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

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Scholarly Papers (41)

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
Downloads 18,860 (147)
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corporate governance, ownership, control, takeovers, block holders, boards, investor protection

Death by Pokémon GO: The Economic and Human Cost of Using Apps While Driving

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 21 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2019
Mara Faccio and John J. McConnell
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and Purdue University
Downloads 5,205 (1,536)

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Vehicular Crashes, Cost of Users Playing Pokémon GO While Driving

Death by Pokémon Go: The Economic and Human Cost of Using Apps While Driving

NBER Working Paper No. w24308
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 04 Jun 2018
Mara Faccio and John J. McConnell
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and Purdue University
Downloads 19 (588,936)
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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
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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

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

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Political Connections and Corporate Bailouts

AFA 2006 Boston Meetings Paper
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, Sydney and Purdue University
Downloads 2,044 (7,784)
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Political connections, cronism, bailouts

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Board Composition, Corporate Performance, and the Cadbury Committee Recommendation

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Mar 2005
Jay Dahya and John J. McConnell
Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College - The City University of New York and Purdue University
Downloads 1,974 (8,265)
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Directors, Governance, Cadbury, Performance

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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
Downloads 1,897 (8,854)
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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 1,024 (22,597)
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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 414 (75,663)
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Acquisition, Abandon, Capital allocation, Corporate governance, Media attention, Media tone, Reputational capital

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

Number of pages: 91 Posted: 23 Aug 2006
John J. McConnell
Purdue University
Downloads 1,043 (22,358)
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turn of the month effect, equity return, trading strategy, industry effect

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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
Downloads 987 (23,865)
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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

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Mergers and acquisitions

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 948 (25,263)
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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 868 (29,129)
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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
Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College - The City University of New York and Purdue University
Downloads 818 (31,719)
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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 768 (34,023)
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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
Downloads 23 (561,412)
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Executive stock purchases, firm value, insider ownership

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 704 (38,345)
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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
Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College - The City University of New York, York University - Schulich School of Business and Purdue University
Downloads 675 (41,146)
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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
Downloads 611 (46,975)
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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 602 (47,925)
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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
Downloads 581 (50,227)
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Auction Failures, Auction Rate Securities, ARS

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

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 18 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2018
John J. McConnell and Qianru Qi
Purdue University and Fudan University
Downloads 483 (63,296)
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Disclosure Regulation, CEO Succession Planning, Corporate Governance, Firm Value

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 448 (68,735)
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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

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January Barometer, Return Seasonalities, Asset Pricing, market Returns

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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 - Department of Finance, Drexel University - Department of Finance and Purdue University
Downloads 442 (70,559)
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Board advising, Directors, Board characteristics, Corporate governance, Multinational firm

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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
Downloads 370 (86,976)
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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 158 (202,849)
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corporate control transactions, mergers, acquisitions, investment bank advisors

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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 157 (203,947)
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Media; Human Capital; CEO Retirement; Outside Directorships

Media Partisanship and Fundamental Corporate Decisions

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 21 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2020
April M. Knill, Baixiao Liu and John J. McConnell
Florida State University College of Business, Florida State University and Purdue University
Downloads 99 (290,570)

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Media Slant, Partisanship, Corporate Decision-making

Media Partisanship and Fundamental Corporate Decisions

FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 900
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2020
April M. Knill, Baixiao Liu and John J. McConnell
Florida State University College of Business, Florida State University and Purdue University
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Media Slant, Partisanship, Corporate Decision-making

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Does CEO Succession Planning Create Shareholder Value?

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 16 May 2018 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2018
John J. McConnell and Qianru Qi
Purdue University and Fudan University
Downloads 136 (229,179)

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CEO succession, CEO turnover, proxy statement disclosures

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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 132 (234,768)

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

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Ease-of-processing Heuristics and Asset Prices: Evidence from the Exchange-traded Repo Market in China

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 01 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2020
China Life Asset Management Company Ltd., Florida State University, College of Business, Department of Finance, Florida State University, Purdue University and Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE)
Downloads 81 (327,239)

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Cognitive Biases, Asset Prices, Exchange Repo

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Trade Credit in the Product Market Network

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2019
John J. McConnell, Jing Wang and Liying Wang
Purdue University, University of Nebraska at Lincoln - Department of Finance and University of Nebraska at Lincoln
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Trade credit, Product market network, Industry centrality, Shock propagation

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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
Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College - The City University of New York and Purdue University
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Investment Performance of Credit Risk Transfer Securities (CRTs): The Early Evidence

Posted: 08 Jun 2018
Chao Gao and John J. McConnell
Australian National University, RSFAS and Purdue University

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CRT, Credit Risk Transfer, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Government Sponsored Enterprises, Mortgage Backed Securities

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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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Existing Methods Provide Unreliable Estimates of the Marginal Value of Cash

Posted: 14 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 06 May 2020
University of Nevada, Reno, Purdue University, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee - Department of Finance and Suffolk University - Sawyer School of Management

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Cash; cash policies; value of cash; financial constraints

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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
Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College - The City University of New York, SKKU and Purdue University

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International, Directors, Governance, Valuation, Investor Protection

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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

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

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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
Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College - The City University of New York, 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, affiliation not provided to SSRN, 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
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Purdue University

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