Erwan Morellec

Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

College of Management

Extranef Quartier UNIL-Dorigny

1015 Lausanne, CH-1015

Switzerland

http://sfi.epfl.ch/

Swiss Finance Institute

c/o University of Geneva

40, Bd du Pont-d'Arve

CH-1211 Geneva 4

Switzerland

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Scholarly Papers (36)

1.

The Dynamics of Mergers and Acquisitions

Simon School of Business Working Paper No. FR 01-11
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Aug 2001
Erwan Morellec and Alexei Zhdanov
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Pennsylvania State University
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Takeovers, Option Games, Real Options, Learning

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Corporate Governance and Capital Structure Dynamics

AFA 2009 San Francisco Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 27 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 25 Dec 2010
Erwan Morellec, Boris Nikolov and Norman Schürhoff
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, University of Lausanne and University of Lausanne
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dynamic capital structure, private benefits of control, structural estimation

Corporate Governance and Capital Structure Dynamics

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 09-10
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 20 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 25 Dec 2010
Erwan Morellec, Boris Nikolov and Norman Schürhoff
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, University of Lausanne and University of Lausanne
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dynamic capital structure, private benefits of control, structural estimation

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Stock Returns in Mergers and Acquisitions

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 06-1, EFA 2006 Zurich Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 03 Mar 2006
Erwan Morellec and Dirk Hackbarth
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Boston University - Department of Finance & Economics
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takeovers, real options, stock returns, firm-level betas

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Capital Structure, Credit Risk, and Macroeconomic Conditions

Simon School of Business Working Paper No. FR 03-10
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 23 Apr 2003
Jianjun Miao, Dirk Hackbarth and Erwan Morellec
Boston University - Department of Economics, Boston University - Department of Finance & Economics and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
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Dynamic Capital Structure, Credit Spreads, Macroeconomic Conditions

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Competition, Cash Holdings, and Financing Decisions

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 13-72
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2014
Erwan Morellec, Boris Nikolov and Francesca Zucchi
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, University of Lausanne and Federal Reserve Board
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product market competition, cash holdings, financing decisions

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On the Debt Capacity of Growth Options

Simon School of Business Working Paper No. FR 01-07
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Sep 2001
University of Rochester - Simon School (Deceased), Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Simon Graduate School of Business, University of Rochester
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Growth Options, Book Leverage

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Real Options and Risk Aversion

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 17 Jul 2003 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2008
Julien Hugonnier and Erwan Morellec
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne - Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
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Risk aversion, Real options, Investment timing

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Agency Conflicts and Risk Management

Simon School, University of Rochester, Research Paper Series, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 30 Aug 2001
Erwan Morellec and Clifford W. Smith
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Simon Graduate School of Business, University of Rochester
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Debt Financing, Hedging, Contingent Claims Analysis

Corporate Investment and Financing Under Asymmetric Information

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 08 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2010
Erwan Morellec and Norman Schürhoff
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and University of Lausanne
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real options, investment timing, asymmetric information, financing

Corporate Investment and Financing Under Asymmetric Information

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 09-09
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 02 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2010
Erwan Morellec and Norman Schürhoff
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and University of Lausanne
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asymmetric information, financing decisions, investment timing

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Capital Supply Uncertainty, Cash Holdings, and Investment

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 11-44
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 15 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 07 May 2014
Julien Hugonnier, Semyon Malamud and Erwan Morellec
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne - Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
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Capital supply uncertainty, cash management, lumpy investment, inventory models

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Can Managerial Discretion Explain Observed Leverage Ratios?

Simon School of Business Working Paper No. FR 01-12
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Aug 2001
Erwan Morellec
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
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Investment Policy, Financing Policy, Market for Corporate Control

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Investment Policy, Financial Policies and the Market for Corporate Control

Simon School of Business Working Paper No. FR 01-14
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 30 Aug 2001
Erwan Morellec and Clifford W. Smith
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Simon Graduate School of Business, University of Rochester
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Financial Policies, Investment Policy, Market for Corporate Control

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Financing Investment: The Choice between Bonds and Bank Loans

HEC Paris Research Paper No. FIN-2013-1010, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 14-04
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 18 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 16 May 2014
Erwan Morellec, Philip Valta and Alexei Zhdanov
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, University of Bern and Pennsylvania State University
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debt structure, capital structure, investment, credit supply, competition

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Capital Structure, Investment, and Private Benefits of Control

Simon Business School Working Paper No. FR04-17
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 Sep 2004
Erwan Morellec and Neng Wang
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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private benefits of control, investment policy, financing policy

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Corporate Control and Real Investment in Incomplete Markets

Simon School of Business Working Paper No. 04-10
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 19 May 2004
Julien Hugonnier and Erwan Morellec
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne - Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
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Real options, incomplete markets, corporate control, risk aversion

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Investment Policy, Financial Policies, and the Control of Agency Conflicts

Simon School of Business Working Paper No. FR 02-16
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Sep 2002
Erwan Morellec and Clifford W. Smith
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Simon Graduate School of Business, University of Rochester
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Investment Policy, Financing Policy, Risk Management

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Capital Structure and Asset Prices: Some Effects of Bankruptcy Procedures

Simon School of Business Working Paper No. FR 01-22
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Nov 2001
Erwan Morellec and Pascal Francois
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and HEC Montreal - Department of Finance
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Financing and Takeovers

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 06-22
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 19 Jul 2006
Erwan Morellec and Alexei Zhdanov
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Pennsylvania State University
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takeovers, option games, real options, capital structure

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Noisy Information and Investment Decisions: A Note

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 08 Aug 1998
Laurent Gauthier and Erwan Morellec
University of Konstanz and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
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Debt Enforcement, Investment, and Risk Taking Across Countries

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 13-64
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 10 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2016
Federal Reserve Board, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, City University London - Cass Business School and University of Bern
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Debt renegotiation, Default; Investment , Asset sales, Risk-taking

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A Dynamic Analysis of Takeover Deals with Competition and Imperfect Information

Simon School of Business Working Paper No. FR 03-15
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 May 2003
Erwan Morellec and Alexei Zhdanov
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Pennsylvania State University
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Takeovers, Real Options, Competition, Learning

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Agency Conflicts Around the World

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 15-21
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 14 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2018
Erwan Morellec, Boris Nikolov and Norman Schürhoff
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, University of Lausanne and University of Lausanne
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Capital Structure, Agency Conflicts, Corporate Governance, Structural Estimation

Agency Conflicts Around the World

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11243
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 04 May 2016
Erwan Morellec, Boris Nikolov and Norman Schürhoff
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, University of Lausanne and University of Lausanne
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agency conflicts, Capital Structure, corporate governance, structural estimation

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Credit Supply and Corporate Policies

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 05 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2010
Erwan Morellec
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
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Corporate investment, capital structure, credit supply, real options, search

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Personal Taxes, Leverage, and Real Investment

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 Jul 2004
Erwan Morellec and Norman Schürhoff
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and University of Lausanne
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real options, capital gains taxation, capital structure

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Bank Capital, Liquid Reserves, and Insolvency Risk

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 14-70
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 11 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2016
Julien Hugonnier and Erwan Morellec
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne - Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
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banks; liquidity buffers; capital structure; insolvency risk; regulation

Bank Capital, Liquid Reserves, and Insolvency Risk

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10378
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 02 Feb 2015
Julien Hugonnier and Erwan Morellec
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne - Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
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banks, capital structure, insolvency risk, liquidity buffers, regulation

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Irreversible Investment with Regime Shifts

Simon School of Business Working Paper No. FR 02-20
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Dec 2002
Xin Guo, Jianjun Miao and Erwan Morellec
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Boston University - Department of Economics and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
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Investment, Capacity Choice, Regime Shifts, Real Options

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Short-Term Debt and Incentives for Risk-Taking

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 19-21
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 09 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2019
Marco Della Seta, Erwan Morellec and Francesca Zucchi
APG - Asset Management, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Federal Reserve Board
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Short-term debt financing, financing frictions, rollover risk, risk-taking

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Credit Market Frictions and Capital Structure Dynamics

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 16 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2014
Julien Hugonnier, Semyon Malamud and Erwan Morellec
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne - Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
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Credit supply uncertainty, dynamic capital structure, default risk, search

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Product Market Competition and Option Prices

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 17-07
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 17 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2018
Erwan Morellec and Alexei Zhdanov
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Pennsylvania State University
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Product market competition, Investment, Leverage effect, Option skew

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Transitory versus Permanent Shocks: Explaining Corporate Savings and Investment

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 18-21
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 26 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2018
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE), USI Lugano - Institute of Finance, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, City University London - Cass Business School and University of Bern
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Cash holdings, Investment, permanent vs. transitory shocks

Agency Conflicts and Short- vs Long-Termism in Corporate Policies

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 18-16
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 18 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2018
Sebastian Gryglewicz, Simon Mayer and Erwan Morellec
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE), Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
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Agency conflicts, Multi-tasking, Optimal short- and long-termism

Agency Conflicts Over the Short and Long Run: Short-Termism, Long-Termism, and Pay-for-Luck

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12720
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 20 Feb 2018
Sebastian Gryglewicz, Simon Mayer and Erwan Morellec
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE), Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
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Rollover Traps

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 16-19
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 07 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2016
Marco Della Seta, Erwan Morellec and Francesca Zucchi
APG - Asset Management, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Federal Reserve Board
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Short-term debt financing; rollover risk; financial amplification

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Corporate Policies with Permanent and Transitory Shocks

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 16-18
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 02 Mar 2016
University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE), Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE), Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE)
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Financing frictions; cash holdings; risk management; credit lines; permanent and transitory shocks

Dynamic Investment and Financing under Personal Taxation

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 02 Sep 2008
Erwan Morellec and Norman Schürhoff
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and University of Lausanne
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real options; capital gains taxation; capital structure

Dynamic Investment and Financing Under Personal Taxation

The Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 23, Issue 1, pp. 101-146, 2009
Posted: 25 Jan 2010
Erwan Morellec and Norman Schürhoff
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and University of Lausanne

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G31, G32, H24, H32

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Debt, Innovation, and Growth

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 13 Jul 2019
Thomas Geelen, Jakub Hajda and Erwan Morellec
Copenhagen Business School - Department of Finance, University of Lausanne and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
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debt, innovation, industry dynamics, growth

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Corporate Policies with Permanent and Temporary Shocks

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10420
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 17 Feb 2015
University of Toulouse 1 - Groupe de Recherche en Economie Mathématique et Quantitative (GREMAQ), Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE), Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE)
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corporate policies, financing frictions, permanent vs. temporary shocks, risk management