James Weston

Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business

Assistant Professor

6100 South Main Street

P.O. Box 1892

Houston, TX 77005

United States

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Scholarly Papers (31)

The Use of Foreign Currency Derivatives and Firm Market Value

Darden School Working Paper No. 97-23
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 02 Nov 1998
George Allayannis and James Weston
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
Downloads 3,149 (5,337)
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The Use of Foreign Currency Derivatives and Firm Market Value

Posted: 29 Oct 2000
George Allayannis and James Weston
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business

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Creative Destruction and the Bright Side of Economic Downturns

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 30 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2022
Shahram Amini, Andrew MacKinlay and James Weston
University of Denver, Virginia Tech and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
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Abnormal Investment, Recessions, Overinvestment, Underinvestment, Shareholder Monitoring, Managerial Entrenchment

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The Effect of Institutional Ownership on Payout Policy: Evidence from Index Thresholds

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 09 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 14 May 2014
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Kellstadt Graduate School of Business and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
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Payout, Institutional Investors, Dividends, Share Repurchases, Regression Discontinuity Design

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Religion and Corporate (Mis)Behavior

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2010
Gustavo Grullon, George Kanatas and James Weston
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,426 (19,137)
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Stock Market Liquidity and the Cost of Raising Capital

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 Dec 2002
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,282 (22,435)
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Liquidity, Cost of capital, investment banking

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Who's Informed? An Analysis of Stock Ownership and Informed Trading

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Apr 2001
Patrick J. Dennis and James Weston
University of Virginia - McIntire School of Commerce and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
Downloads 1,115 (27,537)
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Microstructure, institutional ownership, informed trading

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Racial Disparities in the Auto Loan Market

Number of pages: 76 Posted: 02 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 10 May 2022
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Finance Department and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
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Discrimination, Race, Auto Lending, Credit Access, Household Finance, Household Debt

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The Real Effects of Short-Selling Constraints

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 16 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2014
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Kellstadt Graduate School of Business and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
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Corporate Investment, Financing Decisions, Short-selling Constraints, Financial Constraints, Bear raids,

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Small Business Lending and Bank Consolidation: Is There Cause for Concern?

Current Issues in Economics and Finance, Vol. 2, No. 3, March 1996
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 21 Jul 2007
James Weston and Philip E. Strahan
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business and Boston College - Department of Finance
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banking, consolidation, small business lending

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Advertising, Breadth of Ownership, and Liquidity

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Mar 2002
Gustavo Grullon, George Kanatas and James Weston
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
Downloads 748 (47,946)
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Do Investors Value Smooth Performance?

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Mar 2008
Brian Rountree, James Weston and George Allayannis
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 665 (55,964)
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Cash flow volatility, earnings smoothing, risk management

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Does Stock Market Liquidity Matter? Evidence from Seasoned Equity Offerings

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 29 Nov 2003
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
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IPO Vintage and the Rise of Idiosyncratic Risk

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Feb 2005
James Madison University - College of Business, Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, James Madison University - College of Business and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
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Firm Age and Fluctuations in Idiosyncratic Risk

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 16 Mar 2006
James Madison University - College of Business, Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, James Madison University - College of Business and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
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Idiosyncratic Risk

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Can Managers Forecast Aggregate Market Returns?

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 May 2003
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
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Corporate Financing Decisions, Managerial Market Timing, and Real Investment

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 101, No. 3, 2011
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 30 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2014
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Pennsylvania State University - Department of Finance, Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
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Market Timing, Financing Decisions, Investment Policy

Can Managers Successfully Time the Maturity Structure of Their Debt Issues?

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Jul 2004
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
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Debt maturity, market timing, market efficiency, behavioral finance

Can Managers Successfully Time the Maturity Structure of their Debt Issues?

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Posted: 23 Mar 2006
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business

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Debt maturity, market timing, market efficiency, behavioral finance

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A Note on Nonsense Predictive Regressions Arising from Structural Breaks

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 03 Aug 2006
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
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Market Timing, Spurious Regressions

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Has the Propensity to Pay Out Declined?

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 02 Sep 2007
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University - Department of Finance, Insurance, and Business Law, Baylor University and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
Downloads 286 (149,812)
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dividends, share repurchases, net payouts

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Safe Minus Risky: Do Investors Pay a Premium for Stocks that Hedge Stock Market Downturns?

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 10 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2015
Tulane University - Finance & Economics, Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business and Michigan State University - The Eli Broad College of Business and The Eli Broad Graduate School of Management
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Bear Markets, Expected Returns, Risk Factors

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Comovement and Investment Banking Networks

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 113, No. 1, 2014
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 05 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2014
Gustavo Grullon, Shane Underwood and James Weston
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Baylor University and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
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comovement, investment banking

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Academic Publishing Behavior and Pay Across Business Fields

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 09 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2022
Jon A. Garfinkel, Mosab Hammoudeh and James Weston
University of Iowa - Tippie College of Business, California State University, Fullerton - College of Business and Economics and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
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Academic Pay, Publications, Journal Submission Preferences

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Block Diversity and Governance

European Corporate Governance Institute – Finance Working Paper No. 791/2021
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 24 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 31 May 2022
Michigan State University - Department of Finance, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Finance and Banking and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
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Blockholders, Shareholders, Governance, 13D Filings, 13G filings, Textual analysis, Russell discontinuity

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Equity Issues and Returns: Managerial Timing, Reaction, or Both?

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2009
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Pennsylvania State University - Department of Finance, Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
Downloads 180 (231,929)
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Lazy Dividends

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 17 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2022
Patrick J. Dennis and James Weston
University of Virginia - McIntire School of Commerce and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
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Dividends, Rounding, Clustering, Agency

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Concentrating on Q and Cash Flow

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Feb 2017
Gustavo Grullon, John Hund and James Weston
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, University of Georgia and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
Downloads 144 (278,936)
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Aggregate Investment, Q-Theory, Cashflow, Accelerator

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A Granular Analysis of Corporate Investment

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 03 Aug 2013
Gustavo Grullon, John Hund and James Weston
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, University of Georgia and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
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aggregate investment, financial constraints, investment concentration, q-theory

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Bank Loans and Bond Prices

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2020
James Weston and Emmanuel Yimfor
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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Banking Relationships, Bank Loans, Corporate Debt, Yield Spreads, Bank Cross-Monitoring, Debt Structure

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Clustering in US Stock Prices after Decimalisation

European Financial Management, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 30-54, January 2008
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 29 Dec 2007
David L. Ikenberry and James Weston
Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado Boulder and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
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The Value of Social Status

NBER Working Paper No. w27979
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2022
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University, Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business and Novartis Corporation
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Electronic Communication Networks and Liquidity on the NASDAQ

Posted: 08 Mar 2003
James Weston
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business

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Bid-ask spread, liquidity, ECN, Nasdaq