Michelle Lowry

Drexel University

Professor of Finance

Philadelphia, PA 19104

United States

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Scholarly Papers (25)

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Citation 67

Biases in the IPO Pricing Process

Simon School of Business Working Paper No. FR 01-02
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 22 Feb 2001
Michelle Lowry and G. William Schwert
Drexel University and University of Rochester - Simon Business School
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IPO, Underpricing, Private Information, Learning

Biases in the IPO Pricing Process

NBER Working Paper No. w8586
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Nov 2001 Last Revised: 01 Jan 2010
Michelle Lowry and G. William Schwert
Drexel University and University of Rochester - Simon Business School
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Citation 13

IPO Market Cycles: Bubbles or Sequential Learning?

Simon School of Business Working Paper No. FR 00-21
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Jan 2001
Michelle Lowry and G. William Schwert
Drexel University and University of Rochester - Simon Business School
Downloads 2,072 (6,575)
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IPO, Underpricing, Cycles, Private Information, Learning

IPO Market Cycles: Bubbles or Sequential Learning?

NBER Working Paper No. w7935
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 30 Sep 2000 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2010
Michelle Lowry and G. William Schwert
Drexel University and University of Rochester - Simon Business School
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IPO Market Cycles: Bubbles or Sequential Learning?

Journal of Finance, Vol. 57, pp. 1171-1200, 2002
Posted: 29 Nov 2003
Michelle Lowry and G. William Schwert
Drexel University and University of Rochester - Simon Business School

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Citation 58

The Variability of IPO Initial Returns

Simon School Working Paper No. FR 06-06, forthcoming, Journal of Finance
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 07 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2009
Micah S. Officer, Michelle Lowry and G. William Schwert
Loyola Marymount University - Department of Finance and Computer Information Systems, Drexel University and University of Rochester - Simon Business School
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IPO, Underpricing, Cycles, Information Asymmetry, Conditional Heteroskedasticity, Volatility

The Variability of IPO Initial Returns

NBER Working Paper No. w12295
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 16 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2010
Micah S. Officer, Michelle Lowry and G. William Schwert
Loyola Marymount University - Department of Finance and Computer Information Systems, Drexel University and University of Rochester - Simon Business School
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Initial Public Offerings: A Synthesis of the Literature and Directions for Future Research

Forthcoming Foundations and Trends in Finance
Number of pages: 186 Posted: 07 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2017
Michelle Lowry, Roni Michaely and Ekaterina Volkova
Drexel University, University of Geneva - Geneva Finance Research Institute (GFRI) and University of Melbourne - Faculty of Business and Economics
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Risk Management Research Report - Spring 2010

Risk Management Research Report, Spring 2010
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 23 Apr 2010
HEC Paris - Finance Department, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Massachusetts Amherst - Department of Finance, Brooklyn College - CUNY, Drexel University, Loyola Marymount University - Department of Finance and Computer Information Systems, University of Rochester - Simon Business School, Temple University - Department of Finance, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville - Department of Economics & Finance, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management, University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business, Purdue University - Krannert School of Management, HEC Paris - Finance Department, Harvard Law School, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance, Department of Economics, Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University - Department of Economics, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Catolica Lisbon School of Business and Economics, University of Georgia - Department of Banking and Finance, Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Finance Department, Pennsylvania State University, Smeal College of Business, University of California at Los Angeles - Anderson School of Management, INSEAD, University of South Florida - College of Business Administration, Fordham University - Gabelli School of Business, New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance, Fordham University - Gabelli School of Business and Loyola University of Chicago - Department of Finance
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Risk, Risk Management, Derivatives, Corporate Governance, Financial Derivatives, Value-At-Risk, VaR, Ethics, Volatility, Variance, Standard Deviation, Systemic, Systematic

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Mutual Fund Investments in Private Firms

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 27 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2019
Sungjoung Kwon, Michelle Lowry and Yiming Qian
Drexel University - Bennett S. LeBow College of Business, Drexel University and University of Connecticut
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private firm, mutual fund, IPO

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Executive Stock Options and IPO Underpricing

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Jun 2005
Michelle Lowry and Kevin J. Murphy
Drexel University and University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business
Downloads 777 (30,735)
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Initial public offering; IPO underpricing; Executive compensation; Stock options

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Are Mutual Funds Active Voters?

Review of Financial Studies, 2015
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 13 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2015
Peter Iliev and Michelle Lowry
Pennsylvania State University - Department of Finance and Drexel University
Downloads 722 (34,017)
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Shareholder voting, agency costs, monitors, mutual funds

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Institutional Versus Individual Investment in Ipos: The Importance of Firm Fundamentals

AFA 2006 Boston Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 04 Nov 2004
Laura Casares Field and Michelle Lowry
University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics and Drexel University
Downloads 718 (34,267)
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Initial public offerings, institutional investors, individual investors, long-run performance

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Why Does IPO Volume Fluctuate so Much?

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 67, pp. 3-40, 2003
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 31 May 2005
Michelle Lowry
Drexel University
Downloads 699 (35,528)
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IPO, capital demands, information asymmetry, investor sentiment

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Are Busy Boards Detrimental?

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 25 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2012
University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics, Drexel University and Northeastern University - D’Amore-McKim School of Business
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Corporate governance, IPO, Board of directors, venture capital

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Investors' Attention to Corporate Governance

9th Miami Behavioral Finance Conference 2018
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 27 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2019
Peter Iliev, Jonathan Kalodimos and Michelle Lowry
Pennsylvania State University - Department of Finance, Oregon State University - College of Business and Drexel University
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Corporate Governance, Governance Research, Agency, Institutional Investors, ISS

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Information Revelation Through Regulatory Process: Interactions Between the SEC and Companies Ahead of the IPO

Fifth Annual Conference on Financial Market Regulation
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 02 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2019
Michelle Lowry, Roni Michaely and Ekaterina Volkova
Drexel University, University of Geneva - Geneva Finance Research Institute (GFRI) and University of Melbourne - Faculty of Business and Economics
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Regulation, IPO, Disclosure

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IPO Market Cycles: An Exploratory Investigation

Simon School of Business Working Paper No. FR 00-18
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Feb 2000
Michelle Lowry and G. William Schwert
Drexel University and University of Rochester - Simon Business School
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Informed Trading by Adviser Banks: Evidence from Options Holdings

Forthcoming, Review of Financial Studies
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 18 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2018
Michelle Lowry, Marco Rossi and Zhongyan Zhu
Drexel University, Texas A&M and Monash University
Downloads 364 (80,683)
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Conflict of Interest, Merger, Informed Trading, Dodd Frank, Volcker Rule

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Venturing Beyond the IPO: Financing of Newly Public Firms by Venture Capitalists

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 18 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2019
Peter Iliev and Michelle Lowry
Pennsylvania State University - Department of Finance and Drexel University
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Venture Capitalists, Private Equity, Newly Public Firms, Equity Issuance, IPOs

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The Information Advantage of Underwriters in IPOs

Forthcoming, Management Science
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 17 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2018
Yao-Min Chiang, Michelle Lowry and Yiming Qian
National Taiwan University - Department of Finance, Drexel University and University of Connecticut
Downloads 286 (105,495)
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IPO, underwriter, information advantage, proprietary trading, bookbuilding, auction, IPO method, investment bank

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Bucking the Trend: Why do IPOs Choose Controversial Governance Structures and Why Do Investors Let Them

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 05 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2017
Laura Casares Field and Michelle Lowry
University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics and Drexel University
Downloads 263 (115,230)
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IPO, Classified Board, Governance

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Does Common Ownership Really Increase Firm Coordination?

Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 3336343
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 04 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2019
Katharina Lewellen and Michelle Lowry
Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and Drexel University
Downloads 243 (124,984)

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common ownership, institutional investors, corporate governance

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When do Banks Listen to Their Analysts? Evidence from Mergers and Acquisitions

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 22 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2010
David Haushalter and Michelle Lowry
Pennsylvania State University - Mary Jean and Frank P. Smeal College of Business Administration and Drexel University
Downloads 221 (137,280)

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merger, analyst, investment banking, conflicts of interest

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Are All Perks Solely Perks? Evidence from Corporate Jets

Forthcoming, Journal of Corporate Finance
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 03 May 2013 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2018
Lian Fen Lee, Michelle Lowry and Susan Shu
Boston College - Carroll School of Management, Drexel University and Boston College - Carroll School of Management
Downloads 169 (175,629)
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connections, corporate jets, agency, information transfer

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Does Disclosure Deter or Trigger Litigation?

Journal of Accounting & Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2011
Laura Casares Field, Michelle Lowry and Susan Shu
University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics, Drexel University and Boston College - Carroll School of Management
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Shareholder litigation, Earnings disclosures, Endogeneity

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ES Risks and Shareholder Voice

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 26 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2019
Yazhou He, Bige Kahraman and Michelle Lowry
Oxford University Centre for Corporate Reputation, University of Oxford - Said Business School and Drexel University
Downloads 143 (201,934)
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shareholder proposals, voting, mutual funds, environmental, social

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Litigation Risk and IPO Underpricing

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 65, 2002
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 26 Oct 2011
Michelle Lowry
Drexel University
Downloads 107 (251,483)
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Initial public offering, IPO underpricing, Securities litigation, Endogeneity

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Discussion of 'Shareholder Litigation and Changes in Disclosure Behavior'

Journal of Accounting and Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 11 Nov 2008
Michelle Lowry
Drexel University
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