Jessica Jeffers

University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

Assistant Professor

5807 S. Woodlawn Avenue

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

9

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Scholarly Papers (9)

1.

Contracts with (Social) Benefits: The Implementation of Impact Investing

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming, European Corporate Governance Institute – Finance Working Paper No. 674/2020, Jacobs Levy Equity Management Center for Quantitative Financial Research Paper
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2021
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Finance Department, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department and Georgia State University College of Law
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Citation 10

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impact investing, contracts, venture capital, private equity, socially responsible investing

2.

The Impact of Restricting Labor Mobility on Corporate Investment and Entrepreneurship

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 24 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2021
Jessica Jeffers
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Citation 26

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Labor mobility, entrepreneurship, investment, non-competes, human capital

3.

Great Expectations: Mission Preservation and Financial Performance in Impact Investing

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 Jan 2016
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Finance Department
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impact investing, private equity, venture capital, social impact, financial performance, mission preservation, gross performance, transactions, exits

4.

The Risk and Return of Impact Investing Funds

Proceedings of Paris December 2021 Finance Meeting EUROFIDAI - ESSEC
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 26 Oct 2021 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2021
Jessica Jeffers, Tianshu Lyu and Kelly Posenau
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Yale School of Management and Cornell University - SC Johnson Graduate School of Business
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impact investing, private equity, venture capital

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Labor Reactions to Credit Deterioration: Evidence from LinkedIn Activity

Number of pages: 86 Posted: 10 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2022
Jeff Gortmaker, Jessica Jeffers and Michael Lee
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of New York
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Citation 1

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Network formation, Credit deterioration, Labor & finance, Financial distress, Labor fragility

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Institutional Investing When Shareholders Are Not Supreme

Harvard Business Law Review, Vol. 5, 2015, Georgia State University College of Law, Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-08
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 26 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 26 May 2015
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Finance Department, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department and Georgia State University College of Law
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institutional investing, institutional investors, high fiduciary duty institution, fiduciary duty, corporate law, constituency statutes, empirical legal research, boards of directors, director duties, alternative purpose firms, benefit corporations

7.

Corporate Culture As an Implicit Contract

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 26 Jul 2019
Jessica Jeffers and Michael Lee
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of New York
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Corporate Culture, Human Capital, Implicit Contracts, Non-competes

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In Pursuit of Good & Gold: Data Observations of Employee Ownership & Impact Investment

Seattle University Law Review, Vol. 40, No. 2, 2017, Georgia State University College of Law, Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-10
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 10 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2017
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Finance Department, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - Finance Department and Georgia State University College of Law
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Shareholders, Impact Investors, Employee Shareholders, Employee Stock Ownership, Venture Capital, Employee Ownership, Investment Funds, Startups

9.

Shadow Contracts

University of Chicago Business Law Review, Vol. 1, No. 1, Spring 2022
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 Jun 2022
Jessica Jeffers and Anne M. Tucker
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Georgia State University College of Law
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private funds, side letters, impact investing, standardization, law and economics, contracts, deals