John J. McConnell

Purdue University

Emanuel T. Weiler Distinguished Professor of Management

MGMT, KRAN

403 West State St.

West Lafayette, IN 47907-2056

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

35

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Scholarly Papers (35)

1.

International Corporate Governance

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 05/2003; and Tuck-JQFA Contemporary Corporate Governance Issues II Conference
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 30 Jul 2002
Diane K. Denis and John J. McConnell
University of Pittsburgh - Katz School of Business and Purdue University
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Citation 224

Abstract:

corporate governance, ownership, control, takeovers, block holders, boards, investor protection

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Citation 11

Equity Returns at the Turn of the Month

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 18 Jul 2006
Wei Xu and John J. McConnell
HSBC School of Business, Peking University and Purdue University
Downloads 2,543 (3,688)
Citation 11

Abstract:

Equity Returns, seasonaliy, turn-of-the-month

Equity Returns at the Turn of the Month

Financial Analysts Journal, Vol. 64, No. 2, 2008
Posted: 14 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2008
John J. McConnell and Wei Xu
Purdue University and Mathematica Capital Management, LLC

Abstract:

Portfolio Management, Equity Strategies, Equity Investments, Fundamental Analysis and Valuation Models

3.

The Other January Effect

AFA 2006 Boston Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 07 Feb 2005
Michael J. Cooper, John J. McConnell and Alexei V. Ovtchinnikov
University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business, Purdue University and HEC Paris - Finance Department
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Citation 11

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Political Connections and Corporate Bailouts

AFA 2006 Boston Meetings Paper, Journal of Finance, Vol. 61, No. 6, pp. 2597-2635, 2006
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Mar 2005 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2010
Mara Faccio, Ronald W. Masulis and John J. McConnell
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management, University of New South Wales - Australian School of Business and Purdue University
Downloads 1,591 (6,631)
Citation 118

Abstract:

Political connections, cronism, bailouts

5.

Board Composition, Corporate Performance, and the Cadbury Committee Recommendation

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Mar 2005
Jay Dahya and John J. McConnell
City University of New York, CUNY Baruch College, Zicklin School of Business and Purdue University
Downloads 1,276 (9,793)
Citation 41

Abstract:

Directors, Governance, Cadbury, Performance

The Role of the Media in Corporate Governance: Do the Media Influence Managers’ Capital Allocation Decisions?

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 14 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
Baixiao Liu and John J. McConnell
Florida State University and Purdue University
Downloads 890 (20,520)

Abstract:

Acquisition, Abandon, Capital allocation, Corporate governance, Media attention, Media tone, Reputational capital

The Role of the Media in Corporate Governance: Do the Media Influence Managers’ Decisions to Abandon Acquisition Attempts?

AFA 2013 San Diego Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 18 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2012
Baixiao Liu and John J. McConnell
Florida State University and Purdue University
Downloads 349 (70,452)

Abstract:

Acquisition, Abandon, Capital allocation, Corporate governance, Media attention, Media tone, Reputational capital

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Citation 60

Returns to Acquirers of Listed and Unlisted Targets

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 04 Jan 2005
Mara Faccio, John J. McConnell and David Stolin
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management, Purdue University and Toulouse Business School - Economics and Finance
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Citation 60

Abstract:

Mergers and acquisitions

Returns to Acquirers of Listed and Unlisted Targets

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Forthcoming
Posted: 27 Jan 2005
Mara Faccio, David Stolin and John J. McConnell
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management, Toulouse Business School - Economics and Finance and Purdue University

Abstract:

Mergers and acquisitions

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Equity Returns at the Turn of the Month: Trading Strategies and Implications for Investors and Managers

2006 Institute for Quantitative Research in Finance Meetings (Q-Group)
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 23 Aug 2006
John J. McConnell
Purdue University
Downloads 924 (17,856)

Abstract:

turn of the month effect, equity return, trading strategy, industry effect

The Origins and Evolution of the Market for Mortgage-Backed Securities

Annual Review of Financial Economics, Vol. 3, 2011
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 May 2011 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2011
John J. McConnell and Stephen A. Buser
Purdue University and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 835 (22,601)
Citation 1

Abstract:

collateralized mortgage obligations, subprime, mortgage agency

The Origins and Evolution of the Market for Mortgage-Backed Securities

Annual Review of Financial Economics, Vol. 3, pp. 173-192, 2011
Posted: 10 Jan 2012
John J. McConnell and Stephen A. Buser
Purdue University and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance

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Do Institutional Investors Exacerbate Managerial Myopia?

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 Jan 1998
John J. McConnell and Sunil Wahal
Purdue University and Arizona State University (ASU) - Finance Department
Downloads 783 (23,553)
Citation 41

Abstract:

Changes in Equity Ownership and Changes in the Market Value of the Firm

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Nov 2003
John J. McConnell, Henri Servaes and Karl V. Lins
Purdue University, London Business School and University of Utah - Department of Finance
Downloads 745 (26,612)
Citation 32

Abstract:

equity ownership, corporate governance

Changes in Equity Ownership and Changes in the Market Value of the Firm

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4411
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 28 Jun 2004
John J. McConnell, Henri Servaes and Karl V. Lins
Purdue University, London Business School and University of Utah - Department of Finance
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Citation 32
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Executive stock purchases, firm value, insider ownership

12.

Outside Directors and Corporate Board Decisions: A Natural Experiment

AFA 2003 Washington, DC Meetings
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 30 Nov 2002
Jay Dahya and John J. McConnell
City University of New York, CUNY Baruch College, Zicklin School of Business and Purdue University
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Citation 37

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Citation 63

S&P 500 Index Additions and Earnings Expectations

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Nov 2002
Diane K. Denis, John J. McConnell, Alexei V. Ovtchinnikov and Yun Yu
University of Pittsburgh - Katz School of Business, Purdue University, HEC Paris - Finance Department and Wescott Financial Advisory Group LLC
Downloads 678 (30,292)
Citation 63

Abstract:

S&P 500 Index Additions and Earnings Expectations

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Posted: 22 Nov 2002
Diane K. Denis, John J. McConnell, Alexei V. Ovtchinnikov and Yun Yu
University of Pittsburgh - Katz School of Business, Purdue University, HEC Paris - Finance Department and Wescott Financial Advisory Group LLC

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Dominant Shareholders, Corporate Boards and Corporate Value: A Cross-Country Analysis

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 99/2005
Number of pages: 131 Posted: 10 Mar 2006
Jay Dahya, Orlin Dimitrov and John J. McConnell
City University of New York, CUNY Baruch College, Zicklin School of Business, York University - Schulich School of Business and Purdue University
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Citation 57

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Capital Market Imperfections and the Sensitivity of Investment to Stock Prices

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Feb 2005
Alexei V. Ovtchinnikov and John J. McConnell
HEC Paris - Finance Department and Purdue University
Downloads 569 (37,285)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Investment policy, financing policy, capital market imperfections

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Auction Failures and the Market for Auction Rate Securities

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2009
John J. McConnell and Alessio Saretto
Purdue University and University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management - Department of Finance & Managerial Economics
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Citation 9

Abstract:

Auction Failures, Auction Rate Securities, ARS

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Sheltering Corporate Assets from Political Extraction

AFA 2009 San Francisco Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 25 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2009
Lorenzo Caprio, Mara Faccio and John J. McConnell
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano, Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and Purdue University
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Citation 9

Abstract:

What's the Best Way to Trade Using the January Barometer?

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Jul 2009
Michael J. Cooper, John J. McConnell and Alexei V. Ovtchinnikov
University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business, Purdue University and HEC Paris - Finance Department
Downloads 387 (62,351)
Citation 1

Abstract:

January Barometer, return predictability

What's the Best Way to Trade Using the January Barometer?

Journal of Investment Management, 2010
Posted: 14 Nov 2010
Michael J. Cooper, John J. McConnell and Alexei V. Ovtchinnikov
University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business, Purdue University and HEC Paris - Finance Department

Abstract:

January Barometer, Return Seasonalities, Asset Pricing, market Returns

19.

When Do Bidders Gain? The Difference in Returns to Acquirers of Listed and Unlisted Targets

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Dec 2003
Mara Faccio, David Stolin and John J. McConnell
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management, Toulouse Business School - Economics and Finance and Purdue University
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Citation 9

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The Advisory Role of Foreign Directors in U.S. Firms

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 16 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2014
Lalitha Naveen, Naveen D. Daniel and John J. McConnell
Temple University, Drexel University - Department of Finance and Purdue University
Downloads 202 (79,576)

Abstract:

Board advising, Directors, Board characteristics, Corporate governance, Multinational firm

21.

Prior Client Performance and the Choice of Investment Bank Advisors in Corporate Acquisitions

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 11 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2014
Valeriy Sibilkov and John J. McConnell
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee - Department of Finance and Purdue University
Downloads 118 (175,548)
Citation 3

Abstract:

corporate control transactions, mergers, acquisitions, investment bank advisors

22.

The Power of the Pen Reconsidered: The Media, CEO Human Capital, and Corporate Governance

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 05 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2016
Baixiao Liu, John J. McConnell and Wei Xu
Florida State University, Purdue University and Peking University - HSBC School of Business
Downloads 67 (188,616)

Abstract:

Media; Human Capital; CEO Retirement; Outside Directorships

23.

When Is Good News Bad and Vice Versa? The Fortune Rankings of America's Most Admired Companies

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 24 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2017
Yingmei Cheng, Baixiao Liu, John J. McConnell and Aaron Rosenblum
Florida State University - College of Business, Florida State University, Purdue University and Florida State University - Department of Finance
Downloads 22 (224,595)

Abstract:

Corporate Media Ranking; Corporate Value; CEO Compensation; CEO Turnover; Acquisitions

24.

Does Board Independence Matter in Companies with a Controlling Shareholder?

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 21, Issue 1, pp. 67-78, Winter 2009
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 19 May 2009
Jay Dahya and John J. McConnell
City University of New York, CUNY Baruch College, Zicklin School of Business and Purdue University
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Do Investment Banks Have Incentives to Help Clients Make Value‐Creating Acquisitions?

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 28, Issue 3, pp. 103-117, 2016
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 30 Nov 2016
John J. McConnell and Valeriy Sibilkov
Purdue University and University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee - Department of Finance
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26.

Just Talk? CEO Succession Plan Disclosure, Corporate Governance and Firm Value

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 18 Nov 2016
John J. McConnell and Qianru Qi
Purdue University and Fudan University
Downloads 0 (75,543)

Abstract:

Disclosure Regulation, CEO Succession Planning, Corporate Governance, Firm Value

27.

Cash Regimes and the Marginal Value of Cash

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 14 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2017
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Purdue University, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee - Department of Finance and Suffolk University Sawyer Business School
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Abstract:

Cash; cash policies; value of cash; financial constraints

28.

What Determines the Fraction of Board Seats Controlled by the Dominant Shareholder in a Company?

Posted: 09 Jun 2010
Jay Dahya, Orlin Dimitrov and John J. McConnell
City University of New York, CUNY Baruch College, Zicklin School of Business, SKKU and Purdue University

Abstract:

International, Directors, Governance, Valuation, Investor Protection

29.

Predictability of Long-Term Spin-Off Returns

Journal of Investment Management, Vol. 2, No. 3, Third Quarter 2004
Posted: 16 Sep 2004
John J. McConnell and Alexei V. Ovtchinnikov
Purdue University and HEC Paris - Finance Department

Abstract:

Spin-off, long-run event studies, excess stock returns

30.

The Cadbury Committee, Corporate Performance, and Top Management Turnover

Journal of Finance, Vol. 57, pp. 461-483, 2002
Posted: 22 Nov 2003
Jay Dahya, Nickolaos G. Travlos and John J. McConnell
City University of New York, CUNY Baruch College, Zicklin School of Business, University of Surrey and Purdue University

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Does Insider Trading Really Move Stock Prices?

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis
Posted: 26 Mar 1999
Sugato Chakravarty and John J. McConnell
Purdue University and Purdue University

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To Live or Let Die: An Empirical Analysis Of Piecemeal Voluntary Corporate Liquidations, 1971-1991

Posted: 10 Oct 1998
Gayle R. Erwin and John J. McConnell
University of Virginia - McIntire School of Commerce and Purdue University

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Can Takeover Losses Explain Spin-off Gains?

JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL AND QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS, Vol. 30 No. 4, December 1995
Posted: 24 Aug 1998
John J. McConnell, Jeffrey Allen, Scott L. Lummer and Debra K. Reed
Purdue University, Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Edwin L. Cox School of Business, Texas A&M University and Texas A&M University

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Open-Market Share Repurchase Programs and Bid/Ask Spreads on the NYSE: Implications for Corporate Payout Policy

JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL AND QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS, September 1995
Posted: 18 Apr 1998
James D. Miller and John J. McConnell
Smith College - Department of Economics and Purdue University

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The Management Buyout of White Hen Pantry, Inc.

Posted: 07 Jul 1997
Jeffrey Allen and John J. McConnell
Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Edwin L. Cox School of Business and Purdue University

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