Todd Mitton

Brigham Young University - J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott School of Management

Professor of Finance

Provo, UT 84602

United States

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Scholarly Papers (22)

1.

A Cross-Firm Analysis of the Impact of Corporate Governance on the East Asian Financial Crisis

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Dec 2000
Todd Mitton
Brigham Young University - J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott School of Management
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Corporate Governance and Dividend Policy in Emerging Markets

Emerging Markets Review, Vol. 5, pp. 409-426, December 2004
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Oct 2005
Todd Mitton
Brigham Young University - J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott School of Management
Downloads 2,685 (9,167)
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Dividend policy, corporate governance, emerging markets

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Expected Idiosyncratic Skewness

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 04 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 17 May 2011
Brian H. Boyer, Todd Mitton and Keith Vorkink
Brigham Young University - J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott School of Management, Brigham Young University - J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott School of Management and Brigham Young University - J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott School of Management
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Cronyism and Capital Controls: Evidence from Malaysia

AFA 2002 Atlanta Meetings
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 01 Sep 2001
Simon Johnson and Todd Mitton
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center and Brigham Young University - J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott School of Management
Downloads 917 (46,025)
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Cronyism and Capital Controls: Evidence from Malaysia

NBER Working Paper No. w8521
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 04 Oct 2001 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2022
Simon Johnson and Todd Mitton
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center and Brigham Young University - J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott School of Management
Downloads 166 (319,847)
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Economic Significance in Corporate Finance

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 18 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2022
Todd Mitton
Brigham Young University - J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott School of Management
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economic significance, corporate finance, empirical methodology

Equilibrium Underdiversification and the Preference for Skewness

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 10 Dec 2004
Todd Mitton and Keith Vorkink
Brigham Young University - J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott School of Management and Brigham Young University - J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott School of Management
Downloads 638 (74,694)
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Equilibrium Underdiversification and the Preference for Skewness

The Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 20, Issue 4, pp. 1255-1288, 2007
Posted: 25 Jun 2008
Todd Mitton and Keith Vorkink
Brigham Young University - J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott School of Management and Brigham Young University - J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott School of Management

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G11, G12

The Value of Connections in Turbulent Times: Evidence from the United States

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 13-22
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 08 Dec 2013
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, University of California, Berkeley, University of Connecticut - School of Law and Brigham Young University - J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott School of Management
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political connections, economic crises, institutions

The Value of Connections in Turbulent Times: Evidence from the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w19701
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 10 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 01 May 2023
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center, University of California, Berkeley, University of Connecticut - School of Law and Brigham Young University - J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott School of Management
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Stock Market Liberalization and Operating Performance at the Firm Level

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Jan 2005
Todd Mitton
Brigham Young University - J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott School of Management
Downloads 546 (92,043)
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Financial liberalization, Investability, Foreign investors, Operating performance

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Why Have Debt Ratios Increased for Firms in Emerging Markets?

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 24 Apr 2006
Todd Mitton
Brigham Young University - J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott School of Management
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Emerging markets, capital structure, financial development

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Determinants of Capital Structure: An Expanded Assessment

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 19 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2022
Texas A&M University, Mays Business School, Brigham Young University - J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott School of Management and Colorado State University, Fort Collins - Department of Finance & Real Estate
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capital structure

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The Wealth of Subnations: Geography, Institutions, and Within-Country Development

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 25 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2014
Todd Mitton
Brigham Young University - J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott School of Management
Downloads 449 (116,713)
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Economic development, Geography, Institutions

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Methodological Variation in Empirical Corporate Finance

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 04 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2022
Todd Mitton
Brigham Young University - J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott School of Management
Downloads 434 (121,461)
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corporate finance, empirical methodology, statistical significance

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Why Do Firms with Diversification Discounts Have Higher Expected Returns?

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 27 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2008
Todd Mitton and Keith Vorkink
Brigham Young University - J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott School of Management and Brigham Young University - J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott School of Management
Downloads 342 (158,653)
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Diversification discount, expected returns, skewness

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Propping and Tunneling

NBER Working Paper No. w9949
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 09 Sep 2003 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2022
Eric Friedman, Simon Johnson and Todd Mitton
Cornell University - Operations Research & Industrial Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center and Brigham Young University - J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott School of Management
Downloads 337 (161,203)
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Malaysian Capital Controls: Macroeconomics and Institutions

IMF Working Paper No. 06/51
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 Mar 2006
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF), Brigham Young University - J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott School of Management and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Malaysia, capital controls, Asian crisis, political connections, stock markets

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Institutions and Concentration

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 28 Feb 2006
Todd Mitton
Brigham Young University - J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott School of Management
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Concentration, Institutions, Regulation

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Investability and Firm Value

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Jan 2010
Todd Mitton and Thomas O’Connor
Brigham Young University - J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott School of Management and National University of Ireland, Maynooth (NUI Maynooth) - Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting
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Financial liberalization, Investability, Foreign investors, Tobin’s q

Investability and Firm Value

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 Sep 2008
Todd Mitton and Thomas O’Connor
Brigham Young University - J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott School of Management and National University of Ireland, Maynooth (NUI Maynooth) - Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting
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Financial liberalization, Investability, Foreign investors, Tobin's q

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Neighborhood Effects on Speculative Behavior

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 31 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2017
Todd Mitton, Keith Vorkink and Ian J. Wright
Brigham Young University - J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott School of Management, Brigham Young University - J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott School of Management and Goldman Sachs - Goldman Sachs
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Inefficient Labor of Inefficient Capital? Corporate Diversification and Productivity Around the World

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Sep 2009
Todd Mitton
Brigham Young University - J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott School of Management
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Corporate Diversification, Productivity, Financial Development, Employment Regulation

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Determinants of Vertical Integration: Finance, Contracts, and Regulation

NBER Working Paper No. w11424
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 06 Jul 2005 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2022
Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson and Todd Mitton
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center and Brigham Young University - J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott School of Management
Downloads 134 (380,839)

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Expected Idiosyncratic Skewness

The Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 23, Issue 1, pp. 169-202, 2009
Posted: 25 Jan 2010
Brian Boyer, Todd Mitton and Keith Vorkink
Brigham Young University, Brigham Young University - J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott School of Management and Brigham Young University - J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott School of Management

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D03, G11, G12

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Propping and Tunneling

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 24 Nov 2009
Eric Friedman, Simon Johnson and Todd Mitton
affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Brigham Young University - J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott School of Management

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Minority shareholders, Contract enforcement, Debt, Investors, Business conditions, Legal systems, Emerging markets, Firm governance