Ralph A. Walkling

Drexel University - Lebow College of Business

Ralph A. Walkling/Stratakis Chair in Corporate Governance

LeBow College of Business

Philadelphia, PA 19104

United States

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Scholarly Papers (41)

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Citation 36

Shareholders' Say on Pay: Does it Create Value?

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming, Drexel College of Business Research Paper No. 2008-06
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 20 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2009
Jie Cai and Ralph A. Walkling
Drexel University and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
Downloads 2,130 (4,704)
Citation 36

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Say on Pay, Executive compensation, Shareholder Activism, Access to Proxy

Shareholders' Say on Pay: Does it Create Value?

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 16 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2009
Jie Cai and Ralph A. Walkling
Drexel University and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
Downloads 408 (55,905)
Citation 36

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Say on Pay, Executive compensation, Shareholder Activism, Access to Proxy

Shareholders' Say on Pay: Does it Create Value?

AFA 2009 San Francisco Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 25 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2011
Jie Cai and Ralph A. Walkling
Drexel University and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
Downloads 260 (93,892)
Citation 36

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Say on Pay, Executive compensation, Shareholder Activism, Access to Proxy

The Impact of Industry Classifications on Financial Research

THE CHARLES A. DICE CENTER FOR RESEARCH IN FINANCIAL ECONOMICS
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 04 Nov 1996
Kathleen M. Kahle and Ralph A. Walkling
University of Arizona - Department of Finance and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
Downloads 802 (22,742)
Citation 87

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The Impact of Industry Classifications On Financial Research

J. OF FINANCIAL AND QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS, September 1996
Posted: 16 Sep 1996
Kathleen M. Kahle and Ralph A. Walkling
University of Arizona - Department of Finance and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business

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Electing Directors

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 19 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2008
Jie Cai, Jacqueline L. Garner and Ralph A. Walkling
Drexel University, Mississippi State University - Department of Finance and Economics and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
Downloads 744 (22,385)
Citation 50

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Board of directors, election of directors

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Private Class Action Litigation Risk of Chinese Firms Listed in the U.S.

Charles A. Dice Center Working Paper No. 2012-18, Fisher College of Business Working Paper No. 2012-03-018
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 14 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2016
Jan Jindra, Torben Voetmann and Ralph A. Walkling
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission - Division of Economic and Risk Analysis, The Brattle Group and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
Downloads 736 (22,338)

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Cross-listing, China, reverse merger, initial public offering, securities class action lawsuits

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Speculation Spreads and the Market Pricing of Proposed Acquisitions

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 10, 2004, Dice Working Paper No. 2000-18
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 May 2001 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2013
Jan Jindra and Ralph A. Walkling
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission - Division of Economic and Risk Analysis and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
Downloads 700 (26,496)
Citation 14

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Anticipation, Acquisitions and Bidder Returns: Industry Shocks and the Transfer of Information Across Rivals

LeBow College of Business Working Paper
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2005 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2008
Moon H. Song and Ralph A. Walkling
San Diego State University - Finance Department and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
Downloads 490 (44,429)
Citation 15

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Anticipation, Acquisitions and Bidder Returns: Industry Shocks and the Transfer of Information Across Rivals

The Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 25 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 24 May 2011
Jie Cai, Moon H. Song and Ralph A. Walkling
Drexel University, San Diego State University - Finance Department and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
Downloads 170 (142,762)
Citation 15

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Mergers and Acquisitions, Anticipation, Information Transfer, Industry Shock, Wealth Effects

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On the Importance of Golden Parachutes

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 25 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2015
Eliezer M. Fich, Anh L. Tran and Ralph A. Walkling
Drexel University - Department of Finance, Cass Business School, City University London and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
Downloads 602 (26,271)
Citation 5

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Golden Parachutes, Acquisitions, Moral Hazard, Reservation Premium

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Citation 11

Corporate Focusing and Internal Capital Markets

Dice Center Working Paper No. 99-5
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 30 Jun 1999
Frederik P. Schlingemann, Ralph A. Walkling and René M. Stulz
University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group, Drexel University - Lebow College of Business and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 472 (46,629)
Citation 11

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Corporate Focusing and Internal Capital Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w7175
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 13 Jul 2000
Frederik P. Schlingemann, Ralph A. Walkling and René M. Stulz
University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group, Drexel University - Lebow College of Business and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 41 (354,210)
Citation 11

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Citation 9

Asset Liquidity And Segment Divestitures

Dice Center Working Paper No. 2000-12
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Sep 2000
Frederik P. Schlingemann, Ralph A. Walkling and René M. Stulz
University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group, Drexel University - Lebow College of Business and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 451 (49,395)
Citation 9

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Asset Liquidity and Segment Divestitures

NBER Working Paper No. w7873
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 01 Sep 2000
Frederik P. Schlingemann, Ralph A. Walkling and René M. Stulz
University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group, Drexel University - Lebow College of Business and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 42 (350,713)
Citation 9

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Determinants and Implications of Arbitrage Holdings in Acquisitions

Tuck Contemporary Corporate Finance Issues III Conference Paper; Dice Center Working Paper No. 2003-14
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 03 Aug 2004
Jim Hsieh and Ralph A. Walkling
George Mason University and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
Downloads 470 (44,779)
Citation 19

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mergers, arbitrage, market for corporate control

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The Consequences of Managerial Indiscretions: Sex, Lies, and Firm Value

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 17 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2016
Brandon N. Cline, Ralph A. Walkling and Adam S. Yore
Mississippi State University, Drexel University - Lebow College of Business and University of Missouri at Columbia - Department of Finance
Downloads 447 (25,334)

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managerial indiscretions, management quality, integrity, class action lawsuits, fraud, earnings management, corporate governance, managerial labor markets, director elections, CEO turnover, poor monitoring index

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Target Abnormal Returns Associated with Acquisition Announcements: Payment, Acquisition Form, and Managerial Resistance

Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 19, pp. 329-349, 1987
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 23 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2011
Yen-Sheng Huang and Ralph A. Walkling
National Taiwan University of Science and Technology and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
Downloads 416 (37,839)
Citation 90

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Agency Theory, Managerial Welfare, and Takeover Bid Resistance

Rand Journal of Economics, Vol. 15, No. 1, pp. 54-68, Spring 1984
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 10 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2011
Michael S. Long Sr. and Ralph A. Walkling
Rutgers University at Newark and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
Downloads 410 (34,342)
Citation 49

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agency theory, takeovers, resisted acquisitions

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The Price of Street Friends: Social Networks, Informed Trading, and Shareholder Costs

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 15 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2014
Jie Cai, Ralph A. Walkling and Ke Yang
Drexel University, Drexel University - Lebow College of Business and Lehigh University
Downloads 389 (36,210)

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Social Connections, Informed Trading, Inside Information, Trading Costs

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A Test of the Free Cash Flow Hypothesis: The Case of Bidder Returns

Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 29, pp. 315-335, 1991
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 29 Jul 2011
Larry H.P. Lang, Ralph A. Walkling and René M. Stulz
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Finance, Drexel University - Lebow College of Business and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 357 (36,707)
Citation 154

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Video: Pioneers in Finance: An Interview with Michael C. Jensen - Part 1 Video 1

Journal of Applied Finance, No. 2, 2010, Barbados Group Working Paper No. 10-12, Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 11-045
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 30 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2012
Michael C. Jensen and Ralph A. Walkling
Social Science Electronic Publishing (SSEP), Inc. and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
Downloads 341 (64,239)
Citation 2

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Agency Theory, Market for Corporate Control, Private Equity




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The History and Performance of Concept Stocks

Dice Center Working Paper No. 2001-8
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 29 Jul 2001
Jim Hsieh and Ralph A. Walkling
George Mason University and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
Downloads 338 (68,385)

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Share Repurchase, Executive Options and Wealth Changes to Stockholders and Bondholders

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 21 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2008
Sang-Gyung Jun, Mookwon Jung and Ralph A. Walkling
Hanyang University, Kookmin University and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
Downloads 335 (65,071)
Citation 4

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Repurchase, wealth transfer, signaling

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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
Downloads 309 (43,867)
Citation 135

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Sources of Gains in Corporate Mergers: Refined Tests from a Neglected Industry

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 29 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2011
David A. Becher, J. Harold Mulherin and Ralph A. Walkling
Drexel University, University of Georgia - Department of Banking and Finance and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
Downloads 278 (74,776)
Citation 2

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mergers, synergy, collusion, shareholder wealth effects, product prices

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Video: Pioneers in Finance: An Interview with Michael C. Jensen - Part 2 Video 3

Journal of Applied Finance, No. 1, 2011, Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper, Barbados Group Working Paper No. 11-05
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 13 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2016
Michael C. Jensen and Ralph A. Walkling
Social Science Electronic Publishing (SSEP), Inc. and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
Downloads 257 (84,417)
Citation 1

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Epistomology, Ontology, Ontological Constraints, Context, Knowing vs. Being, Leadership, Agency Theory, SSRN, JFE, Integrity, Jensen's Alpha, Passion, Authenticity, Commitment




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Determinants of Tender Offer Premiums

Financial Analysts Journal, pp. 27-37, 1985
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 29 Jul 2011
Robert O. Edmister and Ralph A. Walkling
Bowling Green State University - Department of Finance and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
Downloads 255 (75,565)
Citation 18

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A Paper Tiger? An Empirical Analysis of Majority Voting

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 21, 2013
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 18 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2013
Jie Cai, Jacqueline L. Garner and Ralph A. Walkling
Drexel University, Mississippi State University - Department of Finance and Economics and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
Downloads 157 (125,864)
Citation 8

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Election of Directors, Majority Voting, Shareholder Proposals

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Abnormal Returns to Rivals of Acquisition Targets: A Test of the Acquisition Probability Hypothesis

Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 55, pp. 143-171, 2000
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 29 Jul 2011
Moon H. Song and Ralph A. Walkling
San Diego State University - Finance Department and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
Downloads 154 (135,639)
Citation 49

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An Application of Arbitrage Pricing Theory to Futures Markets: Tests of Normal Backwardation

The Journal of Futures Markets, Vol. 7, pp. 21-34, 1987
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 29 Jul 2011
Michael Ehrhardt, James V. Jordan and Ralph A. Walkling
University of Tennessee, Knoxville - Department of Finance, National Economic Research Associates and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
Downloads 110 (177,636)
Citation 2

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Predicting Tender Offer Success: A Logistic Analysis

The Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Vol. 20, pp. 461-478, 1985
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 23 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2011
Ralph A. Walkling
Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
Downloads 96 (172,386)
Citation 41

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Managerial Performance, Tobin's Q, and the Gains from Successful Tender Offers

Journal of Finance, Vol. 24, pp. 137-154, 1989
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 24 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2011
Larry H.P. Lang, Ralph A. Walkling and René M. Stulz
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Finance, Drexel University - Lebow College of Business and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 84 (184,245)
Citation 170

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Industry Shocks and Merger Activity: An Analysis of U.S. Public Utilities

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 21 Mar 2008
David A. Becher, J. Harold Mulherin and Ralph A. Walkling
Drexel University, University of Georgia - Department of Banking and Finance and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
Downloads 83 (214,043)
Citation 4

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Industry shock, mergers, collusion, synergy

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The Impact of Managerial Ownership on Acquisition Attempts and Target Shareholder Wealth

The Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Vol. 28, No. 4, pp. 439-457, December 1993
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2011
Moon H. Song and Ralph A. Walkling
San Diego State University - Finance Department and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
Downloads 60 (256,125)
Citation 66

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Board Changes and the Director Labor Market: The Case of Mergers

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 498/2017
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 03 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2017
David A. Becher, Ralph A. Walkling and Jared I. Wilson
Drexel University, Drexel University - Lebow College of Business and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business
Downloads 47 (163,750)

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Mergers and acquisitions; Boards of directors; Director labor market

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The Distribution of Target Ownership and the Division of Gains in Successful Takeovers

The Journal of Finance, Vol. 45, No. 3, pp. 817-833, 1990
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 23 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2011
René M. Stulz, Moon H. Song and Ralph A. Walkling
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, San Diego State University - Finance Department and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
Downloads 38 (328,766)
Citation 60

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Executive Careers and Compensation Surrounding Takeover Bids

Journal of Finance, Vol. 49, No. 3, pp. 985- 1014, January 3-5, 1994
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2011
Anup Agrawal and Ralph A. Walkling
University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
Downloads 36 (350,636)
Citation 41

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Dispersion of Expectations and Trading Volume

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 14, pp. 229-239, 1987
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 29 Jul 2011
Eugene E. Comiskey, Ralph A. Walkling and Michael Weeks
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Drexel University - Lebow College of Business and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 30 (347,372)
Citation 4

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Strategic Issues in Cash Tender Offers Predicting Bid Premiums, Probability Of Success, and Target Management's Response

Midland Corporate Finance Journal, pp. 57-65, 1986
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 23 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2011
Michael S. Long Sr. and Ralph A. Walkling
Rutgers University at Newark and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
Downloads 18 (414,808)

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Trends in Institutional Commission Costs Following Deregulation: Evidence From the USA

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol.12, pp. 553-559, 1985
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 23 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2011
Robert O. Edmister and Ralph A. Walkling
Bowling Green State University - Department of Finance and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
Downloads 13 (455,532)

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Are There Commission Cost Side-Effects from Portfolio Management Decisions?

Financial Analysts Journal, p. 3, 1983
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 29 Jul 2011
Robert O. Edmister and Ralph A. Walkling
Bowling Green State University - Department of Finance and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
Downloads 11 (481,232)
Citation 1

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Risk Management, Corporate Governance, and the Search for Long-Term Investors

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 22, Issue 4, pp. 58-74, 2010
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 03 Jan 2011
Drexel University - Lebow College of Business, US Securities & Exchange Commission, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Hedge Fund Solutions, LLC, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 2 (517,830)
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Director Appointments – it is Who You Know

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 18 Mar 2017
Jie Cai, Tu Nguyen and Ralph A. Walkling
Drexel University, University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
Downloads 0 (212,601)

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Director Appointments, Social Network, Coordination, Agency, Shareholder Vote

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Video: Pioneers in Finance: An Interview with Michael C. Jensen - Part 2 Video 4

Posted: 11 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2012
Michael C. Jensen and Ralph A. Walkling
Social Science Electronic Publishing (SSEP), Inc. and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business

Abstract:

Epistomology, Ontology, Ontological Constraints, Context, Knowing vs. Being, Leadership, Agency Theory, SSRN, JFE, Integrity, Jensen's Alpha, Passion, Authenticity, Commitment




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Video: Pioneers in Finance: An Interview with Michael C. Jensen - Part 1 Video 2

Posted: 18 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2012
Michael C. Jensen and Ralph A. Walkling
Social Science Electronic Publishing (SSEP), Inc. and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business

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Agency Theory, Market for Corporate Control, Private Equity




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Arbitrage Spreads and the Market Pricing of Proposed Acquisitions

Working Paper No. 99-11
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 26 Aug 1999 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2013
Jan Jindra and Ralph A. Walkling
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission - Division of Economic and Risk Analysis and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
Downloads 0
Citation 13

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Other Papers (2)

Total Downloads: 225    Citations: 22
1.

Anticipation, Acquisitions and Bidder Returns

AFA 2006 Boston Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 Mar 2005
Moon H. Song and Ralph A. Walkling
San Diego State University - Finance Department and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
Downloads 177
Citation 16

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Acquisitions, anticipation, bidding returns

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Democracy or Disruption: an Empirical Analysis of Majority Elections

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 Mar 2006
Jie Cai, Jacqueline L. Garner and Ralph A. Walkling
Drexel University, Mississippi State University - Department of Finance and Economics and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
Downloads 30
Citation 6

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