Scott Guernsey

University of Tennessee

Assistant Professor of Finance

Haslam College of Business

Knoxville, TN 37996

United States

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Scholarly Papers (9)

1.

Thirty Years of Change: The Evolution of Classified Boards

European Corporate Governance Institute – Finance Working Paper No. 929/2023
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 26 Apr 2022 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2023
Scott Guernsey, Feng Guo, Tingting Liu and Matthew Serfling
University of Tennessee, Iowa State University - Department of Accounting and Finance, Iowa State University and University of Tennessee
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Corporate governance, Takeover defenses, Classified (staggered) boards, Life cycle, Machine learning, IPO cohorts

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Blood in the Water: The Value of Antitakeover Provisions During Market Shocks

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 28 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2022
Scott Guernsey, Simone M. Sepe and Matthew Serfling
University of Tennessee, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law and University of Tennessee
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Antitakeover provisions, Market shocks, Firm value, Takeover premiums, Relationship-specific investments

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Actively Keeping Secrets from Creditors: Evidence from The Uniform Trade Secrets Act

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 02 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2022
Scott Guernsey, Kose John and Lubomir P. Litov
University of Tennessee, New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance and University of Oklahoma - Michael F. Price College of Business
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Trade secrets, intangibles, capital structure, financing, asset pledgeability

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Intellectual Property Rights Protection, Investment, and Firm Growth

Number of pages: 83 Posted: 22 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2023
Scott Guernsey
University of Tennessee
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Intellectual property rights protection, Innovation, Physical and intangible capital investment, Sales and employment growth, Product market competition

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Banking on the Lawyers

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 20-13
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 26 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2020
University of Tennessee, The University of Arizona Department of Political Economy and Moral Science; Center for the Philosophy of Freedom, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law and Cornell Law School
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bank governance, risk management, lawyer-directors, financial crisis, corporate governance

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Constraining Growth: Advance Layoff Notice and Corporate Innovation

Proceedings of the EUROFIDAI-ESSEC Paris December Finance Meeting 2023
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 27 Apr 2023 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2024
Scott Guernsey, Gunchang Kim and Yupeng Lin
University of Tennessee, Institute of Financial Studies, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Sustainable & Green Finance Institute (SGFIN)
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Corporate innovation, Advance notice, Mini-WARN Act, Operational inflexibility, Employment growth, Establishment restructuring decisions, Difference-in-differences, Quasi-natural experiment

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Monitoring Secretive Startups

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Oct 2021
Scott Guernsey, Lubomir P. Litov and Hyeonjoon Park
University of Tennessee, University of Oklahoma - Michael F. Price College of Business and University of Oklahoma - Michael F. Price College
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venture capital, entrepreneurship, monitoring, Uniform Trade Secrets Act, innovation, trade secrets, patents, round duration, round amount, investment, venture capital exits

8.

The Labor Market Effects of Marijuana Legalization on Firms' Cost of Equity

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 02 Apr 2024
Scott Guernsey, Matthew Serfling and Cheng Yan
University of Tennessee, University of Tennessee and University of Essex
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Marijuana Legalization, Cost of Equity, Labor Search Frictions, Adjustment Cost Shocks, Labor Skill, Innovation

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Internet Appendix of 'Blood in the Water: The Value of Antitakeover Provisions During Market Shocks'

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 22 Dec 2021
Scott Guernsey, Simone M. Sepe and Matthew Serfling
University of Tennessee, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law and University of Tennessee
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Antitakeover provisions, Market shocks, Firm value, Takeover premiums, Relationship-specific investments