Alan J. Marcus

Boston College - Department of Finance

Fulton Hall

Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

27

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296

Scholarly Papers (27)

1.

Earnings Management, Corporate Governance, and True Financial Performance

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Mar 2006
Boston College - Department of Finance, Bentley University - Department of Finance, Boston College - Department of Finance and New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 3,866 (2,492)
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Earnings management

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Optimal Forecasts of Long-Term Returns: Geometric, Arithmetic, or Other Means

Boston College Working Paper
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 Dec 2002
Eric Jacquier, Alex Kane and Alan J. Marcus
Boston University School of Management, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS) and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,232 (16,521)
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Long-term returns, parameter uncertainty, Bias, maximum likelihood, mean squared error, arithmetic and geometric mean

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The Impact of Institutional Ownership on Corporate Operating Performance

NYU Stern Finance Working Paper No. 03-033
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 09 Jan 2004
New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Bentley University - Department of Finance, Boston College - Department of Finance and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 846 (28,680)
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Opaque Financial Reports, R-Square, and Crash Risk

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 04 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2009
Amy P. Hutton, Alan J. Marcus and Hassan Tehranian
Boston College - Carroll School of Management, Boston College - Department of Finance and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 767 (32,849)
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Transparency of financial statements, R-squares, Stock price crashes

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Delivery Options and Convexity in Treasury Bond and Note Futures

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 14 Jul 2008
Robin Grieves, Alan J. Marcus and Adrian Woodhams
Rollins College - Crummer Graduate School of Business, Boston College - Department of Finance and Goldman Sachs JBWere
Downloads 664 (39,926)

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Delivery options, convexity, Treasury futures, hedging, PVBP

6.

Opacity, Crash Risk, and the Option Smirk Curve

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2010
Boston College, Boston College - Carroll School of Management, Boston College - Department of Finance and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 584 (47,368)
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option pricing, earnings management, crash risk, transparency, opacity, smirk

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Bank Earnings Management and Tail Risk during the Financial Crisis

Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, Vol. 46, No. 1, 2014
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 May 2012 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2014
University of Georgia - Department of Finance, Bentley University - Department of Finance, Boston College - Department of Finance and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 475 (61,514)
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financial institutions, opacity, crashes, transparency

Peer Effects in Corporate Governance Practices: Evidence from Universal Demand Laws

EFA 2019 Meeting Paper, MFA 2019 Outstanding Paper in Applied Corporate Finance
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 26 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2019
University of New South Wales, Boston College - Department of Finance, The University of Hong Kong and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 292 (107,302)

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corporate governance; board interlocks; peer effects; derivative lawsuits

Peer Effects in Corporate Governance Practices: Evidence from Universal Demand Laws

31st Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2018
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 30 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2018
University of New South Wales, Boston College - Department of Finance, The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance and Boston College - Department of Finance
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corporate governance; board interlocks; peer effects; derivative lawsuits

Peer Effects in Corporate Governance Practices: Evidence from Universal Demand Laws

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 05 Sep 2017
University of New South Wales, Boston College - Department of Finance, The University of Hong Kong - School of Economics and Finance and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 54 (394,992)
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Peer Effects in Corporate Governance Practices: Evidence from Universal Demand Laws

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Nov 2018
University of New South Wales, Boston College - Department of Finance, The University of Hong Kong and Boston College - Department of Finance
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corporate governance; board interlocks; peer effects; derivative lawsuits

9.

Defined Benefit Versus Defined Contribution Pension Plans: What are the Real Tradeoffs?

NBER Working Paper No. w1719
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Apr 2000 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2010
Zvi Bodie, Alan J. Marcus and Robert C. Merton
Boston University - Department of Finance & Economics, Boston College - Department of Finance and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 279 (113,293)
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The Impact of Institutional Ownership on Corporate Operating Performance

NYU Working Paper No. 2451/27262
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Nov 2008
Bentley University - Department of Finance, Boston College - Department of Finance, New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 139 (216,380)
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The Impact of Institutional Ownership on Corporate Operating Performance

NYU Working Paper No. 2451/27262
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 Nov 2008
Bentley University - Department of Finance, Boston College - Department of Finance and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 108 (261,988)

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Dividend Signaling: Evidence from Bank IPOs

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 Oct 2008
Bentley University - Department of Finance, University of Central Arkansas, Boston College - Department of Finance and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 219 (144,728)
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dividends, signaling, banks, IPOs

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Waiting for Guidance: Disclosure Noise, Verification Delay, and the Value-Relevance of Good-News versus Bad-News Management Earnings Forecasts

Global Finance Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 14 May 2018
University of Georgia - Department of Finance, Boston College - Department of Finance, University of Memphis - School of Accountancy and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 148 (205,118)

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Management earnings forecasts, value-relevance, news, noise, bias

13.

Riding the Yield Curve: Reprise

NBER Working Paper No. w3511
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 28 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2010
Robin Grieves and Alan J. Marcus
Rollins College - Crummer Graduate School of Business and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 117 (246,300)
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The Valuation of Security Analysis

NBER Working Paper No. w1958
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 Jul 2001 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2010
Alex Kane and Alan J. Marcus
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS) and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 90 (294,178)
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Earnings and Dividend Announcements is There a Corroboration Effect?

NBER Working Paper No. w1248
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2008
Alex Kane, Youngki Lee and Alan J. Marcus
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS), Boston University - Center for Polymer Studies and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 82 (311,711)

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How Big is the Tax Advantage to Debt?

NBER Working Paper No. w1286
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 May 2004 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2010
Alex Kane, Alan J. Marcus and Robert L. McDonald
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS), Boston College - Department of Finance and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
Downloads 64 (357,802)
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Valuation and Optimal Exercise of the Wild Card Option in the Treasury Bond Futures Market

NBER Working Paper No. w1614
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 05 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2008
Alex Kane and Alan J. Marcus
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS) and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 58 (375,814)

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Pension Plan Integration as Insurance Against Social Security Risk

NBER Working Paper No. w1370
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2008
Robert C. Merton, Zvi Bodie and Alan J. Marcus
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Boston University - Department of Finance & Economics and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 56 (382,327)

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Debt Policy and the Rate of Return Premium to Leverage

NBER Working Paper No. w1439
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2008
Alex Kane, Alan J. Marcus and Robert L. McDonald
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS), Boston College - Department of Finance and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
Downloads 49 (405,724)
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An Equilibrium Theory of Excess Volatility and Mean Reversion in Stock Market Prices

NBER Working Paper No. w3106
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 27 Apr 2000 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2010
Alan J. Marcus
Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 46 (416,526)

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Waiting for Guidance: Disclosure Noise, Verification Delay, and the Value-Relevance of Good-News versus Bad-News Management Earnings Forecasts

Global Finance Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 29 Mar 2018
University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business, Boston College - Department of Finance, University of Memphis - School of Accountancy and Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 41 (435,769)

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Management earnings forecasts, value-relevance, news, noise, bias

22.

Corporate Pension Policy and the Value of Pbgc Insurance

NBER Working Paper No. w1217
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 07 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2008
Alan J. Marcus
Boston College - Department of Finance
Downloads 37 (452,394)

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23.

Relative Sentiment and Stock Returns

Financial Analysts Journal, Vol. 66, No. 4, pp. 20-32, 2010
Posted: 11 Aug 2010
Roger M. Edelen, Alan J. Marcus and Hassan Tehranian
Virginia Tech, Boston College - Department of Finance and Boston College - Department of Finance

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Portfolio Management, Asset Allocation, Equity Portfolio Management Strategies, Equity Investments, Equity Market Valuation and Return Analysis

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Optimal Estimation of the Risk Premium for the Long Run and Asset Allocation: A Case of Compounded Estimation Risk

Journal of Financial Econometrics, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 37-55, 2005
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Eric Jacquier, Alex Kane and Alan J. Marcus
Boston University School of Management, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS) and Boston College - Department of Finance

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arithmetic mean, asset allocation, estimation risk, geometric mean, long-term returns, maximum likelihood, mean-squared error, risk premium, small sample

25.

Geometric or Arithmetic Mean: A Reconsideration

Financial Analysts Journal, Vol. 59, No. 6, pp. 46-53, November/December 2003
Posted: 26 Jan 2004
Eric Jacquier, Alex Kane and Alan J. Marcus
Boston University School of Management, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS) and Boston College - Department of Finance

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Portfolio management, asset allocation, investment theory, portfolio theory, quantitative tools, econometric and statistical methods

26.

Asset Allocation Models and Market Volatility

Financial Analysts Journal, Vol. 57, No. 2, March/April 2001
Posted: 29 Jun 2001
Eric Jacquier and Alan J. Marcus
Boston University School of Management and Boston College - Department of Finance

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Early Exercise and the Valuation of Employee Stock Options

Posted: 01 Sep 1999
Nalin Kulatilaka and Alan J. Marcus
Boston University - Department of Finance & Economics and Boston College - Department of Finance

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