Christopher A. Parsons

Foster School of Business, University of Washington

Professor

PACCAR HALL

4273 E Stevens Way NE

Seattle, WA 98195

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

Capital Structure and Corporate Strategy

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 01 May 2007
Christopher A. Parsons and Sheridan Titman
Foster School of Business, University of Washington and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
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capital structure, stakeholder relationships, competition

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Empirical Capital Structure: A Review

Foundations and Trends in Finance, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 1–93, 2008
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 19 Aug 2012
Christopher A. Parsons and Sheridan Titman
Foster School of Business, University of Washington and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,351 (13,112)
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capital structure, empirical capital structure, trade off theory, pecking order, adjustment costs, review of capital structure research

Empirical Capital Structure: A Review

Foundations and Trends in Finance, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 17 May 2009
Christopher A. Parsons and Sheridan Titman
Foster School of Business, University of Washington and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
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The Geography of Financial Misconduct

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 24 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2018
Christopher A. Parsons, Johan Sulaeman and Sheridan Titman
Foster School of Business, University of Washington, National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Finance and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
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corporate corruption, financial misconduct, peer effects, political fraud, white collar misconduct

The Geography of Financial Misconduct

NBER Working Paper No. w20347
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 04 Aug 2014
Christopher A. Parsons, Johan Sulaeman and Sheridan Titman
Foster School of Business, University of Washington, National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Finance and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
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The Wages of Sin

Columbia University Economics Discussion Paper No. 0809-16
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Jun 2009
Lena Edlund, Joseph Engelberg and Christopher A. Parsons
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and Foster School of Business, University of Washington
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Financial Conflicts of Interest in Medicine

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 23 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2014
Joseph Engelberg, Christopher A. Parsons and Nathan Tefft
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management, Foster School of Business, University of Washington and Bates College
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physician payments, prescription behavior, Sunshine Act

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What's in a (School) Name? Racial Discrimination in Higher Education Bond Markets

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 05 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2018
Casey Dougal, Pengjie Gao, William J. Mayew and Christopher A. Parsons
Drexel University, University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Foster School of Business, University of Washington
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Race discrimination, higher education, municipal finance

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Geographic Lead-Lag Effects

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 17 May 2016 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2018
Christopher A. Parsons, Riccardo Sabbatucci and Sheridan Titman
Foster School of Business, University of Washington, Stockholm School of Economics and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
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Return predictability, geographic momentum, industry momentum, lead-lag effects, analyst coverage, limited attention

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The Cost of Financial Distress and the Timing of Default

EFA 2009 Bergen Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 04 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 26 May 2009
Redouane Elkamhi, Christopher A. Parsons and Jan Ericsson
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Foster School of Business, University of Washington and McGill University
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financial distress costs, default probabilities

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The Price of a CEO's Rolodex

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 21 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 30 May 2012
Joseph Engelberg, Pengjie Gao and Christopher A. Parsons
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management, University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business and Foster School of Business, University of Washington
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Executive Compensation, Social Network

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The Causal Impact of Media in Financial Markets

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2010
Joseph Engelberg and Christopher A. Parsons
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and Foster School of Business, University of Washington
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public news, media coverage, media effect

Is a Higher Calling Enough? Incentive Compensation in the Church

Journal of Labor Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2010
Jay C. Hartzell, Christopher A. Parsons and David Yermack
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance, Foster School of Business, University of Washington and New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business
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Compensation, Incentives, Churches, Religion

Is a Higher Calling Enough? Incentive Compensation in the Church

Journal of Labor Economics, Forthcoming, NYU Working Paper No. FIN-08-015
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 09 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2010
David Yermack, Jay C. Hartzell and Christopher A. Parsons
New York University (NYU) - Stern School of Business, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance and Foster School of Business, University of Washington
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The Global Relation between Financial Distress and Equity Returns

The Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 19 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2017
Pengjie Gao, Christopher A. Parsons and Jianfeng Shen
University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business, Foster School of Business, University of Washington and UNSW Australia Business School, School of Banking and Finance
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financial distress, equity return, individualism, overconfidence

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Anchoring on Credit Spreads

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 30 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 09 May 2014
Drexel University, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management, Foster School of Business, University of Washington and University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance
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Capital Structure, Cost of Debt, Anchoring, Reference Points

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Journalists and the Stock Market

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Mar 2011
Casey Dougal, Joseph Engelberg, Diego Garcia and Christopher A. Parsons
Drexel University, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management, University of Colorado at Boulder - Leeds School of Business and Foster School of Business, University of Washington
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Media Bias, Market Efficiency, Financial Journalism

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Urban Vibrancy and Corporate Growth

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 18 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2014
Casey Dougal, Christopher A. Parsons and Sheridan Titman
Drexel University, Foster School of Business, University of Washington and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
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agglomeration economies, spillovers, investment, equity issuance, human capital

Urban Vibrancy and Corporate Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w20350
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 04 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2014
Casey Dougal, Christopher A. Parsons and Sheridan Titman
Drexel University, Foster School of Business, University of Washington and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
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Friends with Money

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 17 Mar 2010
Joseph Engelberg, Pengjie Gao and Christopher A. Parsons
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management, University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business and Foster School of Business, University of Washington
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social networks, lending relationships, credit ratings

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Networks and Productivity: Causal Evidence from Editor Rotations

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 22 Sep 2012
Jonathan Brogaard, Joseph Engelberg and Christopher A. Parsons
University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and Foster School of Business, University of Washington
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Swimming Upstream: Struggling Firms in Corrupt Cities

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2018
Christopher A. Parsons, Johan Sulaeman and Sheridan Titman
Foster School of Business, University of Washington, National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Finance and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
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financial misconduct, corporate failure, bankruptcy, loan spread, security issuance, trust

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Worrying About the Stock Market: Evidence from Hospital Admissions

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 Mar 2013
Joseph Engelberg and Christopher A. Parsons
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and Foster School of Business, University of Washington
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Stock Market, Health

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The Timing of Pay

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 09 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2012
Christopher A. Parsons and Edward Dickersin Van Wesep
Foster School of Business, University of Washington and University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance
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Compensation, Hyperbolic Discounting, Welfare, Payday Lending

Incentive Compensation and the Likelihood of Termination: Theory and Evidence from Real Estate Organizations

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 19 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2010
Greg Hallman, Jay C. Hartzell and Christopher A. Parsons
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance and Foster School of Business, University of Washington
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Executive Compensation, Agency Costs, Corporate Governance, REITs, RELPs

Incentive Compensation and the Likelihood of Termination: Theory and Evidence from Real Estate Organizations

Real Estate Economics, Vol. 39, Issue 3, pp. 507-546, 2011
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 17 Aug 2011
Greg Hallman, Jay C. Hartzell and Christopher A. Parsons
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance and Foster School of Business, University of Washington
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Incentive Compensation and the Likelihood of Termination: Theory and Evidence from Real Estate Organizations

Real Estate Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 31 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2011
Greg Hallman, Jay C. Hartzell and Christopher A. Parsons
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance and Foster School of Business, University of Washington

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Agency, Governance, Compensation, REITs, RELPs

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Urban Vibrancy and Firm Value Creation

9th Miami Behavioral Finance Conference 2018
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 25 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2019
Casey Dougal, Christopher A. Parsons and Sheridan Titman
Drexel University, Foster School of Business, University of Washington and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
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location, firm fundamentals, city fixed effects, urban economics, stock returns, headquarter location, spillovers, agglomeration

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Information Spillovers and House Prices

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Mar 2011
Aydogan Alti, Joseph Engelberg and Christopher A. Parsons
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and Foster School of Business, University of Washington
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House prices, information spillovers, housing market liquidity

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Strike Three: Umpires' Demand for Discrimination

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3899
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Dec 2008
Christopher A. Parsons, Johan Sulaeman, Michael Yates and Daniel S. Hamermesh
Foster School of Business, University of Washington, National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Finance, University of Texas at Austin - McCombs School of Busiiness and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics
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strategic interactions, worker evaluation, wage equations, economics of sports

Strike Three: Umpires' Demand for Discrimination

NBER Working Paper No. W13665
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Dec 2007
Christopher A. Parsons, Johan Sulaeman, Michael Yates and Daniel S. Hamermesh
Foster School of Business, University of Washington, National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Finance, University of Texas at Austin - McCombs School of Busiiness and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics
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Trader Anonymity and Market Characteristics

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Mar 2008
Tyrone Callahan and Christopher A. Parsons
University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business - Finance and Business Economics Department and Foster School of Business, University of Washington
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Voice Pitch and the Labor Market Success of Male Chief Executive Officers

Evolution & Human Behavior, Forthcoming
Posted: 04 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2015
William J. Mayew, Christopher A. Parsons and Mohan Venkatachalam
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Foster School of Business, University of Washington and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business

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voice pitch, dominance, labor market outcomes, biological evolution