Douglas O. Cook

University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration

Professor and Camp Chair of Finance

Culverhouse College of Business

Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0223

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (18)

1.

Productivity and Efficiency in Insurance: An Overview of the Issues

96-57
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 06 May 1997
Douglas O. Cook and J David Cummins
University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration and Temple University - Risk Management & Insurance & Actuarial Science
Downloads 2,445 (3,438)
Citation 1

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2.

Macroeconomic Conditions and Capital Structure Adjustment Speed

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 08 Mar 2008
Douglas O. Cook and Tian Tang
University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration and University of Alabama
Downloads 886 (16,755)
Citation 8

Abstract:

Dynamic capital structure, speed of adjustment, macroeconomic conditions

3.

On the Marketing of IPOs

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 18 Jan 2006
University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration, University of Texas at Dallas and University of Mississippi - Department of Finance
Downloads 531 (36,533)
Citation 28

Abstract:

IPO, underwriting, marketing

4.

On the Timing and Execution of Open Market Repurchases

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 13 Mar 2001
Laurie Krigman, Douglas O. Cook and J. Chris Leach
Babson College, University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration and University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance
Downloads 439 (49,073)
Citation 49

Abstract:

Repurchases, Timing

An Analysis of SEC Guidelines for Executing Open Market Repurchases

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 23 Apr 2001
Douglas O. Cook, Laurie Krigman and J. Chris Leach
University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration, Babson College and University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance
Downloads 399 (55,974)
Citation 27

Abstract:

Repurchases, Safe Harbors, Disclosure

An Analysis of SEC Guidelines for Executing Open Market Repurchases

Forthcoming in Journal of Business
Posted: 09 Jul 2001
Douglas O. Cook, Laurie Krigman and J. Chris Leach
University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration, Babson College and University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance

Abstract:

Repurchases, safe harbors, disclosure

6.

On the Evolution of Corporate Capital Structures

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2015
Daniel G. Arce, Douglas O. Cook and Robert L. Kieschnick
University of Texas at Dallas - Department of Economics & Finance, University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration and University of Texas at Dallas
Downloads 251 (89,750)
Citation 1

Abstract:

firm dynamics, capital structure, fractional variables

The Effect of Liquidity and Solvency Risk on the Inclusion of Bond Covenants

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 16 Mar 2012
Douglas O. Cook, Xudong Fu and Tian Tang
University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Louisville
Downloads 147 (158,217)

Abstract:

bond covenants, liquidity risk, solvency risk, financial distress

The Effect of Liquidity and Solvency Risk on the Inclusion of Bond Covenants

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Mar 2012
Douglas O. Cook, Xudong Fu and Tian Tang
University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Louisville
Downloads 48 (323,150)

Abstract:

Bond covenant; Liquidity risk; Solvency risk

8.

CEO Selection and Executive Appearance

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 17 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2016
Douglas O. Cook and Shawn Mobbs
University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration and University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration
Downloads 175 (70,645)

Abstract:

beauty, labor market, CEO selection, appearance, shareholder reaction, tournaments

9.

Attention: A Better Way to Measure SEO Marketing Impact

Midwest Finance Association 2012 Annual Meetings Paper
Posted: 18 Sep 2011
Xing Lu and Douglas O. Cook
Indiana University South Bend - School of Business and Economics and University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration

Abstract:

Behavioral Finance, SEO

10.

On the Decision to Go Public with Dual Class Stock

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 May 2009 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2009
Onur Arugaslan, Douglas O. Cook and Robert L. Kieschnick
Western Michigan University - Haworth College of Business, University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration and University of Texas at Dallas
Downloads 158 (127,629)
Citation 3

Abstract:

IPO, dual class stock, one share-one vote

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Citation 9

Lender Certification Premiums

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 May 2003
University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration, Saint Joseph's University - Department of Finance and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
Downloads 136 (168,749)
Citation 9

Abstract:

Bank Lending, Certification, Loan Pricing

Lender Certification Premiums

Journal of Banking and Finance, Forthcoming
Posted: 27 May 2003
University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration, Saint Joseph's University - Department of Finance and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance

Abstract:

Bank Lending, Certification, Loan Pricing

12.

Specification Issues in Explaining Corporate Capital Structure Choices and Their Implications

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 07 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2016
University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration, Victoria University of Wellington and University of Texas at Dallas
Downloads 35 (263,881)

Abstract:

Capital Structure, fractional variables, partial adjustment model

13.

Corporate Transparency and Firm Growth: Evidence from Real Estate Investment Trusts

Real Estate Economics, Vol. 39, Issue 3, pp. 429-454, 2011
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 17 Aug 2011
Heng An, Douglas O. Cook and Leonard V. Zumpano
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Finance, University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration and University of Alabama - Department of Economics, Finance and Legal Studies
Downloads 1 (521,734)

Abstract:

14.

The Effects of Sticky Costs on Stock Returns, Bond Returns, and Corporate Finances

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 May 2016 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2016
Douglas O. Cook, Robert L. Kieschnick and Rabih Moussawi
University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration, University of Texas at Dallas and Villanova University - Department of Finance
Downloads 0 (253,698)

Abstract:

SGA, asset volatility, capital structure, stock prices, bond prices, operating leases, FASB

15.

Corporate Transparency and Firm Growth: Evidence from Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)

Real Estate Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 31 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2011
Heng An, Douglas O. Cook and Leonard V. Zumpano
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Finance, University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration and University of Alabama - Department of Economics, Finance and Legal Studies

Abstract:

REITs, corporate transparency, firm growth, non-synchronicity

16.

Corporate Repurchase Programs: Evidence on the Competing-Market-Maker Hypothesis

Posted: 13 Jul 1998
J. Chris Leach, Douglas O. Cook and Laurie Krigman
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance, University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration and Babson College

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17.

Firm and Guarantor Risk, Risk Contagion and the Interfirm Spread Among Insured Deposits

JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL AND QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS, June 1996
Posted: 28 Jun 1998
Douglas O. Cook and Lewis J. Spellman
University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance

Abstract:

18.

Safe Harbor or Smoke Screen? Compliance and Disclosure Under SEC Rule 10b-18

Posted: 12 Nov 1997
J. Chris Leach, Douglas O. Cook and Laurie Krigman
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Finance, University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration and Babson College

Abstract: