Kenneth Lehn

University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group

Professor of Business Administration

372 Mervis Hall

Pittsburgh, PA 15260

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

Determinants of the Size and Structure of Corporate Boards: 1935-2000

Financial Management 38, 2009
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 19 Nov 2003 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2013
Sukesh Patro, Kenneth Lehn and Mengxin Zhao
Northern Illinois University, University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
Downloads 1,833 (5,622)
Citation 107

Abstract:

Board Size, Board Composition, Endogeneity, Firm Size, Growth Opportunities and Tangibility of Assets.

2.

Governance Indices and Valuation Multiples: Which Causes Which?

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 13, 2007
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2013
Kenneth Lehn, Sukesh Patro and Mengxin Zhao
University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group, Northern Illinois University and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
Downloads 934 (17,554)
Citation 35

Abstract:

Governance, governance index, causality

3.

Sarbanes-Oxley and Corporate Risk-Taking

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 Mar 2008
Leonce Bargeron, Kenneth Lehn and Chad J. Zutter
University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics, University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group and University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group
Downloads 648 (26,484)
Citation 32

Abstract:

Sarbanes-Oxley, Legislative policy, Corporate risk taking, Investment policy

4.

CEO Turnover after Acquisitions: Are Bad Bidders Fired?

Journal of Finance, August 2006, AFA 2004 San Diego Meetings
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 12 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2013
Kenneth Lehn and Mengxin Zhao
University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
Downloads 501 (40,372)
Citation 49

Abstract:

CEO, Turnover, Acquisition, Governance, and Control

Reforming Regulation of Corporate Governance

Networks Financial Institute Policy Brief No. 2006-PB-19
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 29 Nov 2006
Kenneth Lehn
University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group
Downloads 287 (85,000)

Abstract:

Corporate governance, sarbanes oxley regulation

Reforming Regulation of Corporate Governance

Networks Financial Institute Policy Brief No. 2006-PB-19
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 14 May 2007
Kenneth Lehn
University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group
Downloads 191 (129,119)

Abstract:

6.

Disagreement and the Informativeness of Stock Returns: The Case of Acquisition Announcements

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 18 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2012
University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics, University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group, University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group and University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group
Downloads 205 (109,969)

Abstract:

Disagreement, informativeness, acquisitions, implied volatility, uncertainty, bidder returns

7.

Employee-Management Trust and M&A Activity

Journal of Corporate Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2015
Leonce Bargeron, Kenneth Lehn and Jared D. Smith
University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics, University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group and North Carolina State University - Poole College of Management
Downloads 187 (99,620)

Abstract:

Mergers, Acquisitions

Does Limited Liability Matter: An Analysis of California Firms, 1920-1940

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Jul 2012
Kenneth Lehn and Leonce Bargeron
University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group and University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics
Downloads 54 (315,775)

Abstract:

limited liability

Does Limited Liability Matter: An Analysis of California Firms, 1920-1940

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Jul 2012
Leonce Bargeron and Kenneth Lehn
University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics and University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group
Downloads 41 (356,853)

Abstract:

9.

Taxes, Investment, and Capital Structure: A Study of U.S. Firms in the Early 1900s

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 15 Mar 2014
Leonce Bargeron, David J. Denis and Kenneth Lehn
University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics, University of Pittsburgh and University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group
Downloads 75 (173,746)
Citation 1

Abstract:

capital structure, taxes, investment

10.

Growth Opportunities and Corporate Debt Policy: The Case of the U.S. Defense Industry

Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 64, No. 1, April 2002
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Jun 2002 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2014
Vidhan K. Goyal, Kenneth Lehn and Stanko Racic
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance, University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group and University of Pittsburgh - Katz Graduate School of Business
Downloads 28 (283,827)
Citation 27

Abstract:

Growth opportunities, debt policy, maturity structure, defense industry

11.

Debt, Investment and Production in the U.S. Oil Industry: An Analysis of the 2014 Oil Price Shock

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 03 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2016
Kenneth Lehn and Pengcheng Zhu
University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group and University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group
Downloads 0 (191,594)

Abstract:

2014 oil price shock, debt, investment, production

12.

CEO Turnover after Acquisitions: Are Bad Bidders Fired?

Journal of Finance, Vol. 61, No. 4, 2006
Posted: 26 May 2013 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2017
Kenneth Lehn and Mengxin Zhao
University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

Abstract:

13.

Corporate Governance Indexes and Valuation: Which Causes Which?

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 13, No. 5, 2007, University of Alberta School of Business Research Paper No. 2013-232
Posted: 26 May 2013 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2013
Kenneth Lehn, Sukesh Patro and Mengxin Zhao
University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group, Northern Illinois University and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

Abstract:

Governance, governance index, causality

14.

Workforce Integration and the Disspiation of Value in Mergers: The Case of USAir's Acquisition of Piedmont Aviation

Posted: 25 Sep 1999
Stacey R. Kole and Kenneth Lehn
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group

Abstract:

15.

Do Nasdaq Market Makers Collude? Evidence from 19c-3 Stocks

Posted: 26 Aug 1999
Lynn Doran, Kenneth Lehn and Kuldeep Shastri
McDonough School of Business, University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group and University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group

Abstract:

16.

Investor Behavior in Mass Privatization: The Case of the Czech Voucher Scheme

Posted: 13 Jul 1998
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance

Abstract:

17.

Deregulation and the Adaptation of Governance Structures: The Case of the U.S. Airline Industry

Simon School of Business Working Paper FR 97-05
Posted: 03 Sep 1997
Stacey R. Kole and Kenneth Lehn
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Pittsburgh - Finance Group

Abstract: