Ian Appel

Boston College - Carroll School of Management

Carroll School of Management

140 Commonwealth Avenue

Chestnut Hill, MA 02467-3808

United States

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Scholarly Papers (10)

1.

Passive Investors, Not Passive Owners

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 03 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2016
Boston College - Carroll School of Management, Washington University in St. Louis and University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School
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corporate governance, institutional ownership, passive funds, performance

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: The Effect of Passive Investors on Activism

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 01 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2018
Boston College - Carroll School of Management, Washington University in St. Louis and University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School
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activism, passive funds, corporate control, proxy fights

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: The Effect of Passive Investors on Activism

NBER Working Paper No. w22707
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 03 Oct 2016
Boston College - Carroll School of Management, Washington University in St. Louis and University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School
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Pockets of Poverty: The Long-Term Effects of Redlining

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 17 Oct 2016
Ian Appel and Jordan Nickerson
Boston College - Carroll School of Management and MIT - Sloan
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Redlining, Credit Rationing, Household Finance

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Governance by Litigation

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 07 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2019
Ian Appel
Boston College - Carroll School of Management
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Identification Using Russell 1000/2000 Index Assignments: A Discussion of Methodologies

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 10 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 22 May 2020
Boston College - Carroll School of Management, Washington University in St. Louis and University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School
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instrumental estimation, regression discontinuity, Russell indexes

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Patent Trolls and Startup Employment

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 19 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2018
Boston College - Carroll School of Management, University of Illinois at Chicago - Department of Finance and University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
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employment, startups, patent trolls, NPEs, venture capital

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The Limits of Limited Liability: Evidence from Industrial Pollution

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, European Corporate Governance Institute - Finance Working Paper No. 611/2019, 13th Annual Mid-Atlantic Research Conference in Finance (MARC) Paper
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 10 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2020
Pat Akey and Ian Appel
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Boston College - Carroll School of Management
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Limited Liability, Industrial Pollution, Moral Hazard, Risk-shifting, Investment

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Active Short Selling by Hedge Funds

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 609/2019
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 12 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2020
Ian Appel and Vyacheslav Fos
Boston College - Carroll School of Management and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 761 (34,799)
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Activist Hedge Funds, Short Selling, Strategic Communication

Active Short Selling by Hedge Funds

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13788
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 11 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2019
Ian Appel, Jordan Bulka and Vyacheslav Fos
Boston College - Carroll School of Management, Boston College, Carroll School of Management and Boston College - Department of Finance
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'Shooting the Messenger?' The Impact of Short Sale Bans in Times of Crisis

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 27 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2010
Ian Appel and Caroline Fohlin
Boston College - Carroll School of Management and Emory University
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short selling ban, liquidity, volatility

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Environmental Externalities of Activism

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 13 Jan 2020
Pat Akey and Ian Appel
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Boston College - Carroll School of Management
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hedge fund activism, industrial pollution, CSR