Michael Bradley

Duke University - Fuqua School of Business

F.M. Kirby Professor of Investment Banking and Professor of Law

Box 90120

Durham, NC 27708-0120

United States

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Citation 194

The Structure and Pricing of Corporate Debt Covenants

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 04 Dec 2003
Michael Bradley and Michael R. Roberts
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and The Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Keywords: Bond Covenants, Costly Contracting hypothesis, Bank Loans, Corporate Debt, Agency Costs, Simultaneity

The Structure and Pricing of Corporate Debt Covenants

6th Annual Texas Finance Festival
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 31 Aug 2004
Michael Bradley and Michael R. Roberts
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and The Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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The Purposes and Accountability of the Corporation in Contemporary Society: Corporate Governance at a Crossroads

Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 62, No. 3, Summer 1999
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 14 Jun 2000
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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Acquisitions and Performance: A Re-Assessment of the Evidence

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 18 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2009
Michael Bradley and Anant K. Sundaram
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
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Mergers, acquisitions, public targets, non-public targets, acquirer strategy

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Inflation and the Constant-Growth Valuation Model: A Clarification

Simon School of Business Working Paper No. FR 03-04
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 10 Feb 2003
Michael Bradley and Gregg A. Jarrell
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and University of Rochester - Simon School
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Valuation, Inflation, WACC

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Collective Action Clauses for the Eurozone: An Empirical Analysis

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 24 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 25 Dec 2014
Michael Bradley and Mitu Gulati
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and University of Virginia School of Law
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Costly Communication, Shareholder Activism, and Limits to Arbitrage

AFA 2007 Chicago Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 07 Nov 2005
Michael Bradley, Alon Brav, Itay Goldstein and Wei Jiang
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School - Finance Department and Emory University Goizueta Business School
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Limits to Arbitrage, Communication, Shareholder Activism, Closed-End Funds

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The Emergence of Shareholder Value in the German Corporation

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 14 Nov 2003
Michael Bradley and Anant K. Sundaram
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
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Corporate Governance, Shareholder Value, Germany, Corporate Goals

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Corporate Governance and the Cost of Debt: Evidence from Director Limited Liability and Indemnification Provisions

Journal of Corporate Finance, 2011, vol. 17, issue 1, p83-107
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 20 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2014
Michael Bradley and Dong Chen
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and University of Baltimore
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limited liability provision, indemnification, corporate governance, cost of debt, risk taking, board of directors

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The Market Reaction to Legal Shocks and Their Antidotes: Lessons from the Sovereign Debt Market

Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Paper No. 211
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 29 May 2008
Michael Bradley, James D. Cox and Mitu Gulati
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Duke University School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
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Citation 1

Lawyers: Gatekeepers of the Sovereign Debt Market?

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper No. 2178487
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 21 Nov 2012
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Duke University and University of Virginia School of Law
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Lawyers: Gatekeepers of the Sovereign Debt Market?

International Review of Law and Economics, Forthcoming, Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper No. 162
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 30 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 25 Dec 2014
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Duke University and University of Virginia School of Law
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Lawyers, Gatekeepers, Reputational Intermediaries, Sovereign Debt

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A Sovereign's Cost of Capital: Go Foreign or Stay Local

Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2015-50
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2016
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Duke University - Graduate School and University of Virginia School of Law
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bond pricing, financial economics, sovereign debt, contracts

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Activist Arbitrage: A Study of Open-Ending Attempts of Closed-End Funds

Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 95, No. 1, pp. 1-19, 2008
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Oct 2011
Michael Bradley, Alon Brav, Itay Goldstein and Wei Jiang
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School - Finance Department and Emory University Goizueta Business School
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Does Board Independence Reduce the Cost of Debt?

Financial Management, Volume 44, Issue 1, Pages 1–239, Spring 2015
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 06 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2016
Michael Bradley and Dong Chen
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and University of Baltimore
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corporate governance, Sarbanes-Oxley Act, board independence, risk-taking, credit condition, leverage, bondholder/shareholder conflict, cost of debt, propensity score

Pricing Sovereign Debt: Foreign versus Local Parameters

Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2017-58
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Sep 2017
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Duke University School of Law, Duke University and University of Virginia School of Law
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Contracts, Pricing, Bonds, Sovereign Debt, Efficient Markets

Pricing Sovereign Debt: Foreign Versus Local Parameters

European Financial Management, Vol. 24, Issue 2, pp. 261-297, 2018
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 07 Mar 2018
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Duke University School of Law, Duke University and University of Virginia School of Law
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contracts, asset pricing, bonds, sovereign debt, currency risk, governing law

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Expected Inflation and the Constant-Growth Valuation Model

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 20, Issue 2, pp. 66-78, Spring 2008
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 15 Aug 2008
Michael Bradley and Gregg A. Jarrell
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and University of Rochester - Simon School
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The Impact of Issuing Foreign Debt on Maturity

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2022-37, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2022-09
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 26 May 2022
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Duke University and University of Virginia School of Law
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maturity, sovereign bonds, foreign versus local

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Dividend Policy and Cash Flow Uncertainty

Posted: 24 Oct 1998
Michael Bradley, Dennis R. Capozza and Paul J. Sequin
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Nonlinear Business Cycle Dynamics: Cross-Country Evidence on the Persistence of Aggregate Shocks

Economic Inquiry, Volume XXXV, Number 3, July 1997
Posted: 25 Mar 1998
Michael Bradley and Dennis W. Jansen
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and Texas A&M University - Department of Economics

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A Re-Examination of the Effect of the 1978 Bankruptcy Reform Act on the Wealth of Corporate Stockholders

Posted: 15 May 1997
Michael Bradley
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business

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Dividend Policy Revisited: The Role of Cash Flow Uncertainty

Posted: 09 Sep 1996
Michael Bradley, Dennis R. Capozza and Paul J. Seguin
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management

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Insider Trading, Outside Search and Resource Allocation: Why Firms and Society May Disagree on Insider Trading Restrictions

REVIEW OF FINANCIAL STUDIES Volume 7, Number 3, 1994
Posted: 30 May 1994
Naveen Khanna, Steve L. Slezak and Michael Bradley
Michigan State University, University of Cincinnati - Department of Finance - Real Estate and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business

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