Jonathan M. Karpoff

University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business

Washington Mutual Endowed Chair in Innovation and Professor of Finance

Box 353226

Seattle, WA 98195-3200

United States

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Scholarly Papers (33)

1.

The Impact of Shareholder Activism on Target Companies: A Survey of Empirical Findings

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 Mar 2006
Jonathan M. Karpoff
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business
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Citation 91

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Shareholder activism

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

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 85, No. 1, 2007, AFA 2005 Philadelphia Meetings
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2017
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
Downloads 3,991 (2,010)
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Boards of Directors, IPOs, Ownership Evolution

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The Cost to Firms of Cooking the Books

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 43, September 2008, 581-612.
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Feb 2005 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2017
Jonathan M. Karpoff, D. Scott Lee and Gerald S. Martin
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, University of Nevada, Las Vegas - Lee Business School and American University - Kogod School of Business
Downloads 3,340 (2,764)
Citation 119

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Financial reporting violations, fraud, financial disclosure, penalties, reputation

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Proxies and Databases in Financial Misconduct Research

Accounting Review, Forthcoming, Georgetown McDonough School of Business Research Paper No. 2811778
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 16 Feb 2017
Jonathan M. Karpoff, Allison Koester, D. Scott Lee and Gerald S. Martin
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, Georgetown University, University of Nevada, Las Vegas - Lee Business School and American University - Kogod School of Business
Downloads 3,332 (2,776)
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financial misconduct, restatements, securities class action lawsuits, AAERs

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Internal Corporate Governance, CEO Turnover, and Earnings Management

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), 2012 (104), 44-69.
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 22 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2013
Sonali Hazarika, Jonathan M. Karpoff and Rajarishi Nahata
Zicklin School of Business, Department of Economics and Finance, Baruch College - The City University of New York, University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and City University of New York, Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business - Department of Economics and Finance
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Management turnover, earnings management, corporate governance

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Short Sellers and Financial Misconduct

Journal of Finance, Vol. 65, No. 5 (October 2010), pp. 1879-1913, AFA 2008 San Francisco Meetings Paper, EFA 2008 Athens Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 06 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2017
Jonathan M. Karpoff and Xiaoxia Lou
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics
Downloads 1,944 (6,920)
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Short sales, financial misrepresentation, market efficiency, information

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Foreign Bribery: Incentives and Enforcement

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 22 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2017
Jonathan M. Karpoff, D. Scott Lee and Gerald S. Martin
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, University of Nevada, Las Vegas - Lee Business School and American University - Kogod School of Business
Downloads 1,797 (7,973)
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Bribery, FCPA, penalties, financial misrepresentation, fraud

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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
Downloads 1,757 (8,246)
Citation 113

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Initial Public Offerings, Takeover Defenses, Acquisitions

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The Legal Penalties for Financial Misrepresentation

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 29 Sep 2006
Jonathan M. Karpoff, D. Scott Lee and Gerald S. Martin
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, University of Nevada, Las Vegas - Lee Business School and American University - Kogod School of Business
Downloads 1,690 (8,773)
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Fraud, penalties, Securities and Exchange Commission, financial misrepresentation

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Short Selling and Earnings Management: A Controlled Experiment

Journal of Finance, Vol 71, No. 3 (June 2016), pp. 1251-1294
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 29 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2017
Vivian W. Fang, Allen Huang and Jonathan M. Karpoff
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Accounting, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology - Department of Accounting and University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business
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Regulation SHO, Pilot Program, Short Selling, Earnings Management, Fraud Discovery, Price Efficiency

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The Consequences to Managers for Financial Misrepresentation

Journal of Financial Economics, 88, May 2008, 193-215.
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 11 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2012
Jonathan M. Karpoff, D. Scott Lee and Gerald S. Martin
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, University of Nevada, Las Vegas - Lee Business School and American University - Kogod School of Business
Downloads 1,455 (11,192)
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Management turnover, CEO turnover, financial misrepresentation, fraud, penalties, Securities and Exchange Commission

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The Reputational Penalties for Environmental Violations: Empirical Evidence

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 68 (October 2005), pp. 653-675
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2017
Jonathan M. Karpoff, John R. Lott and Eric W. Wehrly
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, Crime Prevention Research Center and Western Washington University
Downloads 1,259 (14,057)
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Environmental violations, corporate misconduct, legal penalties, reputation costs

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Institutional and Legal Context in Natural Experiments: The Case of State Antitakeover Laws

Journal of Finance, 73(2), 657-714, April 2018
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 11 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2018
Jonathan M. Karpoff and Michael D. Wittry
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and University of Washington - Department of Finance and Business Economics
Downloads 1,242 (14,386)
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Antitakeover laws, business combination laws, takeover defenses, natural experiments, test identification

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On the Determinants and Importance of Punitive Damage Awards

Journal of Law & Economics, Vol. 42, pp. 527-573, 1999
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 07 Jun 2001 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2008
Jonathan M. Karpoff and John R. Lott
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and Crime Prevention Research Center
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Financial Reporting Fraud and Other Forms of Misconduct: A Multidisciplinary Review of the Literature

Review of Accounting Studies, 2018, Vol 23(2), 732-783, Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 17-87
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 22 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 25 May 2018
Columbia Business School - Accounting, Business Law & Taxation, Ohio State University (OSU) - Fisher College of Business, Duke University School of Law, University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and University of Southern California - Leventhal School of Accounting
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Financial reporting, fraud, misconduct, irregularities, misreporting, misrepresentation

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Thirty Years of Shareholder Activism: A Survey of Empirical Research

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 44, June 2017, pp. 405-424
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 May 2015 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2017
Matthew Denes, Jonathan M. Karpoff and Victoria McWilliams
Carnegie Mellon University - Tepper School of Business, University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and Villanova University
Downloads 960 (21,246)
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Shareholder activism, hedge fund activism

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Do Takeover Defense Indices Measure Takeover Deterrence?

Review of Financial Studies (July 2017) 30 (7): 2359-2412
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 22 May 2015 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2017
Jonathan M. Karpoff, Robert J. Schonlau and Eric W. Wehrly
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, Miami University - Farmer School of Business and Western Washington University
Downloads 877 (24,235)

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Antitakeover provisions, takeover defenses, G-index, E-index, acquisitions

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The Bonding Hypothesis of Takeover Defenses: Evidence from IPO Firms

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), 117 (2) (August 2015), pp. 307-332
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2017
William C. Johnson, Jonathan M. Karpoff and Sangho Yi
Suffolk University - Sawyer School of Management, University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and Sogang University
Downloads 851 (25,296)
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antitakeover provisions, governance, firm value, initial public offerings

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Do Pills Poison Operating Performance?

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 12, 2006, pp. 536-559
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 May 2002 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2017
Jonathan M. Karpoff and Morris G. Danielson
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and Saint Joseph's University - Department of Finance
Downloads 831 (26,196)
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poison pills, operating performance

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Corporate Governance and Shareholder Initiatives: Empirical Evidence

Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 42, pp. 365-395, 1996
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Jul 1996 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2011
Jonathan M. Karpoff, Paul H. Malatesta and Ralph A. Walkling
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
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Public Versus Private Initiative in Arctic Exploration: The Effects of Incentives and Organizational Structure

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 107, No. 4 (February 2001), pp. 38-78.
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 09 May 2000 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2017
Jonathan M. Karpoff
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business
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The Lifecycle Effects of Firm Takeover Defenses

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 13 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2018
William C. Johnson, Jonathan M. Karpoff and Sangho Yi
Suffolk University - Sawyer School of Management, University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and Sogang University
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Takeover defenses, antitakeover provisions, bonding, entrenchment, lifecycle

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Defense Procurement: Fraud, Penalties, and Contractor Influence

Journal of Political Economy, 107, August 1999, 809-842.
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Dec 1998 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2017
Jonathan M. Karpoff, D. Scott Lee and Valaria P. Vendrzyk
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, University of Nevada, Las Vegas - Lee Business School and Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University - Department of Accounting and Information Systems
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Lockup Agreements in Seasoned Equity Offerings: Evidence of Optimal Contracting

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), 110 (2013), pp. 607-626
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 01 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2017
Jonathan M. Karpoff, Gemma Lee and Ronald W. Masulis
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, Kyung Hee University and University of New South Wales - Australian School of Business
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seasoned equity offerings, lockups, information asymmetry

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Information Precision, Transaction Costs, and Trading Volume

Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 28, No. 6, 2004
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 29 Oct 1997 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2017
Orie E. Barron and Jonathan M. Karpoff
Pennsylvania State University and University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business
Downloads 297 (95,246)
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Shareholder Perks, Ownership Structure, and Firm Value

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 09 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2018
Jonathan M. Karpoff, Robert J. Schonlau and Katsushi Suzuki
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, Miami University - Farmer School of Business and Hitotsubashi University - Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy
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Shareholder perks, investor base, share liquidity, cost of capital

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Which Antitakeover Provisions Matter?

Number of pages: 77 Posted: 17 Mar 2018
Jonathan M. Karpoff, Robert J. Schonlau and Eric W. Wehrly
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, Miami University - Farmer School of Business and Western Washington University
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Antitakeover Provisions, Governance Provisions, Takeover Defenses, G-Index, E-Index, Acquisitions

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The Trust Triangle: Three Related Areas of Empirical Finance Research

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 31 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2018
Quentin Dupont and Jonathan M. Karpoff
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business
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Trust, accountability, opportunism, fraud, reputation, culture

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Data Appendix for The Lifecycle Effects of Firm Takeover Defenses

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 25 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2017
William C. Johnson, Jonathan M. Karpoff and Sangho Yi
Suffolk University - Sawyer School of Management, University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and Sogang University
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Takeover defenses, antitakeover provisions, bonding, entrenchment, lifecycle

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Online Appendix for The Lifecycle Effects of Takeover Defenses

Number of pages: 96 Posted: 25 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2018
William C. Johnson, Jonathan M. Karpoff and Sangho Yi
Suffolk University - Sawyer School of Management, University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and Sogang University
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Takeover defenses, antitakeover provisions, bonding, entrenchment, lifecycle

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The Grey Areas of Firm Behavior: An Economic Perspective

Socio-Economic Review, Vol. 12 (January 2014), pp. 167-176.
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 Jun 2017
Jonathan M. Karpoff
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business
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Invisible hand, externalities, social welfare

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State Takeover Legislation and Share Values: The Wealth Effects of Pennsylvania's Act 36

Posted: 14 Sep 1999
Jonathan M. Karpoff and Paul H. Malatesta
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business

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Management Turnover and Corporate Governance Changes Following the Revelation of Fraud

Journal of Law and Economics, April 1999
Posted: 02 Dec 1998
Anup Agrawal, Jeffrey F. Jaffe and Jonathan M. Karpoff
University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration, University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department and University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business

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