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 (38)

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Citation 126

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 2,410 (11,201)
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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 476 (111,877)
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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 318 (176,829)
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Say on Pay, Executive compensation, Shareholder Activism, Access to Proxy

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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 2,076 (14,479)
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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 1,521 (23,491)
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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 1,159 (34,962)
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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, Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
Downloads 1,067 (39,398)
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Board of directors, election of directors

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 1,007 (42,152)
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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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Director Appointments – It is Who You Know

28th Annual Conference on Financial Economics and Accounting
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 18 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2022
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 975 (44,741)
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Director Appointments, Social Networks, Board Diversity, Coordination, Search Cost, Homophily, Agency, Shareholder Vote

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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 955 (46,059)
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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 910 (49,247)
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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 905 (49,625)
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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, Bayes Business School (formerly Cass Business School), City University of London and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
Downloads 883 (51,369)
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Golden Parachutes, Acquisitions, Moral Hazard, Reservation Premium

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 537 (96,683)
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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 299 (188,891)
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Mergers and Acquisitions, Anticipation, Information Transfer, Industry Shock, Wealth Effects

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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 741 (65,077)
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Social Connections, Informed Trading, Inside Information, Trading Costs

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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 and Ralph A. Walkling
Rutgers University at Newark and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
Downloads 719 (67,605)
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agency theory, takeovers, resisted acquisitions

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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 610 (83,215)
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Citation 2

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 528 (98,642)
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Asset Liquidity and Segment Divestitures

NBER Working Paper No. w7873
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 01 Sep 2000 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2022
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
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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: 29 Oct 2020
Michael C. Jensen (Deceased) and Ralph A. Walkling
Harvard University - Business School (HBS) and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
Downloads 591 (86,643)
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Agency Theory, Market for Corporate Control, Private Equity




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 510 (102,979)

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Corporate Focusing and Internal Capital Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w7175
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 13 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2022
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 66 (636,977)

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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 575 (89,681)
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Understanding the Motives for Director Selection

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 498/2017
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 03 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2019
David Becher, Ralph A. Walkling and Jared I. Wilson
Drexel University, Drexel University - Lebow College of Business and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business
Downloads 565 (91,638)
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Director selection; Boards of directors; Director labor market

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Determinants and Implications of Arbitrage Holdings in Acquisitions

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 03 Aug 2004
Jim Hsieh and Ralph A. Walkling
George Mason University - Department of Finance and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
Downloads 565 (91,638)
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mergers, arbitrage, market for corporate control

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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 425 (129,300)
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Repurchase, wealth transfer, signaling

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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 (Deceased) and Ralph A. Walkling
Harvard University - Business School (HBS) and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
Downloads 423 (129,956)
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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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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 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 397 (139,835)
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mergers, synergy, collusion, shareholder wealth effects, product prices

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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 - Department of Finance and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
Downloads 381 (146,440)
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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 328 (172,376)
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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
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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, Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
Downloads 302 (188,043)
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Election of Directors, Majority Voting, Shareholder Proposals

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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 277 (205,610)
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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 266 (214,234)
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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 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 204 (276,312)
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Industry shock, mergers, collusion, synergy

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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 114 (446,327)
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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 114 (446,327)
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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 107 (467,540)
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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 and Ralph A. Walkling
Rutgers University at Newark and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
Downloads 64 (636,742)

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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 39 (790,234)

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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 (Deceased) and Ralph A. Walkling
Harvard University - Business School (HBS) and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business

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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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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 (Deceased) and Ralph A. Walkling
Harvard University - Business School (HBS) and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business

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Agency Theory, Market for Corporate Control, Private Equity




Other Papers (2)

Total Downloads: 360
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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
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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, Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business and Drexel University - Lebow College of Business
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