Vesa Pursiainen

University of St. Gallen

Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance

Unterer Graben 21

St.Gallen, 9000

Switzerland

Swiss Finance Institute

c/o University of Geneva

40, Bd du Pont-d'Arve

CH-1211 Geneva 4

Switzerland

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Scholarly Papers (16)

1.

Cultural Biases in Equity Analysis

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 121 Posted: 19 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2021
Vesa Pursiainen
University of St. Gallen
Downloads 876 (37,665)
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cultural bias, trust, analyst recommendation, stock returns

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The Disutility of Stock Market Losses: Evidence From Domestic Violence

Proceedings of Paris December 2020 Finance Meeting EUROFIDAI - ESSEC
Number of pages: 103 Posted: 21 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2022
Tse-Chun Lin and Vesa Pursiainen
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and University of St. Gallen
Downloads 520 (74,356)

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domestic violence, intimate partner violence, stock market losses, disutility, financial stress

3.

Regional Social Capital and Moral Hazard in Crowdfunding

Number of pages: 83 Posted: 20 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2022
Tse-Chun Lin and Vesa Pursiainen
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and University of St. Gallen
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crowdfunding, social capital, formal and informal institutions, Kickstarter, moral hazard

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Stress Testing Banks' Digital Capabilities: Evidence from the COVID-19 Pandemic

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 18 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2021
Alan Kwan, Chen Lin, Vesa Pursiainen and Mingzhu Tai
The University of Hong Kong, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics, University of St. Gallen and The University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Business and Economics
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information technology, banks, branches, COVID-19, SME loans

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Gender Differences in Reward-Based Crowdfunding

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 01 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2018
Tse-Chun Lin and Vesa Pursiainen
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and University of St. Gallen
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crowdfunding, fintech, gender differences, overconfidence, Kickstarter

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Entrepreneur Debt Aversion and Financing Decisions: Evidence from COVID-19 Support Programs

Proceedings of Paris December 2021 Finance Meeting EUROFIDAI - ESSEC
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 24 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2021
Mikael Paaso, Vesa Pursiainen and Sami Torstila
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), University of St. Gallen and Aalto University
Downloads 307 (135,710)
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debt aversion, small business loans, liquidity, COVID-19, government support

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The Role of Statistical Literacy in Risk Assessment and Behavior - Evidence from the COVID-19 Pandemic

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2022
Daniel Metzger, Mikael Paaso and Vesa Pursiainen
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam School of Management (RSM), Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) and University of St. Gallen
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statistical literacy, COVID-19, risk estimates, social distancing, vaccination

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Social Trust Distance in Mergers and Acquisitions

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 03 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2019
Tse-Chun Lin and Vesa Pursiainen
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and University of St. Gallen
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mergers and acquisitions, cultural difference, trust, social capital, synergies

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Analyst Incentives and Stock Return Synchronicity: Evidence from MiFID II

Number of pages: 76 Posted: 21 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 10 May 2022
Yihan Li, Xin Liu and Vesa Pursiainen
University of Bath, School of management, School of Finance, Renmin University of China and University of St. Gallen
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stock return synchronicity, price informativeness, sell-side analysts, MiFID II

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The Round Number Heuristic and Entrepreneur Crowdfunding Performance

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 16 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2021
Tse-Chun Lin and Vesa Pursiainen
The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics and University of St. Gallen
Downloads 171 (236,716)
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crowdfunding performance, round number heuristic, Kickstarter, ļ¬ntech, entrepreneur

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Competition and the Reputational Costs of Litigation

University of St.Gallen, School of Finance Research Paper No. 2020/07 , Proceedings of Paris December 2021 Finance Meeting EUROFIDAI - ESSEC
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 11 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 09 May 2022
Felix von Meyerinck, Vesa Pursiainen and Markus Schmid
Tilburg University - Tilburg University School of Economics and Management, University of St. Gallen and University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance
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class action lawsuits, corporate misbehavior, competition, reputational costs

12.

Inaccurate Information in Marketplace Loans

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 12 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2020
Vesa Pursiainen
University of St. Gallen
Downloads 136 (284,965)
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marketplace loan, inaccurate information, credit risk, round number heuristic

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Business Outlook and Financing Alternatives of Finnish Entrepreneurs During the COVID-19 Crisis

Nordic Journal of Business, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 05 Feb 2021
Mikael Paaso, Vesa Pursiainen and Sami Torstila
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), University of St. Gallen and Aalto University
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COVID-19, Business outlook, Public subsidies, Finland

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Partisan Depositor Responses to a Currency Shock

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 07 Apr 2021
Xiangyang Gao, Chen Lin, Vesa Pursiainen and Yuchen Xu
The University of Hong Kong - University of Hong Kong, The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Business and Economics, University of St. Gallen and Peking University HSBC Business School
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currency shock, household behavior, bank deposits, exchange rate risk

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Geographic Proximity in Short Selling

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 07 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2021
Xiaolin Huo, Xin Liu and Vesa Pursiainen
Renmin University of China, School of Finance, Renmin University of China and University of St. Gallen
Downloads 69 (440,641)

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short selling, geography, information, investor performance, hedge funds

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Retail Customer Reactions to Private Equity Acquisitions

Proceedings of Paris December 2021 Finance Meeting EUROFIDAI - ESSEC
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 26 Oct 2021
Vesa Pursiainen and Tereza Tykvova
University of St. Gallen and University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance
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