Richard T. Thakor

University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management

Assistant Professor of Finance

19th Avenue South

Minneapolis, MN 55455

United States

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Laboratory for Financial Engineering

100 Main Street, E62-618

Cambridge, MA 02142

United States

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

A Theory of Efficient Short-Termism

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 12 Aug 2016
Richard T. Thakor
University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management
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Short-termism, Internal Governance, Payback, Capital Budgeting, Project Choice

Competition and R&D Financing: Evidence from the Biopharmaceutical Industry

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5140-15
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 25 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2018
Richard T. Thakor and Andrew W. Lo
University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 403 (78,036)
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Healthcare Finance; Pharmaceutical Industry; Biotechnology Industry; Capital Structure; R&D Investments; Competition; Innovation

Competition and R&D Financing Decisions: Theory and Evidence from the Biopharmaceutical Industry

NBER Working Paper No. w20903
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 02 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2015
Richard T. Thakor and Andrew W. Lo
University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Customers and Investors: A Framework for Understanding Financial Institutions

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5137-15
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 05 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 02 May 2016
Robert C. Merton and Richard T. Thakor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management
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Customers, investors, credit risk, financial intermediaries, real-world financial contracts, information-insensitivity, financial crises

Customers and Investors: A Framework for Understanding Financial Institutions

NBER Working Paper No. w21258
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 15 Jun 2015
Robert C. Merton and Richard T. Thakor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management
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Sharing R&D Risk in Healthcare via FDA Hedges

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5194-17
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 03 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2017
Boston College - Carroll School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Chicago, Goldman Sachs and University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management
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Healthcare Finance, R&D Investments, Drug Development, FDA Approval, Idiosyncratic Risk, Risk sharing, Hedging

Sharing R&D Risk in Healthcare Via Fda Hedges

NBER Working Paper No. w23344
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 01 May 2017 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2017
Boston College - Carroll School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Chicago, Goldman Sachs and University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management
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Trust in Lending

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5524-18
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 15 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2019
Richard T. Thakor and Robert C. Merton
University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Trust, Banks, Non-banks, Fintech, Lending, Financial Intermediation, Credit Market, Financial Crisis

Trust in Lending

NBER Working Paper No. w24778
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 13 Jul 2018
Richard T. Thakor and Robert C. Merton
University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Investment Opportunities, Free-Cash-Flow, and the Market Values of Foreign and Domestic Cash Holdings

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2014
Richard T. Thakor
University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management
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Cash Holdings, Repatriation Tax, Free Cash Flow, Investment Opportunities

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Risk and Reward in the Orphan Drug Industry

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5582-18
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 16 Oct 2018
Andrew W. Lo and Richard T. Thakor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management
Downloads 183 (178,746)
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Risk, Return, Index, Biopharmaceutical Industry, Orphan Drugs, Drug Development

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Customers and Investors: A Framework for Understanding the Evolution of Financial Institutions

Journal of Financial Intermediation, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 18 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 17 May 2018
Robert C. Merton and Richard T. Thakor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management
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Customers, Investors, Credit Risk, Financial Intermediaries, Real-World Financial Contracts, Information-Insensitivity

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Optimal Financing for R&D-Intensive Firms

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5240-17
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2018
Richard T. Thakor and Andrew W. Lo
University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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R&D Investments, Innovation, Capital Structure, Cash Holdings, Mechanism Design

Optimal Financing for R&D-Intensive Firms

NBER Working Paper No. w23831
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 18 Sep 2017
Richard T. Thakor and Andrew W. Lo
University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Find and Replace: R&D Investment Following the Erosion of Existing Products

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 19-058
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 17 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2018
Joshua Krieger, Xuelin Li and Richard T. Thakor
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, Carlson School of Management and University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management
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R&D Investments, Drug Development, Product Shocks, M&A, Biopharmaceutical Industry, FDA

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Do Mandatory Disclosure Requirements for Private Firms Increase the Propensity of Going Public?

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 02 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2019
Cyrus Aghamolla and Richard T. Thakor
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities and University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management
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initial public offerings, mandatory disclosure, proprietary cost, innovation

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Liquidity Windfalls and Reallocation: Evidence from Farming and Fracking

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 31 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2018
Richard T. Thakor
University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management
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Misallocation, Reallocation, Productivity, Liquidity, Financial Constraints, Fracking, Agriculture, Small Business Finance, Asset Values

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Sharing R&D Risk in Healthcare via FDA Hedges

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2017-01
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 07 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2017
Boston College - Carroll School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Chicago, Goldman Sachs and University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management
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Healthcare Finance, R&D Investments, Drug Development, FDA Approval, Idiosyncratic Risk, Risk sharing, Hedging

The Effect of Cash Injections: Evidence from the 1980s Farm Debt Crisis

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 May 2017
Nittai Bergman, Rajkamal Iyer and Richard T. Thakor
Tel Aviv University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management
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Financial Crises, Financial Accelerator, Cash-in-the-Market Pricing, Fiscal Multiplier

The Effect of Cash Injections: Evidence from the 1980s Farm Debt Crisis

NBER Working Paper No. w23546
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 26 Jun 2017
Nittai Bergman, Rajkamal Iyer and Richard T. Thakor
Tel Aviv University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management
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Financial Accelerator at Work: Evidence from Corn Fields

NBER Working Paper No. w21086
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 13 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2015
Nittai Bergman, Rajkamal Iyer and Richard T. Thakor
Tel Aviv University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management
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Just How Good an Investment is the Biopharmaceutical Sector?

Nature Biotechnology 35 (12), 1149-1157 (2017)
Posted: 22 May 2018
University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management, Independent, Independent, Independent, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

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Biotechnology, Pharmaceuticals, Drug Development, Health Care Economics, Business Strategy in Drug Development, Risk

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Short-Termism, Managerial Talent, and Firm Value

Forthcoming, The Review of Corporate Finance Studies
Number of pages: 52
Richard T. Thakor
University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management
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Short-termism, Managerial Talent, Wage Contracting, Capital Budgeting, Project Choice, Labor Markets