Omer Unsal

Merrimack College - Girard School of Business - Department of Accounting and Finance

Assistant Professor of Finance

315 Turnpike St

North Andover, MA 01845

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

26

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

Trends in Financial Innovation: Evidence from Fintech Firms

International Finance Review (Forthcoming), Networks Financial Institute Working Paper Series 2019-WP-03
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 02 Aug 2019
Omer Unsal and Blake Rayfield
Merrimack College - Girard School of Business - Department of Accounting and Finance and Northern Arizona University - The W. A. Franke College of Business
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Financial Technology, Financial Innovation, Patents, Data Breach

Lobbying in Finance Industry: Evidence from US Banking System

Networks Financial Institute Working Paper Series 2017-WP-03
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 Nov 2017
Merrimack College - Girard School of Business - Department of Accounting and Finance, University of New Orleans - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics and Finance and University of New Orleans - Department of Economics and Finance
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corporate lobbying, corporate fraud, corporate governance

Lobbying in Finance Industry: Evidence from US Banking System

Networks Financial Institute Working Paper Series 2017-WP-03
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 01 Nov 2017
Merrimack College - Girard School of Business - Department of Accounting and Finance, University of New Orleans - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics and Finance and University of New Orleans - Department of Economics and Finance
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Corporate lobbying, corporate fraud, corporate governance

Lobbying in Finance Industry: Evidence from US Banking System

Networks Financial Institute Working Paper Series 2017-WP-03
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 01 Nov 2017
Merrimack College - Girard School of Business - Department of Accounting and Finance, University of New Orleans - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics and Finance and University of New Orleans - Department of Economics and Finance
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corporate lobbying, corporate fraud, corporate governance

Lobbying in Finance Industry: Evidence From US Banking System

NFI Working Paper, December 2016
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 27 Oct 2018
Merrimack College - Girard School of Business - Department of Accounting and Finance, University of New Orleans - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics and Finance and University of New Orleans - Department of Economics and Finance
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Corporate Lobbying, Corporate Fraud, Corporate Governance, Financial Institutions

Corporate Lobbying, CEO Political Ideology and Firm Performance

Journal of Corporate Finance (2016), Doi: 10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2016.04.001
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 01 Nov 2018
Omer Unsal, M. Kabir Hassan and Duygu Zirek
Merrimack College - Girard School of Business - Department of Accounting and Finance, University of New Orleans - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics and Finance and Feliciano School of Business-Montclair State University
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Corporate Lobbying, CEO Political Ideology, Corporate Governance, Agency Problem, Excess Returns

Corporate Lobbying, CEO Political Ideology and Firm Performance

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 38, No. 126-149, 2016
Posted: 31 May 2019
Omer Unsal, M. Kabir Hassan and Duygu Zirek
Merrimack College - Girard School of Business - Department of Accounting and Finance, University of New Orleans - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics and Finance and Feliciano School of Business-Montclair State University

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Corporate lobbying, CEO political ideology, Corporate governance, Agency problem, Excess returns

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Green Bonds: Is There a Benefit to 3rd Party Certification?

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Mar 2023
Duygu Zirek, Nicolas Duvernois and Omer Unsal
Feliciano School of Business-Montclair State University, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Merrimack College - Girard School of Business - Department of Accounting and Finance
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green bonds, fixed income securities, certification, sustainable development

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Corporate Misconduct and Innovation: Evidence from the Pharmaceutical Industry

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Dec 2022
Omer Unsal and Will Hippler
Merrimack College - Girard School of Business - Department of Accounting and Finance and University of La Verne
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Corporate misconduct, Firm reputation, innovation

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Institutional Monitoring and Litigation Risk: Evidence from Employee Disputes

Rayfield, B., & Unsal, O. (2021). Institutional monitoring and litigation risk: Evidence from employee disputes. Journal of Financial Research, 44(1), 81-119.
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 02 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 23 May 2022
Blake Rayfield and Omer Unsal
Northern Arizona University - The W. A. Franke College of Business and Merrimack College - Girard School of Business - Department of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 54 (682,602)
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Institutional Investors; Litigation; Labor Relations; Firm Value

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Employee Disputes and Innovation Performance: Evidence from Pharmaceutical Industry

Networks Financial Institute Working Paper Series 2019-WP-01
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 02 Aug 2019
Blake Rayfield and Omer Unsal
Northern Arizona University - The W. A. Franke College of Business and Merrimack College - Girard School of Business - Department of Accounting and Finance
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Institutional Investors, Labor Relations, Innovation

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Employee Disputes and Innovation Performance: Evidence from the Pharmaceutical Industry

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 28 Nov 2022
Blake Rayfield and Omer Unsal
Northern Arizona University - The W. A. Franke College of Business and Merrimack College - Girard School of Business - Department of Accounting and Finance
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Innovation, Human Capital, Employee Treatment, Litigation

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Risk Management and Capital Adequacy in Turkish Participation and Conventional Banks: A Comparative Stress Testing Analysis

Borsa Istanbul Review (2016), doi: 10.1016/j.bir.2016.04.001
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 01 Nov 2018
M. Kabir Hassan and Omer Unsal
University of New Orleans - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics and Finance and Merrimack College - Girard School of Business - Department of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 25 (895,273)
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Islamic Banks, Basel I, Credit Risk, Market Risk, Operational Risk, Stress Testing, Scenario Analysis, Basel I, Capital Adequacy, Turkey

10.

Bad Medicine: Pharmaceutical Failure and the Corporate Control Market

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 01 Feb 2024
Reza Houston and Omer Unsal
Ball State University - Miller College of Business and Merrimack College - Girard School of Business - Department of Accounting and Finance
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Mergers, acquisitions, Innovation, R&D, biotechnology

11.

Financial Industry Lobbying and Shareholder Litigation Outcomes: Implications for Managers and Regulators

Hassan, M. K., Unsal, O., & Hippler III, W. J. (2020). Financial industry lobbying and shareholder litigation outcomes: implications for managers and regulators. Research in International Business and Finance, 53, 101207.
Posted: 07 Jun 2022
Omer Unsal, M. Kabir Hassan and Will Hippler
Merrimack College - Girard School of Business - Department of Accounting and Finance, University of New Orleans - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics and Finance and University of La Verne

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Corporate Lobbying, Corporate Fraud, Corporate Governance, Regulation

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The Impact of Employee Relations on the Reputation of the Board of Directors and CEO

Unsal, O., & Brodmann, J. (2020). The impact of employee relations on the reputation of the board of directors and CEO. The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 78, 372-388.
Posted: 07 Jun 2022
Omer Unsal and Jennifer Brodmann
Merrimack College - Girard School of Business - Department of Accounting and Finance and California State University, Dominguez Hills

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CEO Reputation, Employee Relations, Corporate governance

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Labor Lawsuits and Debt Maturity

Unsal, O. (2021). Labor lawsuits and debt maturity. Corporate Governance: The International Journal of Business in Society
Posted: 07 Jun 2022
Omer Unsal
Merrimack College - Girard School of Business - Department of Accounting and Finance

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Corporate Reputation and Market Reaction: Evidence from FinTech Industry

Unsal, O., & Brodmann, J. (2021). Corporate reputation and market reaction: evidence from FinTech industry. Applied Economics Letters, 1-8.
Posted: 07 Jun 2022
Omer Unsal and Jennifer Brodmann
Merrimack College - Girard School of Business - Department of Accounting and Finance and California State University, Dominguez Hills

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Employee Mistreatment and Information Asymmetry

Unsal, O. (2021). Employee mistreatment and information asymmetry. International Journal of Managerial Finance.
Posted: 07 Jun 2022
Omer Unsal
Merrimack College - Girard School of Business - Department of Accounting and Finance

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Financial Consequences of Reputational Damage: Evidence from Government Economic Incentives

Blank, D. B., Hadley, B., & Unsal, O. (2021). Financial consequences of reputational damage: Evidence from government economic incentives. Financial Review, 56(4), 693-719.
Posted: 07 Jun 2022
Brian Blank, Brandy Hadley and Omer Unsal
Mississippi State University, Appalachian State University - Finance, Banking & Insurance and Merrimack College - Girard School of Business - Department of Accounting and Finance

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corporate reputation and political economy, cybersecurity and data breach, financial fraud and violations, government subsidy awards, securities litigation

17.

Green Innovation and Environmental Misconduct

Rayfield, B., & Unsal, O. (2022). Green innovation and environmental misconduct. Managerial Finance.
Posted: 07 Jun 2022
Omer Unsal
Merrimack College - Girard School of Business - Department of Accounting and Finance

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Corporate Lobbying and Labor Relations: Evidence from Employee-Level Litigations

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 46, No. 411-441, 2017
Posted: 31 May 2019
Omer Unsal, M. Kabir Hassan and Duygu Zirek
Merrimack College - Girard School of Business - Department of Accounting and Finance, University of New Orleans - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics and Finance and Feliciano School of Business-Montclair State University

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Lobbying, Employee relation, Employee litigation, Firm performance

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Analyst Coverage and Lawsuit Risk

Applied Economics Letters 26 (11), 914-918, 2008
Posted: 31 May 2019
Omer Unsal
Merrimack College - Girard School of Business - Department of Accounting and Finance

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Labor laws, litigation process, labor process

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Employee Relations And Firm Risk: Evidence from Court Rooms

Research in International Business and Finance, Volume 48, April 2019, Pages 1-16
Posted: 31 May 2019
Omer Unsal
Merrimack College - Girard School of Business - Department of Accounting and Finance

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Litigation, Employee rights, Risk reduction, Firm performance, Labor force

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Political Lobbying, Insider Trading, and CEO Compensation

International Review of Economics & Finance, Vol. 59, No. 548-565, 2019
Posted: 31 May 2019
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Merrimack College - Girard School of Business - Department of Accounting and Finance and University of New Orleans - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics and Finance

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Insider trading, Political lobbying, Firm performance

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Two Faces of Corporate Lobbying: Evidence from the Pharmaceutical Industry

The North American Journal of Economics and Finance, October 2018
Posted: 31 May 2019
Omer Unsal
Merrimack College - Girard School of Business - Department of Accounting and Finance

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Corporate lobbying, FDA approval, Innovation, Government subsidy

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Employee Lawsuits and Capital Structure

Unsal, O., & Hassan, M. K. (2020). Employee lawsuits and capital structure. Review of Managerial Science, 14(3), 663-704.
Posted: 31 May 2019 Last Revised: 23 May 2022
Omer Unsal and M. Kabir Hassan
Merrimack College - Girard School of Business - Department of Accounting and Finance and University of New Orleans - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics and Finance

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Capital structure, Labor disputes, Employment protection, Employee lawsuit, Financial distress costs

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Product Recalls and Security Prices: New Evidence From the US Market

Journal of Economics and Business, Vol. 93, 2017
Posted: 31 May 2019
Omer Unsal, M. Kabir Hassan and Duygu Zirek
Merrimack College - Girard School of Business - Department of Accounting and Finance, University of New Orleans - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics and Finance and Feliciano School of Business-Montclair State University

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Product recall, Market reaction, Stock valuation, Event study, Abnormal return

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Institutional Investors and Medical Innovation

The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 2018
Posted: 22 May 2019 Last Revised: 24 May 2019
Omer Unsal and Blake Rayfield
Merrimack College - Girard School of Business - Department of Accounting and Finance and Northern Arizona University - The W. A. Franke College of Business

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Institutional ownership, Firm innovation, Pharmaceuticals

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Product Recalls, Lobbying, and Firm Value

Management Decision (2018), Vol. 57 Issue: 3, pp.724-740
Posted: 07 May 2019
Blake Rayfield and Omer Unsal
Northern Arizona University - The W. A. Franke College of Business and Merrimack College - Girard School of Business - Department of Accounting and Finance

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Product Recall, Firm Value, FDA Approval