William O'Brien

University of Illinois at Chicago

601 S. Morgan St.

Chicago, IL 60607

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (8)

1.

Business Groups and Employment

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 539/2017
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 05 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2020
Mara Faccio and William O'Brien
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and University of Illinois at Chicago
Downloads 292 (107,863)
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Business Groups, Employment, Business Cycles

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Captive Finance and Firm’s Competitiveness

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 15 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2017
Andriy Bodnaruk, William O'Brien and Andrei Simonov
University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago and Michigan State University - Eli Broad Graduate School of Management
Downloads 262 (120,910)
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U.S. Worldwide Taxation and Domestic Mergers and Acquisitions

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), Vol. 66, No. 2-3, 2018
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2018
Jeremiah Harris and William O'Brien
Kent State University - College of Business Administration and University of Illinois at Chicago
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Acquisitions, Repatriation, Taxes

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Option Repricing, Corporate Governance, and the Effect of Shareholder Empowerment

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 31 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 13 May 2016
Huseyin Gulen and William O'Brien
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and University of Illinois at Chicago
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Shareholder Empowerment, Executive Compensation, Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Corporate Regulation

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Do the Most Prominent Firms Really Make the Worst Deals? How Selection Issues Affect Inferences from M&A Studies

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 12 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2019
Josh Austin, Jeremiah Harris and William O'Brien
Ohio University - Department of Economics, Kent State University - College of Business Administration and University of Illinois at Chicago
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Mergers and acquisitions; Selection bias; Shareholder value

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Do U.S. Firms Disguise Acquisitions to Avoid Taxes?

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 02 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2019
Jeremiah Harris and William O'Brien
Kent State University - College of Business Administration and University of Illinois at Chicago
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Acquisitions; Repatriation; Taxes

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Detecting Earnings Information in Repurchase Announcements Using the Luck of the (Double) Irish

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 03 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2017
William O'Brien
University of Illinois at Chicago
Downloads 84 (307,031)

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Corporate Finance, Payout Policy, Stock Repurchases, Corporate Regulation

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U.S. Firms’ Aversion to Inversions

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 13 Dec 2019
Jeremiah Harris and William O'Brien
Kent State University - College of Business Administration and University of Illinois at Chicago
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Inversions, Taxes, Multinational Firms, Corporate Innovation