Boris Vallee

Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

Assistant Professor

Boston, MA 02163

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

15

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Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

Catering to Investors through Security Design: Headline Rate and Complexity

Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2017, Volume 132, Issue 3, Pages 1469–1508
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 05 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2019
Claire Celerier and Boris Vallee
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 911 (36,670)
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Household Finance, Financial Literacy, Complexity

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FinTech Lending and Cashless Payments

Proceedings of Paris December 2021 Finance Meeting EUROFIDAI - ESSEC
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 12 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2022
Pulak Ghosh, Boris Vallee and Yao Zeng
Indian Institute of Management (IIMB), Bangalore, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
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FinTech, lending, payments, verifiability, data sharing, open banking.

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Marketplace Lending: A New Banking Paradigm?

Paris December 2018 Finance Meeting EUROFIDAI - AFFI
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 04 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2019
Boris Vallee and Yao Zeng
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
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Marketplace lending, screening, sophisticated investors, adverse selection

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The Political Economy of Financial Innovation: Evidence from Local Governments

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 30 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2017
Christophe Pérignon and Boris Vallee
HEC Paris - Finance Department and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
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Financial innovation, Political cycle, Herding, Structured debt

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Citation 1

Complexity in Loan Contracts

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 09 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 09 May 2022
Victoria Ivashina and Boris Vallee
Harvard University and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
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Leveraged Loans; Loan contracts; Covenants; Carve-out; Basket; Creditor Governance; LBO

Weak Credit Covenants

NBER Working Paper No. w27316
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 09 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2022
Victoria Ivashina and Boris Vallee
Harvard University and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
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The Labor Market Effects of Loan Guarantee Programs

Proceedings of Paris December 2019 Finance Meeting EUROFIDAI - ESSEC
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 27 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2021
HEC ParisHEC Paris, Bocconi University, Bocconi University and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
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Loan Guarantees, Financial Frictions, Labor Market, Employment Trajectory

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Returns to Talent and the Finance Wage Premium

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 10 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2019
Claire Celerier and Boris Vallee
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
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Finance, Compensation, Talent, Wage Distribution, Wage Structure, Superstars

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Contingent Capital Trigger Effects: Evidence from Liability Management Exercises

HEC Paris Research Paper No. FIN-2013-1014
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2019
Boris Vallee
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
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Contingent Capital, Financial Distress, Debt Overhang, Financial Institutions

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What Drives the Finance Academia Wage Premium?

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 01 Oct 2021
Claire Celerier, Boris Vallee and Alexey Vasilenko
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Finance wage premium, Finance academia.

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Can Security Design Foster Household Risk-Taking?

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 188 Posted: 02 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2022
EDHEC Business School - Department of Economics & Finance, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Finance and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
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Behavioral biases, capital guarantee product, household finance, risk-taking, security design.

Can Security Design Foster Household Risk-Taking?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14955
Number of pages: 111 Posted: 29 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2020
EDHEC Business School - Department of Economics & Finance, University of Toronto, Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Finance and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
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behavioral biases, capital guarantee product, household finance, risk-taking, security design

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Fintech to the (Worker) Rescue: Earned Wage Access and Employee Retention

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 Apr 2022
Jose Murillo, Boris Vallee and Dolly Yu
Harvard University, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Yale School of Management
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Fintech, Labor Finance

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The Effects of Local Government Financial Distress: Evidence from Toxic Loans

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Mar 2021
Julien Sauvagnat and Boris Vallee
Bocconi University and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
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Public debt, public investments, political contestation, toxic loans

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Can Finance Save the World? Measurement and Effects of Coal Divestment Policies by Banks

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 29 Apr 2022
Daniel Green and Boris Vallee
Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
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The Price Effects of Innovative Security Design

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 3881268
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 Jul 2021
Claire Celerier, Boris Vallee and Gordon Liao
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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Security Design, Volatility, Dividend, Options, Structured Products, Market Segmentation

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Catering to Investors Through Product Complexity

ESRB: Working Paper Series No. 2016/14
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 05 Nov 2020
Claire Célérier and Boris Vallee
University of Toronto and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 42 (561,621)
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Financial Complexity, Catering, Shrouding, Reaching for Yield, Household Finance, Structured Product