Timothy T. Simin

Pennsylvania State University

Asst. Professor

University Park, PA 16802

United States

http://timsimin.net

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

24

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

Bringing Leased Assets onto the Balance Sheet

Journal of Corporate Finance 22, 345-360.
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 21 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2014
Kimberly Cornaggia, Laurel Franzen and Timothy T. Simin
Pennsylvania State University - Department of Finance, Loyola Marymount University and Pennsylvania State University
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Citation 10

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Accounting performance, Capital structure, Financial risk, Lease financing, Off-Balance-Sheet, Risk metrics

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Spurious Regressions in Financial Economics?

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 Oct 2000
Wayne E. Ferson, Sergei Sarkissian and Timothy T. Simin
University of Southern California, McGill University and Pennsylvania State University
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Spurious Regressions in Financial Economics?

NBER Working Paper No. w9143
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Sep 2002 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2021
Wayne E. Ferson, Sergei Sarkissian and Timothy T. Simin
University of Southern California, McGill University and Pennsylvania State University
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Managing the Balance Sheet with Leases

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 21 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2018
Kimberly Cornaggia, Laurel Franzen and Timothy T. Simin
Pennsylvania State University - Department of Finance, Loyola Marymount University and Pennsylvania State University
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Financial risk, Manipulation, Lease financing, Off-Balance-Sheet

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Measuring Distress Risk: The Effect of R&D Intensity

AFA 2007 Chicago Meetings Paper, Journal of Finance, Vol. 62, No. 6, pp. 2331-2368.
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 03 Dec 2005 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2014
Laurel Franzen, Kimberly Cornaggia and Timothy T. Simin
Loyola Marymount University, Pennsylvania State University - Department of Finance and Pennsylvania State University
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Accounting conservatism, bankruptcy prediction, distress risk, financial distress

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The Alpha Factor Asset Pricing Model: A Parable

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 29 Jun 2005
Wayne E. Ferson, Sergei Sarkissian and Timothy T. Simin
University of Southern California, McGill University and Pennsylvania State University
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Citation 17

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Asset pricing, Factor models, Cross-sectional regressions, Arbitrage portfolios, Anomalies

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Does Working from Home Impair Mutual Fund Performance?

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 04 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2022
Charles Cao, Timothy T. Simin and Han Xiao
Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania State University and Pennsylvania State University
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Mutual Funds, COVID-19, Work from Home, Remote Work, Stay-at-home Order

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Expected Commodity Futures Returns

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 28 Mar 2008
Saqib A. Khan, Zeigham Khokher and Timothy T. Simin
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Tulane University and Pennsylvania State University
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commodity futures pricing, multifactor models, conditional asset pricing

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Do Mutual Fund Managers Time Market Liquidity?

Journal of Financial Markets, Vol. 16, Iss. 2, Pg 279–307, 2013
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2013
Charles Cao, Timothy T. Simin and Ying Wang
Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania State University and State University of New York at Albany - School of Business
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Liquidity timing, mutual fund performance, market liquidity, bootstrap

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Predicting the Equity Premium with the Implied Volatility Spread

Journal of Financial Markets, Vol.51, 2020
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 01 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2020
Charles Cao, Timothy T. Simin and Han Xiao
Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania State University and Pennsylvania State University
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Implied volatility spread, Equity premium, Prediction

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Is There a Contemporaneous Relation between Exchange Rates and Stock Prices? Evidence from Decisions to Allow the Mexican Peso and Thai Baht to Float

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Apr 2002
Kathryn L. Dewenter, Robert C. Higgins and Timothy T. Simin
University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business, University of Washington - Department of Finance and Business Economics and Pennsylvania State University
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Exchange rate sensitivity, hedging, price reaction, event study

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Can Event Study Methods Solve the Currency Exposure Puzzle?

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 07 Dec 2004
Timothy T. Simin, Kathryn L. Dewenter and Robert C. Higgins
Pennsylvania State University, University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business and University of Washington - Department of Finance and Business Economics
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Exchange rate exposure, currency crises, event study

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Information Choice, Uncertainty, and Expected Returns

Review of Financial Studies, forthcoming
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 10 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2020
Charles Cao, David Gempesaw and Timothy T. Simin
Pennsylvania State University, Miami University and Pennsylvania State University
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Information Choice, Learning, Expected Returns, Cross-Section of Stock Returns, Volatility, Risk, Uncertainty

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Return Predictability Under the Alternative

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 26 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2013
Marco Rossi, Timothy T. Simin and Daniel R. Smith
Texas A&M, Pennsylvania State University and Queensland University of Technology - School of Economics and Finance
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Predictability, overlapping observations, analytical standard errors, size, power

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The Value of Uninformative Credit Ratings

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 27 Oct 2015
Jess Cornaggia, Kimberly Cornaggia and Timothy T. Simin
Pennsylvania State University - Department of Finance, Pennsylvania State University - Department of Finance and Pennsylvania State University
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Corporate Debt, Credit Ratings, NRSROs, Information Intermediary, Capital Markets Regulation

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Macro Sentiment and Hedge Fund Returns

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 06 Apr 2022 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2022
Florida International University, Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business, Pennsylvania State University and California State University, Fresno - Department of Finance and Business Law
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Hedge funds, macro sentiment, return predictability, risk factors, ICAPM

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Testing Black's Leverage Effect by Using 'Seemingly' Zero Leverage Firms

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Nov 2014
Fatma Sonmez-Leopold and Timothy T. Simin
Martin J. Whitman School of Manamegent and Pennsylvania State University
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All equity; Debt-financed; Zero leverage; Operating lease expense; Off- balance sheet financing; Leverage effect; Volatility; Return/Volatility Relationship

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Firm Location and the Value-Growth Premium

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 08 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 10 May 2022
Brent W. Ambrose, Yifan Chen and Timothy T. Simin
Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania State University and Pennsylvania State University
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Value, Growth, Value premium, Firm location

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Pricing Expected Deviations from Absolute Priority in Bankruptcy

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2012
Kimberly Cornaggia, Timothy T. Simin and Arun Upneja
Pennsylvania State University - Department of Finance, Pennsylvania State University and Boston University
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Bankruptcy, Financial Distress, Absolute Priority, Distressed Equity Valuation

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Asset Pricing Models with Conditional Betas and Alphas: The Effects of Data Snooping and Spurious Regression

NBER Working Paper No. w12658
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2022
Wayne E. Ferson, Sergei Sarkissian and Timothy T. Simin
University of Southern California, McGill University and Pennsylvania State University
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The Decline of Informed Trading in the Equity and Options Markets

Journal of Alternative Investments (2018), Volume 21 (2), 16-29
Posted: 02 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2019
Charles Cao, David Gempesaw and Timothy T. Simin
Pennsylvania State University, Miami University and Pennsylvania State University

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informed trading, hedge funds, implied volatility, stock return predictability

Can Growth Options Explain the Trend in Idiosyncratic Risk?

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Posted: 10 Oct 2006
Charles Cao, Timothy T. Simin and Jing Zhao
Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania State University and Portland State University - The School of Business

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Idiosyncratic volatility, growth options, real options

Can Growth Options Explain the Trend in Idiosyncratic Risk?

The Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 21, Issue 6, pp. 2599-2633, 2008
Posted: 15 Dec 2008
Charles Cao, Timothy T. Simin and Jing Zhao
Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania State University and Portland State University - The School of Business

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The (Poor) Predictive Performance of Asset Pricing Models

Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Forthcoming
Posted: 04 Oct 2006
Timothy T. Simin
Pennsylvania State University

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Out-of-sample, prediction, mean square error

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Is Stock Return Predictability Spurious?

Journal of Investment Management, 2003, 1(3), 1-10
Posted: 31 Mar 2004 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2012
Wayne E. Ferson, Sergei Sarkissian and Timothy T. Simin
University of Southern California, McGill University and Pennsylvania State University

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Dividend yield, valuation ratios, time series, yield spreads, predicting stock returns, asset allocation, market timing, active portfolio management

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Outlier-Resistant Estimates of Beta

Posted: 29 Jan 2004
R. Douglas Martin and Timothy T. Simin
Independent and Pennsylvania State University

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Equity Investments: fundamental analysis and valuation models; Risk Measurement and Management: single assets