage Changes and Employment: Evidence from 2 Million Hourly Wage Workers

Number of pages: 76 Posted: 05 May 2017
Radhakrishnan Gopalan, Barton H. Hamilton, Ankit Kalda and David Sovich
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, Washington University, Saint Louis - John M. Olin School of Business, Washington University in Saint Louis, John M. Olin Business School and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
Downloads 0 (155,244)

Abstract:

Minimum Wage, Labor Economics, Employment, Income

31.

House Prices, Mortgage Debt, and Labor Mobility

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 05 May 2017
Radhakrishnan Gopalan, Barton H. Hamilton, Ankit Kalda and David Sovich
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, Washington University, Saint Louis - John M. Olin School of Business, Washington University in Saint Louis, John M. Olin Business School and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
Downloads 0 (266,753)

Abstract:

Mortgage Debt, Household Debt, Mobility, Labor Mobility

32.

The Effect of Health Insurance on Home Payment Delinquency: Evidence from ACA Marketplace Subsidies

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 23 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2017
Emily Gallagher, Radhakrishnan Gopalan and Michal Grinstein-Weiss
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill
Downloads 0 (114,412)

Abstract:

Regression discontinuity, Affordable Care Act, Obamacare, exchanges, bankruptcy, LMI households, Medicaid, coverage gap

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Market Information and Rating Agency Catering

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 04 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2017
Radhakrishnan Gopalan, Yadav Gopalan and Kevin Koharki
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, Washington University in Saint Louis, John M. Olin Business School and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
Downloads 0 (238,813)

Abstract:

credit risk, credit rating agencies, private firms

34.

The Structure of Banker's Pay

Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2016-03-12, Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2016-12
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 15 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2016
Benjamin Bennett, Radhakrishnan Gopalan and Anjan V. Thakor
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and Washington University, Saint Louis - John M. Olin School of Business
Downloads 0 (114,412)

Abstract:

Executive compensation, corporate governance, finance industry, TARP

35.

Analyst Coverage Networks and Corporate Financial Policies

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 30 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2017
Armando R. Gomes, Radhakrishnan Gopalan, Mark T. Leary and Francisco Marcet
Washington University in Saint Louis - John M. Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis - Olin Business School and University of Chile- School of Economics and Business
Downloads 0 (77,112)

Abstract:

Peer effects, Analyst Coverage Network, Corporate Financial Policies

36.

The Collateral Value of Housing: Evidence from Servicemember Pension Choice

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2017
Benjamin Bennett, Radhakrishnan Gopalan and Thomas Andreas Maurer
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
Downloads 0 (364,674)

Abstract:

personal discount rate, time variation, macroeconomic variables, borrowing constraint, house price, collateral, housing, military pension

37.

Accounting Based Regulation and Earnings Management

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 16 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2016
Radhakrishnan Gopalan, Xiumin Martin and Kandarp Srinivasan
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, Washington University in Saint Louis - Olin School of Business and Northeastern University - D’Amore-McKim School of Business
Downloads 0 (98,169)

Abstract:

bankruptcy, emerging markets, regulation, accruals, accounting rules, tunneling

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The Entrepreneur's Choice Between Private and Public Ownership

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Posted: 21 Jan 2005
Arnoud W. A. Boot, Anjan V. Thakor and Radhakrishnan Gopalan
University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School, Washington University, Saint Louis - John M. Olin School of Business and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School

Abstract:

Ownership structure, control, corporate governance, private and public ownership