Laura Casares Field

University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics

Professor of Finance

419 Purnell Hall

Newark, DE 19716

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

The Determinants of Corporate Board Size and Composition: An Empirical Analysis

AFA 2005 Philadelphia Meetings
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 18 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2011
Texas Christian University - M.J. Neeley School of Business, University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics, University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and Wake Forest University
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Citation 181

Abstract:

Boards of Directors, IPOs, Ownership Evolution

2.

Takeover Defenses at IPO Firms

Presented at Tuck-JFE Contemporary Corporate Governance Conference
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 24 Jul 2000
Laura Casares Field and Jonathan M. Karpoff
University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics and University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business
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Citation 115

Abstract:

initial public offerings, antitakeover provisions, dual class shares, acquisitions

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Citation 113

The Expiration of IPO Share Lockups

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Feb 2000
Laura Casares Field and Gordon R. Hanka
University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
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Citation 113

Abstract:

The Expiration of IPO Share Lockups

Journal of Finance
Posted: 02 Oct 2000
Laura Casares Field and Gordon R. Hanka
University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance

Abstract:

Initial public offerings, market efficiency, downward-sloping demand curves, lock-up agreements, underwriters, venture capitalists

4.

Control Considerations of Newly Public Firms: The Implementation of Antitakeover Provisions and Dual Class Shares Before the IPO

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 22 Feb 1999
Laura Casares Field
University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics
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Citation 7

Abstract:

Does Insider Trading Impair Market Liquidity? Evidence from IPO Lockup Expirations

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Apr 2003
Charles Cao, Laura Casares Field and Gordon R. Hanka
Pennsylvania State University, University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
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Citation 22

Abstract:

Initial Public Offerings, Lockups, Insider Trading

Does Insider Trading Impair Market Liquidity? Evidence from IPO Lockup Expirations

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Forthcoming
Posted: 27 Apr 2003
Charles Cao, Laura Casares Field and Gordon R. Hanka
Pennsylvania State University, University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance

Abstract:

Initial Public Offerings, Lockups, Insider Trading

6.

Institutional Versus Individual Investment in Ipos: The Importance of Firm Fundamentals

AFA 2006 Boston Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 04 Nov 2004
Laura Casares Field and Michelle Lowry
University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics and Drexel University
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Citation 19

Abstract:

Initial public offerings, institutional investors, individual investors, long-run performance

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Citation 18

IPO Underpricing and Outside Blockholdings

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Jun 2003
Laura Casares Field and Dennis P. Sheehan
University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics and Pennsylvania State University
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Citation 18

Abstract:

Initial Public Offering, Underpricing, Blockholdings

IPO Underpricing and Outside Blockholdings

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Posted: 22 Jul 2003
Laura Casares Field and Dennis P. Sheehan
University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics and Pennsylvania State University

Abstract:

Initial Public Offering, Underpricing, Blockholdings

8.

The JOBS Act and IPO Volume: Evidence that Disclosure Costs Affect the IPO Decision

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 116, p. 121-143, 2015
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 28 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2016
Michael Dambra, Laura Casares Field and Matthew Gustafson
SUNY at Buffalo - School of Management, University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics and Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business
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Abstract:

JOBS Act, Initial Public Offering, disclosure, proprietary costs, pre-IPO marketing

9.

Are Busy Boards Detrimental?

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 25 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2012
Laura Casares Field, Michelle Lowry and Anahit Mkrtchyan
University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics, Drexel University and Northeastern University - D’Amore-McKim School of Business
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Citation 10

Abstract:

Corporate governance, IPO, Board of directors, venture capital

10.

Can Managers Time the Market? Evidence Using Repurchase Price Data

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming, Ross School of Business Paper No. 1234
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 23 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 22 May 2014
Amy K. Dittmar and Laura Casares Field
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - The Stephen M. Ross School of Business and University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics
Downloads 272 (73,018)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Repurchases, Market Timing, Valuation, Long Run Performance, Payouts

11.

Takeover Defenses of IPO Firms

Journal of Finance, Vol. 57, No. 5, October 2002
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Jan 2002 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2008
Laura Casares Field and Jonathan M. Karpoff
University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics and University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business
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Citation 115

Abstract:

Initial Public Offerings, Takeover Defenses, Acquisitions

12.

Pre-IPO Communications and Analyst Research: Evidence Surrounding the JOBS Act

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 25 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2016
SUNY at Buffalo - School of Management, University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics, Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business and Pennsylvania State University, Mary Jean and Frank P. Smeal College of Business Administration, Students
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Abstract:

JOBS Act, analysts, earnings forecasts, quiet period, conflict of interest

13.

The Effect of Director Experience on Acquisition Performance

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 16 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2016
Laura Casares Field and Anahit Mkrtchyan
University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics and Northeastern University - D’Amore-McKim School of Business
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Citation 1

Abstract:

corporate governance, board of directors, mergers and acquisitions

14.

Does Disclosure Deter or Trigger Litigation?

Journal of Accounting & Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2011
Laura Casares Field, Michelle Lowry and Susan Shu
University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics, Drexel University and Boston College - Carroll School of Management
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Citation 74

Abstract:

Shareholder litigation, Earnings disclosures, Endogeneity

15.

Do Corporate Managers Know When Their Shares are Undervalued? New Evidence Based on Actual (and Not Just Announced) Stock Buybacks

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 28, Issue 4, pp. 73-85, 2016
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 20 Jan 2017
Amy K. Dittmar and Laura Casares Field
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - The Stephen M. Ross School of Business and University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics
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16.

Contrasts in Governance: Newly Public Firms versus Mature Firms

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 05 Jan 2017
Laura Casares Field and Michelle Lowry
University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics and Drexel University
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Abstract:

IPO, Classified Board, Governance

17.

Does Diversity Pay in the Boardroom?

2nd Annual Financial Institutions, Regulation and Corporate Governance Conference
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 19 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2016
Laura Casares Field, Matthew E. Souther and Adam S. Yore
University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics, University of Missouri at Columbia - Department of Finance and University of Missouri at Columbia - Department of Finance
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Abstract:

Director compensation, Boards of directors, Diversity, Gender, Women, Minorities