James S. Ang

Florida State University

Professor

College of Business

Tallahassee, FL 32306-1042

United States

Florida State University - College of Law

425 W. Jefferson Street

Tallahassee, FL 32306

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (57)

1.

Analyst Forecasts and Stock Returns

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 06 Jun 2001
James S. Ang and Stephen John Ciccone
Florida State University and University of New Hampshire - Department of Accounting & Finance
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Analysts, Analyst forecasts, Earnings forecasts, Stock returns, Information asymmetry, Return factors, Asset pricing models

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Agency Costs and Ownership Structure

Journal of Finance, Vol. 55, No. 1, February 2000
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2008
James S. Ang, Rebel A. Cole and James W Lin
Florida State University, Florida Atlantic University and Montana State University - Bozeman - College of Business
Downloads 2,055 (9,419)
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agency costs, bank monitoring, ownership structure,

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Evaluating Long-Horizon Event Study Methodology

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Jun 2011
James S. Ang and Shaojun Zhang
Florida State University and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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Bootstrap, Long-horizon event study, Skewness-adjusted t-test, Simulation, Weighted least-squares regression

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Direct Evidence on the Market-Driven Acquisitions Theory

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 16 Apr 2003
James S. Ang and Yingmei Cheng
Florida State University and Florida State University - College of Business
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Market-driven acquisitions theory; acquirers and targets; post-merger long-term return

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International Differences in Analyst Forecast Properties

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 02 Jul 2001
James S. Ang and Stephen John Ciccone
Florida State University and University of New Hampshire - Department of Accounting & Finance
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Analyst forecasts, transparency, corporate governance

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100 Research Ideas: Extending the Frontiers of Research in Corporate Finance

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Apr 2019
James S. Ang
Florida State University
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research topics, corporate finance, markets and institutions, multidisciplinary research

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The Role of Social Media in Corporate Governance

The Accounting Review, forthcoming, HKUST Business School Research Paper No. 2020-003 (also appears in Emerging Finance and Financial Practices eJournal)
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 09 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2021
James S. Ang, Charles Hsu, Di Tang and Chaopeng Wu
Florida State University, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics and Xiamen University - School of Management
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social media, corporate governance, acquisitions, wisdom of crowds

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Good Apples, Bad Apples: Sorting Among Chinese Companies Traded in the US

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2014
James S. Ang, Zhiqian Jiang and Chaopeng Wu
Florida State University, Xiamen University - School of Management and Xiamen University - School of Management
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financial fraud; overseas listing; reverse merger; U.S.-listed Chinese companies

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Financial Innovations and Market Efficiency: The Case of Single Stock Futures

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Jun 2004
James S. Ang and Yingmei Cheng
Florida State University and Florida State University - College of Business
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Single stock futures, large returns, market efficiency

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Does Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights Matter in China? Evidence from Financing and Investment Choices in the High Tech Industry

AFA 2011 Denver Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2010
James S. Ang, Chaopeng Wu and Yingmei Cheng
Florida State University, Xiamen University and Florida State University - College of Business
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External financing, R&D investment

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Behavioral vs. Traditional Corporate Finance: An Unabashed Critical Review

FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 889, FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper No. 18-6
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Sep 2018
James S. Ang
Florida State University
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Corporate finance, behavioral finance, dividends, capital structure, corporate investments.

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Finance and Politics: Special Interest Group Influence During the Nationalization and Privatization of Conrail

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 06 Dec 2000
James S. Ang and Carol Marie Boyer
Florida State University and Long Island University CW Post
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special interest groups, politics, nationalization, privatization.

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Outside and Inside Hired CEOs: A Performance Surprise

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 08 Nov 2009
James S. Ang and Gregory Leo Nagel
Florida State University and Middle Tennessee State University
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CEO turnover, firm performance, labor market demand, executive retention

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The Role of Technological Synergy in Mergers and Acquisitions

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Mar 2012
James S. Ang and Chaopeng Wu
Florida State University and Xiamen University - School of Management
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Technological Synergy, Mergers and Acquisitions

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Single Stock Futures: Selection for Listing and Trading Volume

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Apr 2004
James S. Ang and Yingmei Cheng
Florida State University and Florida State University - College of Business
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Clawing Back Executive Compensation

Midwest Finance Association 2013 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 02 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2013
James S. Ang, Yingmei Cheng and Sarah Fulmer
Florida State University, Florida State University - College of Business and Florida State University - Department of Finance
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Dodd-Frank, Clawback, Executive Compensation

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Fire Sale Acquisitions: Myth vs. Reality

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 22 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2009
James S. Ang and Nathan Mauck
Florida State University and University of Missouri - Kansas City
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Fire sale, mergers and acquisitions, financial crisis, firm distress, behavioral corporate finance

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Does Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights Matter? Evidence from Financing and Investment Choices in the High Tech Industry

FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper No. 09-12
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 12 Mar 2009
James S. Ang, Yingmei Cheng and Chaopeng Wu
Florida State University, Florida State University - College of Business and Xiamen University
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The Financial Outcome of Hiring a CEO from Outside the Firm

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 11 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2011
James S. Ang and Gregory Leo Nagel
Florida State University and Middle Tennessee State University
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CEO Turnover, Firm Performance, Labor Market Demand, Compensation

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Toward a Corporate Finance Theory for the Entrepreneurial Firm.

FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 872
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 06 Mar 2018
James S. Ang
Florida State University
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corporate finance, entrepreneurial firms, venture capital, capital structure

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Political Connection and Firm Value

Massey U. College of Business Research Paper No. 31
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Sep 2011
James S. Ang, David K. Ding and Tiong Yang Thong
Florida State University, Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business and Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business
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Political connection, corporate governance, firm value, Singapore

Political Connection and Firm Value

Asian Development Review 30:2
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Apr 2016
James S. Ang, David K. Ding and Tiong Yang Thong
Florida State University, Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business and Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business
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political connection, corporate governance, firm value, Singapore

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The Role of Owner in Capital Structure Decisions: An Analysis of Single-Owner Corporations

Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance 14, 1-36
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 09 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2013
James S. Ang, Rebel A. Cole and Dan Lawson
Florida State University, Florida Atlantic University and Gonzaga University
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capital structure, small business, personal risk characteristics, SSBF

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Clawing Back Executive Compensation: Will Dodd-Frank Matter?

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 17 Mar 2012
James S. Ang, Yingmei Cheng and Sarah Fulmer
Florida State University, Florida State University - College of Business and Florida State University
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Dodd-Frank, Clawback, Executive Compensation

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Does Familiarity with Business Segments Affect CEOs' Divestment Decisions?

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 02 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2014
James S. Ang, Abe de Jong and Marieke van der Poel
Florida State University, Monash University and Erasmus University - Rotterdam School of Management
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Divestments, Familiarity, CEO work experience, CEO selection

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A Critical Long View of Capital Markets and Institutions: Realized Returns from Corporate Assets, 1950-2003

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Mar 2006
James S. Ang, Gregory Leo Nagel and Jun Yang
Florida State University, Middle Tennessee State University and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Finance
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Realized returns, long-term performance

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Finance and Politics: The Wealth Effects of Special Interest Group Influence During the Nationalization and Privatization of Conrail

Cambridge Journal of Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 Apr 2006
James S. Ang and Carol Marie Boyer
Florida State University and Long Island University CW Post
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Political economy, Privatization

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The Role of Social Capital and Cultural Biases in Finance: The Investment Behavior of Foreign High Tech Firms

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 18 Mar 2010
James S. Ang, Yingmei Cheng and Chaopeng Wu
Florida State University, Florida State University - College of Business and Xiamen University
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Foreign direct investment, R&D investment, Social caqpital, Cultural bias

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Decoupling by Clienteles and by Time in the Financial Markets: The Case of Two-Stage Stock-Financed Mergers

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 25, 2014
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2014
James S. Ang, Gonul Colak and Tai-Wei Zhang
Florida State University, Hanken School of Economics and Ming Chuan University
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decoupling hypothesis; market segmentation; mergers and acquisitions; method of payment; SEO/IPO; use of proceeds

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Investing with Strangers: Do Business with Whom You Can Trust

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 17 Mar 2012
James S. Ang, Yingmei Cheng and Chaopeng Wu
Florida State University, Florida State University - College of Business and Xiamen University
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social capital, joint ventures, foreign investment, R&D

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The Endogeneity of Information Asymmetry and Corporate Financing Decisions

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 12 Mar 2007
James S. Ang and Yingmei Cheng
Florida State University and Florida State University - College of Business
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endogeneity of information asymmetry, corporate communication, seasoned equity offerings, issuing costs

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Financial Innovations and Market Efficiency: The Case for Single Stock Futures

Journal of Applied Finance, Vol. 15, No. 1, Spring/Summer 2005
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 20 Aug 2005
James S. Ang and Yingmei Cheng
Florida State University and Florida State University - College of Business
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Transferable Skills vs. Homecourt Advantage: A Comparison of Real Asset Performance by Externally and Internally Hired CEOs

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 11 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2018
James S. Ang and Gregory Leo Nagel
Florida State University and Middle Tennessee State University
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CEO, Performance, Turnover, Firm specific skills, general skills, labor market

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The Effect of CEO Hiring Source on Total Cash Flow

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 11 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 22 May 2012
James S. Ang and Gregory Leo Nagel
Florida State University and Middle Tennessee State University
Downloads 100 (329,688)
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CEO turnover, firm performance, labor market demand, compensation

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Cross-Border Opportunity Sets: An International Empirical Study Based on Ownership Types

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 02 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2014
James S. Ang, April M. Knill and Nathan Mauck
Florida State University, Florida State University College of Business and University of Missouri - Kansas City
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International, Mergers and Acquisitions, Government ownership

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The Role of Social Capital and Cultural Biases in the Investment Behavior of Foreign High-Tech Firms

Number of pages: 75 Posted: 19 Mar 2011
James S. Ang, Yingmei Cheng and Chaopeng Wu
Florida State University, Florida State University - College of Business and Xiamen University
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Social capital, foreign investment

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What Premiums Do Target Shareholders Expect? Explaining Negative Returns Upon Offer Announcements

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2015
James S. Ang and Ahmad Ismail
Florida State University and American University of Beirut
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Takeovers, Prospect Theory, behavioral bias, disappointment

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How Do Firms Value Debt Capacity? Evidence from Mergers and Acquisitions

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 15 Nov 2018
James S. Ang, Mai Daher, Mai Daher and Ahmad Ismail
Florida State University, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)American University of Beirut and American University of Beirut
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acquisitions; optimal leverage; market timing; premium, debt capacity

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Manager Divestment in Leveraged Buyouts

European Financial Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 Jul 2013
Florida State University, Florida State University - College of Business and University of New Mexico
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Leveraged Buyout, Private Equity, Agency Costs

Manager Divestment in Leveraged Buyouts

European Financial Management, Vol. 20, Issue 3, pp. 462-493, 2014
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Jun 2014
Florida State University, Florida State University - College of Business and University of New Mexico - Robert O. Anderson Schools of Management
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leveraged buyouts, private equity, agency costs, earnings management, buyout pricing, buyout premium, buyout performance

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Essentials of Corporate Arbitrage for the Financial Manager

Journal of Applied Finance (Formerly Financial Practice and Education), Vol. 20, No. 2, 2010
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 24 Nov 2015
James S. Ang and David Weaver
Florida State University and Florida State University, Department of Finance, Students
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Individual Charitable Donation and Household Spending

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Sep 2013
James S. Ang and Jimmy Zhang
Florida State University and Independent
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charitable contributions, household allocation, stock market, real estate

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Job Security and CEO Compensation

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 09 Oct 2020
James S. Ang and Wei Chen
Florida State University and Fuzhou Institute of Technology
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CEO compensation, job security, risk aversion

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Is A Better than B? How Affect Influences the Marketing and Pricing of Financial Securities

Financial Analysts Journal, 2010, 66 (6), 40-54, November/December
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 16 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 22 May 2019
James S. Ang, Ansley Chua and Danling Jiang
Florida State University, Kansas State University and College of Business, Stony Brook University
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Dual-Class Shares, Affect, Consumer Psychology, Initial Public Offering (IPO), IPO Underpricing, Behavioral Finance, Behavioral Biases, Representativeness and Affect Heuristics

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Order Dynamics during the Flash Crash

Journal of Asset Management (2019) 20:365–383.
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 22 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2020
James S. Ang, Kenneth Hunsader and Shaojun Zhang
Florida State University, University of South Alabama and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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Flash Crash, Herfindahl Index, Market Fragmentation, Order Imbalance

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Maintaining a Flexible Payout Policy in a Mature Industry: The Case of Crown Cork and Seal in the Connelly Era

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 22, Issue 4, pp. 30-44, 2010
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 Jan 2011
Florida State University, University of Richmond - E. Claiborne Robins School of Business, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Georgetown University
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The Unintended Consequences of High Expectations and Pressure on New CEOs

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 40, Issue 3-4, pp. 501-526, 2013
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 26 Apr 2013
Kevin Krieger and James S. Ang
University of West Florida and Florida State University
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CEO performance, pressure, expectations

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Alternative Formulas to Compute Implied Standard Deviation

Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets and Policies, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 159-176, 2009
Posted: 12 Oct 2009
James S. Ang, Gwoduan David Jou and Tsong-Yue Lai
Florida State University, affiliation not provided to SSRN and California State University-Fullerton, Department of Finance

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Implied volatility, options, option pricing model, implied standard deviation, Taylor formula

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The Take-Over Market for Privately Held Companies: The Us Experience

Cambridge Journal of Economics, Vol. 25, pp. 723-748, 2001
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
James S. Ang and Ninon Kohers
Florida State University and University of South Florida - College of Business Administration

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Mergers, Take-overs, US privately held firms

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Direct Evidence on the Market-Driven Acquisition Theory

Posted: 15 Apr 2005
James S. Ang and Yingmei Cheng
Florida State University and Florida State University - College of Business

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Mergers and acquisitions, stock valuation

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Single Stock Futures: Listing Selection and Trading Volume

Posted: 21 Feb 2005
James S. Ang and Yingmei Cheng
Florida State University and Florida State University - College of Business

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Efficient Labor and Capital Markets: Evidence from CEO Appointments

Financial Management, Vol. 32, No. 2, Summer 2003
Posted: 22 Jun 2003
James S. Ang, Beni Lauterbach and Joseph D. Vu
Florida State University, Bar-Ilan University - Graduate School of Business Administration and DePaul University - Department of Finance

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Firm Transparency and the Costs of Going Public

Posted: 10 Oct 2000
James S. Ang and James C. Brau
Florida State University and Brigham Young University

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Earnouts in Mergers: Agreeing to Disagree and Agreeing to Stay

Posted: 09 Jul 2000
Ninon Kohers and James S. Ang
University of South Florida - College of Business Administration and Florida State University

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Compensation and Performance: The Case of Japanese Managers and Directors

Posted: 04 Aug 1999
James S. Ang and Richard L. Constand
Florida State University and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Do Securities Markets Respond to Earnings Paths? A Case for Low-Balling

Posted: 10 Oct 1998
John C. Alexander and James S. Ang
Clemson University and Florida State University

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Taxes and Security Design: A Public Finance Rationale for Tax Differentiated Corporate Securities

ADVANCES IN FINANCIAL ECONOMICS, Vol. 2
Posted: 16 Jun 1998
James S. Ang and John A. Cole
Florida State University and North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University - School of Business & Economics

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Contestability and Pay Differential in the Executive Suites

European Financial Management
Posted: 20 Jan 1998
James S. Ang, Shmuel Hauser and Beni Lauterbach
Florida State University, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - School of Management and Bar-Ilan University - Graduate School of Business Administration

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Personal Bankruptcy Costs: Their Relevance and Some Estimates

Financial Services Review, Vol. 6, No. 2
Posted: 12 Jan 1998
James S. Ang and Ali M. Fatemi
Florida State University and DePaul University - Department of Finance

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Other Papers (2)

Total Downloads: 916
1.

Choosing Benchmarks and Test Statistics for Long Horizon Event Study

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 18 Mar 2002
James S. Ang and Shaojun Zhang
Florida State University and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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Abnormal return, Bootstrap, Event study, Long Horizon

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Forward-Looking Information and Stock Price Around Earnings Announcement

Posted: 20 Mar 2005
James S. Ang and Shaojun Zhang
Florida State University and Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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Analyst forecast, Earnings announcement, Earnings surprises, Information disclosure, Price response